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Backyard Playsets

Great info from Whitney from Adventures Outback. I've heard nothing but awesome things about this company and their playsets. They only do this sale once a year to get rid of their display models and overstocks, so it's a great opportunity to save a lot on a quality...

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Steiner Ranch Primary Care

I have been a patient of Steiner Ranch Primary Care for quite a while now and was always very happy with their service and convenience. However, since the absence of Dr. Miller, things have gone downhill. I tried about a month ago to refill a recurring prescription...

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Bikes4Kids From Kids

Did your kids get a new bike for Christmas and you’re not sure what to do with the old one?  Let Bikes4KidsFromKids.com give it to other kids in Austin!  I am 9 years old and got a new bike for Christmas and since all of the organized bike donations are before...

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Cat found in Steiner Ranch

We found a beautiful black cat in our back yard the night of December 23rd.  We live in the Red Oak Valley Subdivision at the UT Golf Club.  Please contact Cindy if you have lost her.  281-799-0713 or cinco313@aol.com.  Attached is a picture if you can use this.

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Hill Country Education Foundation Launches Membership Drive

Hill Country Education Foundation Launches Membership Drive AUSTIN, TX – December 14, 2010 – Today the Hill Country Education Foundation launched a six- month membership drive to recruit families, individuals, students and faculty to their organization. Members of...

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Uncle Billy’s BBQ at the Oasis

Link to website here. Got a review from a reader. What do other people think of the place? I ate at the Barton Springs location and the food wasn't that great. We are Steiner residents.  Tried Uncle Billy’s Brew and Que at the Oasis on Friday.  Early review – same...

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Review of Soleil

Soleil is a new restaurant in the Oasis Complex. More details are here and here. Also here is an anonymous review from one of our readers. My husband read in the Austin Business Journal that it opened yesterday and it so happened we had a date night, so we went.  We...

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Suelo Nuevo Reviews

I have read some and they are not good. Will try and get some confirmation if the restaurant is being run by the people who use to run Thai Harmony. Add new reviews to this post.

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Missing Cat

Lost Cat - REWARD Muffin is lost from Bloomfield Hills Lane She is microchipped, spayed and vaccinated 7-months old, black and grey tabby $250 Reward Please call (512) 517-6105

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Johnson’s Backyard Garden CSA in Steiner Ranch

Was asked to post this... There is a pickup point in Steiner Ranch if you are interested. Check the website at http://www.jbgorganic.com/csa/ What is Community Supported Agriculture? Community Supported Agriculture is a direct partnership between the consumer and the...

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SCARE for a Cure

SCARE for a Cure is Austin's only extreme interactive haunted adventure! Experience 45 minutes of spine-tingling thrills and chills as you and your friends try to cross the Zombie Wasteland and find a cure to save humanity.  Will you survive or become one of the...

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New Trash and Recycling Provider in Steiner Ranch

With the input and help of the Steiner Ranch Facilities and Recycling Committees, we are proud to announce the arrival of a new company that will provide our trash and recycling services. Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) will assume all responsibilities for the Trash and...

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Stroller Strides

Join Stroller Strides of Austin here in Steiner Ranch! We work out 5 days a week with our babies in tow! We are a Mommy and Baby fitness class with quite the social calendar as well. Check it out! Your first class is FREE! FMI: visit www.strollerstrides.net/austin or...

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Thai Harmony Closing on 09/17/10

Putting this announcement on the main page. The Tutto Gusto/Quinlan Park Grill curse has hit again. I think the final nail in the coffin was Cho Sushi. I never thought this community could support two Asian restaurants. I went to Cho last week for dinner and there was...

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Review of 1379 Family Sports Shop

Got this review from a long time reader. I just found out a bout a GREAT store I though I would share with everyone. It is called 1379 Family Sports Shop. You may know them as a Kid's Triathlon Series Sponsor. The owners are former athletes (her # was 13, his was...

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Steiner Ranch Farmers Market – Sundays 9am to 1pm

Article Cut and Pasted from Hill Country News. Rick from Cups and Cones said they will have 4 vendors the next two Sundays. People waited in line to buy fresh produce at the opening of the new Farmers Market in Steiner Ranch on Sunday. Terry Bush of Bush Farms was one...

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Aztex Camp Summer 2010

Got a fwd email from Anna Hughes (email ahughes@austinaztex.com) who works with the pro soccer team in Austin called the Aztec FC We had our first camp in Steiner Ranch over spring break and our happy to say it was a success! One reason our summer camp is so unique is...

