Despite Austin's reputation as the most expensive rental market in Texas, the state Department of Housing and Community Affairs has approved only one low-income housing tax credit project for Austin this year.
Capital Metro outlines transit alternatives; the Texas Constitution gets ready for a makeover; Ronnie Earle's sparse death penalty record suggests he may not seek death in the yogurt shop murders; the Police Oversight Focus Group prepares its recommendations for city council; and the Third Choice Conference unites third parties for ballot reform.
In this week's edition of Food-o-File, Austin Chronicle Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood credits the Austin-based owners of Z'Tejas Grill for their inclusion on Gourmet magazine's list of best restaurants for fun in the Phoenix / Scottsdale area and details several upcoming food events.
No artist in the last 50 years has combined dance, theatre, music, scenery, and costume into epic spectacles like Pina Bausch, and as this German visionary returns to Austin Dawn Davis explores her work and her impact on the city's Johnson / Long Dance Company.