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4 Baggu Inspired Outfits for the Weekend

Austin’s ban on single-use plastic and paper bags is one excuse to indulge in a super stylish reusable tote from Baggu, and their superior quality and modern cuts make them a really practical (and affordable!) investment – especially if you love spending a Saturday morning at the Farmer’s Market! 74 more words


Girl critically hurt after being hit by car in Southeast Austin

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A young girl was critically injured after being hit by a car Friday evening in Southeast Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS said the girl, who was younger than 10, was hit while crossing the street with an adult about 6:15 p.m. 37 more words


Bill allowing open carry of handguns clears Texas Legislature

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas lawmakers have approved licensed open carry of handguns on the streets of the nation’s second-most populous state.

The bill cleared the Legislature late Friday. 105 more words


Dave "The Magic Man' Matthews

Why did it take me two weeks to write this post? because it took two weeks to snap back to reality. I could try to put into words how much I love Dave Matthews Band but it would do no justice. 1,104 more words


Why You Shouldn't Put Off Buying Your New Home

As a Realtor, people often tell me that they are planning to move in a year and aren’t ready to commit to anything quite yet. As home prices rise (and are at the highest they have have ever been according to the latest statistics from the Austin Board of Realtors.) it will become more and more difficult for those buyers to find what they are looking for when they do decide to make the leap. 209 more words

Where Not to Hike (During a Flood) in Austin

I had a different post all set and ready to go, but I needed to do something with these pictures I took over Memorial Day weekend. 302 more words


Silk Road founder, Westlake grad, gets life for creating online drug site

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Austin man, and 2002 Westlake High School graduate, who created the online drug-selling site Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths that resulted from drugs bought on his website and five people he tried to have killed. 390 more words