Farmers Market near Steiner Ranch?

A reader asks if anyone knows if there is a farmers market closer to Steiner Ranch. I know of the one downtown and Sunset Valley. Any others?

House Fire in River Heights Overlook

It occurred this morning at 6:45 AM and seemed to be caused by lightning. The house in on Country Trails Lane in the gated community of River Heights Overlook. Links here, here, here and here. More information when I get it.

Library near Steiner Ranch

I got a question from a reader about the public library that residents should use. It is not the City of Austin library system as we do not pay taxes there, although we can use it for sixty dollars a year. I thought it was the Lakeway Library system but this map says it is… Read More >>

Earth Day

Today is Earth Day and I am not going to say we should plant trees or sell our cars and buy Prius’ but… Here are some simple things I think we can do. Tomorrow take all those HEB plastic bags and turn in five of them for a green reusable bag. Start recycling if you… Read More >>

Property Appraisals going up again???

I read this article in the statesman about property appraisals going up this year… I think with the recent mortgage crisis that started late last year, the values would be going down, but I guess not. Notices will be sent out this week, and you can find out for sure. Last year I used a… Read More >>

Freedom Boat Club – Open House

Got this email from Bill the owner of Freedom Boat Club Freedom Boat Club – Open House Member Preview No Boat Required; No Experience Needed; Hassles not Included. The Boat is waiting. Come visit us at our location in Steiner Ranch. We are located next to the Steiner Ranch Lake Club. You will get a… Read More >>

New Pet Sitter in Steiner Ranch

Got an email from Tim about a new pet sitting service. My wife, Chris Johnson, just started a pet sitting business geared specifically toward Steiner Ranch residents. As residents of Steiner over the past three years, it has been obvious that there are MANY, MANY pet lovers just like us in this wonderful neighborhood and… Read More >>

Steiner Cares Update

Got an update from Tom Henry about some recent and upcoming projects of Steiner Cares The Steiner Cares Dress for Success Clothing Drive was a True Success! Our community came together for an overwhelming response. We are still receiving donations, but the latest totals are over 140 suits (many of which still had tags on… Read More >>

Spanish Workshop

I got this email from Carolina of Spanish Train. Dear Steiner Ranch neighbors and parents of young children; Spanish Train is a project that I have been working on for the past few months. It is an initiative to promote early Spanish learning. I am starting the first series of workshops on Wednesday April 16th… Read More >>

Lakeside Pizza and Grill: Review 2

Since there were a lot of comments on the blog about Lakeside Pizza and Grill the past couple of days. I wanted to put a post up about my most recent experience. We went this past Thursday and arrived at around 7. We wanted to sit outside but the hostess said it would take 40… Read More >>