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14 minutes | Jul 12, 2019
Why Does The Top Of Austin’s Tallest Building Look ‘Unfinished’?
Everyone’s an architecture critic. But why does the crown on “The Independent” look the way it does?
10 minutes | Jul 10, 2019
Who Is That Guy With The ‘Giant Bird’ In South Austin?
In our latest, “Hi, Who Are You?” story, we hear the story of a man and his bird — and the family that wanted to meet them.
10 minutes | Jun 19, 2019
Who Is The Man In Southwest Austin Who Fostered Over 100 Babies With His Wife?
For the next episode in our Hi, Who Are You? series, KUT’s Nadia Hamdan introduces us to Burrell W. Lankford.
7 minutes | Jun 17, 2019
Why Is Austin’s ‘Official’ Pride Festival In August — And Not June, Like Most Everyone Else’s?
June is when many places celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month. So why doesn’t Austin?
8 minutes | Jun 12, 2019
Who Is The Motorcycle Rider Who Does Wheelies Around Town In Pool Floaties?
The second in our Hi, Who Are You? series. A low-speed chase. Revving engines. Inflatable flamingoes.
8 minutes | Jun 12, 2019
Who’s That Krispy Kreme Employee Who’s So Positive All The Time?
In the first episode of our spin-off series, Hi, Who Are You?, we meet Sylvester Myers. This piece was produced by KUT’s Nathan Bernier.
10 minutes | May 28, 2019
What’s The Real Story Behind Dan’s Hamburgers And Fran’s Hamburgers?
Their signs looked oddly similar. The names were pretty darn close, too. Is the origin of Dan’s and Fran’s an urban legend?
7 minutes | May 16, 2019
People Keep Moving To Austin. But Where Are They Coming From?
About 145 people moved to Austin each day last year. Where did they move from?
10 minutes | May 8, 2019
How Did Texas Become The Only State With Its Own Toast?
It started almost 80 years ago, with a restaurant and some too-thick bread.
6 minutes | May 1, 2019
How Do Musicians Make The Cut For The Austin City Limits TV Series?
Go behind the scenes at KLRU’s Austin City Limits TV show to find out how they pick their artists — how little they get paid. MORE HERE.
8 minutes | Apr 3, 2019
Who Is The Crossing Guard Who Waves To Everyone Near Mendez Middle School?
Are there people in your life that you see all the time, but have never stopped to meet?
13 minutes | Mar 14, 2019
What Ever Happened To Austin’s ‘Spamarama’?
The spiced ham product was the centerpiece of this longtime festival. For a time, the event was insanely popular — so what why did it go away?
12 minutes | Mar 11, 2019
So, About The Origin Of ‘The Live Music Capital Of The World’… We Were Wrong. Here’s The Real Story.
OK, now we have the definitive story of Austin’s official nickname (we think).
11 minutes | Feb 14, 2019
The Last Man On Rainey Street
The families who once lived on Rainey Street all left. One man is still there.
6 minutes | Jan 17, 2019
Who Were The Streets In This North Austin Neighborhood Named After?
Who were Miranda, Esther, Lisa and Rufus?
6 minutes | Jan 9, 2019
Why Is MoPac Traffic So Much Worse In The Afternoon Than In The Morning?
Does it really take longer to get home in the afternoon than to get to work in the morning?
13 minutes | Dec 18, 2018
Sarah Asked ‘When Can You Call Yourself A Real Austinite?’ Y’all Had Some Ideas.
Maybe being an Austinite is more than a checklist. SUBSCRIBE on iTunes or RSS
9 minutes | Dec 12, 2018
Who Are Those People Who Ride Horses Around Downtown Austin?
Sometimes you can find people riding horses on the streets of Austin. We went for a ride with one of them. SUBSCRIBE: iTunes RSS
6 minutes | Nov 28, 2018
Why Is Austin’s Foliage So Amazing This Fall?
Mose Buchele takes a walk with our question-asker to learn the science behind this fall’s colorful trees.
5 minutes | Nov 27, 2018
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What are the experiences that bind Austinites together? Tell us here or call/text to 737-443-9466 or email us at email@example.com
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