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Housing in East Austin: Land Availability and Transportation
" much affordable housing is being "dumped" in East Austin [“Postmarks,” May 2]. The first is (obviously) the availability..."

May 4, 2008 Postmarks

Why Must Windsor Park Be Austin's Dumping Ground?
"...Dear Editor, Why must my neighborhood be Austin’s dumping ground? Why shouldn’t Austinites share our community responsibility..."

April 27, 2008 Postmarks

Austin @ Large
SOS & Smart Growth, and the candidates
"...them to town, but to move their already planned Austin projects away from environmentally sensitive areas of the region...."

Sept. 14, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Imagining Austin
Austinites begin a new comprehensive plan for the city's future
"...them up to inspire a dozen tables of engaged Austinites who attended a comprehensive planning kickoff community workshop at..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Austin at Large: Counting Heads, Drawing Lines
Next year, when (if?) the current crises recede, we may be surprised at what we find
"...– ensuring that the federal census count of all Austinites, of all kinds, is as complete and accurate as..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Recap: Undoing Austin’s White Supremacist Legacy
A Juneteenth holiday, renamings, alcohol rules among changes
"...legacy of white supremacy that haunts every American city, Austin included...."

July 31, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin At Large: What Are Y'all Afraid Of?
Framing the gains and losses on all sides of Austin's battles over land use
"...majority's commitment to abundant and affordable housing everywhere in Austin, it's a loss to say their efforts aren't going..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

"Piecing It Together" Gives Credit to Austin's First Graffiti Artists
The Mexican American Cultural Center exhibition captures the lore and legends of the local graffiti scene early on
"..."Piecing It Together: Austin Graffiti Art 1984-2004" opens Jan. 24 at the Emma..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Point Austin: What to Do About CodeNEXT
Opponents offering plenty of fear but precious few solutions
"...much/too little; too-fast growth promotes gentrification and residential displacement; Austinites are polarized over the right response...."

Nov. 17, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Reconnect Austin: Part One
The Great Depression
"...The YouTube video is displayed by advocates of "Reconnect Austin" – the proposal to send I-35 underground and unite..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Point Austin: Vote Early and Often
The collision of elections leaves many voters in the dust
"...its bitter backstage politics. (Interested readers can consult "Point Austin: Unrepresentative Government," Oct. 14, 2011, or "Point Austin: Voter..."

May 11, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Luv Doc Recommends: East Austin Studio Tour
East Austin, Saturday, November 19, 2011
"...Any artist who can afford a studio in East Austin must be doing pretty well, right? Those digs ain't..."

Nov. 18, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

Neighborhoods, Schools, and Budgets
Austin ISD's looming financial crisis is a statewide story
"...a time there were three documents. There was the Austin Independent School District's Facility Master Plan, being developed by..."

Feb. 11, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin's Promise Deferred
Neighborhoods miss out on initial Fed grants
"...Unfortunate news for two Austin communities: Neither of the two local groups that applied..."

Sept. 22, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Campaign Trailing
A few notes from the run-up to your own participatory government
" the last couple of weeks were the Better Austin Today Political Action Committee March 22 event and the..."

April 3, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Wal-Mart's Xmas Gift
Bringing coal to Northcross, something better for the rest of us
"...government may come too late to save the Northcross neighborhoods, which began long ago as de facto suburbs and..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Beside the Point
The Council gears up for 2006
"...issuing more than $500 million in debt would plummet Austin's bond credit rating to MC Hammer-like levels. It was..."

Feb. 10, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Beside the Point
Looking ahead to the City Council's agenda
"...According to a city staff presentation delivered to the Austin Neighborhoods Council June 22, the three consulting teams contending..."

July 8, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: A Question of Vision
Austin's possible futures are prefigured in two very different sorts of public action
"...aide Matt Curtis has given the anti-toll activists at Austin Toll Party yet another handy weapon in their determination..."

Feb. 11, 2005 News Column by Michael King

So You Want to Redistrict Austin?
The process – and what’s at stake – with redrawing our City Council districts
" be a member of the commission that drew Austin's first single-­member Council districts. "I said, 'No, I don't..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature by Lilli Hime

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

Austin’s Least-Loved Landfill May Be Poised to Grow Again
The other ACL: The Austin Community Landfill
"...near one of the state's most controversial dumps. The Austin Community Landfill actually lies next to its namesake city,..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Does Austin Need an LGBTQ Center?
A look at the city's lack of a queer community hub
"...Austin, arguably Texas’ most queer-friendly city, has long been a..."

April 11, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Mikaila Rushing

Point Austin: Imagine Affordability
Imagine an Austin in which everyone can afford to live
"...of the Carver Museum & Cultural Center in East Austin to catch a glimpse of what Austin might look..."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Column by Amy Smith

From Austin to Travis County -- With $$$$$$
Travis County's upcoming bond election asks mostly urban voters to fund suburban sprawl.
"...the reason some political groups, such as the South Austin Democrats, are opposing the package in its entirety, advocating..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin Bike Shops Face Uphill Climb
With unprecedented demand for new inventory, parts, and repairs throughout quarantine, local bicycle shops struggle to keep up
"...The scene in many Austin neighborhoods this spring appeared idyllic: sunny blue skies, breezy..."

July 10, 2020 Sports Feature by David Sotelo

What to Expect at Austin's Newly Reopened Pools
New policies, fewer pools, and how to navigate them
"...public pool activity in months – and, for some neighborhoods, their first functional community pools in over a year...."

June 2, 2020 News Post by Clara Ence Morse

20 Years of Austin Studios
More than just soundstages: Looking back on the unique success of Austin Studios
"...for the reason you think. It's the moment when Austin Studios, the filmmaking facility run by Austin Film Society..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin at Large: Equity Is Everybody’s Business
We the people of Austin own the future of our schools
"...oh boy, we really made a hash of this Austin Independent School District School Changes deal, didn't we? Nowhere..."

Dec. 27, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

What Austin Can Learn From Other Cities
Seattle, Minneapolis, and Nashville leaders share at RECA Exchange
"...Thursday, Sept. 12, during a panel discussion on what Austin can learn from other cities at this year’s Real..."

Sept. 18, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

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