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I backed out of buying a house during coronavirus—and I feel more at home in my city than ever

Amid xenophobia and uncertainty, I walked away from a closing and rediscovered my community.

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25 best things to do with kids in Austin

We searched the city to find the best family-friendly activities in Austin, from miniature trains to top-notch museums.

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19 'Dazed and Confused' locations: Some get older, some stay the same age

We thought about not doing a map guide on the occasion of 4/20. But then we thought it would be a lot cooler if we did.

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Bringing it all back home

House concerts conjure an intoxicating intimacy for artists and audiences alike.

10 Austin transportation realities that didn’t exist 10 years ago

Transpo trends of the 2010s, from scooters to Uber

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Austin’s best gardening and plant stores

16 places to get plants, supplies, tools, and advice for growing your best beds—or just find a house plant or several

Are these ‘modern tree houses’ the future of Austin infill?

Eight sustainable homes on a tree-covered lot take creative approach to urban infill, with sophisticated results

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Austin’s best neighborhoods for car-free living, ranked

Places where it’s easy to get around via foot, bicycle, or public transit

101 things to love about Austin

A love letter to the City of the Violet Crown.

Fab midcentury modern pad seeks $1.7M

The Zilker home was built in 1956 by local architecture legend A.D. Stenger.

Michael Hsu’s home office is beautiful and functional, of course

The lauded Austin architect has some tips for your space, too

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15 iconic Austin buildings everyone should know

From the Capitol to the Austin Motel, these sites are the heart and soul of this city

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15 'Friday Night Lights' filming locations, because football

While the television series Friday Night Lights went dark a few years ago, the passion for high school football in Texas continues to burn brightly. We mapped some of the show's locations in the spirit of the season.

Austin’s 10 best social media accounts for homes, real estate, and design

If you love the city’s built environment, follow these Instagram and Facebook accounts

16 Austin-related movies you can stream right now

Plus how to see films from Alamo Drafthouse, Violet Crown, AFS Cinema, and SXSW

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Where to live in Austin in 2020

Take the worry out of home hunting with seven neighborhoods worth checking out this year.

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Austin’s best vintage and antiques stores to shop on a budget

Where to find unique and beautiful things, vintage and new, including some major bargains

How these 10 well-known Austin neighborhoods got their names

From Mueller to Montopolis, the origin stories behind 10 well-known areas throughout the city

7 Austin-related TV shows to binge right now

From live music to the living dead, episodic series shot, set, inspired by, or otherwise connected to Central Texas

At home? Take a virtual tour these Austin museums and cultural institutions

Stuck inside? You can still experience some of the city’s best cultural offerings.

Six new tiny homes 3D-printed to help end homelessness in Austin

Pairing cutting-edge tech with social good could have worldwide implications

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Austin’s hottest neighborhoods aren’t necessarily what you think they are

There are plenty of great reasons people flock to planned communities.

What Austin renters need to know during the coronavirus pandemic

From rent strikes to RISE, how the city is working to protect tenants

10 downtown Austin buildings that didn’t exist in 2010

Highlights include the Independent’s Jenga-like tower and its neighbor, the sustainably built, stunning new Central Library

With Austin’s building ban lifted, construction continues amid coronavirus fears

A state executive order superseded Austin’s ban on most construction. Now, as industry leaders dig in, fears percolate about how the order may affect COVID-19’s spread.

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Austin’s most expensive homes for sale right now

The priciest luxury properties on the market, from West Lake estates to Barton Creek ranches.

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Austin’s best hotels for design lovers

These chic hospitality spaces are a cut above the cookie-cutter international chains.

What $1,200 rents you around Austin

The price of apartments, condos, and houses for lease in five city neighborhoods. Which one would you choose?

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and COVID-19: Guide and updates

How to get around when you’re on the ground—during a pandemic

You can now live in Austin’s beloved Streamline Moderne McFarland House

The well-known, renovated home is leasing for $3,500 per month.

Distinctive Zilker traditional seeks $1.7M

The two-story stone house in South Austin has a pool, lush gardens, and European flair.

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Taking it outside: How Austin’s Forklift Danceworks taps into a well of creativity in the unseen city

From firefighters to public-pool swimmers, the group’s free public performances put communities front and center

Austin area rents remain steady despite coronavirus

It’s too early to know what the pandemic’s effects might have on leasing a place to live

Dreamy midcentury modern in Barton Hills seeks $1.35M

A 1950 Barton Hills Stenger was restored by MJ Neal with sublime results.

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Coronavirus impact in Austin

News and updates on how the novel coronavirus is affecting Austin housing, transit, and more

Austin real estate business deemed ‘essential’ during coronavirus pandemic

A new state order allows home showings, says the Austin Board of Realtors.

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The slow train to Plaza Saltillo

Will a development almost 20 years in the making still work for the neighborhood around it?

What $2.5M buys in Austin

Houses and condos for sale in five city neighborhoods. Which one would you choose?

Modernist home in landmarked West University apartment complex returns for $770K

The striking home was previously offered as a $3,500 per month rental property.