City auditor Helen Niesner resigns; Vignette Corp., is looking for offices downtown; Leslie Pool goes to work for U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Paul Robbins mad at Austin Energy; Office of Neighborhood Services launches workshops; Austin ranks No. 6 for bicycle theft.
The city has hired an architect known for his grand, sweeping designs to build the new City Hall, but size restrictions imposed by a contract with Computer Sciences Corporation may limit its creativity and scope.
The debate over Longhorn Pipeline's proposed gasoline pipeline between Houston and El Paso has heated up recently, moving from Austin to Washington, D.C. in advance of a decision by the federal government on whether to conduct a formal environmental impact statement.
The Austin Youth Hostel, an 11-year-old facility in East Austin, may have to shut its doors to make way for office space for the Parks and Recreation Dept., which owns the building where the hostel is housed.
Council approves spending $15 million on the Convention Center Hotel; City Manager Jesus Garza presents the Draft Policy Budget; and Roma Design Group announces its vision for the south shore of Town Lake.
The Chronicle Cuisines writers traveled up and down the Lake Travis area's main drag, RR 620 in pursuit of the perfect lakeside meal. They found burgers, catfish, BBQ, pizza, ice cream, and plenty of chicken fried steak. But not a lot of water. Here's what they have to report.
Young, optimistic, and flaky in a way that belies their revolution-for-the-hell-of-it satire, the KAiROS Co. has cultivated a name for itself as "poetic terrorists." Now, after five years in Austin, this theatrical sketch comedy troupe is readying to face down New York.