Shane Phelps resigns from the AG's office to run as a Republican candidate for Travis County District Attorney; Community leaders ask Dell Computer to reconsider moving into the Drinking Water Protection Zone
City Council members award themselves a raise; neighborhood residents protest looser rules governing backyard cottages; and the council approves a convention center parking lot on property whose owner doesn't want to sell.
When Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood moved to Austin 30 years ago, the Driskill was a run-down, pitiful shadow of a formerly grand hotel threatened with foreclosure and destruction. Now its new owners want it to be a world-class destination. How does the Driskill Grill define "world-class"?
In this week's edition of Food-o-file, Austin Chronicle Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood explains why the Capital Area Food Bank staff are Bruce Springsteen's best fans and updates readers on local culinary news.
George Clooney's return to ER for Julianna Margulies' final episode left many viewers divided -- but not "TVEye" columnist Belinda Acosta. Also, Michael J. Fox exits Spin City, and the latest news from HBO.