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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

Online, Unplugged
Wireless Internet is cost-effective, accessible, of the people rather than gouging the people. So what are you waiting for? It's time to cut the cord.
"...for free at a growing number of businesses around Austin -- out from the cubicle, away from the breakfast..."

April 26, 2002 Screens Feature by Michael Connor

Our readers talk back.
"...or anyone else) to put term limits on the Austin ballot. The council itself voted it on. Politicians do..."

April 12, 2002 Column

Naked City
Villas Goes to Bat
"...upscale student housing project. Yesterday, the North University Neighborhood Association failed to restore their valid petition against the ultra-dense..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...voters approved $49 million in mold-busting bonds for the Austin Independent School District. The money will also help AISD..."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Our readers talk back.
"...University Area Partners is a neighborhood association representing residential, business, nonprofit and student interests in the..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...the Villas at Guadalupe development is good for the Austin community ["Postmarks: Pro: Villas at Guadalupe," Jan. 25]. Since..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...more" does a terrible disservice to the city of Austin staff. I served on the Smart Growth Task Force..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Column

How Many Villas = MF-6?
NUNA residents feel betrayed, but Villas supporters say the proposed apartment complex is better than the alternative.
"...evil robot from the next Star Wars episode, but Austin's code for "multi-family 6" zoning: a rarely applied standard..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Our readers talk back.
" make that very statement to the citizens of Austin on KEYE news. I have asserted all along that..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Column

Naked City
"...than 90 cities around the globe, including Jerusalem. The Austin vigil will feature music and poetry, and attendees will..."

Dec. 28, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...On a cheerier note, Austin cyclists received an early Christmas present from the feds..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Drag Development Villa-fied
The Villas on Guadalupe goes back to the drawing board.
"...neighborhood activists, especially members of the North University Neighborhood Association, have spent the past few months worrying that a..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Chapter 4: The Nineties!
March 1991 -- December 2000
"...Austin: The recovery blossoms into the second boom. The first..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Naked City
F&W on EPA and Barton Springs, portable toilets for Sixth Street flushed, job vacancies at the Sheriff's office & lack of education at Barton Springs
"...Residents of the loft apartment at Sixth and Trinity -- not 15 feet from..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Pissed On and Pissed Off
"...environment (see "Who Owns Sixth Street?," May 4), the Austin Police Department has joined with the Downtown Austin Alliance..."

July 20, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

University High
Community colleges are pushing "college credit" courses for high school students -- but the education is in doubt.
"...system that much faster. No wonder that in the Austin Community College district, one of nine systems in the..."

June 8, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Ruling the Roost
Austin Preeminent Concert Promoter Ponders Retirement
"...Tim O'Connor's association with Willie Nelson has yielded lots of similarly colorful..."

June 1, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Naked City
Education Austin, the union of AISD teachers, offers a budget counterproposal that includes increasing teacher pay, hiring full-time substitute teachers, and rewarding certified teachers.
" hand it to the teacher representatives at Education Austin: They love a good counterproposal, no matter how inconvenient..."

March 2, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Double Jeopardy
The state of Texas jailed Cuban exile Carlos Lavernia for 16 years for a crime he did not commit. Now the INS might send him back to Cuba.
"...hassles with immigration officials and his dealings with the Austin Police Department, the exiled Cuban's luck went flat. Less..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Good cops and bad cops, radio waverings and global warming warnings.
"...there are lots of other city priorities on which Austin could spend $40 million...."

Feb. 23, 2001 Column

Flies on the Wall With Attitude
Cinéma vérité pioneer Robert Drew, coming to town this Wednesday for the Texas Documentary Tour, speaks about the films he has made and the film style he helped create.
"...were 100 lawyers, including the head of the Bar Association -- every big-name lawyer was there on that side..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Notes on Mad Dogs
If you were young, talented, and a little crazy in the old Austin, you may have answered to the bizarre title of "Mad Dog."
"...and painters -- who lived in Texas, mostly in Austin, in the late Sixties and early Seventies who partied..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Naked City
Council hears supporters and those in opposition to the city's proposed central booking facility, which would be moved from 7th and I-35 to a residential neighborhood west of downtown.
"...Justice Center is situated across the street from an apartment building populated mainly by retirees, and a block and..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Southern Exposure
The 'Renaissance' of Far South Austin Pushes Upscale Development South of Stassney
"...sweltering afternoon a couple of weeks ago, three South Austin neighbors -- Hugh Moore and Mike and Annabelle Torrez..."

Sept. 8, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Life's Enriched Pageant
Good design, like good air, helps you breathe a little easier, and here are a few Austinites who are helping us all breathe easier through their work as graphic designers.
" article about a few of the people in Austin who make a living as designers -- graphic designers...."

Sept. 8, 2000 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Naked City
Plans for the Bennett tract, potentially a major economic blockbuster for East Austin, are still ongoing and may include small retail, offices, and some residential.
"...Bennett tract, potentially a major economic blockbuster for East Austin, is that negotiations between the developer and neighbors are..."

Sept. 1, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

I never thought the letters in "Postmarks Forum" were real until this happened to me ...
"...the survival of rare animals. According to the American Association of Zoological Parks, most privately bred big cats are..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Column

Neighbors relate their own housing crunches in response to last week's cover story.
" those on the Eastside and those in West Austin is unconsionable). It's also true that under New Urbanism..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Column

Meow Mix
Texans Are Wild About Exotic Cats, but at What Cost?
"...Cindy Carroccio, co-owner and director of the Austin Zoo, a sanctuary/zoo in Southwestern Travis County, tells the..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

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