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More Randalls info

Got this from the Jody Zemel, someone in planning for the City of Austin. Thank you for your interest in this case and for all the comments that have been sent to the Case Manager on this project. The land owner has applied for an Administrative Site Plan to develop a...

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Randall’s officially coming to Steiner Ranch

Link here PLEASANTON, Calif., May 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Property Development Centers (PDC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Safeway Inc., announced today that it plans to acquire nearly 61 acres in the Lake Travis area of Austin, Texas to develop a 163,027 square...

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Wow! Post Garage Sale Donation Drive – HUGE SUCCESS

From Gene Arant in the forums... All I can say is, WOW! Steiner Ranch, you are awesome! The 1st semi-annual Post Garage Sale Drop-off/Donation Drive was an incredible success. The drop-off was to start @ 12:30 but when we arrived to get ready for our first drop-offs,...

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Golf Tournament to Benefit Flipnastics

Golf Tournament to Benefit Flipnastics Level 5 Gymnasts When:        Monday, June 7th 12:30pm Registration - 2:00pm Shotgun Four Man Scramble Format Where:       Falconhead Golf Course Cost:          $100/single player $400/team ** includes Dinner OR $750 Sponsorship...

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Looking for a nanny share

We have a one year old son, and have a full time nanny that takes care of him 5 days a week. We are looking to share her time with another family that has a kid in a similar age group and needs child care full time. We are open to discussing times/days and other...

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Yoga class in Steiner Ranch

YOGA WITH MANU When? Sundays 7-8 pm Where? Bella Mar Community Center12401, Bella Mar Trail, Austin TX 78738 How much? $28 pre-pay (Assuming 4 weeks in a month, no refunds, no carry forwards) or $10 drop-ins CLASS DESCRIPTION The mind-body is a sacred garment for the...

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Steiner Ranch Annual Spring Clothing Drive

Steiner Ranch Annual Spring Clothing Drive April 2– 16, 2010 The Community of Steiner Ranch understands the importance of giving and supporting those who need a boost to enter or re-enter the workplace and now, more than ever the need is there. Once again, Steiner...

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Jaws ‘N’ Paws Pet Sitting

Going on vacation for spring break? Maybe this summer? Need last minute care for your pet? Don't stress your dog out boarding them at the vet when they can stay home or come to my house and be spoiled. Why make them stay in cages if they don't have to? Boarding can be...

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Rude Jogger

Hadn't heard of this till the article in the statesman about it. Not that I run that much (if at all... I am more of a walker) but if she elbowed me I would run after her. It is a sad thing that we have people like that living in Steiner. Update: Another article where...

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School in the Hills Blood Drive – March 5th

School in the Hills Blood Drive Date: Friday, March 5 Time: 9:00am-11:00am Sign up online:  www.inyourhands.org Sponsor Code: schoolinthehills Location: Parking Lot on the side of the building Contact: Martha Wantanabe, (512) 983-0456, mcw7509@sbcglobal.net Please eat...

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Bake Sale to benefit Red Cross relief in Haiti

A friend and her neighbors (in Steiner) are organizing a bake sale to benefit the Red Cross relief in Haiti. If baking is your thing, you can donate goods or you can attend the bake sale to purchase donated items. Baked goods will be accepted this Friday > 4:00 pm....

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Safety Pointers for Steiner Residents

There have been some recent incidents reported in the neighborhood involving attempted abductions (of women while running) and casing of homes.  Deputy Derrick Taylor of the Travis County Sheriff's Community Outreach Department has agreed to make a presentation as to...

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Ski Shores is closed?

According to the Folklore blog: • Closed: Ski Shores Waterfront Cafe, the 13-year fixture on Lake Austin at 2905 Pearce Road.

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Cho Sushi Review

Cho Sushi opened up and me, the wife, and the 9.5 month old decided to check it out. We went during the happy hour and had the excellent garlic edamame. It was some of the best edamame that we have ever had. We then went to the sushi and had a couple of the happy hour...

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Randalls coming to Steiner Ranch

That is the rumor going around. It would be the south-east corner of Quinlan and 620. I heard they are surveying some residents about what they think. If someone has their email or contact I can tell them about this blog and see if they can see comments here. My...

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Four Points Tutoring

Four Points Tutoring is a professional tutoring agency with a staff of local educators who care about their students and are passionate about teaching.  We have what it takes to make a positive difference in your student’s academic career.  Tutors are carefully...

