Lady Bird Lake News

4/18/2018 5:32:00 PM
Oracle’s Austin campus, across South Lakeshore Boulevard from Lady Bird Lake, is surrounded by several apartment complexes. Residents at Lakeshore Pearl told KXAN during morning and evening rush hour, they’ve been noticing several cars heading toward ...

4/12/2018 12:13:00 PM
The Business Journals
It’s been two years since Stream Realty Partners LP proposed to redevelop the 1.4-acre site where a Hooters restaurant sits just south of Lady Bird Lake, and now the developer is closing in on zoning changes it needs for a high-rise office tower near ...

4/10/2018 10:13:00 PM
All those species have been documented along the urban waterway, which runs from near Highland Mall to Lady Bird Lake. Researchers want to know what else — other than the occasional plastic bottle, paper cup or discarded fast food wrapper — lurks in ...

4/10/2018 2:40:00 PM
Culture Map Austin
Lady Bird Lake offers staggering vistas of downtown Austin with the wide-open outdoor space you can't enjoy from inside the city. A gazebo provides shade and rest, the bike trails let you and your new boo stretch your legs, and the lake's dog community is ...

4/5/2018 12:01:00 AM
USA Patch
AUSTIN, TX — The Line ATX, a new hotel in downtown Austin overlooking Lady Bird Lake, is scheduled to open its doors in the coming weeks after a total renovation, according to a published report. The site formerly housed the Austin Radisson hotel.

4/4/2018 2:29:00 PM
Successful Meetings
The Line ATX, a new hotel in downtown Austin overlooking Lady Bird Lake, will be opening its doors in coming weeks following a complete renovation. Formerly the Austin Radisson, the mid-century, modernist building has been reinvented with architecture by ...

4/3/2018 7:02:00 PM
USA Patch
In a press advisory, police said they believe a man was struck by an 18-wheeler along I-35 on March 15, just north of East Riverside Drive near Lady Bird Lake. Emergency crews responding to the scene at around 8:45 p.m. found the man dead at the scene in ...

4/3/2018 2:12:00 PM
Parks groups to host a dedication for the Roberta Reed Crenshaw overlook on Lady Bird Lake at 2 p.m. Friday. The Keep Hutto Beautiful Foundation will host the 2018 Great Hutto Cleanup from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The city of Lakeway will hold Firewise ...

4/2/2018 2:06:00 PM
Pierce Brosnan on the Butler Hike and Bike Trail (Courtesy/The Trail Foundation) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A cyclist spotted Pierce Brosnan on the Butler Hike and Bike Trail along Lady Bird Lake Monday and snapped a pic with the iconic actor. "Yet another celeb ...

4/2/2018 9:59:00 AM
Last Monday, I settled my butt in a very tippy one-person race canoe for a test run on Lady Bird Lake, from Austin High School up to Red Bud Island and back. I didn’t fall in, so I consider the excursion more or less a success. But I also realized how ...

4/2/2018 1:00:00 AM
Austin Monthly
Austin is divided, north and south, by the Colorado River, which is dammed to make Lady Bird Lake. The riverbanks are lined with towering cypress trees, which fill up with cormorants and egrets in the winter months, my favorite time to run. There’s a ...

3/30/2018 3:38:00 AM
The Business Journals
Oracle is wielding the campus on the south bank of Lady Bird Lake with dramatic views of downtown as a recruiting tool to give it an edge as other tech giants stock their offices with video games, dog-friendly amenities, Airstream trailers serving tacos ...

3/29/2018 1:04:00 PM
Curbed Austin
Members of local nonprofit the Trail Foundation climbed aboard a boat on Lady Bird Lake Wednesday to celebrate the groundbreaking for its Trail Bridge at Congress Avenue. The project includes replacement of the current wooden bridge—which is more than 40 ...

3/29/2018 12:51:00 PM
The new bridge should open by June, officials say. For years, runners, hikers and cyclists using the trail around Lady Bird Lake encountered a bottleneck as they passed beneath the north end of the Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge. The Butler Hike and ...

3/29/2018 4:06:00 AM
One of the world’s premier destinations for live music. And now, with the opening of Oracle’s sprawling 40-acre campus on the south shore of Lady Bird Lake, a global center of cloud computing innovation. The centerpiece of the new Oracle complex ...

3/27/2018 9:41:00 PM
The Daily Texan
Although the art installation stood right by Lady Bird Lake, it seemed far away. Going so far from the comfort of the Drag and campus didn’t seem worth it. But I’m glad I went. Looking at the sculpture from different angles, I thought of the nature of ...

3/27/2018 8:57:00 PM
The Daily Texan
On the shores of what is now Lady Bird Lake, the Austin Aqua Festival ushered in a tradition of large Austin festivals which lives on today. Looking back on the festival 20 years after its final season, the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture has opened ...

3/23/2018 2:06:00 PM
AUSTIN (KXAN) - Along the south shore of Lady Bird Lake east of Interstate 35, Oracle has built a new campus that will eventually house 10,000 employees. At the end of 2015, one of the world's largest software companies announced it was expanding in Austin ...

3/22/2018 5:31:00 AM
Yahoo Finance
The Austin complex features a 560,000-square-foot facility and spans 40 acres of Lady Bird Lake waterfront property that could ultimately support a workforce of up to 10,000. The campus also includes the adjacent 295-unit Azul apartment building for ...

3/21/2018 8:03:00 PM
The Daily Texan
As unassuming as the creek may appear, Waller Creek has caused some serious debate. The City is attempting to build a Waller Creek Tunnel to provide Lady Bird Lake additional flood diversion has hit numerous roadblocks, but the project has sparked a legal ...

