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Per The WishBone Proposal, for the Longhorn Dam section of the East Austin Lady Bird Trail...

  KUT 90.5 | By  Mose Buchele Published December 10, 2019 at 4:21 PM CST Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email City Of Austin / An artist's rendering of a cross-section of the proposed bridge over Lady Bird Lake. The City of Austin is one step closer to taking down the “last major barrier” on the Hike and Bike Trail around Lady Bird Lake. And, according to city street designer Nathan Wilkes, the idea came from the public. The barrier he’s talking about is on the Longhorn Dam, the structure that holds in the lake and provides its southernmost crossing. That’s where the 10-mile trail loop narrows into a 4-foot-wide sidewalk, and cyclists and pedestrians get hemmed in by a chain-link fence on one side and fear of a steep drop on the other. “Right now the passing conditions are basically single file,” Wilkes said. “People squeeze up against the hand rail, which is very low.” City planners have been looking for a solution to the bottleneck  for years ; the task gained urgency after the Lady B

You might be an ATX Transplant if (channeling my inner Jeff Foxworthy Comedy)

  ---If your monthly Car payment is more expensive than a 30 year mortgage note on a house in Midland Texas, you might be an ATX Transplant ---If your Tech Bro job requires a Software Engineering Degree, but zero personality, you might be an ATX Transplant ---If you believe getting drunk on the Weekends at the West 6th and Rainey Districts count as giving back to your local community, you might be an ATX Transplant ---If you are amazed at the sheer volume of beautiful ladies, girls and women in Austin, Texas, well get used to it, cuz we got some hotties and you might be an ATX Transplant --If you thought being a Vegetarian was unique and are alarmed by the numerous Vegan Austin Dining Food options, you might be an ATX Transplant --If you thought your previous cities 3 YOGA Shops were 2 too many, then welcome to the YOGA mecca world of Austin; and you might be an ATX transplant ---If you thought the chemical chlorine was a necessary requirement for jumping and swimming in a pool, let m

SLACKER 30th Anniversary Movie Showing @Paramount Sell's Out

 Slacker 30th Anniversary Screening! Featuring a live Q&A with Richard Linklater and cast/crew. Presented in partnership with Austin Film Society. Slacker film still SLACKER *SOLD OUT* 7/13 | 7:30pm 1996 Cap City Comedy Club and Moontower Comedy present Home Base: Home Run Derby The Best of Austin Comedy Thu, 7/22 | 8pm Stateside at the Paramount Expect the ULTIMATE comedy showcase featuring the best, brightest, and funniest local ATX comics selected from previous Home Base lineups. Featuring Mike MacRae, Mac Blake, Avery Moore, and Danny Goodwin. Hosted by Taylor Dowdy and Zac Brooks.  On sale now! GET TICKETS The Paramount Theatre presents Edie Brickell & New Bohemians Sat, 8/14 | 8pm The Paramount Theatre Edie Brickell and New Bohemians exploded out of Dallas and became an international sensation with their double-platinum debut album  Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars , featuring Top Ten hit “What I Am.” Since their debut, the band has continued to earn their reputation as