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Post Mortem on Steiner/Quinlan Traffic Light

Do you think it helped or hurt? I think it has helped the overall traffic flow. I have not driven during the rush hour of school traffic, but getting in and out of Steiner has been much smoother. It takes the decision making process of "to go or not to go" out of the...

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TXDOT – RM2222/360 Project Update

From Carol who is in touch with the situation: The Bull Creek Bridge project has been funded, approved and in the schedule for years. It has been delayed because of a couple of bureaucratic hiccups between TxDOT and the City of Austin. The project was contracted in...

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AT&T U-Verse, AT&T Cell Service and Jehovah Witness’

Smorgasbord Topic... All three are coming or supposedly getting better... I got the U-Verse sales pitch and decided to not go with it. I think it costs more than my current setup and while some things about it were better (free long distance, caller-ID, four streams...

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New long term traffic issues to solve non-existent problem

I drive like maybe half of the people leaving Steiner down 2222 towards 360 and thanks to 2222/Lakewood this project. Details here and here. Picture below. First a warning from Mark about more traffic cops Just a warning – there has been an increase in traffic cops...

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Free to a Good Home: Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

Maggie has been with us for almost 9 years and she is getting grumpy in her old days. She's in great shape and she doesn't act old, but she is no longer fond of other dogs living in our home. She gets along great with other animals as long as they aren't in "her...

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Four Points Youth Wrestling Club

Four Points Youth Wrestling Club (aka Viper Wrestling Club) Please join us for an informational session on the new Four Points Youth Wrestling Club Wrestling is a great sport for all kids. It is one of the fastest growing sports in central Texas. It is a great sport...

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Strong Mamas

STRONG MAMAS™,   THE #1 FITNESS PROGRAM FOR MOMS AND KIDS COMES TO Austin! Austin, TX (November 3, 2009):   The Better Class of Austin is proud to announce that Strong Mamas - the #1 fitness Program for Moms and Kids - is coming to Austin on Tuesday, November 3rd,...

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Organic Produce Pick-up in Steiner

Accepting New CSA Members Join Johnson Backyard Garden CSA (Community Supported Agriculture program) and get your vegetables straight from a local organic farm. ? Eat healthfully all season with a box full of delicious vegetables, fruit, and herbs each week from...

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Tutoring II

Science& Math Tutoring @ Steiner Ranch: • Small groups • One-on-One by Highly qualified and Experienced Tutors (19 years) College/High School: (General, AP,IB) Chemistry, Algebra 1& 2, Geometry, Physics, Calculus Middle/Elementary School: Basic Math, Pre-...

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Tutoring

If you are looking for an excellent tutor with over 15 yrs experience and that always goes the extra mile, please consider Sylvia Farrar Tutoring. Sylvia is a Chemical Engineer with over 15 yrs in Education. She has helped 100's of students in Algebra, Geometry,...

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New Highland Lakes dance company is holding auditions

Gravity Dance, performance & competition dance team, is holding auditions Saturday, September 19, 2009, for male and female dancers ages 8 – 18 for ’09-’10 season. Auditions will  be held at Alisa’s Dance Academy, 2009 RR620 North, Suite 420, Austin, TX. Gravity...

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The Trails at 620

Hopefully this will go better than High Pointe Village which is perpetually "about to start construction". Looks like they want to have more restaurants and groceries. A large development planned along FM 620 in North Austin could bring more than 300,000 square feet...

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Steiner In-Home Daycare

Steiner In-Home Daycare: Loving and patient child care with over 20 years of experience! Healthy Meals Provided Fun and Educational Activities Caring and Family Environment CPR and First Aid Certified Reasonable and Comparable Rates Multiple References Available...

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SteinerPalooza Music Fest & Pool Party

The bands have all been booked and are furiously rehearsing for the big day. The roadies have begun checking the mics. Carpenters have begun work on the custom stage. You’ve heard your neighbors all talking about it, in eager anticipation of the exciting festivities...

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Found Dog 8/27

Found:  sweet little black and white beagle-mix dog, she has little bit of brown on her face.  She is wearing a pink collar but with no tags.  Found in the morning of 8/27 on the Golden Gate block of Parkside in Steiner Ranch. She wont sit still long enough for me to...

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Steiner Ranch Concert in the Park

I thought it was pretty awesome. I saw a bunch of people, the stage looked great, the music was better than I thought. The food stalls had really good fare. I opted for the chicken kebab's at the Boar's Head/Market stand. My wife had the ice cream. Seemed like...

