ATXplained Answers to some of Austin's most puzzling questions.
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Answers to some of Austin's most puzzling questions.

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How does Thomas J. Henry make any money when he spends so much on ads all over Austin?

He's everywhere: TV, radio, billboards, YouTube. What's the marketing strategy for this personal injury lawyer? The post How does Thomas J. Henry make any money when he spends so much on ads all over Austin? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

How does Thomas J. Henry make any money when he spends so much on ads all over Austin?

A tower has loomed in Austin's Clarksville neighborhood for 72 years. What does it do?

At one point, this tower was Austin's main communication link to the outside world. Decades later, is it a landmark — or an eyesore — for the neighborhood? The post A tower has loomed in Austin's Clarksville neighborhood for 72 years. What does it do? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

A tower has loomed in Austin's Clarksville neighborhood for 72 years. What does it do?

Why are some Austin sidewalks red?

There's your standard gray sidewalk, of course. But what on Earth does a red sidewalk mean? The post Why are some Austin sidewalks red? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

What's the oldest tree in Austin?

The full transcript of this episode of ATXplained is available on the KUT & KUTX Studio website. The transcript is also available as subtitles or captions on some podcast apps. The post What's the oldest tree in Austin? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

What happened to the time capsule UT Austin buried at Centennial Park?

The full transcript of this episode of ATXplained is available on the KUT & KUTX Studio website. The transcript is also available as subtitles or captions on some podcast apps. The post What happened to the time capsule UT Austin buried at Centennial Park? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

What happened to Juarez-Lincoln University in downtown Austin?

Before there was an IHOP, there was a university that attempted to revolutionize higher education for immigrants at the corner of I-35 and Cesar Chavez Street. The post What happened to Juarez-Lincoln University in downtown Austin? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

What are those towers for in West Austin and why are they all there?

Off to Austin's west, you may have seen a collection of towers with their red lights blinking through the night. ALSO: You can get tickets to our next ATXplained Live show here. The post What are those towers for in West Austin and why are they all there? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

What's the story behind the colorful Maria de la Luz Cemetery in South Austin?

We question a question about the history of this Mexican-American cemetery — one that stands in contrast to many of the more staid cemeteries around Austin. The post What's the story behind the colorful Maria de la Luz Cemetery in South Austin? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

What's the story behind the colorful Maria de la Luz Cemetery in South Austin?

Why is Lala's Little Nugget in Austin always decorated for Christmas?

No matter the season, the iconic Austin dive bar off Justin Lane is filled with snow globes, Christmas trees and strings of red and green lights. But the story behind how this decor came to be is always changing. The post Why is Lala's Little Nugget in Austin always decorated for Christmas? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

What's the oldest music venue in Austin?

It seems like a simple question, with a simple answer. But there's more to it. The post What's the oldest music venue in Austin? appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.