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Eli Manning gets honest about nephew Arch Manning

One of the most hyped prospects of the 2023 high school class is Arch Manning, who ended speculation of where he would be playing college football when he announced back in June that he would play for the Texas Longhorns in 2023. Manning is an intriguing prospect just off his...
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Teens Charged in Cover Up of Friend’s Mystery Boating Death

Five friends who lied to cops about how a freshman Texas Christian University student drowned during a 2019 boat party on Lake Travis, near Austin, now face charges related to his death. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Jack Elliott’s friends ditched their alcohol and told authorities several versions of how he went overboard—including that he did a backflip into the water and that he fell while vomiting. None of them were true. “Jack Elliott was pushed by Delaney Brennan from the front of a wakeboard boat … operated by Elle Weber under the supervision of Carson Neel,” read a...

Regular operations resume at Austin airport following evacuation

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) said normal operations have resumed after a fire alarm forced an evacuation Wednesday morning. At around 7:45 a.m., AUS tweeted that the Barbara Jordan Terminal was being evacuated due to a fire alarm. Travelers in the terminal were urged to follow directions on exiting safely.

Why the price of groceries is going up faster than a meal out

Overall, food costs are up almost 11% over the past year. But if you drill a little deeper into that number, you’ll find an Interesting detail: The price of eating out has risen only a little over half as much as the cost of eating at home. What gives?

WCRAS Takes in 44 Animals in Cruelty Case

Tuesday night, the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter took in 44 animals from a cruelty case – 28 chickens & roosters, 9 dogs, 6 ducks and a goose. The shelter was already at critical capacity levels, and this cruelty seizure only further strains their resources, impacting capacity for care.

Evacuation at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport due to fire alarm

AUSTIN, Texas - Passengers at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport were evacuated due to a fire alarm, not a suspicious package or bomb threat. Officials say that a water flow issue outside near an aircraft triggered the fire alarm. Passengers and staff were evacuated out of an abundance of caution and safety while the cause of the alarm was investigated.

Interior Designer Malcolm James Kutner Will Only Buy These Fine Linens

Malcom James Kutner attributes his addiction to luxury linens to his late grandmothers. The Manhattan- and Austin, Texas-based interior designer has carried on their obsession by continuing to collect fine Italian linens throughout his adult life. “My grandmothers passed down their love of a well-dressed bed, along with their collection of heirloom linens, to my sister, Kate, and me,” Kutner says. “Seeing the stacks of sheets and shams brings back happy childhood memories of growing up in Houston and crawling into the softest, coolest bedding.”

Draught House Pub & Brewery

Where to eat and drink outside. Radio is a hybrid coffee shop and beer garden in South Austin, with a Veracruz All Natural truck conveniently parked out back. Cosmic Coffee is a coffee shop and bar with a huge patio where you can bring your dog and eat great barbecue from Leroy and Lewis.

Crimson Creek finds new home at Deep Eddy

Crimson Creek Smokehouse, an Austin-based barbeque establishment, announced its move to the Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room with a ribbon cutting, sponsored by the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce. Crimson Creek Smokehouse originally opened as a barbeque catering, pop-up, and competition cooking company in 2015, founded by husband-andwife pair Marcus...

After a run at Whole Foods, former executives creating new chain focused on dining and wellness

A chain of plant-based restaurants and wellness centers is getting its start in Austin. Following time in executive-level positions with Austin-started Whole Foods Market, Betsy Foster, former senior vice president, retiring co-founder and CEO John Mackey and former Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb are onto their next project: a startup called Healthy America LLC. The venture raised $31 million from investors earlier this year to create a national network of wellness centers and vegetarian restaurants. Bloomberg reported on a now-closed job posting for Healthy America, which described it as “an evidence-based lifestyle company, leading the convergence of culinary, healthcare, and wellness.”