— A vacant building next to The Hightower caught on fire last Saturday evening on East 7th Street. The restaurant assured that no one was hurt.
— A Georgetown couple tried to make $300 worth of purchases with a stolen credit card, signing the receipts as "Chicken Sandwich." They used a card forgotten by a customer at the Teco gas station.
— Otoko chef Yoshi Okai celebrated his birthday this weekend with an epic uni cake and David Bowie cookies.
— Brodie Oaks Shopping Center, home to Pinthouse Pizza's South Austin location on South Lamar, was purchased by Houston-based real estate firm Lionstone Investments.