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2002 ISSUES

July 19, 2002

Volume 21, Number 46

news

  • Imminent Harm

    The city plays a high-stakes, high-risk game with Stratus Properties, while the citizens look on

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Not Quite No-Kill -- Yet

    As the Town Lake Animal Center nears the target date to complete its No-Kill Millennium plan, launched in 1997, most observers agree the situation has improved. Chances of meeting its goals, though, remain slim.

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Another Drug War Casualty

    Testimony continues this week in the capital murder trial of 23-year-old Edwin Delamora, accused of firing the fatal shot that killed Travis County Sheriff's Deputy Keith Ruiz in February 2001.

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • When Malls Attack

    We sure are getting a lot of malls.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Old Homes = New Yuppies?

    The City Council places a 90-day moratorium on new historic zoning cases in the Eastside and creates a task force to examine the relationship between historic zoning and gentrification.

    BY BRANT BINGAMON

  • Taking the Fifth?

    The battle lines form over the Bush nomination of Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owen to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Naked City

    Austin Stories

    BY LAURI APPLE

  • Austin @ Large: Austin at Large

    The council surrenders to Stratus and abandons its "Green" credentials

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • The Hightower Report

    George W.'s corporate scolding reeks of hypocrisy; the Pentagon buys into Hollywood.

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • ¡Más Comida!

    Austin's newest restaurants are making 'mi casa es su casa' a way of life, one menu at a time

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Will Travel for Food

    Central Market's Jane King visits the gentrified Grassmarket area of Edinburgh and the used-cookbook store of Clarissa Dickson Wright, formerly of Two Fat Ladies.

    BY JANE KING

  • Food-o-File

    Happenings at Matt's El Rancho, Boggy Creek, Basil's, and more.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Slices of Life

    Erin Mosow throws a pizza party in this week's "Second Helpings."
  • Food Reviews

music

screens

the arts

  • Moby's Play

    Playwright Kirk Smith talks about trying to squeeze a great white whale into a tiny theatre with his adaptation of Moby Dick for Vortex Repertory Company's Summer Youth Theatre.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    The stage musical version of The Lion King finally lands in Texas, and even four years into its Broadway run, the show still truly creates a world of wonders.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Saving what we can of Barton Springs -- most recently threatened by a proposed development deal between the city and Stratus Properties -- requires pragmatism and compromise.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • After a Fashion

    If you ask Stephen out on a date and he tells you that he has to do his Hair, don't be offended, he's just obsessing about the new production at Zach Scott.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    I get confused about the various kinds of vitamin E on the vitamin labels. Why can't labels just say "tocopherol"?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    Why you want to read about golf, Coach's great metaphor for life

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: Girl Farts

    She farts a lot

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • Upcoming ...

    We survey the landscape of upcoming literary events and author appearances.

    BY SHAWN BADGLEY