The damage was a blow to a low-income community that struggles with crime. But within a few weeks, the repairs were done and people were back tending their beds.
Since Donald Trump was elected president, churches in growing numbers are joining a new sanctuary movement to house immigrants in jeopardy of being deported.
byTaylor Jackson Buchanan
Team reaches out to the homeless and the home-bound, to provide care and reduce reliance on expensive emergency room visits.
The genre’s roots go back more than a century, and its fans are aging. But some musicians keep performing so that their heritage does not fade away.
Local radio stations KLRU and KUT raise concerns over President Trump’s plans to cut funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
byMary K. Cantrell
The National Endowment of the Arts supports dozens of Central Texas art organizations. But President Trump has targee the NEA for steep budget cuts.
Most of the motorized stools in the St. Patrick’s Day race can reach 30 mph or so, but one has hit 100 mph.
After immigration raids, many Austin students fear speaking out will draw attention.
Metropia, a smartphone app, offers gift cards and charitable donations to drivers who share rides or travel during off-hours.
In February, the Trump administration sidelined a plan to put one bumblebee species on the endangered list.
The Austin Harm Reduction Coalition operates a clandestine syringe exchange while trying to convince legislators to lift legal sanctions on the practice. The coalition argues that would protect users’ health and save the state money.
Sara Sutcliffe once was terrified of fire engines. Now the chemistry professor is a volunteer firefighter and teaches fire science.
Area foodies and farmers are hopping, er, hoping that grasshoppers catch on in Austin as a cheap, sustainable food option.
Thirteen percent of the city’s transactions are now online, as more people rely on a smartphone app that lets them replenish their parking time.
In 2015, a proposal to ban sales outright didn’t make its way out of the state House.
byLouise Rodriguez and Kathryn Lundstrom
Austin and San Antonio events were among hundreds planned over the next several months to build on the activism the Women’s Marches inspired.
Founded by honky-tonker Dale Watson, the prizes are a counterpoise to Nashville’s music.
byMary K. Cantrell
The opening of the Ancient Americas gallery is part of a five-year renovation project.
byMary K. Cantrell and Betsy Joles
Some students could be in admitted in May, after the president’s immigration ban was initially set to expire.