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Idle Hands is offering free meals today, including its Cubanos and fries. (Idle Hands/Instagram)

The power is out, streets are icy, grocery stores are emptying, and you might be wondering where to get your next meal. Here's a list of places offering free food during this difficult time.

Austinites are encouraged to stay off the roads and walk to locations. Meals are limited and could be finished before the time listed in the businesses' Instagram post.

Burro Cheese, 80 Rainey St.

Hestia, 607 W. 3rd St.

Idle Hands Austin, 85 Rainey St.


After over a month of increasing cases and hospitalizations, Austin is now back at a Stage 4 threshold for risk-based guidelines. (St. David's Medical Center/Facebook)

For the first time since July 30, the seven-day moving average for COVID hospitalizations dropped below 50 on Tuesday, reaching the Stage 4 threshold.

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Austin's new police chief is former assistant chief Joseph Chacon, Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk announced Wednesday morning.

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(Roger Ho/ACL Fest)

What, you think the only thing there is to do at Austin City Limits is to watch your favorite artists? Must be your first time. ACL is more than just a dreamy three-day soundscape in the park—between sets, the festival has so much to offer that it's nearly impossible to get bored.

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