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Alamo Drafthouse will require moviegoers to wear masks when theaters reopen, although the company has not yet announced when it will open its doors.


The theater chain closed theaters in March due to COVID-19. Movie theaters were permitted to open up to 25% capacity on May 1 when Gov. Greg Abbott announced phase one of his plan to reopen Texas, but many stayed closed.

The move comes after AMC theaters announced they would not require masks, only to reverse course a day later after receiving criticism. The company said it wanted to avoid "political controversy."

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Austin could no longer host the United States Grand Prix if a ten-year contract isn't renewed at Circuit of the Americas. (Circuit of the Americas/Facebook)

In May, Circuit of the Americas chairman Bobby Epstein looked back on 10 years of Formula 1's U.S. Grand Prix at COTA confident that the race would be here to stay in Texas. But sources tell Austonia that securing another contract may be in jeopardy.

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(Tito's Handmade Vodka)

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz Tito's Handmade Vodka
  • 4 oz sparkling water
Directions: Just add Tito's Handmade Vodka and sparkling water to a glass with ice. Top with a squeeze of lime. Enjoy!

(Laura Figi/Austonia)

Houston? Dallas? San Antonio? No, it has to be Austin.

We know Californians love Texas, but a recent string of posts on neighborhood platform Nextdoor in Santa Barbara, California, displays what the craze to move to Austin looks like.

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