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New Downtown Library Announces Grand Opening

New Downtown Library Announces Grand Opening

The hotly anticipated new downtown Austin library, under construction on Cesar Chavez, has announced a date for its grand opening, the Austin Business Journal reports. The new library will open on Saturday October 28th at 10am after four years of construction and $125...
Barton Creek Resort Expansion

Barton Creek Resort Expansion

Barton Creek Resort will soon go under a huge expansion and transformation, the Austin American Statesman reports. The resort is currently 309 rooms and the expansion will add a 10 story tower that will increase the number of rooms in the hotel by 181, and add a huge...
Austin Mayor’s Plan to Help Homeless Downtown

Austin Mayor’s Plan to Help Homeless Downtown

Austin’s mayor, Steve Adler, has a plan to fix homelessness downtown, the Austin Business Journal reports.   The plan starts with increasing the hotel tax by 2 percentage points to 17%, which is the maximum amount allowed in Texas, and then using that extra income to...
Austin Groups Tell Council: Don’t Delay CodeNEXT

Austin Groups Tell Council: Don’t Delay CodeNEXT

Local groups are urging the Austin City Council not to delay the CodeNEXT process, the Austin Business Journal reports. A group of Austin City Council members, Kathie Tovo of District 9, Alison Alter of District 10, Leslie Pool of District 7 and Ora Houston of...