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Can't Handle Scamming

Aug. 15, 1997 Column

On The Lege
Knocking Out Hate
"...knockout. Loralei Gilliam, executive director of the American Family Association of Texas, was in a hearing room at the..."

March 19, 1999 News Column

What Land Use Code Do We Need to Build the City We Want?
Planning a way forward after CodeNEXT
" influential actors working on the forward-facing edge of Austin's growth and change – the people who are shaping..."

April 12, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

How to Build Neighborhoods
Erin McGann is the sole newcomer in a race dominated by incumbents
"...things in common. They live in older, quaint Central Austin neighborhoods, they're both former neighborhood association presidents, they've served..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Neighborhood Watch
Sustainable Neighborhoods group advocates 'family-friendly' north side development
"...overstated – voiced by Sustainable Neighborhoods of North Central Austin, a nonprofit citizens group that's pushing the city to..."

March 22, 2013 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Deadlocked Over Density
Neighbors say ARA's development plans for East 11th Street would clash with existing homes and businesses, including the historic Victory Grill
"...To say that the Austin Revitalization Author­ity's relationship with its East Austin neighbors and..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Taco Kings, Besieged
A conflict with neighborhoods has made the previously independent street taco vendors organize in self-defense
"...The four members of AVATACO, a newly formed association of Austin taco stand owners, spill out of a..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Feature by Michael May

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...first day of early voting with an appearance in Austin to drum up cash for his re-election effort...."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week "The job of majority leader..."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature

The Rumble at Bunny Run Heads to Council
Neighbors say school reneged on promise of no apartments
"...a tight bend in the Colorado River in northwest Austin. The signs are white, and in blood-red letters they..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Election 2004 Updates
The latest electoral happenings in Central Texas, updated daily
"...Friday afternoon for a nonpartisan GOTV walk led by Austin Interfaith, voting is as much about building a community..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature

It's a Done Deal
The City Council approved the Stratus settlement 6-1. Now what?
" approve Stratus Properties' 1,253-acre development proposal for Southwest Austin, the City Council endorsed the controversial deal hours after..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Circular Logic
Stratus forgets to tell Circle C residents about their zoning requests.
"...the hearing. "You'd think the president of a homeowners association would have been told something about this," says Stone,..."

May 17, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
A Sinking Foundation?
" intrusion to contend with -- a 76-unit affordable apartment complex approved and funded through the state's tax credit..."

Nov. 19, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
The city gives a thumbs-down to subsidised housing.
"...It wasn't a great year for low-income renters in Austin. The price of housing continued to soar, a city-financed..."

Sept. 3, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Monday Oct. 12, at 8pm at the Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 Congress, Room 118 ......"

Oct. 9, 1998 News Feature

Don't Dissolve District
" of the Barton Springs Aquifer. The City of Austin's rules, including the S.O.S. ordinance, apply in only about..."

May 1, 1998 Column

A Watershed Year?
"...of the land, Dallas-based JPI Texas Development, Inc. - Austin's biggest apartment developer - and Osaka, Japan-based SNK, have..."

Feb. 6, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

"...Dear Austin Chronicle:..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Column

Developing Stories
Big Box, Back Off!; Las Manitas Swirls On; and Bucking the City
"...(Except, of course, when we want to shop there.) Austin moved one step closer to enacting a new "big-box..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...Public debate began over the Austin Water Utility's plan to move the downtown Green Water..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature

Showdown at David Street: City Regs Broken at Will
Gasp! City staff helps developer skirt the law.
"...Nuria Zara­goza, president of the Original West Uni­ver­sity Neighborhood Association, about a purported "remodel" project at 1915 David St...."

April 30, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Stratus Sparks Citizen Uprising
Hundreds of citizens turn out to denounce the proposed Stratus deal.
"...he's continuing negotiations with residents opposed to some proposed apartments adjacent to their neighborhood. "I think apartments are an..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

After Numerous Delays, Cactus Rose Zoning Case Heads to Council
Relocation plans for residents of the mobile home park remain tentative
"...Hughes, which has a contract to build a luxury apartment complex and retail on the property if and when..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Future Uncertain for Cactus Rose
Zoning change may be postponed for mobile home park, but remains on the horizon
"...Oden Hughes has a contract to build a new apartment complex, Lenox Oaks, which would include 356 units, with..."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

A Concrete Solution
Should developers have to recycle?
"...Imagine – if you can – an old apartment complex being torn down to make way for a..."

Dec. 12, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Tone Deaf
Deaf Austinites say police can't seem to listen to reason
"...terms, the 24-year-old found herself in trouble with the Austin Police Department – booked into jail for resisting arrest,..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Watershed Redo
How redevelopment can save the springs ... or not
"...Austin, we still have a problem – the continued commercial..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

In Memoriam
Austin juggling sensation Warren "Red" Ryder Schwartz, who opened for Esther's Follies for almost 20 years, was stabbed to death on Sunday, May 28
"...Schwartz was stabbed in the parking lot of an apartment complex in South Austin. Although he was continuing to..."

June 9, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...on the opposition of the Texas Oil and Gas Association and the Texas Chemical Council to closing corporate tax..."

July 22, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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