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Is Austin still cool? Why the Live Music Capital could be losing its edge

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Live Music Capital of the World. Mecca of all things "weird." City of hippies, slackers and honky tonks—Austin's reputation was once synonymous with all things "cool."

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Austin is building more homes than any other US city, study says

More homes are being built in Austin than any other city this year, according to a Redfin report. (DPR Construction/Facebook)

More homes of all shapes and sizes are cropping up in Austin than in any other U.S. city.

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Rekindling the Austin flame: Why burnt-out Austinites choose to stay even with the mounting woes of 'New Austin'

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When Mark Coffey moved to Austin in 1986, it was the land of Stevie Ray Vaughan shows, MTV and new opportunities.

Now, it may be the land of limited housing, property tax hikes and California license plates—but many are still choosing to stay for remnants of that old-school charm.

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