The North Door
"...Noreen Cedeño. Kathy Waller..."
"...illustration by Doug Potter "We all need to take a cold shower on this Waller Creek deal," said Robert Knight, a property owner along the creek, early Monday morning. Knight, who has been organizing creekside property owners for several weeks, says that the current frenzy surrounding Waller's revitalization is premature..."
"...1 (Conv. Center/Waller Creek): Yes..."
"...1 (Conv. Center/Waller Creek): Yes..."
"...Last Thursday, Jim Robertson of the city's Planning and Development Review Department briefed City Council on the Waller Creek District Master Plan, a more than $30 million set of community enhancement initiatives tied to the Waller Creek Tunnel Project. The $127.5 million underground stormwater drainage structure is scheduled to break ground in November and will remove roughly 30 acres from the current 100-year floodplain (see "Off the Record," May 7)..."
"...Waterloo Park is getting attention now because it's at the north end of the city's Waller Creek Tunnel Project, directed by the Public Works Department. It's the site of the tunnel inlet, a structure that will house pumps and other equipment; the engineer-led tunnel design team has already begun plans to add a rooftop pavilion over the inlet structure as well as other park improvements..."
"...At various points in The Devil and Daniel Johnston, the once and forever Austin musical phenomenon is compared – and in some cases pronounced superior – to Robert Johnson, Bob Dylan, and Brian Wilson. The now 45-year-old, Waller, Texas-dwelling phenomenon is also a gifted and galleried illustrator and painter, so add Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray to the list..."
"...16] about the lack of planning and coordination that is going on in downtown. Please be assured that with respect to the area around Waller Creek, at least, there is lots of planning going on with the benefit of a large amount of public input through the Waller Creek charrette, the Convention Center Expansion Study, the Lower Waller Creek neighborhood's development guidelines, and other forums...."
"...Work of Art: Installation Canopy Tower, John Grade, The Contemporary Austin (Forever Free) Ideas, Languages, and Conversations, Michael Ray Charles, Landmarks Hurly Burly, Orly Genger, Waller Creek Conservancy/The Contemporary Austin..."
"...No such luck over on Red River, where parking is already at critical mass. The situation will only get worse, because the whole Waller Creek corridor is slated to become a San Antonio-esque "creekwalk" with construction of the $25 million Waller Creek Tunnel and flood control project..."
"...One of Johnston's last career advancements before his retreat to the small town of Waller, about a half-hour outside of Houston, was finding a new manager and landing that magical record deal. Atlantic Records took the bait and brought in Butthole Surfer (and pal) Paul Leary to produce 1994's Fun, Johnston's long-awaited major-label debut..."
"...Hurlyburly, Orly Genger, Waller Creek Conservancy/The Contemporary Austin Gallery, Body of Work..."
"...Work of Art: Installation Hurly Burly, Orly Genger, Waller Creek Conservancy/The Contemporary Austin..."
"...Creek Show: Light Night, Waller Creek Conservancy (Lewis Legge Lewis, Design Workshop, Baldridge Architects, Jason Sowell, Thoughtbarn)..."
"...WALLER CREEK COMMITTEE PUBLIC WORKSHOP Preview the master plan for the Waller Creek district. Call or e-mail to RSVP..."
"...Old scraps of wrought iron cover the walls, while iron smithing tools from bygone days dress the place with quaint mementos of a tougher, more industrial Austin. Sit outside in the breezy shade of the covered porch and listen to the gurgle of Waller Creek as you suck down a Big Red with your barbecue..."
"...Nonetheless, the singer was upbeat last Friday when speaking by phone from his home in Waller, recalling the day in 1992 he painted the frog on the side of Sound Exchange, an erstwhile record store that kept a box of his cassettes by the cash register...."
"... On Friday, April 8, the city hosts an official groundbreaking ceremony for the Waller Creek Tunnel Project, a milelong underground tunnel that will remove 28 acres from the area's 100-year floodplain and turn Red River into the Riverwalk. Transmission Entertainment booker Graham Williams confirmed that the construction will force the moving of this fall's Fun Fun Fun Fest..."
"...The Waller-based pop savant’s currently working on what’s being called the Infinite Comic Book of Musical Greatness, which will include an EP of new material, and he’s the subject of the official SXSW panel, Daniel Johnston: The First Fifty Years (March 16, 2pm, Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC). The talk will be moderated by Chronicle Editor Louis Black and feature his brother Dick Johnston, manager Tom Gimbel, and Glass Eye’s Kathy McCarty...."
"...11am-3pm. Pine Street Station, 414 Waller..."