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Moving Pictures
Twenty years on, more than two dozen filmmakers pay tribute to Slacker and a city in transition
"...artsy tech hub, urban living exemplar, official "live music capital of the world."..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Wrong Side of the Tracks?
Light Rail May Be a Heavy Burden for East Austin
"...themselves on the wrong side of the tracks if Capital Metro is allowed to go ahead with its plans..."

April 4, 1997 News Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

Perry the Executioner
Texas leads the country in executions, and Rick Perry holds the record tally
"...Foster did not pull the trigger and had no idea that his companion, Maurecio Brown, would shoot anyone, the..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Big Dogs, Young Rebels, and Aging Giants
The Austin promoters who bring the music come in all shapes and sizes
"...the music industry. In Austin, the self-proclaimed "live music capital of the world," audiences are more aware than in..."

Oct. 8, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Our readers talk back.
"...Colorado River and Ben White, I-35 and Montopolis/Grove. The idea for this group evolved from the neighborhood planning meetings..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Column

Bikes, Beets, and Bastrop.
" your P.R. puff piece on the dispute between Capital Metro and Don Cheatham's Longhorn Railway ["Shaky Railing," Dec...."

Jan. 7, 2000 Column

Naked City
Despite Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos' concerted efforts, the CAMPO board rejects peer review on a vote of 11 to 8.
" be boring!" noted one first-time attendee at the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's Dec. 13 meeting. Them's the..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Different Traditions
"...neighborhoods ["Postmarks," Vol. 18, No. 47]: I had no idea that no "traditional neighborhoods" could be found west of..."

July 30, 1999 Column

As Charlie Jones Exits C3, He Traces His Journey From College Station to Founding ACL Fest
Leaving the music promotions empire he helped build, Jones begins his new events company, Four Leaf
"...Parks Department. When I presented to them a couple ideas, one was a B.B. King blues tour [date]. I..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Reconnect Austin: Part One
The Great Depression
"...It's an idea that Black has championed before, most recently in the..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Pondering Downtown Condos
Frequently Asked Questions
"...the meltdown of the economy, which has frozen the capital markets and project financing, developers believe we're unlikely to..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Navasky & Barsamian
Former editor of The Nation discusses the role of the alternative press
"...with the press that you've mentioned is the "false ideal" of objectivity – what do you mean by that?..."

April 7, 2006 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Our readers talk back.
"...I think Brewster McCracken's idea of doing a study on the advisability of building..."

March 18, 2005 Column

Here Come the Transporters
In the endless Central Texas transportation wars, the lions and the lambs look for ways to make peace
"...the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority's toll-road system and Capital Metro's commuter-rail-and-bus proposal originate from different directions in the..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Chapter 2: Biweekly and Proud
September 1982-August 1988
"...and was very suspicious. Bob had some very good ideas (he conceived the original Music Awards show at Club..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Shaky Railing
Three former Capital Metro board members and two former employees claim that the transportation agency attempted to put Longhorn Railway, its costly freight rail operator, out of business.
"...which operates on a rail line owned by the Capital Metro Transportation Authority, contends that the reason the company..."

Dec. 10, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Squaring the Triangle
The Three Austins Collide at a Central-City Crossroads
"...illustration by Taylor Holland The Capital View..."

July 4, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The "Yuppie Chow" Market
Austin's Grocery Stores Duke It Out
"...but HEB should be credited with throwing them the idea," declares David Karson, a securities analyst with Southcoast Capital..."

July 28, 1995 News Feature by Amy Smith

A Quarrel With the Status Quo
Charlie Baird on criminal justice, equity, and the Travis County D.A.
"...she never has said, "Charlie, this is a good idea" or "We tried that, and this is why it..."

Jan. 20, 2012 News Feature

Naked City
"...Wednesday, not to open until regular hours Saturday. And Capital Metro buses will run on a Sunday schedule on..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Feature

Delay of Game
Seaholm, Block 21 challenge the Downtown Domino theory
"...project got bumped off B21 to start with. The idea du jour is to earmark B21 proceeds for an..."

April 8, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...It's All Systems Go! – unchanged – for Capital Metro, which on Monday set a Nov. 2 election..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Redrawing the Road Map
CAMPO expansion may change the roles of the Central Texas transportation game.
"...The Capital Area Metro Planning Organization -- CAMPO -- sounds like..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature by Dave Mann

Our readers talk back.
"...If Austin is to every truly become the "Music Capital of the World," it is essential that the media..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Column

Cap Metro wants to hear your complaints; a reader asks whether the Summer Smut issue was worth the offense it generated; a radio fan finds sustenance in a substitute; and more letters to the editor.
"..."Postmarks" (August 11) upset all of us here at Capital Metro who are working hard to improve customer service..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Column

The Road to Rail
Can light rail in Austin work well with Smart Growth?
" stop it. But now is when we have capital, and cachet, and a consensus that we're heading into..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Watson Way
Mayor Kirk Watson talks about challenges for austin during his next term.
"...air quality, transportation, and housing, as well as his ideas about the role of the Austin Independent School District..."

March 31, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Chain Reaction
Downtown construction projects raise fears that Austin will lose its charm.
"...GSD&M obscured the picture when it built its big "Idea City" next door (flood plain be damned), on the..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

First, the good news ...
" the other cities on the planet. Another fabulous idea is if we dropped the hint that everyone should..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Column

Letters at 3AM: Occupy the Future
Corporations are not people
"...– claim that all challenges to their conception of capitalism are European in origin, a not-so-subtle way of calling..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

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