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Playback: The Mayor's Plan to Save Austin Music
Mayor Steve Adler addresses the elephant in the club, Susan Antone honored, and Henry Gonzalez goes to the head of the Austin poster artist altar
"...biggest headliner ever on Wednesday ­– the Obamas – Austin music still has problems, and Steve Adler's here to..."

March 4, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Anti-Latino Prejudice in Austin
Despite having a large immigrant population, city isn't always so welcoming
"...When local artist David Goujon read about the saga of the Jumpolin piñata store and its owners in East..."

Dec. 4, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Playback – Agents of Change: Downtown Clubs vs. Downtown Hotels
Can clubs and hotels coexist in Downtown Austin?
"...Westin hotel, which opened in July just a block off the raging maelstrom at the heart of Austin's so-called..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

ICE Still in Austin
Travis County Commissioners Court asks sheriff to stop honoring ICE detainer requests
"...Last week, the standard pact outlining the operation of the Travis County Jail was signed – largely a..."

Oct. 30, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Point Austin: A Living Budget
Austin Interfaith praises Council for progressive budget
"...understandably a bit giddy last week in the wake of approving the FY 2016 budget, and doing so while..."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Column

Building Austin
As the city grows, is it being cavalier about the well-being of the laborers who are assembling Austin's new face?
"...be upbeat. "Imagine sleeping in here on the weekend! #AustinTX #Apartments #EastAustin," an administrator posted to Eastside Station's Facebook..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

News Roundup: All Sorts of Disasters
Pressley vs. Casar, Linklater vs. fire, and more
"...does not have to pay for his burned archives, City Council defends its assessment of Austin's commercial property values,..."

June 22, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Point Austin: The Appraisal Scam
TCAD can't accurately appraise commercial properties – and the Lege likes it that way
"...That was the unsurprising but emphatic thrust of the Property Tax Appraisal Forum held Tuesday at the..."

May 22, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Getting Around Austin: SXSW Edition
Alternatives to driving during SXSW
"...Collaborating with Austin B-cycle, SXcycles is SXSW's citywide bikeshare. Starting on March..."

March 4, 2015 SXSW Post by Casey Rochester

GABC Pictures Black Austin
#iamblackaustin showcases a diversity of black Austinites
"...asked to consider the top job at the Capital City African-American Chamber of Commerce, Natalie Cofield wasn't interested. "I..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Point Austin: Farewell to the Seven
The end of an era, and the beginning of another
"...Happy Birthday, Austin!..."

Dec. 12, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Public Notice: City Hall Shark Tank
Council might be no fun, but there's lots of cool stuff going on this weekend
"...It's blood in the water time at Austin City Council, and the lobbyists are circling. Lame duck..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Finances of Formula One
"...the excellent exposé by Nick Barbaro and the finances of Formula One and whether Austin has made any money..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Postmarks

Public Notice: No Way to Run a City
Why is Council drafting ordinances on the dais after midnight?
"...second time in three weeks, CM Chris Riley had City Council up past midnight last Thursday, trying to work..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Both Sides of the Tracks
Pro and Con on Rail
"...Independent groups publicly supporting the city of Austin urban rail proposal include: Alliance for Public..."

Aug. 8, 2014 News Feature

Austin and the 7-10 Split
Candidates in west and west-central districts find common cause
"...When people first started talking about shifting Austin to single-member City Council districts, the logic was simple...."

July 22, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Fighting City Hall
What began as a play for Austin by a Ukrainian playwright has become a dispatch from the front lines of a war
"...We Austinites like to see ourselves as pretty engaged politically –..."

May 2, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Point Austin: ALEC by Another Name
Corporate advocacy group looks to deepen local influence
"...although the guy certainly needs more friends. I'm speaking of the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative, corporate bill..."

April 25, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Solid State
Leffingwell takes pride in his hometown ... and looks toward one final vote
"..."In its 174-year history, the state of our city has never, ever been stronger – and..."

Feb. 28, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: The Fun Begins
The city redistricting simmer reaches the boiling point
"...that the overly elaborate, baroque process designed to bring Austin governance into the 21st century by establishing 10 single-member..."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Is the Austin Aquarium Fishy?
Vince Covino defends the family business
"...western cities, and a third slated to open in Austin before the end of the year – have been..."

Oct. 18, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Fire Last Time: AFA and City at Impasse
I/O Solutions becomes entangled in latest dispute about AFD's hiring process
"...Two years ago, to the tune of an 18-month, $118,000 contract, I/O Solutions was hired to..."

Aug. 9, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

East Austin Arts Puts It Into a FRAME This Weekend
Big Medium, Co-Lab, Tiny Park, MASS Gallery: Four in Legion
"...hours, a few hundred more stories in this nacred city...."

May 15, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin City Limits Music Festival Lineup Unveiled
Fall free-for-all bags 134 acts minus black metal
"...C3 Presents dropped its annual bomb on our fair city minutes ago, revealing the full artist lineup for the..."

May 7, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Point Austin: Busy Being Born ...
Leffingwell celebrates Austin and its future
"...Lee Leffingwell was inevitably upbeat in his annual State of the City speech Tuesday – for a public official..."

Feb. 8, 2013 News Column by Michael King

'Farm-City, State' Documentary Film in Progress
Local filmmaker explores Austin's sustainable food movement
"...What if an entire city could feed itself with healthy, organic produce from local..."

Jan. 8, 2013 Food Post by Carla Crownover

The Birth of Formula One – Austin
Some welcome the new offspring, and some don't, but the high-speed newcomer is at the starting gate
"...Two and a half years ago, Austinites heard for the first time that their city would..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Reasons To Vote
Take the time to take responsibility for your own community
"...a homework assignment, people!) and 2) there's a lack of Democratic enthusiasm for Obama's re-election in a Romney-red state...."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Electric Lessons
Beneath the AE rate debate stands the strong ground of public process
"...Like everybody else in Austin, I'm not looking forward to a rate increase on..."

June 15, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Austin Creative Classroom Fund
The Arts in Austin ISD get a million-dollar boost
"...Somebody believes that the arts belong in Austin's schools. Just who that is we aren't being told,..."

May 11, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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