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Austin @ Large: Painting by Numbers
Design standards turn out to be (maybe) more than just skin-deep
"...new (or, more properly, any) commercial design standards in Austin has been treated too often like the bastard dwarf..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: The Job Description
Why sane people don't run for City Council
"...(or weakness) for getting our hands dirty, would find Austin City Hall to be not such a great venue...."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Happy Trails to All at Austin Confab
National Trails Symposium comes to Convention Center
"...Trails Symposium, a biennial conference kicking off at the Austin Convention Center Thursday, Oct. 21...."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature by Dan Oko

South Austin Is Festive
"...Dear Editor, We don't need a festival in South Austin to be festive ["Saving South Congress – For Whom?,"..."

Sept. 3, 2004 Postmarks

Austin @ Large: Lesson Planners
All I need to know about cities, I learned in kindergarten
"...sort of leery about using the words "vote" and "Austin ISD" in the same sentence, since my track record..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: The End of the Roads
The toll plan takes us down the right path, but there's still a long way to go
"...policy than decision-makers often presume; even the most NIMBY neighborhoods are pretty good about considering their hot-button issues from..."

July 30, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Toll Plan an Attack on Austin Taxpayers
"...lanes to provide tolling over environmentally sensitive lands. And Austin voters voted for bonds to pay for this. Furthermore,..."

July 20, 2004 Postmarks

Austin @ Large: Big-Box Breakdown
Impact? What impact? The city's slothful retail strategy.
"...Y'know, as long as we keep doing the Keep Austin Weird thing, all will be rosy. Let's move on..."

July 9, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Vote, With Your Feet
This week's elections set the stage for years of citizen butt-kicking to come
"...few months back that Saturday's elections, particularly for the Austin ISD board of trustees, would involve the most significant..."

May 14, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: The Big-Box Big Deal
Little things mean a lot, but design standards aren't simply superficial
"...some time ago, at least to the degree that Austin can do much about it on its own. It's..."

April 2, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: The Results Are In ...
The Envision Central Texas planning survey confirms a popular vision that the power brokers just don't want to see.
"...for at least 15 years. This is the Keep Austin -- and its environs -- Weird vote.)..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
"A different brand of law enforcement" doesn't have to be a bad thing.
"...perceived "a different brand of law enforcement" in East Austin...."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
On the Blizzard / Stratus scandal, the Statesman misses the real story -- as usual.
"...same prize -- to survive and succeed in the Austin growth wars, where so many less sensitive developers have..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Austin's chain store vs. local business battle is economic and political.
"...Last week, Mayor Will Wynn bemoaned the "Austin schizophrenia" that led neighborhood activists -- many of the..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The City Council takes a hard look at the budget crisis -- and blinks.
"...got spent immediately. Money has been found for the Austin Music Network. Money has been found for the Mexican-American..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Is an Uncaring City
"...responded to Anita Quintanilla's letter about ageism in the Austin workforce. Ms. Benton, do you really think that every..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Postmarks

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Another Austin boom is pointless unless it improves the quality of life.
"...that have defined the New Economy, even more in Austin than elsewhere -- globalization, the assault on free quality..."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Smart Growth wouldn't be dead if it had stayed in touch with reality
"...so -- the mayor, city staff, the developers, the neighborhoods, the daily, and me. Amazing, really, to think that..."

July 4, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: The Toxic Agenda
The Statesman's sensational report on Barton Springs is much less than meets the eye.
"...in its Barton-Springs-is-poisoned package, in which the Statesman compares Austin's favorite urban waters to Love Canal...."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Some brave suggestions on the city budget from someone whose job isn't subject to voter opinion.
"...embarrassing to politicians than to honchos at Motorola. In Austin, City Hall continues to contort itself to avoid reductions..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Studios Takes Flight
The past year has been witness to an amazingly cooperative tag-team project between the Austin Film Society, the Austin City Council, and the Mueller Neighborhood Coalition that -- as of now -- has resulted in a superstar studio setup that could well change the very fabric of filmmaking in Austin.
"...This is Austin I'm talking about, of course, where the past year..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

A Delicate Balance: Austin Progressives Struggle to Hold the Movement Together

Council Watch

The Chronicle's endorsements explained; Council Watch writer JennyStaff Johnson says goodbye.
"...that managing growth is the only way to preserve Austin's cherished quality of life. Surely not because he --..."

May 5, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

How Austin Fared
Despite Austin's reputation as the most expensive rental market in Texas, the state Department of Housing and Community Affairs has approved only one low-income housing tax credit project for Austin this year.
"...A high-pressure ridge over Austin kept the rain away all summer, but politics at..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Austin Tomorrow
Building on the Past
"...November bonds runs along the border between different cities: Austin Tomorrow, the paradisiacal product of future Smart Growth, and..."

Oct. 23, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Murals - A Partial List
"...Producing a definitive catalog of all the murals in Austin is the kind of endeavor that can't be accomplished..."

Sept. 4, 1998 Arts Feature

Mixed Use, Mixed Emotions
An anniversary review of Austin's vertical mixed-use program discovers a range of responses to density, change, and planning
"...One year ago, Austin embarked on a complex experiment in populist urban planning..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Corner to Corner
In his final "Corner to Corner" column, Mike Clark-Madison declares victory and gets out, noting that neighborhood issues are now taken seriously in mainstream city politics.
"...in a downtown office" to tell the story of Austin neighborhoods...."

Oct. 1, 1999 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Over a Troubled Bridge
Neighborhoods Battle Plan to Widen Lamar Bridge
"...citizens, many representing neighborhood associations in south and west Austin, insisted that the engineers remain at the podium, and..."

Oct. 11, 1996 News Feature

Fighting to Stay
As Austin's housing market booms, its poorest residents fight to exist
"...Austin has watched new developments rise across the skyline over..."

April 15, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

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