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Austin Writer ire’ne lara silva Plans Her Year as Texas State Poet Laureate
Looking at the legacy of the honor
"...newest torchbearer: ire'ne lara silva, the Rio Grande Valley-born, Austin-based artist and the current Texas State Poet Laureate...."

July 21, 2023 Arts Feature by Genevieve Wood

Big, Contentious Austin Energy Rate Hike Finally Arrives at Council
Power for the people?
"...In April, Austin Energy revealed a big ask: It wants to change..."

Nov. 25, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

How Austin's Performing Artists Are Reopening Their Spaces
After months behind screens, the folks who run the city's theatres, concert halls, and comedy clubs are welcoming audiences back inside
"...and widespread vaccination among the populace – more of Austin's performing artists began to welcome audiences back indoors to..."

July 16, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Good News and Bad News for Neighbors of Austin Community Landfill
County and operator at odds over expansion
"...After months of worrying that Austin's most controversial landfill might soon be growing, neighbors and..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Introducing the 2019 Class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The stories behind the art transformers of this year's Hall of Fame inductees
"...What keeps Austin's cultural scene among the liveliest in the nation is..."

May 24, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Is the Austin Aquarium Fishy?
Vince Covino defends the family business
"...western cities, and a third slated to open in Austin before the end of the year – have been..."

Oct. 18, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Clear-Cutting Austin
Rapid growth laying waste to city's urban forest
"...learned the complexities of trying to protect trees in Austin. Waiting for the Call..."

Sept. 21, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Austin @ Large: Highway Ho-Ho-Ho!
As concrete Christmas arrives, who's got the last laugh now?
"...once a month as chair of the Texas Transportation Commission. At last week's meeting of the governor's glee club,..."

Dec. 24, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Energy Considers Adding Natural Gas Plant to Resource Plan
Possible controversial addition to 2030 climate plan
"...Austin Energy is considering a controversial addition to its 2030..."

Dec. 22, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin's Airport Art Program Makes Every Flight a Trip to the Gallery
Got some time at AUS? There's many distractions in plane sight.
"...You know what there’s a lot of at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport? Art. In diversity of form, in sheer..."

Sept. 2, 2022 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin at Large: Ain’t No Highway Wide Enough
TxDOT abandons any pretense of new thinking about I-35. It's time to stop them.
"...it has abandoned already, for rebuilding I-35 through Central Austin: what the agency calls the Capital Express Central project...."

Aug. 20, 2021 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

2019's Big Stories Shaping Austin's Path Into a New Decade
Never a slow news day
"...taste to the tap water of Central and South Austin. The smell eventually faded away, and by March, the..."

Dec. 20, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...The biggest stories of any year in Austin tend to unfold over weeks and months, sometimes fading..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

CodeNEXT's Delay, "Good for Austin"
Land-use rewrite gets punted to little complaint
"...preparation by staff to both City Council and the Planning and Zoning & Platting commissions, numerous commissioners agreed that..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Point Austin: Building Cathedrals
Public libraries and schools sustain a common culture
"...remarks, Mayor Steve Adler described the new place as Austin's "municipal cathedral," referring to the building itself but also..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Column by Michael King

“Center for Austin’s Future” in Search of Candidates
New nonprofit plans to groom City Council members
"...another meeting past 10pm? The newly founded Center for Austin's Future wants your number – and your application to..."

Oct. 20, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Reasons To Vote
Take the time to take responsibility for your own community
"...it the influence of free-floating political cynicism, fanned in Austin over the last few years by an unholy alliance..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Who Wants to Run A Coffeehouse in Austin, Texas?
Four local javamongers tell us what it's like
"...to turn the nearby, mostly abandoned Highland Mall into Austin Community College slog through the next phase of the..."

Aug. 22, 2012 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Point Austin: Electric Lessons
Beneath the AE rate debate stands the strong ground of public process
"...Like everybody else in Austin, I'm not looking forward to a rate increase on..."

June 15, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: First, Do No Harm
The health of Texas women is sacrificed to the war on Planned Parenthood
"...week about Gov. Rick Perry's latest budgetary follies ("Point Austin: The Governor's Principles," April 27), I anticipated plunging back..."

May 4, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Austin Creative Alliance
After a decade of leading the arts service organization, Latifah Taormina retires
"...but as for the first? Well, running the former Austin Circle of Theaters wasn't anywhere close to being just..."

April 29, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

How Cool Is Austin
2010 snapshot of the ACPP 'five plans'
"...Municipal Plan Make all city of Austin facilities, fleets, operations carbon neutral by 2020.Objective 1: All..."

Sept. 24, 2010 News Feature

City Hall Hustle: Austin Interacts
It was that other mayor who jumped off bridges
"...one popular tweet, Interactive has grown so large, they're planning to do it for Music and Film next year...."

March 19, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Can Austin Meet New Air Rules? Don't Hold Your Breath.
Onward through the smog
"...Austin will need to adjust its air-quality attitude in the..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Austin Climate Protection Plan
"...Green fleet policy being developed; limited contract with Austin CarShare in progress...."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature

Point Austin: Beside the Point
"...recommendations concerning the "quality of life" for African-Americans in Austin. Let's hope the committee members are wearing not just..."

April 8, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: The Usual Suspects
On trying my best to be scandalized by the Comptroller's report on the CTRMA
"...Maybe she thinks state Rep. Terry Keel, who with Austin City Council Member Brewster McCracken requested the audit, has..."

March 18, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Now Appearing on Local Stages: Willie Nelson and Austin Biofuels
The Red-headed Stranger tries to cut down on smoke in the air. The bad kind, that is.
"...Austin music icon Willie Nelson has entered the alternative-fuels arena,..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
City Hall's M.O. and the sins of Vision Village
"...Village was never more than a good idea, and Austin is awash in good ideas that grow stale and..."

Oct. 11, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Dream Homes in East Austin?
"...in one of the most blighted sections of East Austin. Part of the federally funded Scattered Cooperative Infill Project..."

Aug. 15, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

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