AUSTIN (KXAN) - AUSTIN (KXAN) - The city of Austin welcomes a panel of national experts to town to kick off the Lady Bird Lake Waterfront Special Project set for June 4 and 6.
The Lady Bird Lake Waterfront Special Project centers on pursuing excellence in urban design and ensuring future development is in harmony with protecting the waterfront and providing public access, according to a brochure on the city's website.
The scenic waterfront along Lady Bird Lake's "South Shore Central" area along Congress Avenue and First Street will connect to the future Boardwalk Trail at Lady Bird Lake and planned urban rail.
The community is invited to participate and input on the project on Monday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St.
The Wednesday night, unveiling of recommendations is the chance to hear the sustainable assessment and recommendations from the Sustainable Design Assessment Team.
The presentation will be held at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St.. from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
The freezing and near-freezing rain that swooped into Central Texas overnight prompted numerous school closings and delays and made for a harrowing morning commute on Friday.
A man is expected to survive after being stabbed in the head at the Salvation Army shelter in Downtown Austin at about 3:45 a.m. Friday.
As the Austin area prepares itself for an impending winter storm on Friday, Dec. 6, many schools have already announced delays.
With freezing temperatures pushing through the region, heating systems will likely be working overtime, which can bring rising energy bills.
Investigators are looking into an overnight fire that left one woman with third-degree burns.
Caldwell County residents gathered Thursday evening to organize their fight against a proposed landfill that they say poses a hazard that they don't need.