Austin Family: Getting back into school mode

Discussions continue on how teachers and students will get back to teaching and learning whether it be in-person or virtually. Regardless, parents will need to start getting kids back into school mode. Alison Bogle has some tips.

DW Gibson talks about latest book '14 Miles'

The journalist/author takes readers to the Mexico and U.S.border for his latest book. He spent two years documenting construction and talks more about his experience and his work and what conversations are needed that go beyond the border.

FOX 7 Texas Forward: East Austin Hotel

The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. FOX 7 Austin's Dave Froehlich takes a look at what one locally owned boutique hotel is doing to welcome guests back.

Better Business Bureau talks about imposter scams

In the confusion surrounding COVID-19, scammers are finding new and creative ways to try to get your money and one of them is to target victims by posing as government employees. Senior Regional Director with the BBB, Heather Massey, has more details.

Good Day Cooks: Rebel Cheese Vegan Deli & Wine Shop

Rebel Cheese Vegan Deli & Wine Shop hasn’t even been open a year and it’s already winning awards. It won Culture Map Austin’s Tastemaker 2020 “Best New Restaurant” award. Rebel’s Kirsten Maitland joined Good Day Austin’s Casey Claiborne this week to make a cheeseboard and talk about the restaurant.

UT students develop ‘Octoshop’ to help shoppers navigate pandemic

UT Austin student Darshan Bhatta spoke with Fox 7 in April about a project called “InStok” to help shoppers figure out what’s in stock at their local retailers as the pandemic makes products scarce. Now, Bhatta has developed a Chrome extension called “Octoshop” to help folks with online shopping.