As 2015 draws to a close, we take a look back at our most popular stories of the year.
In compiling this list, we’ve passed over some of our most clicked-on packages – like our recently wrapped breakfast taco tournament, The Thrilla in the Tortilla, First Plates restaurant awards, and Austin Music Awards – to focus on individual stories. And in order to present a more accurate snapshot of the year, we’ve eliminated any stories not filed in 2015. The sudden, sometimes befuddling resurgence of years-old stories – for instance, Jordan Smith’s 2006 investigative story about a murder tied to the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, back in the news after May’s Waco shootout; perennial favorite “The Brunch Bunch”(SEO liquid gold); and four slim paragraphs on shirataki noodles from 2008 – is another list altogether.
Austin.com is and always has been a site that celebrates and promotes the unique people and places of Austin, TX and surrounding cities. Though many businesses, locations, and events are closed at this time, we continue to highlight those things so that you can plan to experience them in the future.
So without further ado, we revisit the stories that had everyone talking.