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Austin's New Living Room: East Riverside Takes On 1000+ Residential Units

The city's lower east side is the latest hot market for condos and apartments.

Two Wheeled Justice: On Patrol with Austin's Bike Vigilantes

Our man on two wheels rides with the Sith Lord Vader Squadron in search of stolen bikes.

TxDOT Proposes Closing Woodland Access to I-35

A proposed attempt to alleviate a highway bottleneck has some area residents worried.

The Best Job Security in Austin

Mildred Walston has been sweetening the lives of Lammes Candies customers for almost three quarters of a century

Which Fictional Coach Should Replace Mack Brown at UT?

With University of Texas Football Coach Mack Brown announcing his resignation this month after 16 seasons, the search is on for his replacement.

A Walkable Austin? Not So Much

Austin’s options for getting around usually don't include walking, but it's time to look beyond the auto age.

Texas Libertarians Fill the Ballot

The Austin Post welcomes community posts. Learn more here.

Faster and Bigger MetroRapid Buses Hit the Street Dec. 10

However, anyone trying to board one of the new busses will be shot down: the fleet is undergoing test runs and won’t be open to riders until late January.

Get to Know a Neighborhood: Walnut Creek

The Walnut Creek neighborhood, which was built in the '50s on what was originally a dairy farm, has grown to include about 600 homes in North Austin.

Developer Files Plans to Demolish Lamar Village Shopping Center

The end is drawing closer for the Lamar Village Shopping Center.

Chainsaw Artist Surprised By Buzz Over ‘Hook ’Em’ Statue

A carving that turned a dead tree into a “Hook ‘Em Horns” sculpture has understandably generated plenty of buzz in the North Austin neighborhood where it sits and hand-signals.

UPDATE: City Solicits Community Feedback to Update 30-Year-Old Land Code

UPDATE (Dec. 2, 2013):  The City of Austin began soliciting public input on the Land Development Code Revision this fall. Check out the first three minutes of the following video, which gives citizens more information on how to participate in the process:

Galaxy Dance Studios Down and Out

Galaxy Dance Studios will close on December 15th citing rising rents in the South Lamar neighborhood just north of Ben White Blvd.

Happy Thanksgiving, Austin

As Thanksgiving is upon us once again, we here at the Austin Post wanted to take a moment to reflect on all we have to be thankful for.

“Stealth Dorms” a Concern in South Austin Too

The "stealth dorm" debate about whether, and how, to stop college students from using single-family homes as informal dorms isn't just a Hyde Park issue, it's a concern down south as well.

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