When you want a toll bridge across Lake Austin …
Maybe it’s not the best solution when you’re stuck on 620. So what about elevated lanes? And roads going through the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve? Or numerous bridges across Lake Travis and Lake Austin? CAMPO (Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organizations) identified a collection of ideas received from engaging the public and local planners and now want to get your feedback about where we need better connections in our region. Share your thoughts and take the CAMPO Survey by July 15.
When you step on a zebra mussel …
This guy isn’t helping the situation. The owner of a barge rental company, with many barges covered in zebra mussels located at the Sandy Creek boat ramp, admitted to not thoroughly cleaning the barges before transporting them from all the different bodies of water. The owner received multiple commercial citations for transporting zebra mussels and a stern talking-to from a Travis County game warden.
When you have the power …
Brett Baty, the New York Mets’ number one pick in the 2019 draft out of Lake Travis High School, came out swinging. The left-handed powerhouse made heads turn at his first batting practice. The 19-year-old bypassed a scholarship offer to the University of Texas and agreed to a $3.9 million signing bonus, nearly a half-million below the projected slot ($4.37 million).
When it’s the 44th on the 4th …
This year marks the 44th anniversary of Lakeway’s Independence Day celebration, which includes a variety of events all day long on July 4th. This year’s theme is “Fly Me To The Moon: One Small Step for a Man, One Giant Leap for Mankind,” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first crewed moon mission.
When you’re good at dropping things in the water …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale shared stories about losing stuff and what you can do when you drop things like your phone, car keys, or a wedding ring in Lake Travis.
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The $5497 & 88.6% …
$5497 – the listing fee you pay at closing when you sell your home with Todd Hower Realty.
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What to do if you’re out & about today and this weekend …
Jr. Chef Challenge at Lake Travis Community Library.
Live Team Trivia at LT Corner Pub.
David Ball at Mercer Street Dance Hall.
Dawn Maracle in Starlight Terrace at The Oasis.
Open Mic Night with Douglas Clyde Martin at Gnarly Gar.
Alex Lopez at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
The Barbees, The AGT Project at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood.
Friday, June 21
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Live Music at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Peterson Brothers in Beau’s Backyard at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Drew Womack & Tommy Shane Steiner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
The Austones at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (6pm-10pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
The Saddle Sores at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (8:30pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Braydon Zink with special guest (10pm)
Saturday, June 22
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9:00am)
Dive-In Movies at Lakeway Swim Center with Bumblebee – PG-13 (8:30pm-11pm)
Live Music at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Dawn Maracle’s White Flag Band in Beau’s Backyard at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Sophisticates at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Weldon Henson at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30pm)
Carl Hutchens Band at LT Corner Pub (8pm-11pm)
Open Mic with Douglas Clyde Martin at Gnarly Gar (7pm)
Lee Rowan at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Armadillo Road (8pm), Joel Hoffman(10:30pm)
Live Music at Doc’s Fish Camp & Grill in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, June 23
Art4Kids at Lake Travis Community Library (2pm)
Sunday Matinee with The Pearl Snaps at Mercer Street Dance Hall (3pm-6pm)
Sunday Brunch at Cafe Blue (11am)
Shawn Mathews. at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (noon-4pm)
Sunday Brunch at The Ginger Man (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Gnarly Gar (noon)
Sunday Brunch at Chisos Grill (11am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Cafe Blue (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Lucy’s on the Lake (10am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 at H-E-B Lakeway (10am)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Jeff Warren Johnston (4pm), Travis Woodard & Co (8pm), Lucas Johnson (10pm)
Lone Star Farmers Market at noon 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)
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
Now through August 16 – Summer Camps at TexARTS (half & full day camps available)
Now through August 31 – Mural Artist Submissions being accepted
Now through August 4 – Summer Camps galore at Lakeway Activity Center (register online)
June 19 – FIT4MOM Grand Opening at Hill Country Galleria (8:30am-10:30am)
June 25 – Ladies Night Out at Hill Country Galleria (5pm-9pm)
June 28 – Dale Watson at Mercer Street Dancehall (7pm doors open)
July 4th – 44th Annual 4th of July Parade & Celebration in Lakeway (parade starts at 8am)
July 4th – Independence Day Festival at Hill Country Galleria (starts at 4pm)
July 12 – August 4 – Annie at TexARTS (tickets on sale now)
September 19 – Bellamy Brothers at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse