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Past articles by Maribel:

10 new, unique Austin Election Day polling sites to cast your ballot

For many people, voting is a ritual. Whether it’s lining up on Election Day or always voting at the same local library branch, some people like a → Read More

Coronavirus case dashboards show interactive data for Austin area, Texas

As cases of coronavirus increase in the Central Texas region and across the state, the public can keep track of key data from health officials through → Read More

Power Poll: Adler’s response to pandemic rates positively; Trump’s seen negatively

In a new Statesman Power Poll, Austin Mayor Steve Adler’s handling of the growing coronavirus pandemic is being rated positively by Austin-area civic leaders, with most respondents rating his response as good or very good.Survey participants were split in their ratings of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s actions, but President Donald Trump’s response was overwhelmingly rated negatively.In March, 213… → Read More

Watch live: Coronavirus updates from the City of Austin

Watch live broadcasts from the City of Austin below. → Read More

20 Austin-based Instagram accounts to follow in 2020

Want to freshen up your Instagram home feed? Last year, I gathered a list of 10 Austin-based Instagram accounts to follow. But new decade, new list right? → Read More

No sleep till Austin? List ranks Texas capital among worst for snoozing

New York may be known as the city that never sleeps, but a recent list suggests Austinites could use some better shut eye themselves. Sleep Junkie, a site → Read More

The top-rated gas station coffee in the U.S. is in Texas

Buc-ee's is know for its cheap gas and clean bathrooms. But did you know its coffee is nationally recognized? GasBuddy, which collects fuel prices and gas station reviews, ranked Buc-ee's as the top-rated gas station coffee both in Texas and across the U.S. We knew this already: Buc-ee’s is officially the best gas station This is the third year in a row the Texas-based gas station chain led the… → Read More

U.S. News & World Report: Rice University tops UT Austin for best Texas college, again

Another year, another top place finish for Rice University. The Houston university is once again the top-ranked college in the Lone Star State, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual Best National Universities ranking. Rice University ranked No. 17 nationally, down one spot from last year's list, and tied with Cornell University in New York. Rankings are calculated by combining factors… → Read More

NFL bars in Austin: Where to cheer on your team this season

Cowboys country? Maybe. But with Austin being home to many transplants, not everybody living in the Texas capital is a fan of "America's Team. → Read More

Treat your pet with Rover's guide to 'dog's day out' in Austin

Today is National Dog Day, but who says treating your four-legged friend has to be confined to one day? Rover, an app for dog walking and pet → Read More

Report: The best college value in Texas is in College Station

Texas A&M earned the distinction of the best college by value in the state of Texas, according to a ranking by Money published this week. That's → Read More

U.S. News & World Report: 3 Austin hospitals rank among best in Texas

Three local hospitals are among the best in Texas, according to a new list from U.S. News and World Report. The highest-ranking Austin hospital is St. → Read More

Are you and your dog twins? Buzz Mill is hosting a lookalike contest

We know dogs are like family to us. But do you resemble your dog as if y'all were related? This weekend is the time to prove it. The Buzz Mill will host a → Read More

'The Bachelor Live on Stage' coming to Austin this spring

Ever wanted to be on The Bachelor? This spring, women in the Austin area will have their chance to accept a rose from a local bachelor. Fans of the most famous reality dating franchise can take part in an interactive show, The Bachelor Live on Stage, at ACL Live at the Moody Theater on May 17, 2020. The show will star "one eligible hometown Bachelor" and a group of lucky ladies will get to… → Read More

Wait, what? List ranks Austin No. 2 best big city to live in

Can't win 'em all, Austin. The latest ranking of U.S. cities to live in has the Texas capital in the runner-up spot. Wallethub's list of the → Read More

Austin cracks top 10 of Travel + Leisure's best U.S. cities list

Add another distinction to Austin's resume. Texas' capital recently earned a spot on a ranking of the "15 best cities in the United States" by → Read More

Not a tourist trap: 8 Austin Tex-Mex and Mexican restaurants to try

There's likely not a line of people outside the door. The wait to sit is often as long as it takes you to walk to a table. It's not that place your friend → Read More

Your guide to local Austin pet stores

Buying local isn't just for humans. If you've got a furry (or feathery or scaly) friend at home, Austin's reputation as a pet-friendly city means plenty → Read More

Texas is one of the best states for young drivers, according to report

Hitting the road as a teenager can be a scary experience, but Texas teen drivers have a lot going for them according to a new report. Credit finance → Read More

Texas is one of the best states for teen drivers, according to report

Hitting the road as a teenager can be a scary experience, but Texas teen drivers have a lot going for them according to a new report. Credit finance → Read More