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Just Listed! – Complete “Studs-out” Remodel in 78745

  2512 Carlow Drive,  78745 3 beds / 2 full baths – 1,347 square feet  Offered at $329,000  -Bird and butterfly Texas native plants -New roof with 25 yr warranty on materials & 5 year warranty on labor -New siding and trim w/ 50 year warranty -New double pane, gas-filled low-e windows with screens with lifetime […]

Williamson Creek

According to the sources in Wikipedia, Williamson creek, running through the park, is fed by a number of unnamed tributaries which are in turn fed by perennial springs of the St. Elmo Bench aquifer. Some of the tributaries are heavily wooded, and the area been recognized as environmentally sensitive by the city of Austin. Together with Kensington […]

Austin’s New Light Rail Transit, the Bus and Some Other Musings

Most people would agree that Austin needs better public transit. What Austinites cannot agree on is what type of transit, where and at what cost. In my opinion, light rail is an essential element to the evolution of a great city. We cannot depend on upgraded/wider roads to improve our overall transportation systems. I also […]

Squarerut Kava Bar

Kava or kava-kava (Piper methysticum) (Piper: Latin for ‘pepper’, methysticum: (Latinized) Greek for ‘intoxicating’) is a crop of the western Pacific – according to Wikipedia.. My wife and I got married in Fiji. We drank quite a bit of this drink made from the roots of the plant. It’s a great experience.. It’s not intoxicating.. it’s just.. nice… almost perfect. It’s said to be used […]

South Congress Planning – McMansion Ordinance

There is talk of continuing the McMansion ordinance into our area. Right now it doesn’t go any further south than Ben White. As developers start to look further south our area is starting to have issue with developers maxing out lots to their highest potential to increase their return. The McMansion ordinance is an attempt […]