Volume 19, Number 19
Our favorite things about the change of the millennium
BY ANNA HANKS
The year and the decade in review
Off the Desk
BY AMY SMITH
Important Council actions in 1999 and what's on the agenda for 2000.
BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON
The top 10 media events of 1999.
BY LEE NICHOLS
Edibles in Isolation
Chronicle food writers list their desert island must-haves.
Food, the Original Commodity
BY RACHEL FEIT
In this week's edition of Food-o-file, Austin Chronicle Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood looks ahead to the looming local culinary possibilities in 2000.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Top 10s: Year, Decade, Eternity
BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ
New Year's New Clubs, New Arrangements for the Austin Music Network and, well, News.
BY KEN LIECK
Top 10 Films of the Year, Decade, and Eternity
BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN
The year's best in technology, gaming, and Web sites
BY SARAH HEPOLA
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
BY MARC SAVLOV
Gangsters, vampires, and conspiracy theories : the best television had to offer in 1999.
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
Louis Black begins his ongoing list of "desert island" videos with his first pick: Francis Ford Coppola's Godfather trilogy
Sprawling, meaning-laden spectacle from the director of Boogie Nights.
arts & culture
The Chronicle's guide to Austin's biggest performance event.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
The best of Austin arts' stage productions and artists from 1999 get another round of applause from the AustinChronicle Arts writers in their Top 10 lists for the year, along with an overview of the year in Austin culture, a look back at Austin theatre in the Nineties, and a musical for the millennium.
A major change in direction for Teatro Humanidad.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
Smart Growth and other millennial hallucinations ...
BY LOUIS BLACK
Bikes, Beets, and Bastrop.
Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers.
BY KATE X MESSER
The paradox of possiblities exhibited by the 20th century -- from Auschwitz to Ginger & Fred.
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
The Style Avatar experiences great service at Central Market South and Christmas love in the form of Joan Crawford.
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
Mr. Smarty pants knows that he will not die poor and alone.
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
Nineteen ninety-nine: hot, dry, and touristy.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
In search of the deadly Longhorn virus.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
In the new millennium, death from AIDS should be the exception, not the norm.
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily
Sports lover Lisa Tozzi reflects on 1999, this "underdog" of a year.
BY LISA TOZZI