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Suburbanites Opt to Leave Austin, While Voters Keep Austin Blue in Weekend Election
Turnout was about 6% for the historic election
"...After years of costly struggle, residents of the Lost Creek neighborhood in Southwest Austin finally got their wish: They..."

May 10, 2024 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Suburbanites Vote to Leave City of Austin
Three communities are disannexing, and three will stay
"...After years of costly struggle, residents of the Lost Creek neighborhood in Southwest Austin finally got their wish: They..."

May 7, 2024 News Post by Austin Sanders

Qmmunity: Spirits of Sobriety
Austin's queer community offers intentional alcohol-free events for the sober and sober curious
"...like a two-step night and hiking trips on the Barton Creek Greenbelt. For those thirsting for one of Queer..."

July 7, 2023 Column by James Scott

Andean Spirits Finds Family and a Calling in the Mountains of Ecuador
Agave, alpacas, and a love story
"...turned onto environmental issues as a kid going to Barton Springs, hiking the greenbelt, and learning about SOS and..."

Feb. 8, 2023 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Back to School With Queer Austinites
Queer Austin artists and icons give their two cents on surviving ATX
"...also has markets & things. For outdoorsy queers, it's Barton Springs; nothing beats a cold swim on a hot..."

Aug. 18, 2022 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Qmmunity: Rainbow Month Rolls On
Waterloo Greenway goes ROYGBIV, the Paramount has a ball, and Cheer Ups looks camp in the eye
"...y'all to Waterloo Greenway for the Rainbow on the Creek Pride celebration, which runs from 10am to 2pm, closes..."

June 10, 2022 Column by James Scott

New Website Lets You Dip Into the Barton Creek Timestream
Drifting in the history of Barton Springs
"...Sure, you've walked into the Greenbelt through the Gus Fruh entrance, but have you ever..."

April 22, 2022 Screens Feature by Ellen Daly

How Much of Zilker Park Can Austin Return to Nature?
Balancing ecological preservation and the human element in city's Zilker Park Vision Plan
"...president. The two groups, joined by the adjacent Bouldin Creek and Barton Hills neighborhood associations and the local Sierra..."

Oct. 29, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Opinion: Oak Hill Road Plan Is Taxpayer Abuse
The argument against TxDOT's plan for a freeway flyover at the intersection of U.S. 290 and Texas 71
"...down through limestone rock, above the aquifer that feeds Barton Springs..."

Sept. 17, 2021 Column by Carol Cespedes

10 Great Birds to Peep in Austin
Austin’s birds are as eclectic as the city itself
"...here, any time of year, at sites like the Greenbelt, Commons Ford, Bull Creek, McKinney Falls, or even just..."

Aug. 6, 2021 Chronolog Post by Ramón Rodriguez

Public Notice: Trade-Offs and Throughput
Oak Hill tree removal halted; Project Connect “15%” done
"...Several local residents and groups including the Save Barton Creek Association have sued TxDOT, asking for them to..."

Aug. 6, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Perturbed on Parking
"...amenities at the Hill of Life Trailhead to the Barton Creek Greenbelt. The educational displays and other signage represent..."

May 24, 2021 Postmarks

Great Springs Project Proposes a Network of Trails From Austin to San Antonio
Squaring conservation with development
"...trails to the project's namesake four bodies of water: Barton Springs, San Marcos Springs, Comal Springs, and San Antonio..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Neighbors and Green Advocates Slow TxDOT’s Roll
“Parkway” no more?
"...Council and Commissioners Court, along with environmental groups like Barton Springs Conservancy, Clean Water Action, Environment Texas, and Save..."

Dec. 4, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Green Light for Greenbelts: Effective Aug. 8, the Parks and Recreation Department will..."

Aug. 7, 2020 News Feature

30 Years of “Best of Austin”
Some of the stories behind 10,484 awards
"...Barton Springs Pool (66) *..."

Nov. 8, 2019 Features Feature by Nick Barbaro

Local Fallout From Unusually Heavy Rains
One dead; Zilker Zephyr closed indefinitely in flooding aftermath
"...for recreational use. After closing on May 8, the Barton Creek Greenbelt reopened Monday afternoon, with city officials urging..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Premium Pre-Mosquito Season Patio Hang Zones
Sawyer & Co. is full of culinary maximalism
"...that all of Austin's most beautiful outdoor spaces, from Barton Springs Pool to my favorite Greenbelt nooks, are beset..."

April 19, 2019 Food Column by Emily Beyda

Land for Water
The city is asking voters to send more money to a little-known program that protects Barton Springs
"...morning, I stand in the dry bed of Onion Creek in Hays County and watch as Kevin Thuesen lowers..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Swimming Holes With Nearby Watering Holes
Embrace the endless summer with water therapy and post-swim drinks
"...Its location at the tippy top of the Greenbelt means that Sculpture Falls is often the last holdout..."

Aug. 29, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Guide to Austin Greenbelt Entrances
Reroute no more! Here's a list of Greenbelt access points.
"...navigate the many trails, paths, and crevices of the Barton Creek Greenbelt in the scorching Texas heat to find..."

March 30, 2018 Events Post by Tinu Thomas

Fun in the Sun: Outdoor Activities in Austin
Where to hike, bike, and wade into cool water
"...biking or hiking around, and then wading in, the Barton Creek Greenbelt (3755 Capital of TX Hwy. S.). You..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Features Feature by Ashley Moreno

Easy Ways to Save the Planet
How to take saving the Earth into your own hands
"...& Reuse Drop-Off Center (it comes in three colors: Barton Creek Greenbelt, Texas Limestone, and Balcones Canyonland). Need another..."

April 21, 2017 Features Feature by Jessi Cape

Public Notice: 'Tis the Season
Tailgaters and fundraisers: It must be fall
"...6-8pm, at the Zilker Botanical Garden Meeting Room, 2220 Barton Springs Rd., and you can see the draft policy..."

Sept. 9, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Headlines
"...levels, and the city to close parts of the Barton Creek Greenbelt. The dangerous conditions have been blamed for..."

June 3, 2016 News Feature

Reasonable Doubt
Did misleading DNA analysis land an innocent man on death row?
"...to run a welfare check on Barz's house in Barton Hills...."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Public Notice: Love Your Mother Earth
"...Instead, ASC members will hike the Barton Creek Greenbelt Friday morning, picking up litter along the..."

April 22, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Waller Creek Comes to Life
Conservancy seeks radical makeover east of Downtown
"...came on with the setting sun, sinking into Waller Creek and seeping into coats, hats, and the fingertips of..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Violet Crown Trail Opens
First six miles of a planned 30 miles of trail open to the public
"...miles from Zilker Park into Hays County, passing through greenbelts, urban areas, and city-owned water quality protection lands. Spearheaded..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Keep Austin Clean
"...the rains came and filled the rivers, lakes, and greenbelt. I have, with my two daughters and many friends,..."

July 23, 2015 Postmarks

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