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Sports | Cycling

Car blocking a bike lane? You might be able to report it and make some money soon. - Austin Monitor

In an effort to help city employees cite vehicles for illegally blocking bike lanes, the Urban Transportation Commission unanimously approved a “bike lane bounty” program at its meeting Tuesday night. The program, inspired by one in New York C

Music | Music

Rolling Stones live up to legendary reputation with an incendiary Austin concert

Closing out a 13-show run of stadium-sized U.S. venues, the Rolling Stones lit up Circuit of the Americas in Austin with an incendiary show Saturday.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Police in Austin Will Stop Responding to Non-Emergencies Like Theft and Burglary

If you live in Austin, Texas and your house is broken into while you're gone don't bother calling the cops

News | News

The Topic Of Masks In Schools Is Polarizing Some Parents To The Point Of Violence

School districts around the country have seen incidents of anti-mask parents and protesters disrupting school board meetings and school events, and some are getting physically violent.

News | News

Texas Dems Try to Blame GOP For Their Abandonment Of The Process

Nearly two dozen Texas House Democrats who fled to Washington, DC, last month to stymie an election reform bill are suing top Republicans...

News | News

What Will Happen To All The Plexiglass Barriers Austin Businesses Set Up During The Pandemic?

Plexiglass barriers used to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 won't be easy to recycle. The acrylic sheets will likely have to be reused or repurposed to avoid being added to landfills.

News | News

PODCAST: Austin City Reaches Its Limit...with Marxism

In an attempt to circumvent a mass exodus of corporations from the United States when they impose their massive corporate tax hikes, the Biden administration is begging other nations to raise their corporate taxes, too. But why would they? Frank and Andy

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Austin City Council Abandons Core Duties to Write Woke 'Social Contract'

To quote just about every millennial out there, “I can’t even anymore.” Not when it comes to Austin, capital of Texas.
The latest idea from the city council almost defies belief. The...

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Austin Mayor Apologizes After Filming ‘Stay Home’ Video Message From Mexico While On Vacation

In a Wednesday live-stream from his Texas home, Austin Mayor Steve Adler apologized for instructing residents to stay home when possible in a November

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Austin Protesters Storm Police HQ, Haul Down American, Texas Flags. They Also Burned Them.

This incident happened in Austin, Texas Friday evening.

News | News

A Notorious Trailer Park Mogul Once Roasted by John Oliver Just Got Owned By His Tenants

What if tenants got together and bought their property back? That’s what happened at this trailer park in Texas.

Science & Technology | Tech

SXSW Lays Off a Third of Its Staff After Coronavirus Cancellation

The cancellation of this year’s annual South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, due to the global coronavirus pandemic has hit its organizing body hard, with dozens of employees let go on Monday.

Science & Technology | Tech

SXSW canceled due to coronavirus after Austin declares ‘local disaster’

SXSW was canceled after a string of high-profile cancellations including Twitter, Facebook and TikTok.

Politics | Corruption

Austin Mayor Steve Adler Learns How to Multiply the Homeless

Austin Mayor Steve Adler went on a trip west, taking cues on handling homeless problems from Los Angeles and Seattle, cities that are getting killed by homeless pathologies.

Politics | Politics

Austin Goes from Harmlessly Weird to Dangerously Stupid by Legalizing Camping on City Streets

Austin has long been the weird, liberal capital of Texas. The rest of Texas just sort of shrugs and puts up with it. Austin is quirky. Austin is odd. Austin lives in its own little world. Austin is also home to some of the best live music joints anywhere

Music | Music

SXSW 2019 Initial Lineup Announced! | Pitchfork

Swervedriver, Laura Jane Grace, Viagra Boys, the Chills, Oh Sees, Otoboke Beaver, and many more

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Austin, Texas, Considers Changing Its OWN NAME Amid Concerns About Confederate Monuments

A report from the city of Austin's Equity Office reportedly suggested that to scrub the Texas capital clean of any mention of the Confederacy or the practice of slavery, the city itself would need to change its name.

News | News

Texas Supreme Court strikes down Laredo's plastic bag ban, likely ending others

The state's highest civil court has ruled that Laredo's ban on plastic bags violates state law.

News | In The News

Austin Bombing Suspect Kills Himself In Explosion As Police Move In For Arrest

Police say they followed the suspect from a hotel and confronted him once he pulled over into a ditch. As Austin SWAT officers approached, the suspect detonated a bomb in his car.

News | In The News

Investigators Say Austin 'Serial Bomber' May Have Used Tripwire In Latest Blast

"With this tripwire, this changes things," said FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs. "It's more sophisticated. It's not targeted to individuals. We're very concerned."

Music | Music

Holy Wave - Relax (Full Album)

http://holywave.bandcamp.com/ 00:00 - Do you feel it 3:34 - Psychological Thriller 6:13 - Night Tripper 11:15 - Sol Love 13:45 - Star Stamp 17:18 - Son of So...

Music | Music

Allah-Las - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

http://KEXP.ORG presents Allah-Las performing live on the KEXP from Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop in Austin during SXSW 2013. Recorded March 13, 2013 Songs: Don'...

Humor | Cool & Interesting

With Uber and Lyft Gone, Ride-Hailing Startups Swarm Austin

Less than a month after Uber and Lyft left Austin over the city's regulations, at least six new companies offering similar services have launched in the city and are fighting for market share.

Humor | Cool & Interesting

NLand Surf Park, Austin, Texas | Opening Updates | Transworld Business

The NLand surf park in Austin, Texas prompted some confusion over the opening date--here are the latest updates on when the WaveGarden park will open.

Humor | Because we all need a laugh

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Announced as SXSW Keynotes

SXSW is honored to announce President Barack Obama will appear as part of a Keynote Conversation at SXSW Interactive on Friday, March 11 and First Lady Michelle Obama will be the opening Keynote at SXSW Music on Wednesday, March 16. This marks the first t

Music | Music

Charles Bradley - Why Is It So Hard (Live on KEXP)

Charles Bradley, backed by The Menahan Street Band, performs

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

SUP ATX Wake SUP! Stand Up Paddle Wake Surfing with SUP ATX - Double Wake SUP Surfing

SUP ATX releases their Wake SUP Board line. Check out double boat wake surfing on SUP boards! Check out the article on how to double boat wake surf: http://b...

Music | Music

Q&A: Dave Grohl on Austin's Musical Wizards, Gentrification

'Sonic Highways' director Dave Grohl tells us about the magic of Austin and the inevitability of gentrification.