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The numbers — and all those Fords — tell the story of new MoPac toll lanes

Date: 12/15/2017 11:21:00 AM

As I reported, the mobility authority just before the southbound toll lane opened changed the southbound lane configuration just north of Lake Austin Boulevard, removing a dedicated lane for people entering from Winsted and awarding it instead to the toll

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Another movie star puts an Austin home on the market

The Business Journal

Date: 12/14/2017 4:00:00 PM

A Hollywood celebrity who has been an Austin mainstay for years is selling his house overlooking Lake Austin. Dennis Quaid recently listed his nearly 5,000-square-foot home in the gated Marina Club development adjacent to the Austin Country Club

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Austin360 recreation list, Dec. 15-21

Date: 12/13/2017 10:31:00 PM Mozart’s Christmas Light Show. 6 to 11 p.m. nightly through Jan. 1. Mozart’s Coffee Roasters at Oyster Landing, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd. Teddy Bear Tea. Tea, carolling and a reading of “‘Twas the Night Before

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Magnolia Cafe

Tasting Table

Date: 12/13/2017 9:40:00 AM

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Five Stunning Mountainside Retreats

Builder Magazine

Date: 12/11/2017 4:52:00 AM

The Cliff House by Specht Architects sits on a narrow limestone ridge overlooking Lake Austin, halfway down a cliff. Built on the frame of a 1970’s era structure, the original entrance was a dangerous 25-foot descent from the street to the front door

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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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