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With grocery store shelves quickly emptying and much of Austin struggling with water shortages or weather damage, dozens of Austin restaurants are giving residents much-needed warm, free meals throughout the weekend.

Here's a list of some restaurants bringing food to their community. This list will be updated throughout the day.

Z'Tejas, 1110 W. Sixth St

The Cavalier, 2400 Weberville Rd

Oakmont Food Company, 1106 W. 38th Street

The Vegan Yacht, 2000 Southern Oaks Drive

Juan in a Million, 2300 E. Cesar Chavez St.

Via 313, 600 W. Sixth 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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