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A Rough Start to Summer for Austin’s Beloved Pools
Can we swim yet?
"...As the temperature creeps into the high 90s, Austin's most iconic summer haunts are drained and covered, with..."

May 29, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

gen:LOCK Coming to Adult Swim
Rooster Teeth's mecha anime heads to cable, plus more comic news
"...announcement at RTX, the annual gathering of fans of Austin-based Rooster Teeth, was that the studio's fighting robot anime..."

July 7, 2019 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

A Summer Shindig With Austin’s Sex Workers Outreach Project
SWOP hosts a fundraiser for housing, employment, and safety
" Kita Khan and Rainny Daze, two members of Austin’s Sex Workers Outreach Project, the group grew out of..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Charlie Neddo

8 of Austin's Best Natural Springs and Swimming Holes
In and around town, keep cool all summer long
" hot it gets during the summer here in Austin? Well, Mother Nature is about to remind you. Be..."

May 17, 2019 Events Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

Guide to Austin Greenbelt Entrances
Reroute no more! Here's a list of Greenbelt access points.
" closed to the public. While accessing parks, the Austin Parks Foundation urges you to remain six feet apart..."

March 30, 2018 Events Post by Tinu Thomas

Other Worlds Austin Announces Mary Shelley Award Finalists
Shortlist for prize for rising female film talents
"...mad scientist, Frankenstein. That's why sci-fi festival Other Worlds Austin has the Mary Shelley award for women genre filmmakers,..."

Nov. 23, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Celebrate Women in SF
Fest announces new award, plus YA opening night film
"...Other Worlds Austin was founded last year as a celebration of science-fiction..."

Nov. 2, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Eight Swanky Hotel Pools in Austin That Are Open to the Public
Barton Springs not posh enough? We have some options for you.
"...Texas heat? Thankfully there are plenty of spots in Austin to catch a break from the UV death-rays that..."

April 4, 2018 Events Post by Mae Hamilton

A Walk in Austin's Shoes
Curious tidbits and Austin arcana
"...Every city has its idiosyncrasies, and here in Austin, we're especially attached to ours (to the point of..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by the News Staff

Terrence Malick's A Hidden Life Revealed at Austin Film Festival
Kasi Lemmons' Harriet Tubman biopic also joins lineup
"...2019 is a bumper year for Austin filmmakers, with releases from three of the highest-profile directors..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Sturgill Simpson, Sink or Swim
The Sailor’s tour kickoff searches for its sea legs
"...kicking off his national tour with sold-out shows at Austin’s prestigious Moody Theater on Thursday and Friday. His problem’s..."

May 6, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

If You Can Stand the Heat, Here Are Some Outdoor Activities to Enjoy This Summer in Austin
Watersports, zip lines, and the many delights of Zilker Park
"...During Austin’s endless summer, the temperature regularly climbs above 100 degrees,..."

July 18, 2022 Chronolog Post by Camila Llorente

Austin Film Festival Announces 2021 Award Winners
Larry Flynt for President, Disfluency take top nods
"...Austin Film Festival has announced the winners of the 2021..."

Nov. 2, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Visiting Austin on a Budget
See the city and still afford your flight home
"...can be expensive, but there’s plenty to do in Austin where you can make your dollar count. With these..."

Aug. 20, 2021 Chronolog Post by Cody Song

Austin Reopens Some Public Services and Private Businesses
Here's what you need to know before you head out
"...overflow. Shoppers dot the Domain. And, on June 1, Austinites will be able to take a swim, adopt a..."

May 30, 2020 News Post by Clara Ence Morse

Point Austin: Unfinished Business
Working Austin's weirding ways to New Year's resolutions
"...contentious matter – the public hearing on the proposed Austin Police Association contract – to its own Wednesday meeting..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Essential Tips for an Austin Summer
Survival tips and tricks for summer.
"...Summer is not just a season in Austin, it’s a lifestyle. Luckily, we have the survival tips..."

May 1, 2017 Events Post by Sandra Gisi

Austin Film Festival: “Spoke” & Crazy Carl and His Man-Boobs
Docs cheer a legendary dancehall and a favorite hometown weirdo
"...Few American cities know how to self-mythologize like Austin...."

Oct. 29, 2014 Screens Post by Michael Agresta

Ice Hits, Austin Stops
UPDATE: Multiple accidents mean schools, UT, county, city close
"...and a rarely sighted dusting of snow, means that Austin is effectively shut down for the day. School districts,..."

Jan. 24, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Drowning in Mystery on The Midnight Swim
The water calls to director Sarah Adina Smith
"...Her debut feature, the equally enigmatic The Midnight Swim, receives its Austin debut as part of Other Worlds..."

July 6, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Swim Judgment
"...from an exhibition in the Municipal Building, sculptor David Swim has won his lawsuit against the City of Austin...."

Feb. 16, 1996 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Adult Swim Drive-In Tour Comes to Town
Blue Starlite hosts cable channel's rolling roadshow
"...a desperate attempt to re-create mid-century American splendor, Adult Swim is offering an alternative. The popular cable network is..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Screens Post by Tucker Whatley

Save Free Swim!
"...Dear “Postmarks,” Brace yourself. Another beloved Austin tradition is on the chopping block. The evening free..."

March 2, 2010 Postmarks

What to Expect at Austin's Newly Reopened Pools
New policies, fewer pools, and how to navigate them
"...functional community pools in over a year. Starting Monday, swimmers began to return to public pools as pandemic restrictions..."

June 2, 2020 News Post by Clara Ence Morse

Linklater's Latest, Reality TV Taps Locals, and More Austin Film News
"...Bernadette) but there are more than a few familiar Austin names still involved, including Linklater's longtime editor Sandra Adair,..."

July 26, 2019 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Black Women Reclaim Space in Austin’s Outdoors
Black Women Who Kayak+ is leading the way
"...June is Great Outdoors Month, and native Austinite Tanya Walker will certainly be celebrating. Maybe you'll find..."

June 10, 2022 News Feature by Hannah Uebele

In We Are Here! Living the Legacy of Dr. Givens, Remembering East Austin’s Past and Fighting for Its Future
Eastside advocates and participants in Forklift Danceworks' Givens Swims shared their thoughts about their community
"...of Dr. Givens. For two hours, remembrances of East Austin past – the people, places, and traditions that made..."

July 31, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Undressed: Seven Austin Shops to Keep You Fashionable This Summer
Shed some layers while still staying fashionable
"...1) Made right here in Austin, Miranda Bennett's precious plant-dyed, sustainable pieces are the perfect..."

May 18, 2018 Features Feature by Sarah Marloff

God Loves Ya When You Swim
Behind the scenes of this week's Billy Joe Shaver cover shoot
"...the homegrown rock & roll icon take a twilight swim with his kids (see "Paradise," June 28, 2002). The..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

2004 Austin Parks & Recreation Pool Schedule
"...hours, location map PDFs, and other info including PARD's swimming and diving classes, check online at or call..."

May 7, 2004 Features Feature

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