September 23, 2014

Open Mansfield Dam

It has been ages since I've taken the time to write an actual blog post and not just share something… [more]

Open Mansfield Dam Open Mansfield Dam

Steiner Ranch Neighborhood Association

The following was written by the Steiner Ranch Neighborhood Association (Full Disclosure: I am a 2012-2012… [more]

Steiner Ranch Neighborhood Association Steiner Ranch Neighborhood Association

Resident Owned, Funded, and Operated Zack’s American Bistro

Steiner Ranch throws support behind new restaurant

Resident Owned, Funded, and Operated Zack’s American Bistro Resident Owned, Funded, and Operated Zack's American Bistro

Snake Season in Central Texas

It's snake season, here's what to watch for and how

Snake Season in Central Texas Snake Season in Central Texas

MBA Student Begins Researching Fire Related Congestion

Research in to the traffic congestion in Steiner Ranch comes from the most ideal corner of the world

MBA Student Begins Researching Fire Related Congestion MBA Student Begins Researching Fire Related Congestion

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Open Mansfield Dam

It has been ages since I’ve taken the time to write an actual blog post and not just share something on Facebook or Google+. This though, I think, deserved some more attention. As you know too well, Austin, as is much of Texas, is wrestling with years of drought. As our population continues to explode, [...]

Steiner Ranch Neighborhood Association Map

Steiner Ranch Neighborhood Association

The following was written by the Steiner Ranch Neighborhood Association (Full Disclosure: I am a 2012-2012 Member of the Board of the Association) Did you know there are approximately 900 new households are on the table for construction in Steiner Ranch, with more than 80% being multi-family units? Did you know that substantial new commercial [...]

Zack's American Bistro

Resident Owned, Funded, and Operated Zack’s American Bistro

When Julie and I started work on our survey of resident dining habits so long ago, it never occurred to me that a separate project was underway by two very successful Austin restauranteurs to open the very restaurant Steiner Ranch seeks. That survey, of nearly 1,000 residents, reported that among the top 10 things desired [...]

Rattlesnake found throughout Texas

Snake Season in Central Texas

As the warmth returns to the hills, so do the snakes crawl from their wherever it is that they hide away to return to our backyards. Texas is home to a wider diversity of snakes than any other state and while most native snakes are non-venomous, two families of snakes, coral and some pit vipers [...]

Fire related traffic from Steiner Ranch

MBA Student Begins Researching Fire Related Congestion

Alarmingly, while we all experienced the tremendous traffic leaving the neighborhood in the wake of the 2011 fires, the congestion received very little media attention and even less documentation. Indeed, I can only find one photo of the congestion, this on an Amazon “Cloud” server (for those of you in the know about how cloud-computing [...]

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