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Sam Anderson-Ramos' Top 10 Takeaways From Austin's Gallery Scene in 2016
From making work to showing it, the visual art scene displayed commitments to risk, innovation, and community
"...XYZ ATLAS SURVEY BY JENNIFER CHENOWETH Chenoweth's survey asking Austinites about emotional connections to specific places was a compelling..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Learning to Love Austin FC's Roster Through Their Native Cuisines
International players' kitchen
"...toward Dallas and Houston’s shiny array of professional sports, Austin has a soccer team. The crown jewel in our..."

June 18, 2021 Features Feature by Adam Wood

Big in Austin, Big in Japan
If a holiday gift trend is big here this year, chances are, it was already big over there
"...wish to make them our own, and here in Austin, we've many opportunities to prove it. And while some..."

Dec. 7, 2001 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

After a Fashion: SXSW Friday
While old geezers Camper Van Beethoven may be back in town taking the skinheads bowling, our Style Avatar gets all, "I'm With the Band," with Ms. You-Know-Who Des Barres herself, and takes the celeb shopping.
"...trepidation, I submitted. First off, we went to the Antique Marketplace (5350 Burnet Rd., 452-1000). At 19,000 square feet,..."

March 14, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Good Eye
New Year's style resolutions
"...here are some of my resolutions for putting an Austin-y spin on the coming year's high-fashion trends. Resolution No...."

Jan. 10, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

Naughty, Yet Nice
The Naughty Secretary Club: The Working Girl’s Guide to Handmade Jewelry, by Jennifer Perkins, is an excellent antidote to boring accessory habits.
"...A founding member of the Austin Craft Mafia, Perkins includes a few heavy-duty projects in..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Design Post by Sarah Jean Billeiter

Mixed Use, Mixed Emotions
An anniversary review of Austin's vertical mixed-use program discovers a range of responses to density, change, and planning
"...One year ago, Austin embarked on a complex experiment in populist urban planning..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

It's a Gas, Gas, Gas
South Austin's Neon Transformers Light Up Life South of the River
"...and restaurants. Their creations often become landmarks that define Austin for residents and tourists alike. They're the sign builders,..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

In Memoriam: Bob "Daddy-o" Wade
A fond farewell to the original trickster of Lone Star art
"...the 40-foot-tall cowboy boots outside San Antonio's North Star Mall, the 12-foot-tall iguana standing guard over Ft. Worth Zoo's..."

Dec. 27, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Plantation at Comal Bluff
Sneed House ruins tell a story beneath and behind modern Austin
"...to scans of faded documents generously provided by the Austin History Center, the house was commissioned by Sebron Graham..."

May 23, 2014 News Feature by Sam Ramos

Secondhand Stores to Council: 'Wait a Second!'
Proposed ordinance designed to help recovery of stolen goods
"...agenda a controversial ordinance that would have given the Austin Police Department more tools to recover stolen goods. The..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

That One Sad One
Second place
"...watched the younger of the two hobble toward a small tabletop karaoke machine and pick up a microphone. A..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Books Feature by Will Furgeson

Day Trips
The Sweet Tooth Tour of Mount Pleasant doesn't cover a lot of ground, but it does offer a variety of locally made desserts
"...has also been named one of the "100 Best Small Towns in America" by a national publication...."

Feb. 10, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...been a rest stop for travelers since Stephen F. Austin's original colony. Legend has it that the settlement was..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Column

Public Notice
Ill Winds
"...Chic shoppers, mall walkers, and mall rats alike have a convenient opportunity..."

June 6, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Main Street, U.S.A.
Round Rock = Small Town, Texas?
"...length between Mays and Sheppard Avenues -- verily shouts Small Town, Texas. But murmuring beneath are whispers intimating that..."

Feb. 9, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Smoke Gets in Your Mouth
Taylor
"...serving food as effortlessly to gubernatorial inaugurations as to small-town weddings. At the cafeteria-style restaurant in Taylor, Rudy Mikeska's..."

May 21, 1999 Food Feature

Day Trips
"..."What got me started was a small table and stools that my dad had," Covert says...."

Aug. 13, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Downtown Developments
"...lofts in an old warehouse building fitted out with antique brick...."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature

Election News
Does this campaign chest make me look fat?
"...is broad, reading like a who's who of the Austin political establishment and crossing party lines. Among the names..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Spotlight: Daniel Johnston
1am, Maggie Mae's
"...Johnston's sublime songwriting first came to appreciation in mid-Eighties Austin. Handing out tapes of Hi, How Are You? while..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...or just outside the jurisdiction of the city of Austin that will soon be developed at intensities that will..."

Jan. 23, 2004 Column

Only Natural
The Texas Memorial Museum decides to focus on its natural history roots.
"...people comfortable with the noisy bustle of a shopping mall, people who like their history served up supersized, consumers..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature

Bright Lights, Little City
It's maybe silly to fix a personality on a place, but something happens when you hook a left onto Austin Ave. and drive into Georgetown's historic district. Everything slows down, just a little bit, and then there's that marquee, neon and spangly, lighting up downtown. Welcome to the Palace.
"...too). The girl working the ticket booth, which is small and opens onto the street, is much too young..."

Dec. 6, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

A Colossal Wreck
The Intel Building and its discontents
"...I met a traveler from an antique land..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Saving All Our Changes
Cyber-castoffs are curated at Austin's Goodwill Computer.
"...the time machine you will require. Behind this unobtrusive strip-mall façade (smartly distinguished by a neon-tailed mouse), and the..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Features Feature by Michael King

Food-O-File
Bowled Over
"...tales of their culinary adventures and zip back to Austin in February to teach a soup class at the..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Toast to an Artspace About Art
Pro-Jex's Tunnel of Art on Fifth Street Was More Than a Gallery, Much More
"...Nobody in Austin got too worked up when Neil Coleman's Pro-Jex Gallery..."

April 3, 1998 Arts Feature by John Spong

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