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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.


A mixed-use development known as Mirador will be located off the 130 Toll and Highway 71. (Hines)

A $500 million mixed-use development spanning 1,400 acres is coming to Southeast Austin, near Tesla’s headquarters at Giga Texas.

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Former UT tennis coach Michael Center told Sports Illustrated he thinks others were involved in the Varsity Blues scandal at UT.

Editor's note: This story summarizes Sports Illustrated's story detailing Michael Center's involvement in the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal, based on interviews with SI's Jon Wertheim. Additionally, Austonia received comments from Michael Center, included in this story.

Confined to his couch, former Longhorns tennis coach Michael Center praised his players via FaceTime after the program he built produced the Longhorns’ first national championship in 2019—a bittersweet moment as Center faced federal charges as part of the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal.

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