Category Archives: Entertainment

House concert on May 9 benefits Community First! Village

Neighbors, friends and families will gather Saturday afternoon at the Princeton Palace, home of two longtime Austin musicians, for a free four-hour house concert and potluck. The event is a celebration of our neighborhood spirit and the memory of Monty Goff, … Continue reading

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Google Fiber coming to South, Southeast Austin in December

Google Inc. announced this week that it will start signing up Austin customers for its ultra-fast broadband service in December. A map of  the first service area includes the Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker neighborhoods. The 1-gigabit Google Fiber service would be about 100 … Continue reading

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Fireworks safety for the Fourth of July

As the Independence Day holiday gets closer, here are some safe ways to have a blast. Get ideas for fun things to do on the holiday from Austin 360, the Austin American-Statesman, the Austin Visitor Center, do512 and CultureMap Austin. … Continue reading

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Cyclists take a break in Burleson Heights on way to F1

For the second year, a bike route to the U.S. Grand Prix made a path through our neighborhood, and area residents and trail supporters organized a rest stop to help at a bike crossing and to provide free water, snacks, … Continue reading

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Welcome to SXSE

South by Southwest is in full swing, filling downtown Austin clubs with music and music fans from around the world. When you want to stay south of the river and east of the SXSW crowds, check out these seven Southeast Austin … Continue reading

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The musicians next door

If Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker have a harmonious vibe, it’s bound to be because there are so many musicians living here. Meet just a few of the artists who call our Southeast Austin neighborhood home: Musicians Maurine McLean, Lisa Rogers, … Continue reading

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