Mayor Ivy Taylor and her daughter Morgan take a selfie. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone.

City Reveals Plans for New 204-Acre Park in Northside

Unlike the 505-acre Pearsall Park that will open a skatepark, playground, zip lines, and marathon tracks in the Southwest Side this weekend, most of District 9’s 204-acre park will show off the natural landscape with simple hike and bike trails and impressive views of the Texas Hill Country.

Map of the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone from the ArcGIS mapping tool.

Council Set to Place Aquifer, Trailways on the Ballot

Nearly three months after approving the $3.4 billion Vista Ridge water purchase and pipeline deal, City Council now appears poised to authorize renewal of two landmark propositions that have funded protection of the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone and development of the Howard Peak Greenway Trails System for the last 15 years.