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    Palm School Survey Closes on April 26 — Please Participate

    April 24th, 2019
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    Travis County is conducting a survey for how to proceed in the sale or lease of its Palm School site. In various resolutions and planning documents over the past several years, the City of Austin has consistently expressed interest in coordinating with Travis County to preserve Palm School as a public space, particularly because of […]

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    These are the Good Old Days – April President’s Message

    April 6th, 2016
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    THESE ARE THE GOOD OLD DAYS By: Cathy Kyle Austin is always best the day you move there. After that, it’s all downhill. Or at least, that’s the way it seems sometimes. You hear folks giving directions according to “where the Stallion used to be” or reminiscing about that great band they heard for the […]

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    Trowel & Error Event on April 2 to Support Mayfield Park!!!

    February 24th, 2016
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    TROWEL & ERROR! On April 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Mayfield Park will host Trowel & Error, the Spring event that annually attracts gardeners from all over Central Texas to hear experts give time-tested tips for beautiful gardens. Although lectures begin at 10:00, the event “opens” at 9:30 for those early birds who […]

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    What’s Out There Weekend Austin — Upcoming Events (Nov. 21-22)

    November 5th, 2015
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    Explore the Landscape Legacy of Austin on November 21-22 with a tour of Austin’s historic landscapes, including not only the historic Mayfield Park and Lion’s Municipal Golf Course in our neighborhood, but 25 other significant parks, open spaces, and historic landscapes.  Join The Cultural Landscape Foundation, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, and local partners […]

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    Save Muny: What are Austin Mayoral and City Council Candidates are Saying

    October 20th, 2014
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    Noel Bridges, a new Save Muny volunteer, has put together statements from the Mayoral Candidates and the District 10 Candidates about Lions Municipal Golf Course.  (She contacted all the campaigns and asked them to send statements re Saving Muny – and she got a very good response!!!)   Please check it out — http://www.savemuny.com/vote-to-save-muny-2014.html

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    NIMBY

    September 18th, 2014
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    Ed Wendler, “I’m a NIMBY and proud – how about rest of Austin?”

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    Mt. Bonnell Cleanup

    September 19th, 2013
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    Dear Friends of Mount Bonnell, The the West Point Society of Central Texas is sponsoring our 11th major clean-up of one of Austin’s most cherished landmarks, the Mount Bonnell Fall Clean-up in conjunction with the Austin Parks Foundation and National Public Lands Day. Come out to “the top of Austin” and give your energies to […]

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    Capital Area Mobility Open Houses

    June 17th, 2013
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    TXDoT, CAMPO, and the City of Austin are hosting a series of open houses to get public feedback on changes to IH-35.  The meetings will be held at Akins High School Cafeteria on June 25th from 3-7PM First United Methodist Church of Pflugerville on June 26th from 3-7PM Kealing Middle School Cafeteria on June 27th […]

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    Imagine Austin’s Compacted & Connected Speaker Series

    January 8th, 2013
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    Imagine Austin’s Compacted & Connected Speaker Series: Tuesday, January 15 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. What’s in the Subdivision Regulations: An overview of Other Cities’ Subdivision Regulation Approaches, as identified in the Center for Transportation Research’s Recommended Changes to the City of Austin Subdivision Regulations and Transportation Criteria Manual February 5 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Context-Sensitive […]

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    What should Austin save? Friday afternoon (Oct. 22) at Waterloo Records

    October 21st, 2010
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    On Friday afternoon (Oct. 22, 2:30-4:30 pm), the National Trust for Historic Places will film interviews at Waterloo Records (600 N. Lamar) with people in our central city area about what we treasure and wish to preserve about Austin.  The interviews are part of a documentary being prepared in conjunction with the NTHP Convention that […]

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