New Texas congressional districts added to Houston and Austin in proposed redistricting map
September 27, 2021 11:49 PM
The proposed map would threaten Democratic incumbents in Houston and, reshape the racial makeup here in an attempt to quash efforts to turn the state blue.
Shooting in Downtown Austin accelerates debate on public safety
Two people were hurt in the shooting, and the Austin Police Association says it is 'so thankful that more people didn't get shot.'
Houston And Austin Could Gain Texas' 2 New Congressional Seats — But What About Rural Districts?
A first draft of the new congressional redistricting maps has been released, showing two new seats in metropolitan areas due to growing populations.
McWhinney enters second Austin, Texas, hotel deal
September 27, 2021 10:27 PM
McWhinney Real Estate Services Inc. bought the Austin Proper Hotel in Texas from its developer. McWhinney is also building the Hyatt Centric Austin, with an early-2022 opening date.
Officials, organizers break ground on transitional shelter complex at Texas' homeless campsite in Austin
The Other Ones Foundation will develop the site into a transitional shelter complex, comprised of 200 individual non-congregate shelter units.
Local Airbnb hosts see high demand as Austin City Limits crowds return
Preparations are underway as Austin City Limits kicks off weekend one on Friday. After being canceled last year, demand for places to stay has been as high as demand for tickets. Local Airbnb hosts are getting their homes ready as ACL says they are expecting 75,
'Tapping Into Something': Beerthoven Concert Series Combines Chamber Music, Dad Jokes, And Beer
September 27, 2021 8:50 PM
The Beerthoven Concert Series aims present chamber music concerts with a less formality and more beer and dad jokes.
Texas' two new congressional districts added to Houston and Austin in proposed redistricting map
Texas lawmakers on Monday released their first draft of a new congressional map for the next decade that includes two new districts in Austin and Houston — metropolitan areas with diverse populations which fueled much of the state's population growth over the past 10 years.
Texas' 2 new congressional districts added to Houston and Austin in proposed redistricting map
While many incumbents appear safe in these maps, others were drawn into districts that overlap with one another pitting lawmakers against each other.
After another weekend shooting in downtown Austin, what’s being done to make the area safer?
September 27, 2021 7:00 PM
Following another shooting in downtown Austin’s Entertainment District over the weekend, KXAN is looking into whether the city is on track to make safety changes council members called for
Favorite Austin event partners with comedy giant for new fest in 2022
Here’s something that should put a smile on the faces of Austin comedy lovers: A decades-old international institution designated “the most important player in the global comedy industry” has partnered
Proposed Texas map adds two new congressional districts to Austin, Houston
Texas lawmakers are looking to carve out two new congressional districts in the Austin and Houston areas, according to a proposed redistricting map released on Monday. The map, which was proposed by state Sen.
ACL 2021: Need tickets? The festival has released a limited number of 3-day, 1-day passes
September 27, 2021 4:58 PM
Austin City Limits Music Festival kicks off Friday, and if you were wishing you had managed to snag tickets before they sold out earlier this year, you're in luck. GET READY:Everything you need to know about ACL Fest,
North Austin-Pflugerville Area Events: See What's Coming Up This Week
Looking for things to do this week? Check out the latest events in and around the North Austin-Pflugerville area!
Austin Area Events Calendar: Check Out What's Happening This Week
Patch has you covered, we're showcasing several events taking place this week in Austin. Check out what's happening and what might interest you before you make plans. If you're hosting an event and want to see it in the next roundup,