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Apple plans $1B campus for Austin

In the wake of the Amazon HQ2 decision, Apple plans a 133-acre local expansion with space for up to 15,000 workers and a projected 5,000 new jobs

Austin midterm election runoff results

Three council races, AISD and ACC places decided

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Holiday season in Austin 2018

Shopping, events, lights, and more in the capital city

High & low: the most and least expensive homes sold this week

A Travis Heights find and a fixer-upper a little farther south occupy the ends of the scale home sales that took place in the past seven days.

Holiday weekend street closures: Turkey Trot, Downtown parade

Running, walking, and watching kick off seasonal celebrations

Waller Creek Show 2018: New art, new location

When, where, and what to expect at this year’s popular public art event and exhibit

Austin Design Week: Talking and gawking

A free, weeklong summit with a diversity of designers, workshops, tours, and events

Stop boiling, keep conserving

City water pronounced safe, conservation measures still in effect

Beto mural in East Austin finished for early voting

Artist Chris Rogers depicts U.S. Senate candidate as superhero

Central Texas floods near historic levels

Parts of Marble Falls evacuated, Austin area floodgates opened, flash flood warnings and road closures issued in several counties

Formula One weekend: Austin airport ups its game for big race

More flights, more food, more music, and more travel tips from ABIA

Weekend street closures: Texas Tribune Festival and more

Walks and runs join big thinkers and farmers around the central city

18 award winners transforming Austin spaces

Historic sites, performances, street-art restoration, and more celebrated with Preservation Austin merit awards

Inside Brooklyn Decker and Andy Roddick's Austin Home

The actress and model turned interior designer to create interiors for the home she and the tennis star own just west of downtown. Decker knows her stuff and went full-in on the project, demonstrating her ace decorating chops.

2018 summer was Austin’s third hottest

July saw month’s highest triple-digit temperature on record, with 51 days over 100 during three-month period

Lime makes dockless bikes, scooters more affordable and accessible to underserved in Austin

Discounts and easier access

FOMO Factory transforms Red River bar into Instagram-worthy exhibit and pop-up

Experiential, photogenic retail installation opens this fall in former Austin bar Headhunters

Tiny house convention packs in simple-living tips and small-home demos

National jamboree is Austin’s first, pulls into town this week

Weekend street closures: Bat Fest is back

Congress Avenue Bridge will be closed for 14th annual festival celebrating the city’s favorite nocturnal winged mammal

Austin Pride 2018 photos: From Fiesta Gardens to hotel rooftops

The day party might have ended a tad early Saturday, but you couldn’t rain on the parade later that night

Weekend street closures: Austin Pride Parade

There’s only one significant set of downtown street closures this weekend, but it’s a big one: Thousands will likely join Saturday’s march

New Austin Madewell Commons features local goods, community vibe

South Congress shop will host pop-ups and workshops by city’s artists and makers

Weekend street closures

Duck Derby and White Linen Night will shut down the Congress Avenue Bridge and West Second Street

Confederate place names prompt discussion of major change

Austin city staff issues recommendations for places needing immediate renaming and others to be examined

New home rental app aims for ‘instant satisfaction’

Austin-based Favor founders have a new startup that focuses on real estate

Tiny shotgun house pulls into Austin in the form of a pop-up shop

New Orleans company Krewe takes its eyewear on the road in an homage to NOLA architecture

Austin sets heat records as things continue to burst into flames

Dust traveling from the Saharan desert adds to temperature rise

Dockless bike-sharing company shuts down in Austin

Ofo pulls its bright yellow bikes from most North American cities as it scales back operations

Texas breaks energy records as heat wave bears down and wildfires scorch Hill Country

Summer 2018 temperatures are taxing state’s energy suppliers

Party at the moontower with ‘Dazed & Confused’

Alamo Drafthouse and the Austin Film Society are throwing the classic film a big party in Zilker Park for its 25th birthday

City won’t enforce plastic-bag ban

Texas court ruling, warning letters from state attorney general prompt city’s decision

Uber just added its dockless electric bikes to Austin’s growing fleet

RIde-hailing giant’s bike-share company, Jump, puts 250 of the vehicles on city streets

Domain brochure sparks outrage for ‘appalling’ content

Shopping center withdraws ‘insensitive’ marketing document describing ethnicities of target customers

Driverless shuttle pilot program coming to downtown Austin

Autonomous buses with human passengers will be tested on city streets

Austin mayor, council members travel to border detention facility to protest policy

City leaders join U.S. mayors delegation in Tornillo

City postpones vote on new taxi regulations

New ordinance meant to level the playing ground with Uber, Lyft, and other ridehailing companies

Austin ranked No. 5 as possible Amazon HQ2 city

A study based on factors that influence housing markets puts the finalist city near the top of the heap

What can you buy in Austin for the U.S. median home cost?

How much square footage you can get for $200K in cities around the country

Bird scooters return to Austin

Vehicle-sharing company Bird’s electric scooters were back on city streets today, more than two months after it and LimeBike initially, and illegally, launched operations in the city.