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June 2017

Found 6 blog entries for June 2017.

The Austin City Council has gone into summer hiatus and the hotly contested Code Next zoning overhaul will have to wait.  Now, they can spend the weeks until August 3  musing about how to revise CodeNEXT.  Before August 3rd though there are important dates on the horizon.  

Whats Next?

According to The Austin Chronicle, A second draft of the code-in-progress is expected to be available for public hearings to begin in September; during last Thurs­day's regular meeting, Council added a third draft to be made available by the turn of the year to the Planning Com­mis­sion (for a vote) and the Zoning and Platting Commission for recommendations, with all of that to come to Council in early February – and Council still hoping for an April vote. 


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Willie Nelson

With summer kicking into full gear in July there is no shortage of events beyond just fireworks on the fourth of July!  Check out some of our favorite events happening in July and August throughout Austin from Willie's 4th of July Picnic to the Austin Bat Festival on Congress bridge in August.


Fourth of July Fireworks and Symphony
Vic Mathias Shores (formerly Auditorium Shores)
The Austin Symphony hosts an annual concert of patriotic music culminating in a spectacular firework display over Lady Bird Lake.

Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic

This iconic Texas event is returning to Austin. Willie Nelson's 42nd annual festival at Circuit of the Americas promises a stacked lineup with performances from

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What I Love About Austin ~ What Makes Austin Unique

What I Love About Austin ~ What Makes Austin Unique


There are many things that make Austin a unique place on the map with its own personality. It is known as an “artsy” community and as the Music Capital Of The World. Austin attracts many to move here and many more to visit each year because of those things that can’t be found anywhere else.  Our list includes music venues, places, events, TV Shows and venues and areas in the city.


Here our list of places that are unique to Austin.


Austin Street Art

           The murals and street art of Austin reflects the city's character.  It varies from the Hope Outdoor Gallery which is graffiti and changes on a regular basis to "I Love You So Much" on SoCo.

The Broken Spoke

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There is no where better to celebrate the great U.S.A. than Austin, TX and of course there is no shortage of amazing fireworks shows and events happening across Austin and our surrounding suburbs!  Whether your looking for a family friendly outing or wanting to hit the town this holiday weekend we've got you covered.  

Downtown Austin

Spend this Independence Day with 100,000 of your closest friends! Central Texans will hurry to claim their grassy spot with the Austin Symphony Orchestra this July 4th for the largest Independence Day Celebration in the state. Tens of thousands of families will be decked out in red, white, and blue.  The ASO will perform at 8:30 p.m., followed by “mile-high” fireworks at approximately 9:30 p.m. The event is free and

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Demand and supply of housing in Austin continues to set records and May was no exception.  Home sales in the Austin metro reached $1 Billion in May and home sale volume was up nearly double digits year-over-year.  Below is a recap on all homeowners and buyers need to know about the recent trends in the market and what to expect in the near future.  

In May, while home sales dollar volume topped $1.2 billion and set an all-time high for sales dollar volume, according to the May 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®.  Home sales volume increased 9 percent year-over-year to 3,170 home sales in the Austin-Round Rock MSA and rose 9.7 percent year-over-year to 993 home sales in the city of Austin. Home sales

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It's official the summer heat is upon us in Austin, TX.  With the kids out of school and 100 degree temperatures on the way, we've rounded up some of our favorite places to coll of in and around Austin and Central Texas.  Each one of these spots brings something special to the table from the infamous Barton Springs to Hamilton Pool on the western outskirts of town.  In no particular order here are some of our favorites!

Barton Springs Pool 

The 68-degree water is an Austin favorite for runners and bikers on the Town Lake Trail to the overheated tourist. 

Deep Eddy Pool

Deep Eddy Pool is just on the otherside of Lady Bird Lake west of Barton Springs, just as historic, fed by the same spring, and generally more peaceful.

Hamilton Pool Nature

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