Looking to Get Involved in Austin? The University of Texas Can Help With That

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When you move to a new area, it can take a while to settle in and get to know others in the community. Luckily, the University at Texas Community Engagement Center makes this process easier and more efficient. The Community Engagement Center is a partnership between the university and the community of Austin. There are several programs you can get … [Read more...]

It’s Never Too Early to Start Planning For Austin City Limits

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Most of the residents living at our downtown Austin apartment community have heard of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. This annual event is held at Zilker Park, which is based seven miles away on 2100 Barton Springs Road. Running from October 3-5 and 10-12, it attracts a diverse crowd each year. With admission, you can watch artists perform live … [Read more...]

Keep Austin ‘Batty’ At Bat Fest 2014

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Go batty at this festival celebrating our winged, nocturnal friends! Bat Fest 2014 happens on August 23, 2014. Besides the opportunity to see this colony of Mexican free-tailed bats (1.5 million of them!) rouse and depart their daytime home underneath the bridge, you’ll also enjoy entertainment galore. While the bats slumber beneath it, the top of the … [Read more...]

Help Grow a Community at Austin’s Sunshine Community Garden

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The city of Austin, Texas is full of beautiful gardens, many of which exist due to the work of Sunshine Gardens. A non-profit organization, Sunshine Gardens relies on community members to help plant organic food and flowers throughout the city. Sunshine Community Gardens works off Gabriel Farms, located in the Austin area, to host an annual plant sale. … [Read more...]

Austin’s Boardwalk Trail at Lady Bird Lake Is Now Open

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You're surrounded by beauty on every side when you live at our apartments in Austin. A great nearby place to enjoy nature is at Lady Bird Lake, located just seven miles from The Triangle. Lady Bird Lake offers a hiking and biking trail that stretches around the lake. Along the way, you'll see waterfowl, numerous species of plants and even some … [Read more...]