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Why Are There So Few Homes With Basements Around Austin?

October 18th, 2018

7:58
Basements are common in other parts of the country. So why not here? Is it the rock? The flooding? Nope.

What Ever Happened To Austin’s Long-Running Aqua Fest?

October 4th, 2018

6:54
For decades, Aqua Fest was an annual celebration in Austin. Then, it stopped. One ATXplained listener wanted to know why.

We’re Doing A Live Show! Come Be A Part Of It!

August 24th, 2018

1:04
Join us on Friday, September 21 at 7 p.m. at the Texas Union Theater on the UT campus. Details and tickets (they’re free) are right here.

How Did These Tropical Fish Wind Up Thriving In Austin’s Waller Creek? 🐠

June 28th, 2018

6:04
An Austin creek is home to a wild population of platyfish, known worldwide as colorful, affordable pet-store species. But they jumped the tank as …

Why Are You Not Allowed To Swim In Lady Bird Lake?

June 14th, 2018

8:35
You can canoe, kayak, paddleboard — but don’t get in the water. Why not? MORE HERE

Is It Bee Cave Or Bee Caves? And Where Are The Bees? 🐝

May 31st, 2018

7:14
It’s a question that’s vexed people for years. But were there ever any bees?

What’s The History Behind That Bell Tower On Cesar Chavez?

May 24th, 2018

8:39
At the end of Colorado Street on the north bank of Lady Bird Lake stands a six-story brick tower. So what’s it there for?

What’s That Weird-Looking Tower Up On 51st Street?

May 11th, 2018

6:56
Water tower? Government conspiracy? KUT’s Joseph Leahy investigates.

What’s The Difference Between Ranch-To-Market And Farm-To-Market Roads?

May 4th, 2018

6:45
RM? FM? Do they even go to farms or ranches? You can read more here.

What’s The Story With This Tiny Cemetery In The Highway Median?

April 24th, 2018

12:37
Out by the Austin airport, there’s a tiny cemetery in a huge construction site. Who’s buried there? What will become of it? See more here.
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