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Court Hearing Tomorrow

A reminder that tomorrow is the court hearing on Allandale’s lawsuit against the City regarding the Northcross development. The hearing is scheduled for 2:00 PM, at the Travis County Courthouse at 11th and Guadalupe. You are encouraged to join us. We want to...

Visit the Haunted Slough

submitted by Liz Shelby [Email address: scubarun #AT# austin.rr.com - replace #AT# with @ ] For the past 10 years, my neighbor, Marianne Sexton, a local artist, has created the Haunted Slough of Shoal Edge Court in my yard. She makes outstanding (and scary!) figures...

Photos of Masquerade Ball posted

If you couldn’t make it to the Allandale Masquerade Ball and Silent Auction Saturday night here it is in pictures. Unfortunately it’s not video so you don’t get to hear the music from the Leroi Brothers – the perfect party band, or a scratch...

Court Hearing this Thursday, November 1

This Thursday, November 1, 2:00PM, at the Travis County Courthouse at 11th and Guadalupe, Allandale’s motion for summary judgment will be heard. Please come. We would like a show of support from the neighborhood to make the point that responsible city government matters to us.

The motion for summary judgment is the case Allandale brought against the City. It’s asking the judge to rule on whether Lincoln Properties’ site plan violated city code which requires a public review process when a conditional use such as Wal-Mart’s garden center is included as part of the development.

Great Northern Repaved

Late last week city crews resurfaced Great Northern Boulevard. The new surface is asphalt and very smooth to walk and cycle on. As of Saturday they had not put down the striping for the hike and bike lane. A side benefit of the resurfacing is it cleared out the grass...

COATS FOR KIDS 2007 DISTRIBUTION DAY AND DONATIONS

Keeping the Children of Central Texas Warm, One Coat at a Time

WHAT: Coats for Kids 21st Annual Distribution Day, where
over 30,000 new and gently used warm winter coats will be given out to the children
of Central Texas. If you are interested in
donating a coat please take them to any area Jack Brown Cleaners on or before, Wednesday,
December 5th. For more information on how to receive a coat or how to volunteer
for the event go the Junior League’s website www.jlaustin.org or call 512-467-8982 ext. 231.

VMU in Today’s Paper

There is a good article regarding vertical mixed use development in today’s Austin American-Statesman, “Neighborhoods oppose three Austin projects that would boost density.” One of the projects mentioned is just down the road on Koenig. The article...

Masquerade Ball Tickets

Music, Food, Neighbors, Fun – Saturday, October 27th. You can buy your tickets online here or email allandalemasqueradeball [Email address: allandalemasqueradeball #AT# yahoo.com - replace #AT# with @ ] and we’ll...