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Documentary exposes how faceless landlords turn homes into assets
"...now, many viewers – especially those in cities like Austin – are all-too-familiar with our ongoing lack of fair..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Will the Third Time Be a Charm for an Austin Rail System?
Project Connect looks to help make connections
"...one thing that almost everyone can agree on in Austin, it's that our transportation situation is unacceptable and unsustainable...."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Jack Craver

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

So You Want to Redistrict Austin?
The process – and what’s at stake – with redrawing our City Council districts
"...to 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

AISD First-Day Jitters
School opens with technical glitches; teachers' union demands waiver to extend virtual learning
"...The first day of virtual school for Austin ISD began with a tragically apt turn of technical..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Public Notice: Through the Looking Glass
The strange logic of "new urban" housing policy
"...to the henhouse. In the upside-­down rhetoric of the Austin "new urbanist" libertarians, this – like Donald Trump himself..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Local Leaders Scramble to Get a Complete Census
Count every one
"...Despite the uncertainty, local leaders engaged in the Austin-Travis County Com­plete Count campaign are determined to take advantage..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature by Jose Benjamin Montaño

Not All Boomer Greed
"...to Look in the Mirror on Housing”] blames existing Austinites for blocking building housing for all the people that..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Postmarks

Mirror, Mirror
"...guns at BLM protesters) “gave the same 'save our neighborhoods' speech worthy of … Austin City Council [members] Alison..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Postmarks

Opinion: Time to Look in the Mirror on Housing
Builder David Whitworth asks, is protecting single family zoning a Republican or Democrat issue?
"...How did the familiar Austin Democratic talking point about protecting single family areas end..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Column by David Whitworth

A Summer of Protests to Reclaim Power From the Police
"Whose streets? Our streets."
"...life. She wanted to ask why Christopher Taylor, the Austin police officer who shot Mike Ramos in late April,..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Public Notice: Which CAMP Are You In?
Privatizers launch new strategy for school board elections
"...Last spring, a group calling itself Austin Succeeds launched a new strategy for local school board..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Portland How-to
"...historical wrong-doings, and that the wealthy, white, centrally located neighborhoods were the product of systemic discrimination, not some crown..."

Sept. 3, 2020 Postmarks

Council: Too Little Affordable Housing, or Too Much?
Two southeast projects divide dais; APD's state grants OK'd
"...Council voted to accept several state grants to the Austin Police Department in relatively short order that will provide..."

Sept. 4, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

A Look at the City Council Races for Districts 2, 4, & 7
As Garza moves on, Pool and Casar seek to stay put
"...other three – an open seat, and two North Austin incumbents. D2: The Lone Open Seat..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council Gets Surprised by APD's New State Grants
Refund the police?
"...which immediately cut a historic $20 million from the Austin Police Department budget and set the groundwork for another..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Four Open Seats, and Many Demands for Change at AISD
School board shakeup
"...Nearly half of the Austin ISD school board trustees will be newcomers after Nov­em­ber...."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

TABC-Thwarting Shenanigans, Smokin’ Beauty’s Vietnamese Brisket, Lenoir’s Sunday Suppers, and More
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...was a subsidiary of H-E-B), is expanding into South Austin – the corner of Oltorf and South Congress –..."

Aug. 26, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Mutual Aid Organizations Share Resources During COVID-19 and Beyond
Looking for solidarity, not charity
"...Britt, a 57-year-old volunteer with Austin Mutual Aid, had been houseless on and off for..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Council Candidates in District 6 and 10 Diverge on Police, Housing, Land Use
Race(s) to the West
"...the city's far northwest – including the portion of Austin that lies in Williamson County – contains suburban neighborhoods..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Community Efforts Addressing Food Insecurity
"...Central Texas Food Bank, Mobile Loaves & Fishes, and Austin Food Not Bombs have been around and doing this..."

Aug. 21, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

Public Notice: Zoom Zoom Zoom
Flitting from meeting to meeting, pretending it’s real life
"...Speaking of schools, Dr. Mark Escott said during Austin Public Health's weekly COVID briefing Wed­nes­day that, even though..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Qmmunity: Queer History Is Shared History
Plus, Queer Film Theory 101 goes to aGLIFF and more
"...Caleb De Casper on Comedians Interviewing Musicians Austin's glam punkster and qmmunity fave Caleb De Casper joins..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

As Eviction Crisis Looms, Local Leaders Ramp Up Relief
Help is on the way?
"...In Austin, Mayor Steve Adler recently issued an order extending tenant..."

Aug. 14, 2020 News Feature by Jose Benjamin Montaño

Qmmunity: Longing for Our Queer QTs
"...realization, "Oh, today would have been X or Y," Austin Pride hits pretty hard. Austin Pride's postponement until next..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Local K-12 Educators Look at Ways to Start the School Year as COVID-19 Looms
Put on your thinking cap
"...newest class of eighth-grade emerging scientists. Usually, the KIPP Austin College Prep teacher plans lessons where his students stand..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Features Feature by Aaricka Washington

Those Pizza-Tossin' Dough Boys, Peached Tortilla's Fat City, and a Whole Lotta Schmears Going On
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...hit the road and eventually pop up in other Austin neighborhoods – so keep your hungry eyes peeled...."

Aug. 5, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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

We Have an Issue: Guns Among Us
In this week’s issue, we report on a deadly confrontation Downtown, and the newly released footage of the Michael Ramos shooting
"...Of course in Texas – in Austin – you needn't be holding a gun to get..."

July 31, 2020 Column by Kimberley Jones

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