For the past three weeks, my neighbors and I have wrestled with the fact that the man we knew, Steve McQuilliams, scarcely resembled the figure who shot up downtown Austin.
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Author and chef Jesse Griffiths is taking locally sourced eating to the next level by making hunting accessible to a younger generation.
Graywater has the potential to be a significant water conservation method in Texas but cities have done very little to encourage its use.
In Ferguson and elsewhere this summer, powerful people called for peace. But what they are actually demanding is quiet. Peace and quiet are not synonymous.
in Texas it is our cities that are left to seriously grapple with citizens’ most urgent needs.
Photographer Julia Robinson documents local people and their lives in “Our Town.”
The stars are still big and bright in Dripping Springs thanks to an aggressive effort to combat light pollution. Will the rest of Texas follows this Hill Country town’s lead?
At the Texas Municipal League’s annual convention in Austin on Thursday, city officials from across the state gathered to encourage each other to pass regulations on payday and auto-title lending, an unregulated sector many consider usurious, if not predatory, and to discuss ways to defend against the industry’s lawsuits.
Major Texas cities are doing their part to challenge Texas’ rank as one of the least green states in the Union, a new report shows. Perhaps not surprisingly, Austin is the greenest city, with San Antonio and Houston (!) tying for the number two spot.
It seems like just about everyone loves Austin these days, with noobie residents arriving by the thousands each year and national media crowning it […]