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Bats Debut New Goalie, Play Admirably, but Lose 2-1 to Odessa at Home
"...Bar) made his debut Friday night at the chilly Bat Cave and played well enough to only allow two..."

Jan. 13, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Top 10 Local and Regional Stories of '06
"...the seemingly unbeatable Southlake Carroll Dragons 43-29. 4) The Austin Wranglers reached the Arena Football League playoffs for the..."

Jan. 4, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Day Trips
"...Four million bats emerge from the Eckert James River Bat Cave nightly..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: August Events Roundup
Tons of Texas travel news for the dog days of summer
"...the year when The Nature Conservancy’s Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve is open to the public. Southwest of..."

Aug. 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Bat Boy: The Musical
Weekly World News' favorite cover boy is alive and well in Summer Stock Austin's energetic show
"...Bat Boy: The Musical..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Arts Review by Hannah Kenah

A Sampling of Summer Attractions Around Texas
"Day Trips" columnist Gerald E. McLeod picks some of his favorite things to do and see around Texas
"...15-million-gallon tank sprang a leak. Eleven years later, the cavern became one of the most unusual tourist attractions in..."

May 17, 2019 Features Feature by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Bracken Bat Cave outside of New Braunfels is home to the world's largest bat colony
"...Bracken Bat Cave outside of New Braunfels is home to the..."

June 15, 2012 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Two new guides lead the way to some hidden Central Texas jewels
"...inside track to prime sites for seeing the largest bat cave in the state, prehistoric rock art, the state's..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Musicals Mocking Musicals
Hits like 'The Producers' and 'Bat Boy' have their singing, dancing cake and spoof it, too
"...musical-mocking iceberg that includes such recent off-Broadway treats as Bat Boy: The Musical, Debbie Does Dallas – The Musical,..."

May 20, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Announces Midnighters, VR And More
Time to get dark and artistic with the latest film wave
"...Today's lineup additions also include some of the first Austin-linked films for SXSW Film 2020 (March 13-21), starting with..."

Feb. 5, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Like Bats Out of Heaven
EarthShare of Texas invites you to enjoy bats, birds, and barbecue
"...You know that there are approximately 2 million bats under Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge, right? That’s why so..."

May 15, 2017 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Philadelphia Freedom
Hockey, My Brother, the '74 Flyers, and Me …
"...I still love hockey. Hockey hockey hockey! Back in Austin, fueled no doubt from my visit back to Flyers..."

March 23, 2001 Features Feature by Spike Gillespie

Day Trips
"..."The best day tripping things around Austin" is a big category. There is never enough room..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Beside the Point
The process that netted us Police Chief Art Acevedo – held up as exemplary for all future "critical hires" for the city – is starting to look like a happy accident
"...carved in granite tablets, conventional wisdom from the Statesman's Bat Cave to the Chron's executive washroom, that the hiring..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing With These Texas Road Trips
Houston and other Texas sites celebrate the golden anniversary of the first lunar landing
"...center – the summary display projection room, aka the "bat cave"; the Simulation Control Room and Recovery Control Room,..."

May 17, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Bats Pound Odessa 5-2 on the Road Friday Night
"...Three important facts about the Ice Bats 5-2 victory over the Jackalopes in Odessa tonight: 1)..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Ice Bats Snap Two-Game Skid With Road Win
"...Last night in Corpus Christi the Bats picked up their ninth win of the season beating..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Blogger's Depression Linked to Ice Bats Slow Start
"...I'm used to and can deal with. The Ice Bats agonizingly slow start to their 06-07 campaign on the..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

It's Payback Time
"...Things started out well enough with the Ice Bats winning their season opener against the Bossier-Shreveport Mug Bugs..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Ice Bats Vs. Mudbugs Tonite
"...Stars, are off to an impressive 6-1 start. Well, Austin sports fan, it's time to refocus your perspective and..."

Oct. 21, 2006 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Day Trips
The best small towns in Texas
"...in the state. Every fight for Texas included a battle for the fort across the river from town. Today,..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Managing Secrets
Council's search for city manager may be confidential ... or not
"...only in-house hiring for city managers – indirectly marking Austin’s coming of age as a full-grown city.)..."

April 10, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Day Trips: Caprock Canyons State Park, Quitaque
Where the High Plains drop into the rolling hills and the buffalo play all day
"...Despite its remoteness – about a 7-hour drive from Austin – the park is seeing an uptick in visitation...."

Aug. 19, 2016 Column by Gerald McLeod

Bullfight
Shawn Cirkiel comes back swinging with Bullfight
"...in. I didn't exactly blame him; there are few Austin chefs who have been around longer. He was the..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

News Roundup: Butterflies, Buffoons, & Bastrop
Debacles over courthouses and task forces
"...CFCC would bring with it economic development for Northeast Austin. The committee did not welcome the proposal, which in..."

Sept. 28, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

City Council: Here's Your Budget!
Council holds line on tax rate, juggles many line items
"...attributed to unnecessary and unjustified added spending for the Austin Police Depart­ment, despite what he described as a decreasing..."

Sept. 13, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

A Night at the Opera
Opera for dummies: Name one male tenor
"...was a week away, the final music festival of Austin's yearly marathon, but Saturday night, Oct. 30, settled springlike..."

May 27, 2011 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Headlines
"...the interim, the council's still mulling a presentation from Austin Water and the fallout from last week's Open Meetings..."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Feature

Top 10 Media Stories
KUT and the Statesman expand their portfolios
"...6A Twenty-five years after Lyle Lovett's debut on the Austin City Limits Presents stage – singing backup to Nanci..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Day Trips
Mason isn't your normal small Texas town
"...spring brings wildflowers along the highways, in summer the bats emerge from Eckert James River Bat Cave, and in..."

March 27, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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