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January Urban Core Happy Hour + Sip & Stroll

Do you love living, working, and/or playing in downtown Austin? Join us in 2nd Street District for socializing and networking with other downtown residents and fans. CRU Wine Bar and The Bonneville will showcase their menus with complimentary bites, along with beverages provided by 2nd Street District.

After stopping in for a drink with DANA, continue along to the 2nd Street Social Sip & Stroll featuring specialty cocktails, exclusive specials, and giveaways throughout the 2nd Street District.

DANA members will receive priority entrance. Guests are required to pay $10 at the door, or join DANA for access to UCHH events year round! To ensure the best experience, we strongly suggest arriving as close to the beginning of the event as possible, as there are a limited number of drink tickets and food.

Become a DANA Board Member or Volunteer

 

DANA Social PhotoDANA will soon hold elections for its board of directors.

Want to make an impact and improve quality of life in downtown Austin? Want to keep the downtown neighborhood social, knowledgeable, and influential? Become a DANA board member or volunteer for a committee!

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Apply now by telling us about yourself and the passions and know-how you would like to contribute.

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The deadline for completed applications for a 2017 board position is Friday, January 20, 2017.

Questions? Feel free to speak with any DANA board member about your interest, or contact info@downtownaustin.org.

 

December Urban Core Happy Hour – Dec 5

Do you love living, working, and/or playing in downtown Austin? Join us for socializing and networking with other downtown residents and fans. Let’s celebrate the close of this year and the holiday season with complimentary beverages and appetizers from the brand new downtown restaurant, Cafe Blue.

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Plus, make sure you arrive early to meet the artists for a new public art commission in the Seaholm District. Dan Sternof Beyer and Bevan Weissman of New American Public Art will be at the December DANA Happy Hour for the first 30 minutes in order to meet downtown neighbors to inform their new public art commission.

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New American Public Art was recently commissioned by the City of Austin’s Art in Public Places program to create a work of public art associated with the Green Water Treatment Redevelopment Project.

The artists are being asked to design an urban artwork that creates a sense of place through discovery or an unexpected experience for people of all ages, is physically interactive, includes light and/or sound, and is easily maintained and vandal resistant, all without disrupting or inconveniencing people living, working or recreating in the area.

Eventbrite - DANA Urban Core Happy Hour - December 5, 2016

October Urban Core “Yappy Hour”

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Do you love living, working, and/or playing in downtown Austin? Join us for socializing and networking with other downtown residents and fans. Austin Urban Vet Center will provide drinks and snacks for a good time getting to know your downtown neighbors. Please feel free to bring your vaccinated, well-behaved pet to the party!

DANA – Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association members will receive priority entrance. Guests are required to pay $10 at the door, or join DANA for access to UCHH events year round! To ensure the best experience, we strongly suggest arriving as close to the beginning of the event as possible, as there are a limited number of drink tickets and food.

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DANA Bike Master Plan and Digital Billboards Survey Results

The results are in!

In June, we asked DANA members for their opinions on two important policy issues affecting downtown.

One issue is the November 2016 transportation bond election that will likely include funding for implementing some of the City of Austin Bicycle Master Plan. The city is also considering revisiting signage regulations to allow digital billboards.

DANA members expressed strong support for prioritizing the bike master plan and pedestrian improvements in the transportation bond. A majority of poll respondents also expressed opposition to allowing digital billboards.

DANA Bike Master Plan and Digital Billboards Results

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