June 16, 2017

Volume 36, Number 42

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"This Is Austin Bashing on Steroids"

This legislative session, state GOP lawmakers ran an all-out assault on municipal values

BY MARY TUMA

A Legislative Session Just for Dan Patrick

How much can go wrong in 30 days?

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Point Austin: Justice Too Long Delayed

Fran and Dan Keller continue to wait in vain for their exoneration

BY MICHAEL KING

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Steve Adler

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

SB 4 on Thin ICE

A ruling in San Antonio spells trouble for state law

BY MARY TUMA

About That DPS Cutback

So, when can you get your license these days?

BY MICHAEL KING

Greg Abbott, Tree Killer

That attack on the Heritage Tree ordinance? A personal vendetta.

BY MICHAEL KING

Abbott Against the Environment

The governor vetoed $127 million out of the state's budget Monday, mostly for environmental initiatives

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

“Yogurt Shop Murders” Appeal Rejected

Court offers no comment on Robert Springsteen's case

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Alex Jones vs. the World

Megyn Kelly to interview local conspiracy theorist on Sunday night

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

More on the Chicon Mural

A new plan is in the works

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Council: Eternal Returns

City plumbing, juvenile curfews, and AFD overtime on this week's agenda

BY MICHAEL KING

CodeNEXT Advisory Group Ready for Next Steps

Second draft of land development code soon to be in the works

BY SARAH MARLOFF

AISD: Propositions for a Full Board

Trustees mull bond package after Geronimo Rodriguez tabbed to succeed Paul Saldaña in District 6

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Labor Negotiations: A Matter of Police Oversight

Police Monitor Deven Desai brings his agenda to bargaining sessions

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

The Hightower Report: Will You Enlist in Donald Trump’s War?

Afghanistan all over again

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Japanese Iced Coffee Might Change Your Daily Grind

Locals warm up to cold-brew trend

BY DAN GENTILE

Review: J.T. Youngblood’s

Fried chicken joint still a little green

BY BRANDON WATSON

Lua Brazil Brings Pão de Queijo to Austin

Brazilian cheese bread baker expands on tradition

BY JESSI DEVENYNS

Food Events

music

Playback: You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory

But you can still put your arms around Margaret Moser

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Evelyn Ngugi Makes the Internet a Better Place

A beacon of light on the dark side of the web

BY JESSI CAPE

Circling the Future

Other Worlds Austin Orbiter summer series begins

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

What’cha Watchin’?

Screens Editor Josh Kupecki has an opinion on the best thing going on TV right now

BY JOSH KUPECKI

Film Reviews

Beatriz at Dinner

Classes clash over chow

The Book of Henry

Abandon all hope ye who purchase a ticket

Cars 3

Third times not a charm for this franchise

Dean

Demetri Martin writes, directs, and stars in this indie romance

My Cousin Rachel

Love and murder on the English Highlands
arts & culture

Jennifer Raye's Boa Retina Explores Messy Gender Uncertainty

Tech old and new explores trans issues

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Arts Reviews

Zach Theatre's In the Heights

This production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical brings us the life and pride of an immigrant neighborhood at an important time

Shrewd Productions’ The Revolutionists

This staging of Lauren Gunderson’s satire proves the pen is mightier than the guillotine

“Sean Caulfield: Landscapes: Transformed/Transfigured”

The blackness and voids in the artwork here feels like a future world laid waste, but it also feels like us
columns

Gay Place

Pride Month With the Babadook

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Page Two: Dancing at the Revolution With the Radio On!

Louis Black recalls the joys of driving around and falling in love with pop songs

BY LOUIS BLACK

Oops!

Day Trips: Joe T. Garcia’s Restaurant, Ft. Worth

Iconic Mexican food restaurant serves a river of patrons by offering a limited menu

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: The Trouble With Trouble

Never let insurmountable facts get in the way of your deeply entrenched belief system

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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