3/18/2018 3:23:00 PM
Time Out
Located in the heart of Austin with 351 acres along the banks of Lady Bird Lake, Zilker Park is the place that captures the spirit of the city. Not only does it host some of our most popular outdoor festivals and concerts (think ACL, Blues on the Green ...

3/16/2018 3:12:00 PM
Bartholomew, Stacy and Springwoods pools will be open during the closure for diehard Deep Eddy Pool fans looking for a temporary alternative. Deep Eddy is located at 400 Deep Eddy Ave. - just west of MoPac Expressway, along Lady Bird Lake.

3/15/2018 7:24:00 PM
A man in his 30s was killed Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 35 near Lady Bird Lake, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. ATCEMS said the collision happened in the 20 block of N. I-35 and the man was declared dead at the scene.

3/14/2018 11:58:00 AM
The Federalist
Connected to the city’s Convention Center, where SXSW is officially housed, by an elevated, winding, modernist concrete bridge, it towers over Cezar Chavez just West of I-35 and not far North of Lady Bird Lake. Across the street from the bright blue ...

3/14/2018 9:43:00 AM
Nearby Lady Bird Lake is a 10-mile trail mecca for distance runners, coaches, and fans alike. With the world's best barbecue, breakfast tacos, and rooftop bars, there's plenty for spectators to enjoy — and trust there will be plenty of spectators.

3/13/2018 7:10:00 PM
Furniture Today
The Texas State Capitol, opened in 1888 and is within walking distance of the conference, as is the 10-mile Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail. Also nearby is the Congress Avenue Bridge, home to one of the more unusual nightly traditions in the U.S. Every ...

3/13/2018 7:10:00 PM
Casual Living
The Texas State Capitol, opened in 1888 and is within walking distance of the conference, as is the 10-mile Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail. Also nearby is the Congress Avenue Bridge, home to one of the more unusual nightly traditions in the U.S. Every ...

3/12/2018 3:50:00 PM
News and Tech
Digital products such as Austin360, 512tech and also are included in the deal. The sale does not include the nearly 19 acres on Lady Bird Lake where the Statesman offices are found. Members of the Cox family own that land, which is targeted for ...

3/8/2018 4:00:00 PM
The Business Journals
The company noted it has three brick-and-mortar locations in the 78704 area code south of Lady Bird Lake, and it hinted that another nearby location will be opening "very soon." "Without the love from the city of Austin, we would never have been able to ...

3/8/2018 2:00:00 PM
The University Star
Enjoy the festival without spending a penny with a South By Southwest Guest Pass. SXSW hosts free outdoor concerts at Lady Bird Lake in Austin for attendees with guest passes. The concerts are held on the largest stage at the event with over 50,000 attendees.

3/8/2018 1:10:00 PM
Houston Public Media
A listener wanted to know why, so we investigated. Don’t accept an invite to take a swim at Lady Bird Lake (formerly known as Town Lake). There are plenty of beautiful (legal) places to swim in Austin – but this isn’t one of them. Even if you’re ...

3/8/2018 1:07:00 PM
Finance & Commerce
The Waller Creek Tunnel is a one-mile channel to Lady Bird Lake. It’s designed to protect nearby areas from flooding and allow development of a major part of downtown currently in the floodplain. S.J. Louis’ part of the job was technically completed in ...

3/8/2018 12:22:00 PM
The Brownsville Herald
"The city will never be made whole and is forced to accept a tunnel with a diminished value." The Waller Creek Tunnel is a one-mile channel to Lady Bird Lake. It's designed to protect nearby areas from flooding and allow development of a major part of ...

3/8/2018 11:03:00 AM
It now boasts of hosting the world’s largest urban bat colony. Every night at sunset, people gather on the banks of Lady Bird Lake and in kayaks beneath the bridge to watch as many as 1.5 million bats drop out of their tiny apartments and fly off into ...

3/8/2018 8:14:00 AM
Austin 360
512-433-6155, Waffle breakfast sandwiches in the morning and American classics like a turkey BLT at lunch make for an approachable and familiar menu at this cafe with an outdoor patio near Lady Bird Lake. Hillside Farmacy. 1209 E.

3/7/2018 1:20:00 PM
"We are looking down the Lady Bird Lake and at the skyline," Sackman said as he explained the project. "Our view sets us apart." Sackman is so committed to that lake view that Page designed the tower on a 14-degree pivot. That way, the tower is looking ...

3/7/2018 7:05:00 AM
Successful Meetings
Set alongside the verdant Palm Park and Waller Creek, with views of Lady Bird Lake as well as the State Capitol, the hotel connects directly to the Austin Convention Center. It also boasts plenty of meeting space of its own: more than 128,500 square feet ...

3/6/2018 11:19:00 PM
USA Patch
The sale to GateHouse doesn't include the nearly 19 acres of land fronting Lady Bird Lake that houses the Statesman's operations. Members of the Cox family have retained the prime real estate at 305 S. Congress Ave. with plans for redeveloping the site ...

3/6/2018 3:07:00 PM
Amarillo Globe-News
The sale does not include the nearly 19 acres on Lady Bird Lake that is home to the Statesman’s offices. The land at 305 S. Congress Ave. is now owned by members of the Cox family and the subject of ongoing redevelopment plans. As newspapers across the ...

3/6/2018 4:00:00 AM
Community Impact Newspaper
The Line ATX, a new hotel owned and operated by the Sydell Group, will open at 111 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, in late spring. Top Chef winner Kristen Kish will helm the hotel’s restaurant, Arlo Grey, although no opening date has been set.

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