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The Long Story of East 11th and 12th Streets Takes a Turn
Austin’s historically black neighborhood continues to stand at the crossroads of growth
"...neighborhood that Urdy knew – the historic home of Austin's African American community – was a city within a..."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

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

Protect and Preserve
How can we keep Austin's cultural heritage authentic?
"...In the bigger picture, Austin and its citizens have shown little enthusiasm for historic..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature by Cindy Widner

Then There's This: Southland
Seven neighborhoods take Imagine Austin on a test run
"...Last Saturday morning, more than 130 South Austin residents walked through the doors of the Crockett High..."

Jan. 18, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Promises, Promises
Two Austin neighborhoods vie to bring down federal dollars to help transform communities
"'s barely a drop in the ocean. Yet two Austin communities hope that it will become the down payment..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The ARA Faces the Music
For the Austin Revitalization Authority, Eastside renewal proves to be a long, slow dance
"...she was a liberal Democrat and the mayor of Austin, Carole Keeton McClellan (now the conservative GOP state comptroller,..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Seeing the Light
Capital Metro unveils plans for light rail, a bus-rapid-transit system, and HOV lanes for Austin.
"...transit -- a "Red/Green" starter line running from Northwest Austin into the heart of town, along with a novel..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The ARA Steps Up
East Austin Redevelopment Money Approved
"...on the hefty agenda? Eric Mitchell's estimated $100 million Austin Redevelopment Authority (ARA) initiative to bring investment and commerce..."

Nov. 24, 1995 News Column

On the Waterfront
As development accelerates along Town Lake, Austin faces urgent choices
"...Readers may want to reference "The Big Picture Map"..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Seeing the (Green) Light
Environment, Neighborhoods Set the Tone for Place 2 Race
" difficult to distinguish them from candidates backed by Austin's more traditional grassroots networks. That's true even in the..."

April 14, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

From Second Street to Carruth
AISD and city relations improving with concrete results
"...Mayor Lee Leffingwell for not doing enough to protect Austin ISD's neighborhood schools. In fact, his tenure has lead..."

Feb. 9, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Grove at Shoal Creek Inches Forward
Council to finally consider contentious zoning case
"...unofficial dog park for the families in several West Austin neighborhoods, the Bull Creek Annex – what they call..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

My Dove Springs ... and Ours
What life in 'the 44' says about the two worlds of Austin
"...This Southeast Austin neighborhood is called Dove Springs. Semi-officially, its southern and..."

April 11, 2014 News Feature by Sam Ramos

Developing Stories: Private Projects, Public Benefits
Could developers become Austin's new benefactors?
"...Austin has begun to wise up about how much developers..."

April 6, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Council Recap: Too Little Affordable Housing, or Too Much?
Two Southeast projects divide dais; APD’s state grants OK’d
"...meeting, City Council approved several state grants to the Austin Police Department in relatively short order that will provide..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Where There’s a Roof There’s a Way
City Council agenda heavy with housing matters
"...last week’s, but the 98 Items feature plenty of Austin’s current official preoccupation: How to incentivize various forms of..."

Nov. 17, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Playing the Dozens in District 3
Media forum takes on affordability, rail, city farms
"...rambunctious, heard 12 District 3 City Council candidates address Austin growth, gentrification, affordable housing, urban rail, and urban farms,..."

Sept. 16, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Three for District 2
Dove Springs media forum addresses southeast voters
"...lack of direct representation at City Hall, the southeast Austin neighborhoods that will soon vote to elect a City..."

Sept. 11, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Leffingwell Bites the Apple
Mayor criticizes AISD school closure plans
"...takeovers of major urban school districts, the city of Austin has always been very circumspect about intruding into Austin..."

Jan. 12, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Daily Hustle: 12/10/10
The Marshall debate, in speakers own words
"...Yesterday, City Council’s Austin Housing and Finance Corporation unanimously passed a controversial $2.5..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

A Bloodcurdling Day in the Neighborhood: ANC Council Candidates Forum
Tense ANC candidates forum on Wedensday.
"...we're facing a gantlet of upcoming forums, Wednesday night's Austin Neighborhoods Council City Council candidate forum may already be..."

March 28, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Streetcar Plan Takes Shape
Rail advocates hope a downtown circulator will help boost usage of the new commuter rail
"...hallmarks of great cities. Today, a streetcar plan for Austin is on track and moving forward thanks to Capital..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
News Shorts
"...wooing former Attorney General Jim Mattox, who recently told "Austin Stories" that "There's a lot of Democrats and labor..."

Sept. 7, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Farewell to ECB, Return to Tulia, APD Extends Knee, Ramping Up I-35, AAN Awards and Slacker Editor
"...FAREWELL TO ECB "Austin Stories" is a little out of tune today, and..."

July 20, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Comp Plan Combo Platter
The comp plan process reaches critical density
"...last chance for public input before the first Imagine Austin draft is written. That input, if all goes as..."

Oct. 1, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Council Races Get Batty
Endorsements from the nascent BATPAC
"...given by one commenter were pretty good. The Better Austin Today PAC issued their city council endorsements: Jason Meeker..."

March 18, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Citizen Mary
A Profile of Mary Arnold, Advocate for Austin
"...the business of running the family household. Fortunately for Austin, she did not...."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Adler Pulls Frank Rodriguez Nomination
Aide won't serve on Charter Review Commission
"...of Frank Rodriguez, a mayoral aide and one of Austin’s longest-serving Hispanic community advocates, from consideration to join the..."

Nov. 1, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Don't Bother to RSVP
Almanza not happy with Mathias' choice of reception location
"...get-ups – and posts by friends and family of Austin ISD Trustee Jayme Mathias and his new spouse Luyao..."

July 27, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Pressley Pays Up
City Clerk announces recount on for 11am Tuesday
"...Late Monday, Austin City Clerk Jannette Goodall ruled that defeated District 4..."

Jan. 5, 2015 News Post by Michael King

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