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A day in the park

  The Allandale Picnic in the Park was the place to be Sunday afternoon, March 29, 2009 in Austin. We had it all, great music, food, vendors/craft booths, and perfect weather. Thanks to the Allandale Neighborhood Association and all of the volunteers who put it...

Tree planting this Saturday, March 28th!

Official hours are 9 am – 1 PM, at Northwest Park but the work will probably be finished by 11:30 am. The Austin Parks Foundation is generously providing the irrigation for these trees, to the tune of $8,000. Please show up, and help spread the word. The more...

Q&A with mayoral candidate Lee Leffingwell

Lee Leffingwell is running for mayor because as he puts it, "These are tough times and the City needs a steady hand and a strong hand, someone who
will stay focused on the fundamentals." Jackie O'Keefe, Andrew Donaho, and Donna Beth McCormick hosted a meet the candidate get-together Saturday afternoon with council member and mayoral candidate Lee Leffingwell. Jackie and Andrew opened up their doors onto their backyard deck that looks out onto Jackie's beautiful garden where the meeting took place. They served BBQ and refreshments. This is the second of the Allandale Reporter mayoral candidate reports. The first was with Brewster McCracken that took place at Jason Mittman and Sheila Reiter's house on Shoal Creek.

Junior League Store Closing

According to an article in the Austin American-Statesman, "Junior League of Austin closing Burnet Road resale store," by Andrea Ball, the store will be closing at the end of May. They don't have enough volunteers to staff it.