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SXSW Free Butler Park Concert Series
Schedule for Music fest’s all-star weekend extravanganzas
"...Expo, and South by Southwest’s free concert series in Butler Park, the music festival that’s A Million Music Festivals..."

March 6, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Open House Meeting for Town Lake Park Master Plan
The first in a series of public meetings
"...Austin's Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public open house..."

Dec. 2, 2011 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Trailer Park Goes Big
'Ender's Game,' 'The World's End,' and 'The Butler'
"...for his zom-rom-com screenplay, and the cast of The Butler is one of the most star-studded lists in recent..."

May 9, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Here We Go Again
Does Austin need a cancer survivors plaza?
"...a stone by the side of the pond in Butler Park, just south of Riverside Drive. The shallow ornamental..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc Recommends: South Austin Pitch and Pooch Celebrity Golf Tournament and Canine Extravaganza
Butler Park Pitch & Putt, Friday, June 3, 2011
"...miracle/wonder that goes largely unnoticed, and that is the Butler Park Pitch & Putt Golf Course behind the Jack..."

June 3, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

Austin Reggae Fest’s Easter Sunday
Everton Blender closes down displaced event
"...addressed the crowd. “Remember as we’re gathered here in Butler Park, it’s only temporary. Next year we’ll be back..."

April 21, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

2013 Austin Food & Wine Festival
Huge improvements over last year, but still a few wrinkles
"...spoke with agreed things went much better than 2012. Butler Park was certainly a more intimate setting, so getting..."

April 29, 2013 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Judas Priest Pounds Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014
Some heads are gonna roll
"...Fest’s ninth annual edition, set for Auditorium Shores and Butler Park Nov. 7-9. Get yer Orange, Black, and Blue..."

May 19, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Honoring Dr. George Tiller
Women's health providers and advocates plan a vigil for Tiller
"...TO HONOR DR. GEORGE TILLER Thursday, June 4th 8pm Butler Park 903 W Riverside Dr Near Palmer Events Center..."

June 2, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Pease Out
New year will mean limited park use for commercial fitness groups
"...At a Nov. 18 public meeting, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department rolled out a City Council-approved program..."

Dec. 2, 2011 News Feature by Laurel Chesky

More Vignettes from 2013 Austin Food & Wine Fest
This year's edition a big improvement over rocky debut last spring.
"...of venue made a huge difference. Instead of dog park dust in our eyes and our wine glasses, we..."

April 30, 2013 Food Post by Claudia Alarcón

SXSW Saturday Showcases
Park your hiney at a Saturday night SXSW showcase
"...Take Me to the River2:45pm, Butler Park..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

First SXSW Free Concert Announced: Foster the People
Pumped up kicks at Butler park
"...comes news of the first free festival concerts at Butler Park on Barton Springs Rd. near Auditorium Shores...."

Feb. 18, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

'Statesman' Demagoguery on SXSW and Special Events
"...C3 "contributed $440,548 to charitable causes, including the Austin Parks Foun­da­tion. By contrast, SXSW made no charitable contributions to..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

2013 Austin Food & Wine Festival
April 28, 2013. 46 photos.
"...Austin Food and Wine Fest at Butler Park on April 27, 2013..."

April 29, 2013 Photo Gallery

Austin Food & Wine Festival Preview
Second annual fest moves to Butler Park
"...wisely relocated the daytime festivities to the kinder, greener Butler Park and expanded the size of the tented seating..."

April 25, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Playback: Fun Fun Fun Fest's New Look
New location and grass, same Fun Fun Fun
"...ninth year, has crossed the street into the adjacent Butler Park. The grass grows healthier there on turf lightly..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Gerard Butler stars in this futuristic thriller set in a multiplayer online gaming universe.
"...Directed by: Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor. Starring: Gerard Butler, Kyra Sedgwick, Michael C. Hall, Amber Valletta, Chris "Ludacris"..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Yogi Bear
This mixture of animated talking animals and live action is unbearable.
"...approximation of the original, which was voiced by Daws Butler) still lives in Jellystone Park and still proclaims himself..."

Dec. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...a Downtown block now occupied by the Convention Center parking garage. The city took possession of the property –..."

May 14, 2010 News Feature

Playback: The King of Hip-Hop
MLK Day, ready-made for hip-hop, plus Fun Fun Fun Fest lands back at Auditorium Shores, and RIP Will Indian
"...Adjusting for the park's impending face lift, FFF altered its layout, relinquishing use..."

Jan. 17, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fun Fun Fun Fest Returns to Auditorium Shores
Festival moving slightly for ninth year downtown, Nov. 7-9
"...From there, it spreads to Butler Park, the plot of grass and concrete walkways adjacent..."

Jan. 14, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Parks and Rec: If You Build It ...
Is Austin's appetite for fountains bigger than its wallet?
"...What to do with the water features in Butler Park? A fountain needs fixing, and a pond, the..."

May 28, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW: Big Boi But No Outkast at Cedar Street
High hopes for a festival reunion by the Atlanta rap duo
"...then broke out “Skew it on the Bar-B,” “Rosa Parks,” and “Apple of my Eye,” the first of five..."

March 8, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Playback: Lovers Rock
Announcing the Austin Music Awards and more Valentine's Day mash notes
"...concerts will return, taking place Thursday through Saturday at Butler Park, across the street from and standing in for..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Developing Stories: What to Do With Waterloo
Turning Waterloo Park into a beach – and other fanciful ideas
"...Madden at a Dec. 8 community workshop about Waterloo Park. Like all of Austin's Downtown green spaces, Waterloo Park..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Sara Hensley Turns Over a New Leaf
The new PARD director has big ideas – to realize them, she'll have to raise big bucks
"...Council Member Randi Shade wasn't suggesting that Austin's new Parks & Recreation Department director should leap onstage in a..."

July 24, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Council Approves Workplace Nondiscrimination Measure
City manager to review current policies
"...approved an ordinance amending the naming or renaming of park features (like plaques etc.) in city code, granting more..."

March 25, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Public Notice: 'Tis the Season
Parties nightly, and events in pairs
"...Fest is Sun., Dec. 6, 4:30-7pm at Midway Food Park, 1905 Capital of TX Hwy. S. Come enjoy an..."

Dec. 4, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

In Memoriam: Draylen Mason
Remembering the gifted young bassist who lost his life
"...had been accepted to both the University of Texas' Butler School of Music and the University of North Texas..."

March 16, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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