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June 9, 2000

Volume 19, Number 41

news

  • No Man's Land

    Substandard Conditions Are a Way of Life for Northridge Acres

    BY CHERYL SMITH

  • Picking Up the Pieces

    Karr Conviction Closes Another Chapter in O'Hair Case

    BY ROBERT BRYCE

  • Naked City

    Statesman ignores Bill Bunch as part of its SOS history; Mary Arnold, Whole Foods and Lee Walker honored for their SOS dedication; the Austin Police Association's mailers for Rafael Quintanilla never got mailed; Mayor Kirk Watson will lay out his transportation vision.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Council Watch

    Citizens voice their approval of the recommendations of the Police Oversight Focus Group; proposed City Hall balloons and its price tag grows; Rainey Street Historic District nears its day of reckoning.

    BY JONATHAN DAVID CARROLL

  • At the Top of His Game

    Longtime Texas Monthly editor Gregory Curtis calls it quits; deputy editor Evan Smith will succeed him. Louis Dubose, editor of the Texas Observer for 13 years, announces he will retire.

    BY LEE NICHOLS

food

  • Zoot Suits

    In a time when upscale restaurants most often crop up in high-traffic areas or clamoring urban districts, Zoot, a nine-year-old stalwart of the Austin scene, thrives on a sense of quiet seclusion and implied formality.

    BY PABLEAUX JOHNSON

  • Food-o-File

    Virginia B. Wood remembers Robert Paprota, who owned Chez Nous before his untimely recent death and updates readers on changes in the local restaurant scene.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Snow Cones

    Chronicle Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood on Austin's snow cone shops.
  • Food Reviews

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    Is the alternative press dead?

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    A tawdry Kelsonian cababble.
  • Letters at 3AM

    Advice to a high-school graduating class: Face your fear and take risks.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    All that Stephen Allows.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Leaks, landfills, and the XXX signature of Monica Lewinsky.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    Rails have been turned to trails at Lake Mineral Wells State Park.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    What do the denialists want?

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: A Lot of Guy Friends

    This girl sounds like a keeper

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books