Jan. 3, 2014

Volume 33, Number 19

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2013 NEWS TOP 10S

Top 10 Local Stories

The year in Austin: from the APD to urban rail

BY MICHAEL KING

Top 10 City Council Stories

Redistricting, affordable housing, and more

BY MICHAEL KING

Top 10 State Stories

Obamacare provoked, a star was born, and the Tea Party kept on steeping.

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Top 10 Education Stories

Mack Brown, Meria Carstarphen, and the rest of the gang

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Top 10 Lege Stories

Wendy Davis' filibuster, redistricting, and the lottery fiasco

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Top 10 Environmental Stories

The state dealt with a drought as the city took on some prickly issues

BY AMY SMITH

Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories

Freedom for the Kellers and Rosemary Lehmberg's wild ride

BY JORDAN SMITH

Top 10 Quotes of the Week

DSHS Rules: The Right Not to Have an Abortion

Agency upholds ambulatory surgical center standard

BY JORDAN SMITH

The More and the Merrier: Council Candidate Update

More hopefuls trickle in

BY MICHAEL KING

Headlines

Civics 101

Hightower Report

Global bankers holding a pity party for themselves

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Year in Food

Our favorite bites, brews, barbecue, and much, much more
music

Smooth Criminal

Progressive cacophony in 2013

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

Playback: FREE WEEK!

2014, you're up

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

2013 SCREENS TOP 10S

Feast Your Eyes

Introducing the banner crop of 2013 films

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Top 10 Games of 2013

From beautiful narratives to simple joy, these games have much to offer

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Film Reviews

Critics' Picks for the Week: Jan. 3-9, 2014

Our film critics pick their top three recommendations for the week.
arts & culture

Identity Shift

Austin's art community spent 2012 making changes for a changing city

BY ROBERT FAIRES

columns

Gay Place

This week it's all about the Tops and the Bottoms, loves. How do you like your 2013?

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Looking back at 2013

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Common Law: Community Garden Squatter

Community garden squatter – can I adversely possess the abandoned lot next door?

BY LUKE ELLIS

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Stop it. Stop it now.

7 things people under 30 should stop doing

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Sports Top 10s

BY NICK BARBARO

Soccer Watch Top 10s

BY NICK BARBARO

Hornography

BY RUSS ESPINOZA

Inspire Pro Wrestling

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

comics

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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