Lake Austin


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Top 5 FREE Weekday Events: December 5-9, 2016

Date: 12/3/2016 2:10:00 PM

FREE! Brackenridge Field Laboratory, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin. Explore Asia: Holiday Storytime and Crafts – Friday, December 9 from 1-3:00 p.m. Enter a winter wonderland of tales with this holiday-themed storytime, then make your own crafts

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Family-run business grows into Austin real estate power

Date: 12/2/2016 11:13:00 PM

The dam created the reservoir that was first named after him, Lake McDonald — now Lake Austin — and spurred Austin’s original development boom. “Her family brought electricity to Austin,” Steve Turnquist said. “They (Rock Rose developers

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$1.3M Rollingwood home emphasizes outdoors, views

Date: 12/2/2016 8:18:00 PM

This beautifully remodeled house in the foothills west of Lake Austin offers a refreshing break from the Italianate McMansions that populate part of that area. Built in 1979, it has been opened up with large windows and spacious, airy rooms. The 2,913

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Austin B-cycle, with rentals on the rise, adding bikes and stations

Date: 11/30/2016 5:53:00 PM

The expansion would include stations for the first time in the South Lakeshore Boulevard area, Clarksville and the Lake Austin Boulevard area just west of MoPac Boulevard. The system, which began operating in and around downtown Austin in December 2013

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Grove Resort Plans Orlando Debut

Date: 11/30/2016 2:27:00 PM

Benchmark, a global hospitality company, announced plans to open The Grove Resort & Spa, an 878-room all-suite resort in Orlando, located on Lake Austin and just minutes from Walt Disney World. Billed as the largest development of its kind currently

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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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Austin, Texas 78703
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