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December 3, 1999

Volume 19, Number 14

 
features
  • Festival of Lite

    Arts writer Robi Polgar finds the true meaning of Chanukah, if not the true spelling ...

    BY ROBI POLGAR

news
  • Mapping the Future

    Seven longtime Austinites talk about Smart Growth, neighborhood planning, and the future of Central Austin in an October roundtable discussion.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Naked City

    Shane Phelps will run against Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, Sam Billings quit the Cap Metro board; Larry Paul Manley runs up against neighborhood opposition.

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT, ROBERT BRYCE AND KEVIN FULLERTON

  • Council Watch

    Travis Country residents battle with private school's placement of its athletic field

    BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

food
  • Standout Sister Act

    Gentle Heat and Soothing Sweet at Mirabelle

    BY PABLEAUX JOHNSON

  • Food-o-File

    Virginia B. Wood discovers a new Japanese fast food joint in town; mentions upcoming Central Market Cooking School classes; and updates readers on recent happenings among restaurants and restaurant owners in the Hill Country.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Taquerias

    Tasty, bite-sized restaurant listings compiled from new and previous reviews, guides, and poll results. This week's entries were compiled by Mick Vann.
music
screens
arts & culture
columns
  • Page Two

    The Evil Regents Return.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    More tributes to Doug Sahm
  • Public Notice

    Public Notice is noticing a lot of public service types getting into the holiday spirit. Events big and small are happening all over town, as are opportunities to give, give, give.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Impressionistic poultry patching and a proclivity for plynths

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • After a Fashion

    Our style avatar branches out to service and sales.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    Eat barbecue for breakfast at Zimmerhanzel's BBQ in Smithville.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Coach's Corner

    Always pick the team with the most to play for.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • About AIDS

    Silence is proving deadly for Latino communities.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Feedback

    Letters to the editor, published daily
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