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Monday, December 29th, 2008

Buda year in review: Change at the top, but not on Main Street

New life under a home rule charter led to the city changing the majority of its council, along with its city manager. However, the city's sales tax base took a beating, leading to a tax increase, while downtown merchants continued seeking solutions for slow foot traffic.

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Skanse to close Constantine’s

Richard Skanse, who has provided Buda with great hangouts during his retirement from the El Paso Police Department, is finalizing the sale of Constantine's on Main Street in Buda. A new restaurant will open in its place...

Friday, July 11th, 2008

The Devil’s Clack Dish: The secret sharer

Some things are so good that you don't want to share them, but you still feel like you have to. Like Necco Wafers, They Live!! and the food in downtown Buda.

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Reflections on a Buda election

A good city councilmember goes away and a good council candidate goes badly at the polls.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Businesses want bigger signs

Main Street business owners in Buda told the city's economic development director that they want larger sign allowances.

Friday, January 25th, 2008

KACC rewards members

The Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce (KACC) held its annual gala Thursday night, awarding key members for a fast moving 2007.

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