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
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.
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.
Actor Danny Trejo has made a film career out of
playing criminals. Before that, he made a career out of
being one. In town to shoot Robert Rodriguez's Spy
Kids, Trejo visited Travis High School to talk to
students about the lessons he learned the hard way.
The Real World: New Orleans and Survivor, CBS'
brutal bid to rein reality television, are sure to fascinate
pop culture fans throughout the summer. Belinda
Acosta explains why she resents it: and why she can't