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Annual Steiner Ranch Spring Clothing Drive Update

The Annual Steiner Ranch Spring Clothing Drive was a Huge Success! Once again, the residents of Steiner Ranch showed an overwhelming response to help others in our community. Over 2500 clothing items were donated to benefit Dress for Success Austin and the Arc of the...

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Austin Toros Free Basketball Clinic Saturday 8/8

My birthday is this Saturday as well as this event below: The Austin Toros, the NBA Development League team owned by the San Antonio Spurs, are hosting a free basketball clinic for all Steiner Ranch kids, ages 6-13, at the Towne Center Community Center basketball...

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What is wrong with these people?

Some links as backstory: First Second Last night the wife and the kiddo went downtown and we stopped by the food trailer area on South Congress and saw the original Hey Cupcake and Hudson's on the Bend's version of trailer food The Mighty Cone. Also during the week...

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Delicato Closed

A couple of people sent me the information that Delicato closed. I guess business was not doing well. I guess they had some early start-up glitches that they could not overcome.

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Proper window treatments

Is this summer heat bothering you and your furniture? Is your electric bill skyrocketing through the roof? It’s that time of the year to seriously think about getting the proper window treatments to keep out the harmful sun and heat. The proper window treatments,...

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Male Boston terrier hit at Quinlan

Update: Dog is with owner and OK! Male boston terrier, hit around 9 pm at steiner ranch and quinnlan. No tags. Very exhausted, overheated, very sweet. Hopefully no serious injuries, very scared. Taken to the vet at 183 and burnet right now. Please call Victoria at...

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AT&T U-Verse Van in Rio Mesa

I have seen it four or five times now always in the same spot near the entrance at Country Trails and Quinlan Park. I know U-Verse is in Bella Mar and the newer parts of Steiner, is Rio Mesa next?

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Steiner Summer Concert in the Park – August 22nd

Mark your calenders now... On Saturday, August 22nd local businesses and organizations will host the 2nd annual Steiner Summer Concert in the Park. The event will be held at Towne Square from 5:30 to 9 and feature the band Lost in Austin. There will be activities and...

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Steiner Steakhouse Review from Austin360.com

Link here. I still have not been, yet... when we do go out we go by ourselves to Hudson's or someplace more infant friendly. What do people think after more than half a year of the steakhouse being in business?

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Stranger Danger

Update: Check the comments... it was kind of a false alarm, but still tell your kids to be wary of strangers. Got this post from an email: I am a Girl Scout Leader, a mother to 3 children, a substitute teacher and volunteer with LWBE, and a friend to many residents...

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Use of Steiner Ranch Facilities Petition

Petition link here: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/SRfacilityuse Can you imagine our community without some of the groups that make it so desirable?  For example,  what would Steiner Ranch be like if there were no soccer or football teams using our fields, no...

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Travis County Master Gardeners Association Events

Got this from Bonnie Martin the Education Co-Chair of the Travis County Master Gardeners Association Rainwater Harvesting for Your Garden Saturday, June 13, 2009 10am-Noon Riverplace Country Club 4207 River Place Blvd Austin TX 78730 Come enjoy a free seminar...

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Ranch Record Changing publishers

Got this from Kelly Peel. The Steiner Ranch HOA, in Austin Texas has chosen Peel, Incorporated to produce their monthly newsletter the Ranch Record. Since 2006 Peel, Inc. has published The Star, a newsletter for the Steiner Ranch community, while the HOA has produced...

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Your Pets and Heat Exhaustion

This came to me from a fellow Steiner Rancher... I'm glad she mentioned this because it's very important!! It is getting to be that time of year where the extreme heats sets in and the Texas summer is in full swing. Please, please, please be *very* conscious about the...

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A Call for Steiner Ranch Bands & Musicians

Got this from Donny: Steiner Ranch HOA is currently looking for bands and musicians from within the community who are interested in performing at a fun music event later this summer.  This will be our own little SXSW or Austin City Limits festival, featuring the...

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Pet Peeves during my commute

I was inspired by Heather's post to talk about traffic and my general commute. I have a couple so here goes... 1. I live past the middle school so every day I have to negotiate traffic in that area. I have my ways. This does not increase traffic in the area, but I see...

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Stoplights in Steiner??

Anyone know anything about this? I've heard some rumors and I've been told they are redoing traffic counts to possibly put stoplights in Steiner. I'm not really sure how I feel about this...on one hand it would be nice because there are so many angry stop sign...

