When you release water to grow rice …
Lake Travis is less than 70 percent full, and Lake Buchanan isn’t far behind. So far this year, the LCRA has sent more than 44,000 acre-feet of stored water downstream. They plan to release another 55,000 acre-feet between August and October.
When you want french toast with bananas and strawberries …
Family-friendly neighbor restaurant Galaxy Cafe will plant its flag near Lake Travis early next year, as it plans to open a location at Quinlan Crossing in Steiner Ranch.
When you’re driving — or stuck in traffic — on 620 …
When you go back in time …
From the photo vault: Summer fun at the lake in old Austin and the evolution of lake life.
When you’re trying to stay cool …
Who says you have to be miserable in these record-breaking Texas temperatures? Beat the heat with these H2Options.
When you put art in your heart …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale introduced you to the new owner and Creative Director of PAIYH Dance Studios, Beth Ann Hawley, a former Rangerette who continues to inspire and empower others with dance.
For when you need more closet space …
Lake Travis Lifestyle, together with Todd Hower Realty, will help you save money when you sell and make money when you buy.
Check out this “coming soon” property in Lakeway if you want one story, no carpet, and a big yard with a swimming pool.
What to do if you’re out and about today and this weekend …
Brandon Alan at Chisos Grill at Hill Country Galleria
Rosé All Day at We Olive & Wine Bar at Hill Country Galleria.
Jim Halfpenny at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls.
Soul Twist (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis.
Rudy Dice and Jeff Warren Johnston are playing at Poodies Roadhouse.
Carl Hutchens is performing at Grumpy’s.
Tommy Shane Steiner & Drew Womack are playing at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
Trivia Night at Gnarly Gar.
Friday, July 20
Lego Club at Lake Travis Community Library (4pm)
Dive-In Movies – Coco at the Lakeway Swim Center (8:30pm)
Giulia Millanta at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Stymie & Tex Tubbs, Rock House at Gnarly Gar (5pm)
Tommy Shane Steiner & Drew Womack at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7:30pm-11:30pm)
The Work Brothers at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — The Mismatch (8pm), Canvas People (10:30pm)
Saturday, July 21
Bow Wow Reading at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am)
Free Workout at Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9am)
Guy Forsyth at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Newsboyz at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (6:30pm-10:30pm)
Jo James at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Mother Covers at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Gordeaux Quartet at LT Corner Pub (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Cade Mower at Oasis Texas Brewing Company (7pm)
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with South Austin Moonlighters (10pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, July 22
Bill and Rosemary Galloway Art Reception at Lake Travis Community Library (1:30pm-3pm)
The Cowboys (John Wayne movie) at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (2pm-3:30pm)
Courtney Reed at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (noon-4pm)
Sunday Asado at El Gaucho Winery
Sunday Brunch at The Gingerman (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Chisos Grill (11am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Cafe Blue (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Sundancer Grill (9am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Lucy’s on the Lake (10am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch with Drew Womack at The Gnarly Gar (noon)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 at H-E-B Lakeway (10am)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Carl Hutchens (4pm), Grey Gregson (7:30pm), BB Morse Friends & Family (10pm)
Lone Star Farmers Market at Hill Country Galleria (10am-2pm)
Pedernales Farmer’s Market at Apis Restaurant parking lot (9am-2pm)
Tasting Room at Jester King Brewery (noon-9pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (noon-6pm)
Tasting Room at Spicewood Vineyards (noon-5pm)
Tasting Room at El Gaucho Winery (12:30pm-7pm)
The Brew at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Lucky’s Poker Club at Grumpy’s (4:30pm-8pm)
Local Hero Sunday at High 5 — a free hour of bowling and other discounts for military and veterans (with ID), police, fire & rescue (after 6pm)
Cinemark $5 Tuesdays all day at Hill Country Galleria
Wine Down Wednesday at Cafe Blue at Hill Country Galleria (all day)
Trivia & Taco Tuesday every Tuesday night at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6:30pm)
Traditional Irish Music every Tuesday night at LT Corner Pub (7pm)
Whiskey Wednesday every Wednesday at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub every Wednesday night (8pm)
Texas Songwriters Showcase every Monday at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood (6:30pm)
Preschool Story Time at Lake Travis Community Library every Monday (10:30am)
Save the date
Friday & Saturday nights thru August 4 – Jaws on the Water returns to Volente Beach Resort
July 24 – Ladies Night Out at Hill Country Galleria (5pm-9pm)
September 1 – The Bellamy Brothers are performing at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (8:30pm)
Photo credit: Cathy Hale