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ICYMI: Ski Shores Cafe

The Austin Chronicle

Date: 8/15/2018 11:30:00 PM

Blaze Foley, "Big Cheeseburgers and Good French Fries" Marion Fowler opened the original Ski Shores Waterfront Cafe in 1954 at the Green Shores area around Lake Austin. The no-frills restaurant – belo

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Date: 8/11/2018 10:00:00 PM

The ceremony took place on the marina deck over-looking beautiful Lake Austin at Westwood Country Club in Austin, Texas. The bride's cousin, Reverend James Mack Strange, officiated. Wedding music was

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Capital Metro attempts to reverse falling college student ridership

Austin Monitor

Date: 8/6/2018 1:10:00 AM

Capital Metro operates the extensive UT shuttle system, which moves thousands of UT students and staff in and around the central campus area as well as to and from outlying student neighborhoods, such

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Entrepreneur plans development next to one of Austin's top Instagram spots


Date: 8/3/2018 6:24:00 PM

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Jonathan Coon envisions luxury condos and a restaurant on the cliffs overlooking Lake Austin, west of the Loop 360 bridge. (

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The hidden story of water’s importance to Texas urbanism

The Architect's Newspaper

Date: 8/3/2018 3:26:00 PM

Reservoirs provide the majority of Texas’s drinking water. Texas has been building reservoirs since 1893 (Lake Austin), with the majority created in the 1940s through the 1960s. There are currently 18

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• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 1,830 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 75 feet
Lake Austin is located on the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. The reservoir was formed in 1939 by the construction of Tom Miller Dam by the Lower Colorado River Authority. Lake Austin is one of the seven Highland Lakes created by the Lower Colorado River Authority. It is used for electrical power generation, flood control, and recreation. Lake Austin has been stocked with several species of fish including largemouth bass, catfish, and sunfish, making it a popular fishing destination.


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