Author: Laurie Lyons-Makaimoku
If you’ve been fruitlessly trying to convince your boss to let you work from home, now is the time to ramp up that argument, because the leader of Austin has your back.
He’s got a resume a mile long, and now former U.S. senator (Dem-N.J.), NBA player, Olympic Gold Medalist, Rhodes Scholar, board member of Starbucks Corp, and one-time candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, Bill Bradley, can add board member of Austin’s Snap Kitchen to that distinguished list, reports Austin Business Journal.
Austin Woman Magazine has kicked off their pre-SXSW coverage with a special feature devoted to three of Austin’s creative ladies in the music industry.
A study published last month by the New England Journal of Medicine found that fewer women accessed Texas’ family planning program after Planned Parenthood was removed from the program in 2013.
Nearly 600 nonprofits are gearing up for one of Austin’s biggest fundraising days as Amplify Austin, a program of I Live Here, I Give Here, is set to start in just a couple of hours, reports Fox 7.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler may have some ideas about how to fix Austin traffic, but now hopefully after a $2 million study (and five years), the city will have some actionable data with which to work.
In the biggest SXSW news since pretty much ever, President Barack Obama will be part of a keynote conversation on Friday at SXSW Interactive, and SXSW badgeholders can now enter to win tickets to the event.
The outlook for Whole Foods’ future as a leader in the green corporate world has gotten a bit brighter with their recent move to install solar panels on nearly one quarter of their stores in the U.S.
Venture capitalists have already found a great home in Austin with companies like Austin Ventures and Silverton Partners supporting our growing startup industry, and the capital city seems to be the only Texas city growing in investments, according to a new report by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Austin can now add another service to the growing list of ways to have booze delivered to your door, as Dallas-based Lash Delivery soft-launched in Austin last week.
Silicon Hills can add another feather to its camp as publishing giant Conde Nast recently announced that it is adding Austin to its small list of digital offices, thanks to the amount of technology talent and tech companies in the area, reports Austin Business Journal.
The subject of Austin’s transportation options is certainly a touchy one, but may be spurring the competitive spirit to provide better services to Austinites as taxi driver co-ops are in the process of being created.
It’s time for University of Texas students to break out all of those trendy YouTube dances that make their parents roll their eyes as the Texas Thon dance marathon shuffles its way back to the Gregory Gym this weekend.
Austin firefighters got to perform one of those sterotypically adorable duties of rescuing an animal from a tree yesterday, but this time the cat up the tree happened to be a raccoon up a pole.
Disenfranchisement seems to be the word of the season as Texas voters encounter more hurdles at their polling places, this time college students are having trouble due to new voter ID laws.
The City of Austin website calls Zilker Park “Austin’s most loved park,” and now we have the chance to make it the nation’s most loved park, as it’s recently been nominated for Best City Park in the Country by the USA Today 10 Best travel and lifestyle site, according to KXAN.
As throngs of visitors make their way to Austin for the annual SXSW marathon, the Austin Police Department is gearing up for more than two weeks of No Refusal during spring break and SXSW.
Some of the fallout that was previously cited as a negative impact of the campus carry law going into effect has already begun to come to fruition, as the University of Texas at Austin is dealing with the economic impact of losing faculty, KUT reports.
Lots of things are weird in Austin, and the weather is definitely one of them. KXAN’s Jim Spencer gives a little lesson in meteorology and Austin’s weird weather patterns.
In a local election that is mirroring the ongoing national one, Travis County Republicans have elected a controversial figure as the head of their party.
This Easter will be a very memorable one for a young Wimberley student who has been invited to the White House Easter Roll, thanks to a simple, but heartfelt letter that she wrote to President Obama in February of 2015, KXAN reports.
Austin duo Usman Tareen (CEO) and Sheraz Mahmood (Chief Technology Officer) recently launched Placesbyme, a new social/discovery app, that could eventually give Yelp a run for their money.
Amazon.com is about to make life even more convenient for Austin as they announce the first Texas pickup location, Austin Business Journal reports.