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Teza Technologies Expands, Leases Space in Austin for New Offices

Market Watch

Date: 2/27/2015 8:20:00 AM

301 Congress is conveniently situated near a multitude of exciting multi-family projects, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment venues, including Lady Bird Lake, 6th Street Entertainment and 4th Street Warehouse Districts, City Hall, and a new US Courthouse

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South 1st Street Bridge Back Open After Gas Leak

KEYE TV

Date: 2/26/2015 1:14:00 PM

The South 1 st Street Bridge over Lady Bird Lake in Downtown Austin was shut down Thursday afternoon due to a gas leak. The Austin Police Department says both northbound and southbound lanes were closed between West Cesar Chavez Street and West Riverside

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Two US Banks and Funds to Hamas

Arutz Sheva

Date: 2/26/2015 6:21:00 AM

Hamad was found drowned in Lady Bird Lake in Texas, his hands bound with tape and his mouth taped up. Despite the tape, the local police ruled his death a suicide. Paul LaRudee took over the finances for PCWF and continued raising money to be sent to the

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Fishing ban proposal along Lady Bird Lake boardwalk

KXAN

Date: 2/26/2015 6:15:00 AM

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Fishing from Austin’s new boardwalk over Lady Bird Lake could be banned. Council members have set aside time Thursday afternoon to hear your thoughts on a proposal. The city’s Parks and Recreational Department says the reason behind

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"Healthiest Employers of Central Texas" Announced, Includes Jobs2Careers

The Business Journal

Date: 2/25/2015 4:36:00 PM

The "Healthiest Employers of Central Texas" will be recognized at a group walk around Lady Bird Lake and awards breakfast at the Hyatt Regency Austin on April 9, 2015. This recognition is to "honor the most outstanding health and wellness programs created

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• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 416 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 18 feet
Lady Bird Lake, an artificial lake on the Colorado River, stretches more than five miles through the south side of Austin in Travis County (centered at 30°15' N, 97°43' W). Named Town Lake, it was formed in 1960 by the construction of Longhorn Dam and is owned and operated by the city of Austin in cooperation with the Lower Colorado River Authority. The surface area of the lake is 416 acres, and it is used primarily for flood control and recreation. Development near the lake has caused much outcry among those who believe that the area should be left as a "green belt" as originally planned. Located on the lake's shoreline are hotels and apartments, in addition to various civic and recreational buildings and parks, including the municipal auditorium and the Aqua Festival grounds. Auditorium Shores, a scenic part of the south riverbank, was designated a part of the city's beautification plans. The park features gardens, picnic grounds, and a hike and bike trail along the lake. After the death of former First Lady Claudia Alta Taylor (Lady Bird) Johnson, Austin changed the name from Town Lake to Lady Bird Lake in her honor.

"LADY BIRD LAKE," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rollb), accessed June 25, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Modified on January 31, 2012. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.


Good bank access to Lady Bird Lake is available at Auditorium Shores and Festival Beach Park. Shoreline access is also available at Red Bud Island in the upper end of the reservoir near Tom Miller Dam. The Austin hike and bike trail circles almost the entire lower two thirds of the reservoir offering access to the bank. Unimproved boat ramps are located on the north shore at Festival Beach and behind the Holiday Inn Hotel west of I-35. One additional ramp for boats that can be carried is located across Stephen F. Austin Street from Austin High School.


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