As a lame-duck City Council signed off on nearly $2 billion in tax subsidies for developers, five newly elected aldermen protested outside.United Working Families

Community Groups Sue City To Block $900 Million Lincoln Yards TIF

The controversial TIF for the Lincoln Yards development was approved by the City Council last week.

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Dog Park Planned For Jefferson Park Stalls As Ald. Gardiner Pulls Plug On Funding

Now-former Ald. John Arena (45th) promised a group advocating for a dog park at Austin-Foster Park $100,000. But new Ald. Jim Gardiner says hundreds of neighbors oppose the plan.

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Another One: DJ Khaled Brings Miami Soul Food Franchise To Austin

Miami's DJ Khaled opened The Licking this week at 5045 W. Madison St., thrilling West Siders with its unique spin on soul food.