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TDS, Balcones to Split City Recycling Work
Split vote over decision to abandon bid process
"...since-abandoned bidding process – and with bidding process finalist Balcones Resources. Both firms, along with current recycler Greenstar North..."

July 2, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

This Weekend's Can't Miss Food Events
Daily Austin food news
"...Hwy. 71 East from the airport. McElroy says he can already tell the new brewing equipment is improving the..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Can't We Preserve Our Preserves?
"...on it – that shows new roads cutting through Balcones Canyonlands Preserves and Barton Springs Water Quality Preserves owned..."

Sept. 27, 2006 Postmarks

Flippin' the Birds
Closing parts of Balcones Canyon Preserve angers mountain bikers and doesn't do enough to save wildlife.
"...the gate near the Forest Ridge section of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve (BCP) wasn't in the mood for love...."

April 13, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

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Balcones Responds
"...1. Balcones recycles only clean paper from commercial sites. We have..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Column

The Daily Hustle: 6/24/10
Liveblogging City Council
"...Notes all item does is examine whether airport land can be used - not a done deal. "Let's find..."

June 24, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Night of the Living BCCP, Part 37
Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan: Half a Loaf?
"...Travis County finally agreed on a framework for the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan (BCCP). They agreed to prepare and..."

May 19, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

National Wine Day, Gelato World Tour
Daily Austin food news
"...Tèo goes to Chicago, Balcones Distilling gets a gold, and more afternoon bites...."

May 25, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Developing Stories
Connect-the-dot conversations heard around town
"...feels different. At events organized to address how Austin can best develop and grow – whether convened by the..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

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.
"...Why can't the city and the county work together? Karen Sonleitner..."

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

Former City Forester Charges Harassment, Sex Bias at PARD
Susan Murray alleges her career as Austin's urban forester fell apart after she complained about her boss' conduct.
"...2001, the city reassigned her again -- to the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve program (then located within PARD), where she..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Public Notice: Changes...
Can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em
"...more space to feature stories and larger art. You can see some of that in this first issue –..."

April 5, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Austin Pools Opening Soon
Find the nearest one to you and beat the heat
"...sauna likely won't be letting up anytime soon. What can ya do besides complain about the heat?..."

May 30, 2018 Events Post by Danielle White

Council: Are We Having Fun Fun Fun Yet?
The show must go on, but where exactly?
"...Can you ride an elephant to Fun Fun Fun Fest?..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Crawl With the Authors of Your Favorite Books
The Texas Book Festival's Lit Crawl gets weird & boozy with 'em
"...vast body of water, vague mutterings of the old Balcones Fault notwithstanding, and so this event's called Lit Crawl..."

Oct. 22, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Travaasa Austin BBQ Bash Tickets Still Available
Area spa introduces new farm project with barbecue party
"...spa and resort located on the edge of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, is throwing a big bash to celebrate..."

June 14, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Before the Well Runs Dry
The city moves toward conservation, but is it moving fast enough?
"...May and designates two days a week when folks can water their lawns and landscapes (see "Keeping Off the..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Save as We Pave?
The latest trend in environmentally sensitive planning tiptoes into Travis County
"...a residential subdivision, a green-building neighborhood where nature-loving residents can enjoy country living but still drive into town in..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Liquid Proposition
Austin's Water Quality Protection Lands are few and far between: can they do the job they are meant to do?
"...space for such programs as the WQPL and the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve (BCP)...."

July 6, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

‘It’s Not Personal, It’s Policy’
Effort to remove mayor from committee goes nowhere, for now
"...relinquish his seat on the coordinating committee of the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan...."

July 2, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

City Hall Hustle: Recycling Recycled ... Again
Contentious negotiations confirm one thing: Trash is golden
"...delivering, per staff recommendation, 100% of the business to Balcones Resources; engineering, per council buzz, a split between Balcones..."

April 15, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Recycling an Old Issue
Council weighs giving one company the entire heap
"...Waste Services' suggestion to award the contract entirely to Balcones Resources would create the most value for the city,..."

April 1, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Law(ns) of the Land
In a time of drought and water limits, some residents turn to drilling wells
"...He can drop a backyard well without 20,000 gallons of mud..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Ramon Martinez

Drink Texas This New Year
A guide to holiday boozing for the locavore
"...the best rum aromas possible. Chip Tate makes his Balcones Baby Blue whiskey with organic blue corn from the..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...it's not exactly by choice. The former city council candidate and environmental activist will teach high school biology, something..."

Aug. 8, 1997 News Feature

Mayfield Fights Back
Ward and June Say Nay in Northwest Hills
"...would be marveling at the dissonance. It's about as all-American as Austin gets up here, from the crabgrass to..."

Jan. 3, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Drink Upscale
Post-classic cocktails for the holidays
"...come up with some easy but delicious drinks that can be made in a flash. These are people who..."

Dec. 31, 2010 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

City Hall Hustle: Play It Again, MRF
There's many a slip between the dais and the big blue bin
"...Waste Ser­vices of Austin, Waste Management Recycle America, and Balcones Resources – Lee Leffingwell and Mike Martinez were both..."

June 25, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

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The Balcones Situation argued, "Zionism" attributed, and some retaliatory kudos for DAILY TEXAN comics.
"...Hoping Bikes & Birds Can Coexist..."

April 20, 2001 Column

The Spirits of Texas
Texas spirits to keep your spirits up
"...process produces rum so clean and subtle that it can be mistaken for vodka in a mixed drink. He..."

July 29, 2011 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

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