Your daily dose of Austin
Make your inbox more Austin.
Local news and fun, every day 6am.

parks rec

Austin's Waterloo Greenway plans for Phase 2 with $9 million federal grant

The second phase of the Waterloo Greenway will soon be underway thanks to a $9 million federal grant. (Waterloo Greenway Conservancy)

Downtown Austin will soon get a little more green as Austin's Waterloo Greenway park enters its second phase thanks to a new $9 million federal grant.

Keep Reading Show less


Austin golf courses, tennis courts, pools, other amenities to close indefinitely
(Emma Freer)

The Austin Parks and Recreation Department will close all facilities and park amenities on Monday, including those previously reopened, such as cultural centers, pools, golf courses, tennis courts and park concessions.

Keep Reading Show less
barton springs

The city of Austin announced it would close both Barton Springs and Deep Eddy temporarily as of Tuesday and that all city parks will shut down from July 3 to July 5 to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Keep Reading Show less