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Naked City
While the Chamber woos AMD in hopes that it will build its new chip fab plant here, the council stays coy.
"...A good many years have passed since the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce had its high tech recruitment heyday..."

May 25, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Café Mundi, already nearly invisible thanks to its location on a remote portion of East Fifth Street and a curb that cuts off customers' access, became even more inaccessible last week.
"...at 1704 E. Fifth Street. The cozy little East Austin cafe, already relegated to near-invisibility by its placement on..."

May 11, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Rick Green and Ken Armbrister push a flurry of bills creating special water and development districts -- including the reviled, though much-revised, "Bradley bill" -- through their respective chambers at the Legislature.
"...County legislative district. (And nary a hair blown out of place!) The bills, squeezed onto the House Local and..."

May 4, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Campaign finance reform, Sixth Street recycling and events of the week
"...Instant runoff voting and single-member districts won't be the only items..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Negotiations continue on a bill that would create a special taxing district for land owned by Gary Bradley southwest of Austin; environmentalists and others who oppose such a district cry foul.
"...legislative session creaks slowly to a close, the likelihood of an agreement on Rep. Rick Green's bill creating a..."

April 13, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin, Texas.
"...8,000 revelers will descend on our already stuffed-to-the-gills central city, and that insipid slogan "Downtown Jam" will take on..."

March 2, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin
"...Even in Austin, the City Planning Capital of the World, street design..."

Feb. 16, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
The Austin Police Department approves a $40 million pay raise for officers as part of its meet and confer contract negotiations; more contentious, however, is a police oversight provision that activists say was "gutted" in the process.
"...After 10 months of negotiation that seemed like a billion years, the Austin..."

Feb. 16, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The Downtown Austin Alliance presented its annual Impact Awards to groups and individuals responsible for "revitalizing" the Central Business District, but not everyone is happy with what they consider downtown gentrification.
"...individual or organization has been most responsible for setting off the downtown construction boom that's changing life as we..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Against all odds, the design for the new City Hall does everything its architects promised it would do, from providing public spaces, to integrating natural elements, to simply looking good.
"...be said -- as we have said -- that Austin's new City Hall is an afterthought to the downtown..."

Jan. 12, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Art of the Deal
City Coucil wants to cut a deal with Stratus Properties on the Barton Creek properties because they think House Bill 1704 gives them no other option.
"...At least that's how leaders of the Save Our Springs Alliance regard a proposed agreement..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Corporate luminaries in town for the Fortune 500 conference will be met by a bevy of protesters against the event.
"...Soldiers of Fortune..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
Volente debates incorporation as a means of escaping Austin's extraterritorial jurisdiction, and its development rules.
"...Should Lake Travis become home to the incorporated Village of Volente? Or should everyone leave well enough alone?..."

Sept. 22, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The city makes plans to reduce ground-level ozone in order to comply with an EPA-mandated cleanup schedule.
"...the Environmental Protection Agency in June over whether the Austin, San Antonio, and Tyler-Longview areas would be labeled "non-attaining"..."

Sept. 8, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Naked City
Gary Bradley presented his latest land-swap deal to the Save Barton Creek Association this week and received mixed reviews from environmentalists, many of whom are wary of trusting the megadeveloper.
"...dealing after his landmark Circle C agreement with the city of Austin in March, pinch yourself ... hard. He's..."

Aug. 18, 2000 News Feature

Naked City
Ken Martin sells In Fact to Jo Clifton; Log Cabin Republicans set up a "booth in exile" at Republican convention; AustinAtWork.com debuts; Whole Foods closes its Web site.
"...Ken Martin, the omnipresent City Hall scribe and editor of In Fact, an online..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
CAMPO adopts a 25-year plan that calls for bigger, longer roads and full funding for Austin's transportation plans, a stipulation that will require some creative funding solutions.
"...Sitting through June 12's do-or-die meeting of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO), as the..."

June 16, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Little City Hall
Architectural Team Picked to Design Scaled-Down Building
"...Austinites are damn good at fighting City Hall, even though..."

April 7, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...he's the odds-on favorite to be the next president of the United States, has raised an ungodly sum of..."

July 9, 1999 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Michelle Kay, one of the local daily's most experienced political reporters, has jumped..."

May 22, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...heart this week with its decision to pull out of Circle C and lay down stakes for a new..."

March 13, 1998 News Feature

Austin Knows Best
City's Newest Children Rebel With More Lawsuits
"...illustration by Doug Potter Several of my neighbors said they felt a cold chill right..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Naked City
"...Robert Bryce, Nate Blakeslee, Walter Cole, and Lisa Tozzi. Off the Desk:..."

Nov. 14, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
Chasing Gary, Part 2
"...4,600 acres and what do you get? In the City of Austin's case, a little bit bigger and deeper..."

Oct. 24, 1997 News Feature

Austin vs. the `Burbs
illustration by Doug Potter Suburbanites Seethe Over Annexation Plans
"...Between all the self-righteous pronouncements of bicycling activists and the Austin-bashing declarations of soon-to-be-annexed citizens..."

Oct. 10, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...will soon open a base in San Antonio. The Austin flagship also is gearing up for a move to..."

Oct. 10, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Hospice Austin wants to buy the beloved Christopher House, the recently..."

April 11, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...trying to, since last week's Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that the city did not violate FM..."

Aug. 23, 1996 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...sensible development: The Community Vision Project -- a partnership of the City of Austin, Capitol Metro, and UT's architecture..."

June 21, 1996 News Feature

Which Way Will Austin Swing? Ninth Inning, 3 and 2
Home By the River
"...looked at - going back to the grey beginnings of the stadium proposal - is the selection process of..."

Sept. 22, 1995 News Feature

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