Neighborhoods/Communities

Nostalgic in Austin

Words and Photos by Kristen Olson One of the first things you learn about Austin is that there are a million new things to do every single day. All the new foods, new music, and new events can feel overwhelm...

A Day on UT’s Campus

When you think of a state university campus, you probably think of a dusty library, a smattering of dorms, and bright school colors on every surface, all tucked away in a little college town corner. However, on...

Guide to Sustainable Restaurants in Austin

Austin’s residents love to live sustainably and to make the Earth a better place than how they found it and what better way to participate in that then by eating at sustainable restaurants? The four places belo...

Northwest Hills

Just across MoPac, or Loop 1, from Allandale and Crestview, the Northwest Hills neighborhood was built around the 1960s. In addition to the spacious lots, homes are known for open floor plans, large kitchens, a...

Jester Estates

Situated in the hills of northwest Austin, Jester Estates offers upscale homes that date from the 1980s. Jester Estates offers membership in its clubhouse, which features a swimming pool, tennis and basketball ...

Crestview

Just east of Allandale, Crestview also offers in-town convenience without downtown prices. In 2010, about 55 percent of Crestview residents were between the ages of 25 and 54, reflecting the influx of new famil...

Allandale

People who move to Allandale tend to stay here. Spacious lots, good schools, a kid-friendly park, pool, and tennis courts, as well as the tree-lined streets explain why many residents lived here as children and...
Lakeway Texas Living

Lakeway, Texas

Located approximately 20 miles west of Austin, Lake Travis is an exciting place to live and a popular destination for water and outdoor enthusiasts.  The South Lake Travis area is generally considered to includ...

Hutto

Conveniently located off the new Central Texas turnpike system, Hutto has become Austin’s fastest-growing suburb that is both family and business friendly. It was named one of the Top 100 Places in Major Market...

East César Chavez

Located north of Lady Bird Lake and just south of  bustling East Sixth Street, East César Chavez is a mostly residential area, with 60% of the land identified as single-family residential. One of the oldest nei...