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Chris O'Connell


Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Chris:

Austin power outages could extend to Sunday, per Austin Energy

Many blame city leadership while praising line crews. → Read More

Central Texas county orders district-wide boil water notice

Travis County Water District 10 issues boil water and conservation notice west of Austin following power outages. → Read More

Sneaker Con returns for second year in San Antonio

San Antonio gets Sneaker Con for a second year, as it returns on February 4, at the Henry B. González Convention Center → Read More

Austin freeze leaves 130,000 people without power Wednesday

It is not possible to give an estimated power restoration times. → Read More

Cured chef Steve McHugh is opening Luminaire in Austin

Luminaire opens February 1 at the Hyatt Centric Congress Avenue → Read More

Winter storm causes Austin ISD to cancel school Tuesday

The National Weather Service winter storm warning extens to noon on Wednesday. → Read More

Central Texas preps icy roads ahead of winter storm warning

Austin and Central Texas TxDOT are preparing roadways as the NWS issues a winter storm warning in the area. → Read More

St. Elmo Brewing's Carl can making waves throughout Texas

Carl, a Kolsch from St. Elmo Brewing in Austin, is a reason the craft beer company will open a second location in 2023. → Read More

Tesla's Cybertruck will begin mass production in 2024

Tesla's Cybertruck, according to Elon Musk, will begin production in 2023 but not on a large scale until 2024. → Read More

Karen's Diner, 'Australia's rudest restaurant' set for Texas

Australia's Karen's Diner, with r'ude service and great burgers' hints at Austin appearance in 2023 → Read More

Toro Y Moi, Cuco headlining 15-year Austin Psych Fest celebration

Austin Psych Fest is returning to celebrate its 15 year anniversary, with performances by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Black Angels, and more. → Read More

James Beard taps 12 Austin, San Antonio spots as semifinalists

The Oscars of the food industry have announced their semifinalists and San Antonio and Austin have earned 12 entries on James Beard Awards list. → Read More

Shinyribs' Kevin Russell sings for Texas dog leash laws

Gourds and Shinyribs frontman Kevin Russell to debut leash law music videos at Fiesta Gardens in Austin near the lake on February 4. → Read More

Hawthorne Heights will perform a rooftop concert in Austin

Austin's Domain will host Hawthorne Heights for a free rooftop concert on March 31 echoing The Beatles. → Read More

California wealth tax could stop businesses going to Texas

California proposed a wealth tax inspired by Elon Musk's relocation of Tesla to Austin, Texas, that would follow residents out of state. → Read More

New Austin bars for cocktails, wine, and dancing in 2023

While some favorite watering spots closed, others came to replace them. → Read More

Austin airport sets record with 150 guns found in 2022

AUS broke its own record for firearms found in 2022. → Read More

Cain & Abel's will not close with new student housing yet

Cain & Abel's, a favorite West Campus bar, is rumored to close with new development, but will remain for now. → Read More

TikTok ban on UT Austin campus WiFi divisive for students

Some students are happy, some are indifferent, some are upset. → Read More

Madonna's 'Celebration Tour' adds extra Austin concert date

Madonna's Celebration Tour, kicking off this fall, will have six dates in Texas after the pop singer added second stops in Houston, Dallas, and Austin. → Read More