Texans for Public Justice criticizes a longstanding recruitment practice of big law firms -- paying hiring bonuses and other benefits to Supreme Court clerks who agree to join the firms after their clerkships.
Over objections from two council members, the City Council votes to reduce parkland dedication fees for the Four Seasons Residences on Town Lake, but doesn't -- as the project's developer would like -- waive the fee entirely
22 is elegant in that minimalist, California sort of way, Barbara Chisholm writes. The walls are gently curved and unadorned except for their warm, soothing colors of ocher and gray. At least she thinks those are the colors; the lighting is kept very low and intimate, so it's hard to be certain.
Virginia B. Wood thought her previous column about local chef changes was pretty comprehensive until the last few days of January, when all kinds of newsworthy information began pouring in via phone, fax, and e-mail.
Marcy Garriott's first documentary, Split Decision, follows the vigilant struggles of Jesus "El Matador" Chavez, who continues to be punished for a crime he has already paid for. Prior to the film's release in Austin this Friday, February 9, Garriott shares her reflections on the film and on her role as a filmmaker and activist.
Writer and performer Zell Miller III is an incendiary device waiting for a match, and once he flicks an ember into the hidden dry undergrowth of text, there is nowhere to hide. And the good news is that he has only begun to explode.
Your pals at Pub Notes say, "Get your love on in the name of ol' Saint Valentine!" Here are some suggestions to take your lover a step or two beyond the flowers and chocolate routine and benefit a few local causes, to boot.
Whether it is the coterie around the world's most famous photographer or a group of cowboys on a West Texas ranch, Laura Wilson, who peeked inside a reclusive Christian sect for her new photography book Hutterites of Montana, has an instinct for penetrating insular, tightly knit societies.