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

Christina Garcia

PHOTOS: Dia de los Muertos Festival at Waterloo Park honors the dead with Mexican tradition

David Esparza attended the Dia de los Muertos Festival dressed as La Catrina. (Christina Garcia/Austonia)

In flower crowns and Calavera face paint, Austinites gathered at the new Waterloo Park for what might be a new tradition for Dia de Los Muertos in Austin.

Keep ReadingShow less

Popular

Big laughs: Out-of-towners like Joe Rogan are shaking up Austin's comedy scene

Joe Rogan is one of many big names in stand-up to make their way to Austin. (Big Laugh Comedy/Twitter)

An influx of talent is both creating an Austin comedy renaissance and dividing the local stand-up community.

Keep ReadingShow less
Austin police chief hopefuls talk racism and reimagining policing

Avery Moore, assistant chief of the Dallas Police Department; Emada E. Tingirides, deputy chief of the Los Angeles police department; and Joseph Chacon, interim police chief for APD, were able to meet the community on Wednesday. (City of Austin)

Standing before community members and current officers of the Austin Police Department, the three finalists for the Austin police chief role answered questions on how to reimagine public safety and address systemic racism at the first of two community meetings to meet the candidates on Wednesday evening.

Keep ReadingShow less