Monthly Archives: January 2012

Branding boosts neighborhood’s trendiness

Betcha didn’t know that the neighborhood immediately north of us has a trendy name: South Shore. Bounded by I-35, Lady Bird Lake, Pleasant Valley Road and Oltorf Street, the area gets a profile in the Hidden Neighborhoods series in the … Continue reading

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Striped bike lanes will be added to more of Parker Lane

The City of Austin plans to add striped bike lanes to a 0.6-mile stretch at the southern end of Parker Lane. Already part of Bike Route 59 in Austin, Parker Lane only has clearly striped bike lanes north of Oltorf … Continue reading

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Pocket park could take place of former Parker Lane mansion

At its Dec. 15, 2011, meeting, Austin City Council approved the purchase of 3.53 acres in Southeast Austin for a future pocket park. The property at 2100 Parker Lane is on the corner of Parker and Windoak Drive, and is … Continue reading

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