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News

Milan Luna
Milan Luna (Photo by Jana Birchum)

1) "Proof of Nothing: When you were busted for public intoxication, were you drunk? Or did you just piss off a cop?"

News, June 24

2) "Reefer Madness: The Thin Green Line: Author Jonah Raskin recounts the contradictions of life in 'Marijuanaland'"

News, Oct. 7

3) "Perry the Executioner: Texas leads the country in executions, and Rick Perry holds the record tally"

News, Sept. 16

4) "Point Austin: Have You Been Screwed by Rick Perry?: The governor's political offenses outstrip his sexual ones"

News, Aug. 26

5) "Water Fall: Between Austin Water's conservation goals and its execution ... lies a shadow"

News, June 17

6) "Access Denied: Cap Metro saving money means hardship for neediest riders"

News, July 8

7) "The Occupation of Austin: The '99 percent' takes a stand against corporate greed"

News, Oct. 14

8) "Why Rail?: The city is pushing for a 2012 vote to build urban rail. The critics are asking, 'Who needs it?'"

News, April 8

9) "Just Say No!: Rick Perry's approach to sex education has helped Texas boost its teen pregnancy rate"

News, Oct. 28

10) "Time Bandits in Uniform?: APD officers question whether union 'leave time' deal violates their contract"

News, Aug. 12

Arts

Coco Lectric of the Jigglewatts
Coco Lectric of the Jigglewatts (Photo by Jana Birchum)

1) "The Tease That Binds: The Texas Burlesque Festival builds community among those who are hip to the strip"

Arts, April 15

2) "A Neighborhood's Story: John Langmore turned his lens on East Austin and discovered a rich history and community"

Arts, Nov. 11

3) "Top of the Line: The nominees for the 2011 Austin Critics Table Awards"

Arts, May 27

4) "Control Shift: Thoughts on adjusting to hard times from former opera director Kevin Patterson"

Arts, May 13

5) "I Shutter To Think: Six photographers offer a snapshot of the state of the art"

Arts, May 20

6) "11/11 EAST Stops: The 'Chronicle' Arts editor's recommendations for the 2011 tour"

Arts, Nov. 11

7) "Where Comedy Lives: Austin stand-ups have a complex – and it's called the Sandstone Apartments"

Arts, Nov. 25

8) "Out of Bounds Comedy Festival: Getting the last laugh on summer"

Arts, Aug. 26

9) "First Night Austin: Night night, First Night"

Arts, April 29

10) "Presto con Fuoco: For violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, life is best played fast and fiery"

Arts, Feb. 18

Food

Tyson Cole
Tyson Cole (Photo by John Anderson)

1) "Chefs' Night Out: Some top local chefs talk about where they go when they eat out"

Food, Sept. 16

2) "The 2011 Fried Chicken Update: Flip the bird – onto a waffle, that is"

Food, July 29

3) "New on Burnet Road: A basket of new dining establishments serving everyday eats to everyday folks"

Food, June 17

4) "Cottage Industries: On Sept. 1, after many false starts, a new bill allowing home bakers to sell their goods went into law. Here are just a few of its beneficiaries."

Food, Nov. 25

5) "Restaurant Review: Indian Spicy Kitchen: This worthy new joint will get your goat"

Food, Oct. 7

6) "Beer Convenience: Finding great craft brew selections in unlikely places"

Food, June 24

7) "Restaurant Review: The backspace: Cirkiel Shifts his command to the backspace"

Food, Feb. 25

8) "Restaurant Reviews: Contigo: Easygoing ranch atmosphere awaits in the Mueller development"

Food, July 22

9) "Mick Vann's Top 10 Food Trailers"

Food, Jan. 7

10) "Buen Provecho!: Welcome to the home of the Mexican breakfast"

Food, March 18

Screens

Mitch Schultz
Mitch Schultz (Photo by John Anderson)

1) "How High: Divination or hallucinogenic drug? Whichever way you look at it, 'The Spirit Molecule' is gonna move you."

