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Celebrity, South Austin Style
The Mayor of South Austin
"...When Danny Young talks about his arrival in South Austin from Kingsville 23 years ago, he doesn't simply say..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

Gelato World Tour in Austin
Italians on a mission to share gelato with the world
"...Matthew Stevens; Italian Consul in Texas, Fabrizio Nava; and American-Statesman food writer, Addie Broyles. We tasted the 16 flavor..."

May 15, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

1997 Austin Film Festival Schedule
"...WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1 Shores of Town Lake at the American-Statesman dusk It Came From Outer Space (in 3-D and..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Screens Feature

Point Austin: Welcome Back!
When the Lege is in town, we've learned to expect the worst
"...state mandates." But now, when a few local communities (Austin, Dallas, and others) attempt to defend their communities against..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Fake News Story Originates in Austin
See how easy it is to report fake news?
"...a "Fake News" story triggered by a tweet by Austin businessman Eric Tucker, who saw some parked buses on..."

Nov. 25, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

East Austin Studio De-Tour
Homesteading artists face city code challenges – and raise old fears – in changing neighborhoods
"...the last address on a dead-end street in East Austin. From the road, you can see the front of..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Three More Casualties of Austin's Growth
A deadly accident in West Campus highlights the dangers of construction work in Texas
"...That was what a neighbor told the Austin American-Statesman about Wilson Joel Iri­as Cerritos, 30, and Jesus..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Blue Goes Red
The GOP-proposed redistricting map takes another nasty shot at Travis County voters
"...track of Bonilla, but they somehow managed to lose Austin Rep. Lloyd Doggett, misplacing him northward a couple of..."

July 21, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: The Real Race Problem
A cowardly city hides behind a dishonest daily's tall tales
"...my count) the sixth time in 18 months: The Austin Police Department has a race problem. It's a problem..."

Feb. 6, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: The Fire This Time
In their rush to reach out to the Eastside, city officials get burned
"...brief City Council today (Thursday) on a "scorecard" for Austin's African-American community, and over the next 60 to 90..."

March 25, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: Facts and Fantasies
Think globally, vote locally.
"...Council race. (Or as will vote in May, when Austin ISD, ACC, and other local school elections will be..."

Jan. 9, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Expiation Day
If apologies are in order, the line forms here
"...But the order of the day is now public..."

March 11, 2011 News Column by Michael King

The 'Statesman' Shares Their Ignorance of Soccer
Nick Barbaro lays into the 'Statesman's Ken Herman
"...Among adults, of course, the discrepancy is far greater. Austin has two adult flag football leagues, with some 80..."

July 9, 2009 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The postponement of light rail means we should look for other forms of mass transit
"...livestock, then the Chronicle, Capital Metro's only friend in Austin media for years, can broach the question. We are..."

June 7, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin's Active Shelf Life
Can Our Public Library Keep Up the Pace?
"...community's sense of self. A very important piece of Austin's soul is manifest in our public library, which by..."

Sept. 20, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Charlie Wilson's Chair
When the legend becomes fact, endow the legend
"...in Pakistan studies at the University of Texas at Austin." That sounds reasonable enough – but why should a..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Money Matters
The city says "Never mind!" on Midtown Live loan – and everybody's hanging fire
"...just say we're all doing our part to Keep Austin Really Weird...."

April 8, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Quality of Life for Blacks in Austin: Going Beyond Midtown
The city's treatment of blacks – both governmentally and culturally – is questioned
"...destroyed the Midtown Live nightclub continued last week when Austin Police Chief Stan Knee and City Manager Toby Futrell..."

April 1, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: The Usual Suspects
The argument over geographic districts takes a nasty turn
"...I am. But thanks to those vigilant folks at Austinites for Geographic Representation, we've learned that the council members..."

July 27, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Green Is as Green Does
Saving the planet begins at the grassroots

May 25, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: (Jennifer) Gale Force
The vote in the AISD board elections suggests too many Austinites are just not paying attention
"...As much as Austin is digging on keeping it weird, some jokes just..."

May 28, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Forget the little boxes -- it's the big boxes we need to knock down
"...of not just Smart Growth but New Urbanism, decrying Austin's steady slide away from a unique and meaningful sense..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Shoot First
Boys and their toys, at the Legislature and elsewhere
"...On Sunday, a dispute between two men at an Austin apartment complex turned nearly deadly when one pulled out..."

June 2, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Burning Down the House
Deadlock between city and firefighters reflects deeper problems
"...how to assemble a structurally effective yet demographically diverse Austin Fire Depart­ment – shows few signs of resolution. In..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Feet on the Ground
If May Day has a meaning, it's one we build together
"...by the way). And it was reassuring to see Austin Police Department Chief Art Acevedo publish a stinging op-ed..."

May 7, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Did You Work Last Weekend?
Reflections on the value of Texas labor

Sept. 11, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Astroturf and Grass
More than one way to spark a demonstration
"...in town last week of a couple of hundred Austinites joining the NAACP-sponsored Saturday morning protest at Highland Mall..."

April 17, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Burning Questions
And we wonder why nobody votes
"...attention to his own inattention to the most basic Austin daily news was the least sensible way of going..."

June 27, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Fierce Urgency
While presidential candidates are asking for votes – where are they now?
"...Austin voters did get sort of an early Thanksgiving present..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: What Good Are Unions?
Give a hand to those Cap Metro workers who fought for you and me

Feb. 3, 2006 News Column by Michael King

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