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Man Drowns In Hamilton Pool

A man in his 20’s drowned Sunday night while swimming with friends at Hamilton Pool Austin-Travis County EMS and STARFlight were sent to the area around 5 p.m. Sunday. After 20 minutes of searching it changed to a recovery effort. The man’s body was found several hours later and he …

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Man Falls 7 Stories from Unversity of Texas Campus & Lives

At 3:15PM today a man fell 7 stories on the University of Texas campus today at 111 Inner Campus Dr. The crews arrived and treated the man for a broken leg for the male in his 20’s. He has life threatening injuries and is being treated at UMC Brackenridge Hospital. …

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Melvins & Butthole Surfers Team Up, Tour Austin in October

Sludge metal band The Melvins will be touring in support of their new album Hold It In this October.  Frontman Buzz Osbourne and drummer Dale Crover, the two constants since the groups’ inception, will be joined by guitarist Paul Leary and bassist J.D. Pinkus of Austin’s Butthole Surfers. Formed in …

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Spoon Return to their Roots in Secret Club Gig at Hotel Vegas

It was with little warning that Spoon announced their first show in four years. They pulled this secret show out of their hats at the intimate Hotel Vegas, who’s limited capacity ushered in the lucky and the few that night. The band has played a few undisclosed shows a few …

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Where to Go and What to Know for Austin’s 4th of July Events

Fireworks, BBQ, bands, parades, it is 4th of July again in Austin and this time it’s landing on a Friday allowing most to stay up late and sleep in on Saturday. Austin Symphony HEB July 4th Concert & Fireworks The city of Austin’s annual celebration will NOT be held at …

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Shake Shack Coming to SXSW With Free Burgers, 2nd Shake Shack Location Announced for the Domain

In a partnership with NBC’s recently launched Late Night with Seth Meyers, Shake Shack have announced they’ll have  food truck open during SXSW which will giving out free burgers at the corner of 6th street and Red River. Currently a location is set to open on South Lamar in the …

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First Non-Stop Flight from Austin to London Occurs

Austin Bergstorm International Airport had it’s first non-stop flight today from London to Austin which marks the first country other than Mexico to have a non-stop flight from ABIA. British Airways Flight 191, a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, took off from Heathrow Airport about 1:10 p.m. London time for a scheduled 10-hour …

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Austin Makes Push for Major League Sports

XAN repots that the city of Austin is making a push to gain a major league sports team, specifically looking to the MLS for a possible soccer team. Austin is the largest city in the country without a major sports team. Naturally it seems a large reason for this is …

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Arctic Blast Hits Austin Again, More Sleet Expected

Freezing temperatures have returned to Austin for the fourth time this year even as it seemed that the cold air might be finally over as we begin March. Temperatures reached as low as 23 degrees in Austin this morning and the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning …

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SXSW Announces More Bands

SXSW is getting closer and closer and another massive batch of bands have been announced for the 2014 edition of the Austin festival. Names include Melissa Etheridge, Action Bronson, HunA, Dum Dum Girls, Martin Garrix, Band of SKulls, and many more. More than 1,200 acts are currently confirmed. 3LAU (Las …

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