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December 17, 1999

Volume 19, Number 16

 
features
  • A Home Loan of Our Own

    Homeowning may be the American Dream, but seems so far out of reach for so many. Bernadette Noll's story of finding and buying a house offers hope for the hapless.

    BY BERNADETTE NOLL

news
  • Chief Countdown

    Austin police prepare for A2K; Chief Stan Knee says the evening will be almost business as usual

    BY ANDY LANGER

  • A Whole New Ball Game

    Stakeholders say Colorado River Park can serve a lot of different needs.

    BY DAN OKO

  • Naked City

    Poor ticket sales forces the Austin Symphony to cancel its New Year's Eve celebration; ARTS Center Stage is floating a new parking proposal for the community events and performing arts centers, and the Eastwoods neighborhood association is angered over the city's approval of a fraternity site plan to build a sports court.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Council Watch

    Council divided on Gotham condo project; Jesus Garza gets a big raise; East Austin residents voice concerns about the future of the brown building and flood control.

    BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

food
music
screens
arts & culture
columns
  • Page Two

    The next four days will be the hardest three weeks of the year.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Hey, who put a vegetarian in my aquifer?
  • 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, and give some more.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • After a Fashion

    The VHI/Vogue Fashion Awards was a Super Bowl for queens.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    Send your favorite daytripper or daytripper-to-be on a photographic journey through Austin or a uniquely Texan greasy-spoon odyssey.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Delivery in a half hour, or it's free.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Tunnel Vision

    The unrighteousness of parity and its horrible aftertaste.

    BY TAYLOR HOLLAND

  • About AIDS

    A new Web site is proving an excellent resource for people living with HIV.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Feedback

    Letters to the editor, published daily
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