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Sassy's Brings Its Vegetarian Soul Food to East Austin
Andrea Dawson's home cooking lands at 12th & Chicon
"...Dawson opened up her bright blue truck in East Austin, she wasn't working her way up as a server..."

March 22, 2019 Food Feature by Sydney Greene

Austin's Next Shot at Ending Homelessness
Thanks to an infusion of philanthropic cash, the city and its iTeam embark on a new effort
"...in new ways that reflect who we are in Austin, and ... experiment with new ways to house the..."

Aug. 24, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin's Pool System Will Collapse If We Don't Save It
Shall we dive in?
"...The pitfalls of Austin's pool system are so enduring that they have inspired..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Are Dogs Gentrifying East Austin?
Eric Tang’s latest addendum addresses displacement, and dogs, in Eastside tract
"...In March, UT Austin's Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis issued a..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Five Recommended Arts Events In Austin This Weekend
Oh, the places you’ll go! The people you’ll see!
"...1) The West Austin Studio Tour is underway, which means that so many..."

May 11, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Problem With K2, Downtown Austin’s Most Dangerous Drug
APD cannot depend on big busts alone to solve the problem
"...to as many as 10 related calls per day. Austin Police arrested street dealer after street dealer, and yet..."

March 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Point Austin: Welcome to the Future
Texas is just like America, only more so
"...habit) to welcome the thousands of SXSW visitors to Austin with some small attempt to explain a few things..."

March 16, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Austin Free-Net to Be Replaced?
California company slated to replace local digital literacy org
"...local community through digital literacy training that her organization, Austin Free-Net, would be losing its city contract to an..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: If You Build It, They Will Come
Arguments over infrastructure reflect community visions
"...parkland that has essentially lain fallow and unavailable to Austinites for more than 50 years. In a few years,..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Where to Get East Coast-Style Bagels in Austin
Bagel culture is coming full circle
"...When I moved to Austin from New York 13 years ago, I went to..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

“Center for Austin’s Future” in Search of Candidates
New nonprofit plans to groom City Council members
"...another meeting past 10pm? The newly founded Center for Austin's Future wants your number – and your application to..."

Oct. 20, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Postponing the Code
CodeNEXT rewrite generating inexplicable panic
"...larger question of the entire project: of entirely rewriting Austin's land use code...."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Looking for a Magic Bullet
CodeNEXT arguments reflect the complexity of affordability problems
"...Council Member Greg Casar discuss the in-progress rewrite of Austin's land development code, aka CodeNEXT. By the time you..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Through the Looking Glass
City Council considers its threatened budget in a topsy-turvy Texas
"...shoe is on the other foot. She also described Austin as "one of the most egregious violators of the..."

Aug. 4, 2017 News Column by Michael King

"This Is Austin Bashing on Steroids"
This legislative session, state GOP lawmakers ran an all-out assault on municipal values
"...deeply red state leadership against its progressive capital city. (Austin filed its own suit against Texas a few weeks..."

June 16, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: On the Backs of Immigrants
In the war over "sanctuary," the victims are most vulnerable
"...word out of the U.S. Department of Justice that Austin and Travis County are in fact complying with federal..."

April 28, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Five Years of No-Kill in Austin
What has the city learned about animal welfare, and how far does it have to go?
"...before Jo Anne Norton ever became a volunteer at Austin Pets Alive!, she and her husband walked into the..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Point Austin: Changing of the Guard
The mayor and the next City Council will have plenty to do
"...over the two big PUDs – the Grove and Austin Oaks – and in the November of the Trump..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Circle the Firing Squad
When you look for villains, look in the right direction
"...than in 2014 (a void that especially affected African-American neighborhoods); in Arizona, 212 fewer polls; in Texas, where Dems..."

Nov. 18, 2016 News Column by Michael King

David Wheeler of Dragon’s Lair Has Been Selling Comics In Austin for 30 Years
Local bastion of supergraphics & gaming celebrates three decades
"...school,” he says, “and she got a job at Austin’s Capital Comic Company. And I thought she was cute,..."

Sept. 14, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

What Does Austin’s Explosive Growth Mean for Capital Metro?
Big changes are coming, but it’s not clear yet what they will be
"...will be. Like everyone else with a stake in Austin's transportation systems, Cap Metro CEO Linda Watson sees the..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Thinking About Budgets
We are short-term planners with long-term problems
"...a few more comments on the fiscal condition of Austin, Texas. Consider these nuggets, accumulated over several years of..."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: November Mobility Bond Begins to Take Shape
Consensus on the proposed $720 million bond remains a work in progress
"...example, is still hoping for more specificity on South Austin projects, and other members are trying to make certain..."

Aug. 12, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Austin Police Warn Citizenry About Dangers of Pokémon Go
“Don’t run into trees.”
"...playing the game at a bus station in South Austin who was robbed at gunpoint early this morning, Winston..."

July 13, 2016 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Notes on Kamp: Will Austin Ever Get Smart About Public Transportation?
Mobility is closely tied to equality
"...a week than I do in a month in Austin; I walk distances I would normally drive; and I..."

April 22, 2016 News Column by Amy Kamp

Point Austin: Getting From Here to There
Will the driver-eat-driver "free market" imposed by billionaire corporations rule the day?
"...entrepreneurs against the tyrannical powers of the city of Austin and its feckless band of overseers, the City Council...."

Dec. 25, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Council: Marriott Pays, Austin Annexes
White Lodging agrees to repay $2.4 million in waived fees
"...in the Emergency Communi­ca­tion District 911 database, to the Austin Police Department's vendor contract for civil service exams, to..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

The Cartography of Home: Austin's Atlas
The Chronicle talks to Ann Armstrong of map project Austin's Atlas about the local preservation tool
"..."I love maps," says Austin architect, artist, welder, and mapmaker Ann Armstrong. "They're functional..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature by Cindy Widner

Point Austin: A Word About "Wards"
The homestead exemption is not just a feeble "tool," it's an inequitable one
"...was that districts would lead to dreaded "ward politics." Austinites from one area would pit their interests against those..."

June 19, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Desegregating Austin
New report on economic inequality should galvanize action
"...headlines here and elsewhere declaring (e.g., Tuesday's Statesman), "Study: Austin economic gap tops U.S." The headlines understandably generated local..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Column by Michael King

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