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‘Love triangle’ murder, plastic surgery, and Costa Rica escape: How top cyclist’s alleged killer evaded bungling officials for seven weeks

When Austin detectives investigating the murder of Moriah “Mo” Wilson interviewed their key suspect three days after her death, they found her to be angry and evasive.Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34, “turned her head and rolled her eyes in an angry manner” when asked by detective Katy Conner on 14 May about her boyfriend Colin Strickland spending time with Ms Wilson on the day of her murder 72 hours earlier, according to a police affidavit. Austin police called Ms Armstrong in for questioning after they discovered that real estate agent and part-time yoga instructor had an open misdemeanour warrant on a...

According to Yelp, the Top 5 Austin Barbecue Restaurants in 2022

If you're looking for a top BBQ city in Texas, you have a few excellent options. Texas boasts some of the best barbecues to offer. There is no doubt that Texas produces the best barbecue in the nation. A Texan's dedication to the process of making mouthwatering brisket and ribs just seems different. Texans just seem to be the best at everything, whether we are slow cooking it, grilling it, or smoking it.

Pflour Shop to open a second location in Austin this weekend

Pflour Shop sells decorated cookies, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls and more. (Courtesy Pflour Shop) Pflour Shop, the Pflugerville-based bakery, is opening a second location in Austin at 7414 Burnet Road on July 2. Pflour Shop sells cinnamon rolls, cupcakes, decorated cookies, drop cookies and more. It is open Tuesday-Thursday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday-Saturday from 7 a.m.-9 p.m., and Sundays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Pflour Shop is locally owned by Pflugerville natives April and Sam Saldana. 737-203-9036.

Austin airport experiencing high Fourth of July weekend traffic

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is warning of higher traffic this Fourth of July weekend and it's encouraging passengers to arrive early. The airport is expecting around 32,000 passengers on Friday, July 1. Airport staff said that in addition to the higher number of fliers, they are experiencing flight delays and cancellations, due in part to pilot shortages. Passengers are encouraged to stay in contact with their airline in the event of any delays or cancellations.

ICYMI: 5 restaurants now open in Round Rock

Lonestar Kolaches opened in a building formerly occupied by Little Red Wagon Hamburgers on June 18. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper) Here are five restaurants that have recently opened or reopened in Round Rock:. Besos Cocina & Cantina held a soft opening at 3107 S. I-35, Round Rock, on June 16...

Shop. Sip. See. Repeat.

Happy Summer, Austinites! Whether looking to enjoy the Texas heat or in need of a little AC, we’ve got you covered with some of our favorite local spots and happenings around town to visit, shop and refuel!. Where to shop:. Kendra Scott Summer Collection. Add some sparkle to your...

RRISD Partners in Education Foundation offers Discounted Kalahari Passes

Round Rock ISD Partners in Education is excited to team with the Nelson Family Life Foundation and Kalahari Resorts and Conventions this summer to offer a discounted Kalahari Waterpark All Day Pass for only $49.99 (adults and children 2 and older). Limited quantities available, so purchase your pass now here:
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7 standout Austin swimming holes to visit this summer

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. The best respite for those sizzling summer days and early spring heat waves is one of the many spring-fed Texas swimming holes. The Lone Star State has more spring-fed swimming spots than any other state in the country, and several of these are located within a 40-mile radius of Austin. With average year-round water temperatures ranging from 68 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit, these freshwater oases make the perfect place for a refreshing dip.

P. Terry’s drive-thru burger stand in Dripping Springs set to open this fall

The new location on Hwy. 290 is drive-thru-only. (Courtesy P. Terry's Burger Stand/Michael Hsu Office of Architecture) P. Terry’s Burger Stand announced the opening of a drive-thru-only location in Dripping Springs. The new restaurant is expected to open this fall. The Austin burger chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night service. Menu offerings include burgers, chicken, fries, milkshakes and other desserts. It will be located at 12680 W. Hwy. 290, Ste. 200, Dripping Springs.

Independence Day 'Lobster Boil Supper' at Garbo's

AUSTIN, Texas - You can celebrate Independence Day with a three-course feast at Garbo's Fresh Main Lobster's brick-and-mortar location in North Austin at 12709 N. Mopac Expressway. The event will be on July 3 and there are two available seating options with start times at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

South Congress wine bar Enoteca Vespaio closing, reopening with new concept

After 24 years on South Congress, Enoteca Vespaio is temporarily closing its doors for a makeover. The sister restaurant to next door Vespaio Ristorante, located at 1610 S. Congress Ave., Enoteca employees told Austonia it will continue to serve wine and Italian fare until July 9. Employees said the restaurant will reopen to serve Oaxacan cuisine in about a month.