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River Place Annexation

Two interesting articles 1 2 I looked at the tax rates on a Steiner Ranch home and see two WCID 17 entries which I assume is to pay down a MUD like River Place has. I wonder if that is the case and how long it will take to pay it off. If we do get annexed into the...

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Spring National Adoption Weekend (free bag of dog food too!)

Get a free bag of Purina ProPlan when you adopt from PetsMart this weekend! May 1-3rd, 2009. PetSmart Charities® "Spring National Adoption Weekend" Friday - Sunday, May 1-3, 2009. PetSmart®, PetSmart Charities® and Purina® Pro Plan® are presenting the "Spring National...

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2009 Pet Adoptathon

Pet Adoptathon® is the world's largest pet adoption event, with more than 700 hundred dogs, cats, puppies and kittens available for adoption in our Port Washington, NY shelter, and over 2,000 shelters participating in 26 countries worldwide. This year, North Shore...

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Two Fion Reviews…

Did not know that there will be another Fion in Bee Caves. One from Rob Balon... who for some reason seems to be the pre-eminent food critic in Austin. Another an older one from the Chronicle. I have still not eaten there... maybe some day 🙂

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Infant Childcare

As you know from my previous posts we had a son... now the fun task of finding daycare, nanny, in home daycare. If people have suggestions or comments please add it in the comments. Any and all suggestions are welcome.

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TLAC Animal Cruelty Class

April 21st @ 6:30pm - TLAC Animal Cruelty Class: Developed in conjunction with the ASPCA, this Austin based Animal Cruelty Training is designed to teach participants how to identify and report animal cruelty.

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Introduction to Heather our new Pet centric poster

So I've been asked to introduce myself to the blog before posting, so here we go 🙂 I've lived in Steiner Ranch for about a year and a half now so I guess you can consider me a newbie...I think most of us are. I've lived in Steiner Ranch as long as I've lived in...

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Childbirth Classes and Birth Doula Services

Anjum asked me to post this for all those expectant families: I am a certified birth and post-partum doula and childbirth preparation educator. Childbirth Education ClassesI offer private (in-your-home), childbirth preparation education classes. Classes are usually 8...

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Live Oak Community Montessori

Got this information from a friend, check out this Montessori which is close to Steiner Ranch. Located only 10 minutes from Steiner Ranch, Live Oak Community Montessori is a unique Austin Montessori offering a strong Montessori curriculum and nature immersion. For...

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Steiner Ranch Spring Clothing Drive

Tom asked me to post this, its for a good cause: Doc here: Steiner Ranch Annual Spring Clothing Drive.doc Steiner Ranch Annual Spring Clothing Drive April 6 – 19, 2009 Last year, the Steiner Ranch Community helped Dress for Success clothes over 500 women (an increase...

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Time Warner Sucks…

Read this link. So basically now that everyone is watching TV shows and movies (through Netflix) on the internet Time Warner wants to charge for how much bandwidth you use. If this goes in effect, I am seriously shopping for a new internet service. Hello AT&T...

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Hiatus… where do we go from here?

As the loyal readers of this blog know, I have not made a post in a long while now about two months... a couple of reasons: work, snowball effect of not posting for a week (turns into another week... etc), and probably most importantly my wife gave birth to our first...

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Rice: Thai and Sushi Bar

We went to Rice at Riverplace the other night after reading in the Four Points News that it was from the same owners of Thai Spice in Beecaves and Lakeway and since those are some of our favorite Thai Restaurants (others being Madam Maam's and Thai Tara) we decided to...

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to everyone, have a <insert your December/January specific celebration> and hope next year is better than the year before.

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Saheli

Got this from Laurence SAHELI Needs You! Greetings! SAHELI for Asian Families is a nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas, that provides assistance to Asian families dealing with domestic violence and abuse. SAHELI helps and empowers Asian victims and survivors...

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Link request, Comment Moderation, and User Registration

Couple of site news items. 1. Link Request: I want to create a list of blogs/websites of readers of this blog or that live in Steiner Ranch. So if you fall in that category send me an email or leave a comment on this post. I am not limiting this list, so if you own a...

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Shooting at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse?!?!

UPDATE2: Better article from KXAN with some more details... looks like the suspect walked off the job last week and came back and shot a manger. UPDATE: Check this update from the Austin American Statesman with a suspect now named. Need more sources but a comment on...

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