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March 24, 2000

Volume 19, Number 30

 
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  • Adventures in Backpacking

    While traversing the globe in search of enlightenment, writer Mary Fitzgerald finds something altogether different: the steadily growing tribe of the full-time traveler. Outfitted to the teeth with Stussy, batik, Birkenstock, and the latest John Grisham novel, these nomadic wanderers have an entire culture all their own.

    BY MARY FITZGERALD

  • Why San Marcos?

    Joe Hauer defends his town just south of Austin

    BY JOE HAUER

news
  • Little Hotel on the Prairie

    Proposed hotel and golf course would be constructed on city-owned parkland.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Fanning the Flames

    Did TV News Reports Jeopardize Out Youth Austin's Partnership With AISD?

    BY SUZY SPENCER

  • Naked City

    kaye trybus tries to save tree, neighbors try to keep home depot out of their Woodward neighborhood, becky motal and alan sager square off april 11 for gop county chair, linda curtis is running for city council.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Land Lock

    from east to west, land use a hot topic

    BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

  • Media Clips

    San Antonio Express-News pays its editor an amount "in the millions"to hire new reporters, open new bureaus, and try to improve its notoriously mediocre coverage.

    BY LEE NICHOLS

  • Coronation Coverage

    BY LEE NICHOLS

food
music
screens
arts & culture
columns
  • Page Two

    Imagine working on a meal for a year ...

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival is not sexist; the city/Bradley settlement bodes poorly for Barton Springs; golf courses pay their way; and more reader mail.
  • Public Notice

    "Public Notice" is the sassy yet totally sincere public service column of the Austin Chronicle. This week is Part One of a list of community groups that need YOU!

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • After a Fashion

    Why so much black clothing at SXSW? It was the only color that went with those garish lanyards.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Sex in space!

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Coach's Corner

    Longhorns bow out of the NCAA basketball tourney in disappointing fashion; what happened to Chris Mihm?

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • Day Trips

    The bluebonnet might be the state flower of Texas, but it's iris fields forever at the Rainbow Iris Farm outside of Schwertner.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    Complacency about HIV invites high-risk choices

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: The Most Important Factor

    Trust your infinite capacity for ignorance

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