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Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Despite the outrage of the land pimps, Austin's dis-invitation to Wal-Mart is democratic, legal, and honorable.
"...Local business "leaders," including the designated boosters behind the Chamber of..."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin at Large: The City That Never Shrinks
Austin’s rapid growth” has become background noise. We should bring it up front.
"...Our "Best of Austin" issue, like so many happenings and events that used..."

May 14, 2021 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Film Flam: El Rey Shines on Austin
Robert Rodriguez's TV channel to become permanent production fixture
"...has announced that his El Rey Network will use Austin as its production and corporate headquarters...."

June 10, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Commissioner Limmer's Private Business
The political and business interests of Precinct 4 Commissioner Frankie Limmer appear to complement each other very well.
"...companies currently building large housing subdivisions. Several of Limmer's business associates are also doing business with the county: Charles..."

Aug. 15, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: The Courthouse Aftermath
Low voter turnout means that 6% of county residents decided the courthouse's fate
"...Alas, the vote also smacks of diminishing faith in Austin's common public future, and an unreflective nostalgia for simpler..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: Switching Tracks
The Union Pacific offer to move east symbolizes a new era in regional transportation politics
"...After years of not giving a rip about what Austinites (or, indeed, most Texans) think about this subject, the..."

April 9, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin at Large: People Can’t Live at the Bank
We should spend money to help people and build more homes. Is that so hard?
" that of staff writer Michelle Pitcher of the Austin Business Journal, who monthly has to write up the..."

March 18, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin at Large: Drop Your Ballot Like It's HOT
And then, someday, we'll make serious policy about our venues
" this space a while back about how most Austinites do not and really should not care about the..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Nuts to You!
Campaign season has entered crazy-time
"...short-lived) political action committee calling itself the "Coalition of Austin Neigh­borhoods," and singling out for attack one person –..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Column by Michael King

What the Hell Is Going On, Austin Arts Scene?
Here: Some nuggets of news from the frontlines of local culture.
"...check out The Hustle Show's recent video parody of Austin's dreadlocked legal eagle...."

Nov. 21, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Round Up
"...Austin Business Journal: Cap Metro Goes Wireless Granted, it's only..."

Nov. 15, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Celebrity, South Austin Style
The Mayor of South Austin
"...When Danny Young talks about his arrival in South Austin from Kingsville 23 years ago, he doesn't simply say..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

Brooklyn's Star Bakers in Austin
Ovenly owners talk entrepreneurship, teach baking class
" kindred spirits. They launched Ovenly as a wholesale business in 2010 and grew it into a wildly popular..."

Dec. 2, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Unfinished Business
The 23rd annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
"...abusive ex, a miscarriage. And they addressed this unfinished business, the judges felt, with images that were striking, writing..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Freud's Last Session Opens in Austin
Actor David Jarrott turns producer to get a drama about Freud and C.S. Lewis onstage in Austin
"...A 2011 Wall Street Journal review of the off-Broadway production caught Jarrott's eye at..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art for the "Common Audience" Journal of the Heart
" Rebecca Levy Anitra Blayton's journal is not like mine. Hers is bigger. Really big...."

June 16, 1995 Arts Feature

Point Austin: Give Perry a Brain Scan
Governors who reject federal stimulus money need their heads examined
"...that jokester Bill Hammond of the Texas Association of Business) put it so elegantly to the applauding editors at..."

March 6, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Lifestyle Brand Collective Blue Supports Diverse Creators in Austin
Missfits Festival embodies their mission of putting community first
"...collaborations, storytelling, and, of course, Beyoncé. After moving to Austin from H-town, they craved a more diverse culture and..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Arts Feature by Shavone Otero

Point Austin: Let Them Eat Sprouts!
John Mackey weighs in on health care – and recommends lots of spinach
"...lesson. Instead, last week Mackey published a Wall Street Journal op-ed denouncing the proposed national health care reforms pending..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Top 15 Austin Breweries
Our semiannual power ranking of local brewhouses
"...just outside the city who wanna flex like they're Austin locals – hey, that's cool with us, Drip!) tied..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Food Feature by Eric Puga

15th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
The winners, the judges, and the reasons why
"...and pop coverage as opposed to a like-minded literary journal offering asylum – has always meant a lot to..."

Feb. 9, 2007 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Keeping Austin Wild
As the population swells, officials and activists look for ways to preserve open space
"...Hill Country. On the surface, that sounds like environmental business as usual, but as part of the suit, the..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Top 10 Austin Web Sites
" peppered with signs advertising its own Web site, Our beloved Congress Avenue has become a hotbed of..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Media Clips
The world’s major corporations have realized that the media can be big money, and they have invested heavily.
" the power of the media becomes more concentrated, journalism -- and therefore democracy -- suffers. Once upon a..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Column by Lee Nichols

What Is Going On With Ken Paxton and Nate Paul?
What we know – and don't know – about the strange connection between the embattled Austin real estate magnate and the Texas attorney general
"...up Donald Trump and slapping down Texas and especially Austin Demo­crats in equal measure. Our fellow Ameri­cans mostly now..."

Jan. 8, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Media Watch
"Austin" mags wrestle for naming rights, and Snoop gets a shot on The Beat
"...than a catfight at a Martha Stewart designer showcase, Austin Monthly's suit against glossy upstart Austin Magazine continues this..."

July 7, 2006 News Feature by Kevin Brass

The Roots of the Left
Janes and Slusher's newsletter kept a Weird eye on City Hall.
"...on a shoestring by writer Daryl Janes and current Austin City Council Member Daryl Slusher from 1985 to 1987...."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Reinventing Airport Boulevard
Can 'form-based zoning' transform a suburban drag into walkable neighborhoods?
"...Punctuating the blandness are several iconic, endearingly affordable Austin businesses such as Mrs. Johnson's Bakery ("Quality donuts since..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Omelettry to Lose Lease in 2015
Owners currently hunting for new location
"...Shock waves reverberated through midtown Austin yesterday when the Austin Business Journal reported that the..."

Feb. 5, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Music Lab St. Elmo to Close Within 30 Days
Owner confirms end of final location with incoming Tesla center
"...Many assumed Elon Musk’s pricey bro-ification of Austin wouldn’t be good for local music, but few could..."

Jan. 19, 2021 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

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