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Many of you have heard by now that many of Barton Springs trees are in danger and a few have been classified as "dangerous and neeedd to be removed". They have removed only eight trees instead of the twenty-eight originally marked for removal. It has been a well publicized debate with the people ...
          Another homegrown Austin retailer, the Groovy Dog Bakery is opening a new location downtown. The first Groovy Dog Bakery is located at 4477 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite 580, in the Gateway Shopping Center by Central Market. Groovy Dog has a multitude of hand made tog treats and toys. The baker...
The founders of Amy's ice cream opened up a sister restaurant next door to the Amy's on the southwest corner of Burnet Road and RM2222. They converted an old gasoline station and mechanic shop into a little diner with an ice cream shop next door. The new place is called "Phil's Icehouse" and it ...
  Austin holds Bat Fest every year to celebrate some of our tiniest residents. To be fair they are really residents living under the Congress Avenue Bridge. The Congress Avenue bridge was recently renamed the Ann Richards Bridge after our most exciting woman Governor of Texas. The 2009 event will...
Travis Heights homes for sale and market stats for May/June 2009. There were 25 homes listed for sale, 2 Pending (under contract) homes and2 homes that sold during this period. The average home in the neighborhood was built in 1959 and has three bedrooms and two baths in 2476 square feet. The ave...
Senna Hills is a little neighborhood between Austin and Bee Cave. Bee Cavewas originally started back in 1850's when Deitrich Bohls moved from the hustle and bustle of Austin. Many of his descendants still live in and own homes and land in and around Austin. During the building boom of the 1980's...
After living in Austin for twenty plus years I have tried living in several neighborhoods and my favorite by far is still Zilker/Barton Hills. I enjoyed living here for several years and I love working in this neighborhood. The funny thing about these two neighborhoods are they can be fairly conf...
My friend Alan May wrote this little ditty about the trials and tribulations of being a Realtor. I could not have said it better myself. I hope it makes you giggle too!O REALTOR! my Realtor! our fearful trip is done; The car has travell'd every road, the house we sought is found; My bladder's ful...
Lake Travis Market Statistics for waterfront properties for May/June 2009. There have been 36 waterfront homes on Lake Travis listed for salein the last two months. The average number of days on the market is 124, with an average listed price per square foot of $451.36. Two homes have been sold/c...
The new "Tuscan Village" of homes is now under construction in Lakeway, just 30-45 minutes to Austin Texas. While the groundbreaking was back in May 2009, they are moving rapidly.  The Welcome Center should be complete and operational next month (August 2009). Here you will be able to see floorpl...

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