COVID-19 Coverage

The scope and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic is changing daily, and so are the plans of local venues and the city as a whole. Below you'll find the breadth of our coverage from show cancellations to city announcements to the latest vaccine news.

Austin at Large: Yup, He Goofed! Now What?
Austin at Large: Yup, He Goofed! Now What?
For Austin’s own good, we may want to patch up that hole Steve Adler shot in his foot

Dec. 10, 2020

Volunteer Program May Help Teachers With COVID-19 Risks
Volunteer Program May Help Teachers With COVID-19 Risks
Union and district close to finalizing a program allowing more teachers at some campuses to stay home

Dec. 10, 2020

Sellers Underground Closes Permanently
Sellers Underground Closes Permanently
Downtown bar is Austin's second gay bar to close because of the pandemic

Dec. 7, 2020

Black Star Co-Op Talks Collaboration During COVID and 10 Years of Brewing
Black Star Co-Op Talks Collaboration During COVID and 10 Years of Brewing
The state of an Austin beer mainstay

Dec. 3, 2020

Council to Finalize Aid Programs for COVID-Hit Businesses
Council to Finalize Aid Programs for COVID-Hit Businesses
Ready for relief

Dec. 3, 2020

Austin Trail of Lights ... Through the Windshield
Austin Trail of Lights ... Through the Windshield
Zilker holiday tradition adapts to COVID-19 by embracing a drive-through experience

Dec. 3, 2020

High School Sophomore Fundraises to Feed Hungry Students
High School Sophomore Fundraises to Feed Hungry Students
Many students are especially food insecure during pandemic holidays

Nov. 25, 2020

Paramedic Amber Price Cares for Austin's Most Vulnerable Populations
Paramedic Amber Price Cares for Austin's Most Vulnerable Populations

Nov. 25, 2020

Dr. Mark Escott Has Been the Friendly Face of the City's Response to COVID-19
Dr. Mark Escott Has Been the Friendly Face of the City's Response to COVID-19

Nov. 25, 2020

Stage 4 Risk of COVID-19 Shapes Austin's Holiday
Stage 4 Risk of COVID-19 Shapes Austin's Holiday
No-virus November

Nov. 25, 2020

Amidst “Catastrophic Surge,” Austin Moves to Stage 4 of COVID-19 Risk-Based Guidelines
Amidst “Catastrophic Surge,” Austin Moves to Stage 4 of COVID-19 Risk-Based Guidelines
Escott: “We have reached another critical moment”

Nov. 19, 2020

Amid COVID-19 Spread, AISD Benchmarks Its Future
Amid COVID-19 Spread, AISD Benchmarks Its Future
District changes dozens of its performance measures

Nov. 19, 2020

COVID’s Toll on Texas Inmates Among the Worst in the Nation
COVID’s Toll on Texas Inmates Among the Worst in the Nation
LBJ School study details dismal infection, death rates

Nov. 17, 2020

Austin Record Stores Move the Needle on In-Person Shopping
Austin Record Stores Move the Needle on In-Person Shopping
You may now commence thumbing through the stacks again (provided you follow the new safety rules)

Nov. 12, 2020

<i>Chronicle</i> Wish List Open for 2020 Submissions
Chronicle Wish List Open for 2020 Submissions
Plus opportunities to give, receive help in November

Nov. 12, 2020

COVID-19 Comes Back Strong
COVID-19 Comes Back Strong
Vigilance urged lest pandemic overwhelm hospitals, holidays

Nov. 12, 2020

Active COVID-19 Cases in Austin Are Spiking Again
Active COVID-19 Cases in Austin Are Spiking Again
If you attended a Halloween party, you should get tested

Nov. 5, 2020

Face-to-Face Teaching Resumes at AISD Even as COVID-19 Cases Mount
Face-to-Face Teaching Resumes at AISD Even as COVID-19 Cases Mount
It's back-to-school week (take 3)

Nov. 5, 2020

Blue Lapis Light's <i>Beyond the Clouds</i>
Blue Lapis Light's Beyond the Clouds
This aerial dance company's production brought its dancers down to earth but still lifted us up

Oct. 29, 2020

Superintendent Says AISD Will Honor Staff Health Accommodations Through End of Year
Superintendent Says AISD Will Honor Staff Health Accommodations Through End of Year
Online or in person? AISD readies for "all of the above"

Oct. 29, 2020

Friday’s Latinx Mega-Stream Proclaims Rock the Border, Stop the Wall, and Vote!
Friday’s Latinx Mega-Stream Proclaims Rock the Border, Stop the Wall, and Vote!
Online rally stars G-Fantasma, B-Pumas, G-Chavez y mucho mas

Oct. 23, 2020

MASS Gallery Sends Exquisite Corpses Through the Mail
MASS Gallery Sends Exquisite Corpses Through the Mail
The Austin artspace gets downright surreal with the USPS for its current exhibition

Oct. 22, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: Mid-October Roundup
Day Trips & Beyond: Mid-October Roundup
Travel news from around Texas and beyond

Oct. 17, 2020

AISD, Union Still at Odds Over In-Person Teaching
AISD, Union Still at Odds Over In-Person Teaching
Employees look for creative solutions, but have yet to see any

Oct. 15, 2020

Zero Waste, Black-Owned Startup Nurtures Community One Plant at a Time
Zero Waste, Black-Owned Startup Nurtures Community One Plant at a Time
Black Lives Veggies plants seeds of change

Oct. 8, 2020

City Council District 4: A Council Veteran Seeks Transformation
D4: A Council Veteran Seeks Transformation
Incumbent Greg Casar looks to continue reimagining public safety if reelected to third term

Oct. 8, 2020

AISD Students Can Learn From Home. Teachers Have Fewer Options.
AISD Students Can Learn From Home. Teachers Have Fewer Options.
Big mess on campus

Oct. 8, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: October Travel Updates
Day Trips & Beyond: October Travel Updates
A true beer cave softens the blow of pandemic cancellations

Oct. 1, 2020

Council Preview: City Finds $15 Million to Help Struggling Businesses
Council Preview: City Finds $15 Million to Help Struggling Businesses
Three programs designed to assist economic sectors forced to close early in the pandemic

Oct. 1, 2020

For Many AISD Teachers, It's Career vs. Family
For Many AISD Teachers, It's Career vs. Family
AISD forces reluctant teachers to return to campus

Oct. 1, 2020

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