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“now, more than ever, there seems to be a dire need for truly affordable and smarter housing. And in this area of Austin, Texas, one man is leading the way to accomplishing that right now.
The goal? To help get 200 people back on their feet and out of homelessness.”
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Interesting shots and spots from around Austin, Texas.
Last month Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell made a much-debated statement while answering questions on Reddit: He said Taco Cabana makes some of his favorite breakfast tacos.
Mando Rayo, a self-described “taco journalist” in a city that takes its breakfast tacos very seriously, decided to press the issue. On Tuesday, Rayo picked up breakfast tacos from one of his favorite Austin taco spots, Veracruz All Natural, and hand-delivered them to Mayor Leffingwell’s office.
Austin city limits weekend two lineup!!
See more from KUT on the ACL lineup here: Eminem, Outkast, Pearl Jam and Lorde Top 2014 ACL Music Festival Lineup
Members of the Bad Boyz and Girlz 4 Ever motorcycle club gathered in East Austin Saturday for their fourth annual Easter celebration. The motorcycle club, with the help of Boys and Girls Club of Austin, put on a family-friendly celebration including an Easter egg hunt, an Easter bunny, and a toy and bicycle give-away.
Austin’s sixth annual Funky Chicken Coop Tour was held on Saturday.
Residents gathered to collect maps to 14 chicken coops, made ready by owners (and their chickens) for visitors. Coop tourists traveled by bike or car to visit chicken coops in residential backyards, a community garden, a farm and at schools and community organizations.
Horrible music, incredible wait times and an inscrutable labyrinth of phone prompts: We’ve all experienced the frustrations of being on hold. Even when we’re on hold for a minute or so, blood pressure can spike when an automated voice answers the phone.
There are no state laws that address e-cigarettes in Texas, so regulation is largely left up to individual cities. Cities in the Austin area vary widely in their regulation e-cigarettes.