What should change on Chicago Avenue?

City transportation officials are asking West Side residents to complete a 16-question survey about improvements being made to Chicago Avenue, from Austin Boulevard to Cicero Avenue. The deadline to give input on the survey is Sept. 22.

Blues festival comes to Austin

Celebrate the blues this weekend in the heart of Austin’s Soul City Corridor. The free performances will be held from 12 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12 at Chicago and Mayfield. Stop by Friday and Saturday for other activities, including art and spoken word.

Happy Labor Day

We wish all West Side workers a safe and relaxing Labor Day weekend. Thank you for reading AustinTalks.

Check out Austin art showcase

Stroll along Austin’s Soul City Corridor, which runs on Chicago Avenue between Cicero and Austin, to see artwork produced by local artists. The Austin Art Showcase ends Sept. 30.