Ah, the swimming hole. There’s not a Central Texan around who can’t appreciate the appeal of a good swimming hole; a shady spot where the river or creek widens and deepens as bald cypress trees bend at the hips, looking at their reflection in the water.
The Sustainable Food Center and farmers market has several locally sourced holiday gifts and events this year. The local farmers and vendors will offer an array of seasonal items this year, perfect for the local food-lover on your list or for entertaining at a holiday party.
Austin City Council postponed their vote (originally scheduled for October 17th) on the Urban Farm Code Update. So, that gives extra opportunity to speak your opinion to the council – whether by email, or in November at the meeting itself.
Fall is my favorite time of the year. In more northerly states, it conjures memories of crackling leaves, hooded sweatshirts, worn-in jeans, football games and early sunsets. In Austin, it conjures memories of … not sweating, shirts that have sleeves and cool nights, if not yet days.
City Parks Department staffers Jesse Vargas and Marty Stump got barked at by a packed house of angry and frustrated dog owners on Tuesday night, who were there to comment about the staff’s now-final recommendations to ban dogs—on leash or off—from the Auditorium Shores lawn.
The average American creates around 4 pounds of trash per day according to one EPA report, but for social entrepreneur Dustin Fedako, founder of the East Side Compost Pedallers, it’s not trash, it’s “scrapple.”