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Marathon 2016 – Breezed through on Valentines Day Morning

The Marathon has come and gone.

In the past neighbors in our ‘hood had complaints about sound and access … and largely through the effort of concerned individuals and the BCNA dealing directly with city staff and event producers, many of these inconveniences have been ameliorated and the event still makes its annual trek through our local streets.

The long-time organizers of the Austin Marathon have passed the baton to a new crew and as such next year some things we’ve taken for granted in the past as having been handled may rise again as issues to manage through patient, calm persistence.

Did you watch? Did you or someone you know participate? Was it terribly inconvenient? Do you think the event is net positive? Good for business and health? Something else?

Let’s try to get the (constructive) comments flowing …

South First in “Food-O-File”

Build a crosswalk and they will come … culled from the web (source: http://www.austinchronicle.com/food/2012-01-13/food-o-file/):

Nowhere is the burgeoning growth of the local food scene more evident than along South First Street from Riverside to Oltorf, long famous as Austin’s Tex-Mex mile. Besides a variety of cuisines offered in four busy food trailer parks, intrepid diners can now choose …