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Keep Austin Chilled
Where to go for sweet relief from the heat
" the front yards and driveways in near East Austin neighborhoods. These charming family affairs rarely have regular hours,..."

July 1, 2005 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Austin @ Large: Over and Out
Thoughts on the first day of the rest of Austin's life
"...the surprise, but what I wrote begins, "In 2005 Austin finally grew into her big-city clothes." It goes on..."

Jan. 14, 2005 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: What Happens Next?
Suggestions for a 2004 City Hall to-do list
"...Forgive my Grinchiness, but here on the Austin-public-life beat, the happiest tiding of the season is that..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Thoughts on land use, social justice, and making Austin look, feel, and work better.
"...consumed by land-use quarrels -- the staple food of Austin politicos and at times the crux for great change..."

July 25, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: The Not-So-Great Divide
Are Brewster McCracken and Margot Clarke as far apart as Austin voters want them to be?
"...Were they sending out instructions in tones only yellow-dog Austin voters could hear?Dharma vs. Greg However it's happening, in..."

May 30, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: How Weird Is That?
Austin's new recipe for economic vitality collides with the reigning quality-of-life agenda
"...a bumper sticker, what the hell. Now, however, "Keep Austin Weird" is an accouterment of official city policy, and..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Strictly Need to Know
Austin could learn something from Vancouver about public planning information.
"...Vancouver, which in most ways is not much like Austin, starting with being in a different country and all...."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: You Kids Play Nice!
The idea of combining Austin and Travis County's governments seems like a good one, but never seems to gain any momentum.
"...already have cooperative working relationships with the city of Austin -- and the 21 other cities in Travis County...."

Jan. 18, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Jesus Garza goes out on top, but not necessarily to universal acclaim.
"...thus beginning Garza's 20-year ascent up the city of Austin ladder. (From 1988 to 1993, Garza worked in Corpus..."

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

Celebrity, South Austin Style
The Mayor of South Austin
"...When Danny Young talks about his arrival in South Austin from Kingsville 23 years ago, he doesn't simply say..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

Austin @ Large: The Writing on the Wall
If neighborhoods don't embrace Smart Growth, the city as a whole will get stuck with stupid growth.
"...limit the residential density of part of Central East Austin. (Specifically, garage apartments and small-lot homes. The details are..."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin's Land Use Debate Returns to the Spotlight
A new draft code has risen out of CodeNEXT's ashes
" housing should be built in and near established neighborhoods – a new draft code has risen out of..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Why Portland Doesn't Look Like Austin
Rose (City)-Colored Glasses
"...every street in every one of the 11 city-recognized neighborhoods that compose Outer Southeast. Ten of these neighborhoods, along..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

What About Fairness to Neighborhoods?
"...those of us who have to live in the neighborhoods these defendants are released into. Face it: Most judges,..."

May 29, 2008 Postmarks

Point Austin: Conflict of Interest
Facing corporate tyranny, we're all "interested parties"
"...while the notice of the development given to the neighborhoods was in fact defective (lacking required direction on how..."

Dec. 15, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Suburban Nightmare
PromiseLand West amphitheatre plans drown out neighborhood opposition
"...NAs are blamed for everything from suburban sprawl to Austin's high cost of living. Keep in mind, though, that..."

Nov. 18, 2011 News Column by Amy Smith

Living in Another Austin
"...Dear Editor, I live in another Austin from city attorney Casey Dobson ["Wal-Mart Case Could Take..."

Nov. 20, 2007 Postmarks

Seattle Succeeded Because City Challenged Neighborhoods
"...made neighborhood planning in Seattle so successful, namely that neighborhoods were given a choice between mandated, uniform increases in..."

May 22, 2007 Postmarks

Point Austin: How Are We Managing?
Targeting city manager may be hunting the wrong game
"...The embattled folks in the Northcross-area neighborhoods, still fighting the looming plans for a massive Wal-Mart,..."

April 20, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Central Austin Plan: Love Is All Around!
Shocking scenes of consensus unfold right before the City Council's eyes
"...reached over two years to spawn the proposed Central Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan. But by that time, the City..."

May 14, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
If Mueller is a model, then why wasn't it followed with the Villas?
" letters to the City Council, staff, and the Austin American-Statesman arguing that -- in its expert opinion --..."

April 12, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Planning From The Neighborhoods Up
"...over the BFI and Balcones Recycling plants in East Austin (we've been writing about it since May), and the..."

Aug. 1, 1997 News Feature

Point Austin: Firestarter
If you want to protest institutional racism, pick an actual target
"...piece" calling attention to official and public hypocrisy over Austin's rising land prices and their effects on working-class and..."

March 27, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Children's Zone: Can Harlem Come to Austin?
Travis County groups are competing to become part of a grand experiment
"...poverty. His election pledge was to create 20 Promise Neighborhoods that could apply the lessons of Harlem across the..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin @ Large: Triangle, Full Circle
Seven glorious years later, and did we learn anything?
"...what is currently being built at the North Central Austin crossroads bears scant resemblance to the "urban strip-mall plus"..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Governing Post-Boom Austin
Now that the lawsuits are over, we hope the council campaigns will turn to issues.
"...far, you'd think that the most important issue facing Austin is the proper valuation of a signature as a..."

April 12, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin City Council v. Climate Change
City Hall backs resilience, electric vehicles
"...transit and walking/biking over driving a car (e.g., the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan). Last week, on May 9, Council..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Cities to Love: Austin Preservation Experts Weigh In
Austin experts throw in their two cents on which cities are the best at preserving cultural heritage
"...Jennifer Houlihan, Austin Music People: "For venue preservation and support, I like..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature

Point Austin: Who's Blue?
Understanding Austin political speak
"...So we all have another month of Austin-weird mudslinging to entertain us – where the mud slung..."

May 9, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Whose City Is It?
Northcross Wal-Mart fight is about a lot more than a site plan
"...entitled to impose its implacable will on the surrounding neighborhoods, and indeed the whole city...."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Column by Michael King

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