When you do a double-take at your water bill …
More than 100 customers in and around Steiner Ranch have reached out to Travis County Water District #17 in search of answers regarding what appears to be a considerable increase in their water bills. What does WCID #17 say? You should check for a leak, and there are 35 days in the September billing cycle. Many water users are skeptical about the utility’s response.
When you like kiting and kickback schemes …
On September 25, the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the Lakeway Regional Medical Center and several of its founding investors/administrators, charging that the group defrauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in a mortgage loan transaction that eventually cost HUD $172 million. Hopefully, American taxpayers won’t be left with the bill.
When you’re referred to as a cedar chopper …
The Westlake area has been educating students since 1872 when Robert Eanes established and built the first schoolhouse, now known as Eanes Elementary. And before there was anything — roads, stores, electricity — there was a school.
When you think you’re a tough guy …
You make verbal threats and inappropriate gestures toward elementary students. And then you get arrested.
When you like ketchup packets and syrup dispensers …
IHOP and Chick-Fil-A are headed to Four Points. On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale shared a rundown of the new businesses headed to The Center at Four Points.
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What to do if you’re out & about today and this weekend …
Start-Up Kids Club at Lake Travis Community Library.
Live Team Trivia at LT Corner Pub.
Thursday at Mercer with Georgia Parker at Mercer Street Dance Hall.
Sanjeev Patel at Jules Design Bar at Hill Country Galleria.
Open Mic Night with Douglas Clyde Martin at Gnarly Gar.
Alex Lopez at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
Kevin Daniel Smith, The AGT Project at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood.
Friday, October 4
Embrace the Elements Hike at Hill Country Galleria (8am)
Lululemon (re)opens at Hill Country Galleria (10am)
Classic Car Show at Sandeez Hamburger Hut (11:30am)
Kaylin Karr at Lake Travis Community Library (4pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Jay Webber at Jules Design Bar at Hill Country Galleria (6pm-10pm)
Morgan Nicole at Hops & Thyme (7pm)
Memphis Train in Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Live Music at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Drew Womack & Tommy Shane Steiner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Square Grooves at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Sour Bridges 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, October 5
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9:00am)
Lululemon Block Party at Hill Country Galleria (11am)
Penny Jamrack Art Reception at Lake Travis Community Library (1:30pm-3pm)
Douglas Gene at Jules Design Bar at Hill Country Galleria (7pm)
Saturday Night Concert Series at Hill Country Galleria with Fastball (7pm-9pm)
Sophisticates at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Isaac Routh at LT Corner Pub (8:30pm-midnight)
Skyrocket at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (8:30pm)
Open Mic with Douglas Clyde Martin at Gnarly Gar (7pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Electron Donors (8pm), Rocktoberfest with Vinyl Flashback (10:30pm)
Live Music at Doc’s Fish Camp & Grill in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, October 6
Tutus & Ties Fun Run at Lakeway City Park (9am-noon)
Bow Wow Reading at Lake Travis Community Library (1:30pm-2:30pm)
Yoga & Goga x Contra/Common Complimentary Flow Class at Hill Country Galleria (3pm)
Sunday Jazz Series with The George Carver Trio at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (3pm-5pm)
Sunday Brunch at Cafe Blue (11am)
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)
The Brew in Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Andrea Marie & The Magnolia Band (7:30pm), 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
Trivia Night every Tuesday at The Ginger Man 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
Tickets on sale now for the 20th season of Spicewood Arts Society events & performances
Tickets on sale now for Little Shop of Horrors at TexARTS, performances Oct 4th – Oct 20th
October 7 – Tickets go on sale for ELF The Musical Jr at TexARTS
October 9 – 18th Annual LT Chamber of Commerce Birdies by the Lake Golf Tournament
October 10 – Fitness Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria (5pm-9pm)
October 12 – FREE concert featuring Pauline Reese and John Arthur Martinez at Angel’s Icehouse (7pm)
October 16 – Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Vintage Villas (11am-1pm)