After nearly a year and a half of living with Covid-19, many households have gone through long-term lifestyle changes, such as career reorientation and cross-country moves. New opportunities brought out by the pandemic, especially the sudden popularity of remote work, triggered many of these circumstances.

Such a dramatic evolution in work models has affected the real estate market across the country. Now, investors must reconsider where to focus their efforts and which assets may be better for expanding and balancing their portfolios.

Institutional investors with assets greater than $50 billion have long invested primarily in gateway markets, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York; commercial properties in these cities typically offer…

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As is the tradition as we near the end of 2021, Eater asked a trusted group of friends, industry types, and local bloggers for their takes on the past culinary year in Austin. Given the insanity of this year, Eater has adapted the standard survey into one that reflects the new realities of takeout, restaurant shutters, and a shaky industry. All answers will be revealed before the year ends — cut, pasted, (mostly) unedited, and in no particular order. Question number one:

What were your regular go-to destinations in 2021? What newcomer on the scene excited you this year?

Raphael Brion, Texas editor, The Infatuation, and former editor of Eater
My regular go-to is the same every year. It’s Bufalina Due. The pizza’s great, the wines are adventurous,…

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Texas Education Agency (TEA) -

 A state agency that oversees primary and secondary public education. The TEA strives to improve outcomes for all public school students in the state.

• Mission, Leadership, Annual Reports, & Legal Structure

• Financial, Grant, & State Funding Information

• List of Texas Schools & Enrollment Guidance

• Curriculum, Subject Areas, & Educational Support Programs

• A·F Accountability Resources

• State Testing & TxCHSE Resources • Educator Databases

• Data & Reports

Texas Schools -

As an extension of TEA, is a database that stores information by school and district. This resource provides analytical tools to create correlations, compare, and study the…

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Zilker Park, Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail

Spanning 351 acres in the heart of Austin is Zilker Park. It’s also the city’s oldest park, according to the city’s website. It was named after Andrew Jackson Zilker, who donated pieces of land to the city on multiple occasions beginning in 1917.

You can also hop on the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, named after a former mayor and his wife. The trail is 10 miles long.

Barton Creek Greenbelt, Sculpture Falls

Austin has several greenbelts for hiking, but the most famous is the Barton Creek Greenbelt. It’s an ideal spot for swimming as well.

You can start at the trailhead off MoPac — this will give you access to both Twin Falls and Sculpture Falls — or from the…

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