Austin Books & Comics
"...In fact, food trailer parks are a match made in heaven between lazy landowners and energetic culinary entrepreneurs...."
"...A proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter at I-35 and Slaughter Lane threatens to displace low-income residents of a tumbledown trailer park, but a state law that took effect last year could buy them more time and trump the landowners' wishes to have them gone by Sept. 15...."
"...All throughout the South by Southwest Film Festival, we brought you daily posts of trailers to help you plan your day. Now, it's not every week we have 140 features in town to promote and fawn over, but a few exciting developments have hit the interwebs in the last few days that we thought might warrant a return to … the Trailer Park...."
"...This is … the Trailer Park...."
"...Toward that end, the Chicago-based chain, which last year grossed $28.7 billion, has a contract to buy a portion of property currently operating as a trailer park. Fronting that property is the separately owned Harper Tract at 2403 S..."
"...This is … the Trailer Park...."
"...Eateries along Barton Springs' restaurant row have new neighbors with the opening of Barton Springs Picnic trailer park. The new park not only boasts eight of the most highly rated food vendors in Austin, but also paved parking, air-conditioned restrooms, picnic tables, and covered pavilions to make guests feel comfy during their visit...."
"...Other Longhorn food court tenants we spoke with had their relocation plans in the works. Rishi Dhir of Conscious Cravings is moving this particular truck to the Qwik Ice parking lot at 5715 Burnet Road while his original truck remains in the South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery (1311 S..."
"...This year, organizers wisely relocated the daytime festivities to the kinder, greener Butler Park and expanded the size of the tented seating areas. They’ve announced that more substantial food samples will be available in the Grand Tasting tent as well as in the new Chef’s Showcase and Fire Pit areas..."
"...Shuggie's is sharing the new, comfortable, and breezy South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery with Torchy's. The new compound has ample parking and covered picnic tables and a wonderful, laid-back ambience..."
"...Austin's trailer cuisine scene is constantly expanding – it seems there are hot, tasty, new mobile dining destinations to check out every time we leave the house. Mobile food vending makes sense when you figure the difference between borrowing $500,000 or more to open a new restaurant in a new or existing building and spending $10,000 for an hip Airstream trailer and a few thousand more for groceries, equipment, and rent on a commercial kitchen and a parking space..."
"...I mean, it's really bleeping hot! Fortunately there's plenty of frozen relief to be had in Austin. Whether it's Italian ice, sno-cones, or shaved ice, this town has it on street corners, in parking lots, and at the pools..."
"...1) Billy Perkins, for Butcherwhite, White Widow 2) Unidentified Artist for Sam Pace & the Gilded Grit, Rapture 3) Mishka Westell, for Golden Dawn Arkestra EP 4) Grace Park for Grace Park & the Deer 5) Wim Delvoye for Churchwood, Trickgnosis NEW CLUB..."
"..."This will be the prototype for our new stores going forward and it's the Torchy's we want people to see when they visit Austin," Platt said. Based on the rendering from Jamie Chioco Designs, the new spot will have some eye-catching design elements and clever signage, as well as some off-street parking, which should make it a popular SoCo dining destination...."
"...Tompkins was there in the flesh and was surprisingly normal-looking, no ooze or skunge seeping out of his orifices. He was signing copies of the latest issue in his Trailer Trash comic book series, his first since 1992. Trailer Trash, "The Trade Journal of the American Trailer Park Foundation," is obviously well-loved..."
"...We could perhaps double the Cap Metro sales tax and improve the buses in West Austin to East Austin service levels, but it would be much better for bus riders to just double the service levels in East Austin (and North and South Austin, too). We could also double the road budget, widen Manor Road, and upzone the properties alongside for condos and McMansions, which would presumably raise surrounding property values enough to pay for the increase in the road budget. That way the neighborhood would be helping to pay for its own destruction. Any neighborhood that compares itself to Hyde Park or Tarrytown is being disingenuous at best – those aren't typical Austin neighborhoods. The trailer park planned for along 183 really needs to go where it's going – there isn't any place else that is both so isolated from surrounding residents and so close to a bus route..."
"...JEANETTE MORENO If pop art were the sign of divinity, Jeanette Moreno's home would be declared sacred. Scanning the comfy wood-frame near Ramsey Park, it's difficult not to be drawn to her art..."
"...Waterloo (600-A N. Lamar): The local Mecca of music retail offers acres of new and used CDs, vinyl, and rock & roll paraphernalia, as well as hosting a plethora of big-name festival acts in its parking lot during SXSW...."
"...Young and Zapp sold the chain to a larger development group, but both remain on the board and retain interest in all current and future Chuy's. They also opened the very popular Shady Grove right down the street from the first Chuy's – a music, burger, beer, and booze homage to Austin's simpler hippie days and the famous trailer park that once stood in that location. Kerbey Lanewww.kerbeylanecafe.com..."