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What's Austin's Creative Capacity?
Final results of city's survey of creatives to be reported on
"...Hey, you Austin creative types: Been complaining about the difficulties of making..."

Nov. 4, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Point Austin: The Appraisal Scam ... Updated
Travis Central Appraisal District responds
"...TCAD analysts have responded to the report ("An Analysis of TCAD's Commercial Valuations for City of Austin") prepared for..."

June 12, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Cutting and Spending
The Council looks in both directions on budgeting
"...In late March, city of Austin department heads received an email (subject: "Budget..."

April 17, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Sparks Flares Over City's SOI Ordinance
Court hearing on anti-discrimination ordinance goes poorly for city
"...A city ordinance that would protect low-income renters from housing discrimination..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Austin Techxas
The latest buzz from Silicon Hills
"...Just because most of Austin has already broken out the eggnog doesn't mean..."

Dec. 18, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

A Whiff of Prosperity
City's proposed budget reflects daylight beyond the tunnel
"...If there's one word to describe the city of Austin's proposed Fiscal Year 2012-13 budget, it's probably..."

Aug. 31, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Austin! International! Poetry! Festival!
Writ in thought, spoke in words.
"...Dozens and dozens if not hundreds of poets flocking to this river city from all over..."

April 6, 2011 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

City Arts Funding
A new clash over what arts groups are legally entitled to bed tax funds
"...Each year Austin Jazz Workshop introduces some 35,000 kids to the music..."

April 9, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texies and the City
Council's new partnership with flat-track Roller Derby league (video)
"...Flat Track Derby Association president Bloody Mary's wish that Austin would be really proud of this homegrown sport really..."

Feb. 7, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

City Hall Hustle: It Will Be Mayor May Before you Know It
Plugging the holes in the city's campaign finance ordinance
"...an election year like this, who could be thinking of the 2009 mayoral race?..."

Sept. 26, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Futrell's Farewell
City manager's retirement a curious affair
"...in this space last week and seconded by several of her colleagues, Austin will have a new city manager..."

July 20, 2007 News Column by Michael King

The Department of Irresponsible, Unconfirmed Rumor
Is the city facing a secret crunch this budget?
"...It's that time again: Budget season at the city of Austin is right around the corner. City Council's..."

April 25, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Call Us in 2105
As the city drops its time capsule, we hope there'll be something to drink to – and with – in 100 years
"...Welcome to Point Austin...."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

Feedback of a Different Kind
At last week's arts funding forum, artists gave city officials an earful – but not what they expected
"...What was the most common phrase directed at city officials during last week's Cultural Funding Program public forum?..."

March 12, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Hyde Park garage project set to go to court for the fifth time
"...Setting up their fifth courtroom challenge since 2001, the city of Austin is once again taking on Hyde Park..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...to face and deal with current challenges and put Austin back on track to "set the tone for what..."

Feb. 7, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...On Tuesday, Austin Independent School District Superintendent Pat Forgione presented his 2003-2004..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...council members Daryl Slusher and Raul Alvarez dissenting, the City Council last week approved zoning for another 300-plus apartments..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...campaign mailer attacking the candidate's record, both on and off the Commissioners Court, where he served until 1986. The..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...The city of Austin and Travis Co. have received a $10..."

Sept. 20, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...tacking another claim onto its pending lawsuit against the city of Austin and Stratus Properties. SOS leader Bill Bunch..."

Aug. 16, 2002 News Feature

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The roots of the Seton and CSC conundrums
"...for poor women? Great idea. Giving a highly cyclical software firm control over prime city real estate for 15..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Senate Bill Could Kill Deal to Build Pro Soccer Stadium in Austin
Precourt argues SB 1771 would “jeopardize the viability of Austin FC”
"...Senate could kill a deal that would bring the city its first major league sports team, Austin FC, according..."

April 17, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

City, UT Agree to Change Red River’s Flow
One of central Austin's main thoroughfares to be realigned and reconstructed
"...On the UT-Austin campus, "Red River" usually signifies incoming trash talk about..."

March 1, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council: Child Care “Scandal” Highlights City’s Own Failures
CMs also mull fate of APL’s Recycled Reads
"...Editor’s note: On Wednesday night (Feb. 13), the city's Ethics Review Commission voted to dismiss the City Auditor's..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Apple Takes a $1 Billion Bite of Robinson Ranch
Tech giant heads just up the road to double its Austin footprint
"...its own new $1 billion campus, right here in Austin, right up the road from their current facility off..."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Water Issues Boil Notice
When will we get good water back? Good question.
"...In a Tuesday afternoon press conference, City Hall officials painted a more optimistic picture, saying the..."

Oct. 23, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Point Austin: What You Say, and How You Say It
Ballot language argument is a snapshot of polarized Austin politics
"...Last Thursday morning, City Council agreed to adjourn by midnight – and eventually..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Double Top Secret Probation
City Council goes on a snipe hunt, and is left holding the bag
"...a coincidence that the New York Yankees and the City of Austin were each considering six semifinalists for the..."

Dec. 8, 2017 News Column by Michael King

In Search of Amazon
Mayor writes in support of Austin location for corporate “HQ2”
"...As of late Thursday, Irish oddsmakers listed Austin as 7-to-1 for..."

Oct. 26, 2017 News Post by Michael King

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