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A Long Time Coming
Why Now?
"...The answer is, in a word, detente. According to Austin political veterans, the de-escalation of hostilities between developers and..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff

The Human Element
"...Kirk Watson announced his $12.3 million homeless initiative for Austin and the downtown area, a plan that initially drew..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...replaced the living man. Before Monday's five-kilometer walk from Austin Community College's new Eastview campus through East Austin to..."

Jan. 22, 1999 News Feature

Drake Tungsten and His Boy Skellington
"...was unquestionably one of the most dangerous weapons in Austin's musical arsenal last year, if not the most lethal...."

Jan. 22, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Postmarks
Nichols Is Biased
"...Rodriguez Helps Austin..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Column

Southern Living
A Vested Interest
"...the rest of the city's sudden "discovery" of South Austin, most say the area's improving climate has been an..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Regular Folk
"...South Austin has longcaptivated the rest of the city with its..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Metropolis Melodrama
Ghost of Metropolis Past
"...in the convoluted Metropolis project grew out of his association with the site's former property owner, Lloyd Latham, a..."

Nov. 27, 1998 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Postmarks
"...detailed coverage [Vol.18, No.8]. I write to urge all Austin voters to get out and vote in favor of..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Column

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

Saturday Night Live
Mayor Kirk Watson takes his downtown vision to the streets
"...more active or more vocal about the future of Austin's downtown than Mayor Kirk Watson. But after 16 months..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...out http://www.co.travis.tx.us/elections for early polling places and times, or http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/bonds for details on the bond election. Austinites who live..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature

Pocketbook Politics
If Not Now, When?
"...with wages, coalition members say, that "typical" $516 one-bedroom apartment is out of reach for many low-wage workers in..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

The Lords of Parking
Neighborhood Associations Deciding Curbside Privileges
"...2? A few phone calls to the city of Austin ascertained that my neighborhood association - the Eastwoods Neighborhood..."

Aug. 28, 1998 News Feature by Jeff Mandell

The Rent Rub
Working Poor Getting Stiffed on Housing Costs
"...Buckingham Estates home. photograph by Kevin Fullerton The South Austin duplex that Bill and Holly Skeen have called home..."

Aug. 21, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...pushing crack cocaine and wreaking havoc in a north Austin neighborhood made history last week as targets of Texas'..."

Aug. 7, 1998 News Feature

Dropping Out
Teachers Trade Low Pay for High Tech
"...about as rare as falafel sandwiches. But even the Austin Independent School District, which ranks near the top of..."

June 5, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Sub Mission
There's No Substitute for a Teacher - Just Ask AISD
"...time somewhere else. It's also no wonder that the Austin Independent School District is ending the school year with..."

May 29, 1998 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...on the election, check out the city's website - http://www.ci.austin.tx.us - or call 499-2663... - A.S...."

May 1, 1998 News Feature

Postmarks
Don't Dissolve District
"...zone 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

This Land Is Our Land
News From the Fronts of State-City Land War
"...to bury Triangle Square, not to praise it. And Austin is still a democracy...."

April 24, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Conventional Thinking
Supporters Say Prop. 1 Is Key to Downtown's Future
"...Creek, and a major-league expansion of the currently bush-league Austin Convention Center. Since the convention center sits right alongside..."

April 10, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Polling the Poleyard
Questions Abound on Downtown
"...last week to begin negotiations between the city and apartment developer Post Properties out of Dallas on the ground..."

March 6, 1998 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Into the Woods
Cherrywood Neighbors' Journey of Change
"...cycles, and repeated demographic shifts, of these - East Austin? Central Austin? North Central East Austin? - districts. Compared..."

Feb. 27, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...hearing last week on the proposed expansion of the Austin Convention Center and revitalization of Waller Creek, there was..."

Feb. 13, 1998 News Feature

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

Conventional Wisdom
Is It Wise To Expand Austin's Convention Center?
"...Ric Luber, Executive Director of the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau, shares his vision of Austin's..."

Jan. 30, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Corner to Corner
Top Ten Neighborhood War Zones of 1997
"...stop caring what happens to the Triangle. But Central Austin's neighborhood spat of the decade has opened up two..."

Jan. 9, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...the seat against incumbent Democrat Karen Sonleitner. Shaw, an Austin chiropractor, announced Monday on the courthouse steps, saying he..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Feature

Rental Health Worries
Pecan Springs Gives Apartments Thumbs Down
"...Alfred Dotson, president of the Pecan Springs/Springdale Neighborhood Association photograph by John Anderson At the beginning of the..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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