Screens, Feb. 11

2) "Releasing 'Fireflies in the Garden'"

Picture in Picture blog, Aug. 28

3) "Moving Pictures: Twenty years on, more than two dozen filmmakers pay tribute to 'Slacker' and a city in transition"

Screens, Aug. 26

4) "Sundance to Screen New Zellner Bros. Film"

Picture in Picture blog, Dec. 5

5) "Slack to the Future: Austin gets older; 'Slacker' stays forever young"

Screens, Jan. 21

6) "The 'Human Centipede' Escapes"

Picture in Picture blog, Oct. 8

7) "FF2011: 'The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence)"

Picture in Picture blog, Sept. 25

8) "Where the Beards Are: Meet the Austin Facial Hair Club, reality TV's unlikeliest new stars"

Screens, Aug. 5

9) "Flix Brewhouse Arrives in Round Rock"

Picture in Picture blog, July 1

10) "'Top Chef' Cries Uncle"

Picture in Picture blog, Aug. 9

Music

Nick Lowe
Nick Lowe

1) "15 Minutes With Nick Lowe"

Earache! blog, Nov. 29

2) ">Dome Sweet Dome: New Festival site pushes Austin's city limits"

Music, April 1

3) "Emo's Red River Location Sold"

Earache! blog, Sept. 26

4) "Doyle Bramhall Sr. (1949-2011)"

Earache! blog, Nov. 13

5) "Sturgeon's Revelation: Beating the music business odds at SXSW"

Music, March 4

6) "Shoot Out the Lights: Nakedly optimistic about the Bright Light Social Hour"

Music, Feb. 11

7) "Party on the Patio"

Earache! blog, Oct. 24

8) "30 Rock: Thirty years, 30 recordings"

Music, Sept. 2

9) "Rock & Roll Never Forgets"

Earache! blog, Dec. 14

10) "Nelson Bassist Bee Spears Dies"

Earache! blog, Dec. 12

Books

Dean Young
Dean Young (Photo by Jana Birchum)

1) "The Heartsick Poet: As Dean Yong celebrates the publication of a new collection, the wait continues for his organ transplant"

Books, April 8

2) "Stickmen With Ray Guns: Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Steam ..."

Books, April 29

3) "'The Main Treatment Options': First-place winner"

Books, Feb. 4

4) "Bumping Uglies With Modern Prose"

Under the Covers blog, Aug. 12

5) "The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth: A dystopian future meets a pop-culture-obsessed past in 'Ready Player One'"

Books, Aug. 19

6) "Steam Versus Cyber at ArmadilloCon"

Under the Covers blog, Aug. 26

7) "Getting Creative: UT unveils a new Master of Fine Arts writing degree"

Books, Feb. 11

8) "SoCo Gets a Bookstore"

Books, July 8

9) "The Winners: Short Story Contest"

Books, Feb. 4

10) "'Fruit': Second-place winner"

Books, Feb. 4

The Gay Place

Jake Shears
Jake Shears

1) "Scissor Sisters Aftershow: You're Invited"

The Gay Place blog, March 25

2) "Sixth Annual GayBiGayGay"

The Gay Place blog, March 18

3) "Gay Place: Austin Pride and QueerBomb drop dates for 2011"

The Gay Place, April 22

4) "'Slut Walk' Hits Austin"

The Gay Place blog, June 15

5) "Villain of the Week: Victoria Jackson"

The Gay Place blog, March 25

6) "The Most Wonderful Time of the Queer"

The Gay Place blog, June 15

7) "Gay Place: Get your tickets now for this year's refreshingly goofy Pride lineup"

The Gay Place, Aug. 5

8) "One Year Out"

The Gay Place blog, May 17

9) "Mall Madness"

The Gay Place blog, June 15

10) "Gay Place: Gay Place caught some deliciously queer visuals during the Fest"

The Gay Place, March 25

Sports

Top 10 Most-Viewed Stories on AustinChronicle.com by Section

1) "'The NFL Beat': Week 10"

The Score blog, Nov. 10

2) "'Out of Bounds': LHN Flounders, Patriots and Porn Stars, and More"

The Score blog, Oct. 28

3) "'The NFL Beat': Real Talk With Amos Lee"

The Score blog, Nov. 23

4) "Horns Look To Declaw Cougars"

The Score blog, Sept. 8

5) "'The NFL Beat': Tebow's Piss-Poor Arm and More"

The Score blog, Nov. 17

6) "'The NFL Beat': Back to Reality"

The Score blog, Dec. 29

7) "Fallen Warriors Remind of Roosevelt Leaks"

The Score blog, Nov. 18

8) "Coulthard Revs Up Austin"

The Score blog, Aug. 20

9) "'Out of Bounds': Astros Fans Continue To Suffer"

The Score blog, Nov. 25

10) "A Few Words With Steelers Rookie RB Baron Batch"

The Score blog, Dec. 19, 2011

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