The Mall is ready.
On their summer menu, Kerbey Lane Cafe is featuring chicken and pancakes: Two cinnamon-beignet pancakes topped with fried chicken breast pieces with a maple buffalo sauce and sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Per TxDOT, the traffic load for the intersection being rebuilt is projected to increase so much by 2020 that they would need to build a triple left-turn lane to keep it flowing under the traditional model. Instead, the propose adding an Interstate bypass lane for frontage road traffic not needing 51st St access and a roundabout that looks pretty intelligent at first look.
This intersection, though, has seen a lot of changes over the year, mostly negatively impacting the intersection.
Bevo XIV, the mascot of the Texas Longhorns died in his sleep. He started his reign during my time at UT and presided over much success for the University—both in athletics and academics.
In an era where very few schools have “live” mascots, I’m glad that UT continues the tradition. RIP Bevo XIV.
UPDATE: I really do think of the Aggies as a brother. Get annoyed with them sometimes, but really do love them at the end of the day.