When you don’t have a strategy …
You’re winging it with a 5.2 million dollar tax fund balance. Some locals are voicing concern that Lakeway lacks the policy to evaluate the distribution of its substantial tax fund balance. Council member Louis Mastrangelo said Lakeway’s ongoing problem is it continues to accrue funds and “doesn’t encourage its use in any way, shape or form” other than TexArts, a regular HOT fund user. Lakeway collects 7% in HOT funds from area hotels, motels, and short-term rental properties every quarter.
When you say, “Goodbye, Lake Travis & Hello, East River.” …
“Brett the Met” got drafted by the NY Mets. On Saturday, Brett Baty helped Lake Travis advance to the state baseball tournament for just the second time in program history. On Sunday he flew with his family to New York to be there in person for the Major League Baseball draft. On Monday night he heard his name called when the New York Mets picked him 12th overall.
When you have available flat land …
You can build one of these. Construction on a new 206,000-square-foot multi-sport complex in Cedar Park is underway. iSports Cedar Park will be an indoor/outdoor sports complex featuring two hockey rinks and two turf fields.
When you want to get eaten by a shark in Lake Travis …
And you can do it on the float that young “Jaws” victim Alex Kintner was on when he was attacked. Jaws on the Water runs every Saturday night this summer starting this weekend through August 17 (although there’s no show July 6).
When you love to sleep outside …
Do you prefer a tent, tipi, treehouse, or hammock? Here are some unique camping destinations for your summer vacation close to home in a sleeping bag.
When you want to go downtown for scooting …
Know your scooter rules. Texting and scooting: You can’t do it. You can’t call and scoot, either. Here are the new rules for scooter riders. Now you’re a safe scooter.
When you’re here for a reason …
The survivor of the plane crash in Lakeway spoke to the press for the first time, thanking the two off-duty firefighters that happened to be there to rescue him.
When your input is sought …
The City of Lakeway and Legend Communities is seeking input about a new development project called The Square on Lohmans. Did the developer make one option look boring on purpose?
When your walls have something to say …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale introduced you to local artists, studios, and non-profits that are defining the artistic voice in the Lake Travis area. If you’d like to share your vision on a mural, this is your chance.
together with Todd Hower Realty
This featured property is a cul-de-sac location in the UT Golf Club at Steiner Ranch. Enjoy a private backyard view overlooking your pool from the first or second story covered patio.
The $5497 & 88.6% …
$5497 – the listing fee you pay at closing when you sell your home with Todd Hower Realty.
88.6% – the percentage of homes listed with Todd Hower Realty that sell in 49 days or less.
Find out how you can get full-service seller representation & marketing for a lot less than 6% of the sales price when you sell your home.
What to do if you’re out & about today and this weekend …
Dinosaur George at Lake Travis Community Library.
Live Team Trivia at LT Corner Pub.
Joel Hoffman Band at Mercer Street Dance Hall.
Robert Wagner and His Rogue Collective in Starlight Terrace at The Oasis.
Open Mic Night with Douglas Clyde Martin at Gnarly Gar.
Bellamy Brothers at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
The AGT Project, Surprise 80’s Dance Band at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood.
Friday, June 7
Flash Sale All Day at Lake Travis Community Library (10am-6pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Dive-In Movies at Lakeway Swim Park with Mary Poppins Returns (8:30pm-11pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Live Music at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Drew Womack & Tommy Shane Steiner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Andrea Marie & The Magnolia Band at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Grouchy Like Riley at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (8:30pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Carl Hutchens (8pm)
Saturday, June 8
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9:00am)
Stories from Japan at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am)
Joey Kipfer at Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery (4pm-7pm)
Live Music at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Live music in Beau’s Backyard at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
NewsBoyz at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Darrell Goldman at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30pm)
Saturday Night Concert on the Lawn at Hill Country Galleria with Dawn & Hawkes (7pm-9pm)
Carl Hutchens Band at LT Corner Pub (8pm-11pm)
Open Mic with Douglas Clyde Martin at Gnarly Gar (7pm)
Pearl Snaps at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Kevin Deal (8pm), Nate Kipp (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 9
Austin Litas Motorcycle Ride Out at The Ginger Man at Hill Country Galleria (11:30am)
Art4Kids at Lake Travis Community Library (2pm)
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 Travis Woodard & Wildcard Express (4pm), 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
June 10 – Big Band Bash at Lakeway Activity Center (8pm-10pm)
June 13 – Wags & Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria (5pm-9pm)
June 14-16 – Frozen, Jr. at TexARTS (tickets on sale no)
June 15 – Barre on the Lawn at Hill Country Central Plaza (10:30am)
June 16 – Father’s Day Brunch at The Oasis (reservations required)
June 19 – FIT4MOM Grand Opening at Hill Country Galleria (8:30am-10:30am)
June 25 – Ladies Night Out at Hill Country Galleria (5pm-9pm)