Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash The Joy of Giving As the year draws to a close, our DIstrict 6 office wishes you and yours a most wonderful holiday break for Thanksgiving. Elsewhere on this blog, we’ve updated our list of local D6 (or very close by) restaurants and shopsRead More →

Have you ever been to an Austin City Council Meeting? Want to get involved? Did you know you don’t need to travel downtown to watch, listen, or speak at a meeting? Check it out! Austin City Council meetings are held every other week on Thursdays (except for summer and end-of-yearRead More →

Graphic from City of Austin Land Development Code Interactive Zoning Map The City of Austin is in the process of rewriting its Land Development Code (LDC). Over the next few months, there are multiple opportunities to learn about the code, voice concerns, ask questions, submit map revisions, and learn howRead More →

It’s the orangey-est time of year! Time to head to the patch and get to thumpin’. Yes, it’s time to pick-a-punkin! Here’s a round-up of some pumpkin patches in District 6 as well as a few that are just a hop, skip, and a jump away. Listed on many “bestRead More →

Photo: Staff Sgt. Malcolm McClendon 36th Combat Aviation Brigade/DVIDS Defense Visual Information Service via Wikimedia Commons The Wildfire Division of the Austin Fire Department will see an additional $900,000 in its coffers after an amendment co-sponsored by CM Flannigan passed at the city budget meeting on September 9. This money goesRead More →