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Crime and the City Solution
How safe do you feel exiting the Sixth Street/Red River Austin music crucible at 2am?
"..."You've been treading some unsafe ground." – "Six Bells Chime," by Crime..."

June 26, 2009 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

The Towers of Power
Are high-rises the key to a middle-class Downtown?
"...Kevin Burns is bucking a trend – or, perhaps, starting a new one. The Downtown real estate broker..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Closer Look at Pct. 3 Contributors
Big names appear in Daugherty and Huber's donors
"...In the fundraising quarter ending Sept. 25, Democrat Karen Huber outperformed incumbent..."

Oct. 22, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

News Roundup: No Justice, No Peace
Shootings, protests, and politics
"...Although the Chronicle staff was on Thanksgiving break, plenty happened..."

Dec. 1, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

Mayor's Roundtable Benefits Austin History Center
Luncheon named for Angelina Eberly
"...Why is there a statue of Molly Pitcher downtown? It’s not. That's a statue..."

Jan. 31, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Nov. 11 marked the first day to file bills for the 1997..."

Nov. 22, 1996 News Feature

Naked City
Saving the land around Waller Creek downtown from flooding proves trickier -- and more expensive -- than council members or city staff anticipated.
"...Waller Creek is an eyesore. In many places, it's barely..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Austin Makes Federal Case Over New Courthouse
Austin leaders try to influence the feds' new U.S. courthouse project.
"...After an eruption of local outrage, the federal General Services..."

Nov. 22, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Moon-Shaped Panties & the Saint of White Trash
The Late Lucinda Williams
"...The morning starts normally for Lucinda. Well, maybe not normal, since she's..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Downtown Mishmash
Hard Day's Night
"...The council vote to relocate the day labor site to a site near I-35..."

June 11, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Capital Metro Stays Its Course
All Systems Go!, but no extensions added, to a November commuter-rail vote
"..."We are not stalling you, but we have to get it..."

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

Watson's Way
Mayor's Homeless Package Leaves Some People Cold
"...illustration by Doug Potter The area of town that the..."

April 24, 1998 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

The Lights Are On: Is Anybody Home?
Downtown's boom has busted, yet developers still build.
"...One evening last summer, Tim Hendricks and Craig Jones took the company..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Safety First
Broken-Window Theory
"...A key element in the program is enforcement of stricter penalties for Class C misdemeanors,..."

April 2, 1999 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

The Devil in the Details
After 10 years, the Great Streets master plan runs into controversy over two-way streets.
"..."A pedestrian oriented hierarchy of transportation promotes density, safety, economic viability,..."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Still Homeless
City Council Ponders Repeal of Flawed Camping Ban
"...Bobby Joe Jones with his camp mates, Anthony and Ann, seated on couch photograph by..."

July 4, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

AISD: Tax Relief vs. Teacher Relief
AISD board hears testimony on historic property tax exemptions
"...The Austin Independent School District is facing a budget that could..."

April 29, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Hotel Project Sparks Downtown Skirmish
A proposed hotel complex at Eighth and Congress has had a particularly dramatic saga en route to Council
"...An unusual battle over a proposed hotel complex at Eighth..."

Jan. 18, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Power Assist
Who's Who
"...First, a review of who's done what since this council -- which gelled two years ago..."

Aug. 27, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...The move is hardly a coup d'état, but still news of the Planning..."

July 30, 1999 News Feature

Sweep Them Out
"...First, the mayor tries to secretly and rapidly move day laborers into..."

June 4, 1999 Column

The Price of Progress
Worldly Roots
"...Born in London in 1948, Patricia "Ash" Corea has loved cooking since childhood, a passion..."

Feb. 26, 1999 News Feature by Charles Nafus

Library Fails to Carry
Commission Votes for Local Over Regional
"...photograph by John Anderson No one had expected such a..."

Feb. 13, 1998 News Feature by Walter Cole

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