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2004 ISSUES

June 25, 2004

Volume 23, Number 43

news

  • Spotting the Rare Cheap Rental

    The history and habits of a not-quite-extinct-yet Austin species

    BY MICHAEL ERARD

  • Will There Finally Be a Mala Sangre Trial?

    The city loses another bid to have the APD corruption case dismissed

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Remembering Ruthe Winegarten

    Author and activist changed Texas history – literally

    BY EMILY PYLE

  • Woes for Lowe's

    The big-bad big box gets stuffed – twice – in court

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • The Posse Convenes

    In Houston, Texas Democrats unite behind one cause: dumping Bush

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Austin @ Large: The Metro Message

    It’s not a ‘campaign,’ exactly, but what is the transit authority’s tune?

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • The Hightower Report

    National political conventions: bought and paid for; and vets need Bush to put the money where his mouth is

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • The Assimilated Appetite

    Does Thai Tara aim to please the American palate at the expense of traditional tastes?

    BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

  • Food-o-File

    Kudos to area chefs, a hot new sweet shop to cool Austinites down, and new ownership at Ararat

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings

    Ice cream, part I

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    Understanding the Iraq invasion the Socratic way

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Burying Reagan and 'Mommy Dearest.' Kind of like chocolate and peanut butter.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Horseshit, oarfish, toothpaste, cheese spread, and mouse traps

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • To Your Health

    Without doubt, the best way to live a long, healthy life is by keeping yourself physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually fit

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Can businesses use metered parking as valet parking?

    BY GEOFF KIRSHBAUM

  • Day Trips

    The Cross Timbers Hiking Trail meanders along the south bank of Lake Texoma as if it were following a serpent's path

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    Proposal to change medical pot laws

    BY KAREN HEIKKALA

  • Letters at 3AM

    It takes fierceness to grow old well

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • The Luv Doc: To Tell The Truth

    If your GF actually cared what you thought, she would have asked you before she bought that dress

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • In Person

    "He's so short," whispered the woman standing next to me, eyeing the much-celebrated humorist David Sedaris during last week's reading at BookPeople

    BY LAUREN HILGERS

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Giants fall in Europe; and the U.S. advances with a whimper

    BY NICK BARBARO