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Point Austin: Who's Blue?
Understanding Austin political speak
"...So we all have another month of Austin-weird mudslinging to entertain us – where the mud slung..."

May 9, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...• The state Democratic Party rejected a request from..."

March 21, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...days and counting ..." – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, reacting Monday after President Bush's State of the Union..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature

Two Towers, Six Years, and 16 Millimeters
The remarkable journey – and uncertain toll – of Steve Bilich's 'Native New Yorker'
"...a fantastic and phantasmagoric degree as they do in Austin filmmaker Steve Bilich's 13-minute short "Native New Yorker," which..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Naked City
"...the best interests of the Depart­ment, the City of Austin, the citizens we are sworn to protect and serve,..."

Dec. 7, 2007 News Feature

Messy Investigation of a Mess
Did Austin Police Sgt. Michael Olsen use excessive force when he shot and killed 25-year-old Kevin Brown? According to Internal Affairs, the answer is "inconclusive."
"...Did Austin Police Sgt. Michael Olsen use excessive force, in violation..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: MUD in Your Eye
Northwest Austin suburb chal­lenges the Voting Rights Act
"...website, the folks in Canyon Creek, a tony suburban Austin subdivision just this side of Lakeline Mall, enjoy "the..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Column by Michael King

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

Seven Days in Heaven and Hell
Getting a white-knuckled grip on the third annual Fantastic Fest
"...renovating our garage, which we're turning into a guest apartment for the fest. The Spaniards are staying there. I..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Maxey Shows Moxie in Curious Bid for Tax Assessor
Glen Maxey defends his bid for tax assessor-collector
"...elect him to the job instead – the Texas Association of Counties Leadership Foundation comes out and says she's..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: No Bill
Grand jury clears APD's Olsen, but questions remain
"...hardly the end of the matter, as both the Austin Police Department and the U.S. Department of Justice are..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...• City Council added another chapter to the decades-long..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...Wal-Mart at the former Northcross mall; the Allandale Neighborhood Association executive committee voted Monday to sue the city of..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature

Unsuspended Judgments
Battle lines drawn over the police shooting of Kevin Brown
"...At a press conference last week outside the Austin NAACP offices, the family of Kevin Brown, shot and..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Greenbacks for Green Space
City moves to make development pay more for parks
"...red on the stress-o-meter, when the weekend finally comes, Austinites head to their neighborhood parks for a green respite...."

May 4, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...distressed to hear that many in the Heritage Neighborhood Association believe the city of Austin is trying to punish..."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Feature

On the Waterfront
As development accelerates along Town Lake, Austin faces urgent choices
"...Readers may want to reference "The Big Picture Map"..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Big Picture Map
A comprehensive map of Town Lake Corridor public and private development projects
"...5 Additional information provided by George Zapalac, city of Austin..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature

37th Street Lights
Will the elaborate holiday illuminations burn brighter or burn out?
"...Austin's electrified yuletide tradition – a shimmering strip of Christmas-light-laden..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week "I don't think that matters..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature

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
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Texas congressional districts, including districts 21 and 25 in Austin. See "Campaign Notes."..."

Sept. 1, 2006 News Feature

After a Fashion
Is DIY design? Your Style Avatar weighs in ... like the 500-lb. gorilla in the middle of the room.
"...FAREWELL ROY'S As long as I've been in Austin there's been Roy's. In the mid-Seventies there were three..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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

The Real Crash Davis
Alan Zinter of the Round Rock Express still lives the big-league dream
"...score two runs. The Express won 2-0 and the Austin American-Statesman's page 4 coverage the next morning included the..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Sports Feature by Kevin Brass

Hardcore Housing Limbo
FEMA's emergency rent assistance program for last year's hurricane evacuees comes to an end
"...receiving federal emergency housing funds via the city of Austin's Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Office. They're among thousands..."

July 28, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...for Sierra Leone, a fact reported by both the Austin American-Statesman and, if I am not mistaken, the Chronicle...."

June 23, 2006 Column

Libertarian Ganders Goosed by Aleshire – 216 Times
After filing multiple campaign-finance complaints against others, Libertarians get slapped with their own
"...Benedict, as well as LPT treasurer Geoffrey Neale of Austin, and past treasurer Anthony Garcia of Houston, to respond..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

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

Who's Buying the Votes?
The C&E reports show whose money is funding which campaigns
"...contribution and expenditure reports filed May 5 with the Austin City Clerk, eight days before the May 13 election...."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

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