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The Austin School of Fiber Arts Wants You
Because Lynne Brotman just can’t, ah, weave well enough alone?
"...Here in our river city, where the Lower Colorado flows like a ribbon..."

April 8, 2021 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...was detected in other Highland Lakes by the Lower Colorado River Authority last month and in 2019 in Lady..."

April 9, 2021 News Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
It’s a beautiful time of year to get your daytrippin’ on
"...access sites along the Brazos, Llano, and San Marcos rivers for fishing and paddling trips. With the great majority..."

April 1, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

We Have an Issue: Always Be Breaking (Especially in April)
A look back at the Chronicle's history of breaking big stories on April 1
"...stadium slated for construction in the middle of the Colorado River, accessible by urban rail, kayak, Jet Ski, and..."

April 2, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake, following the Lower Colorado River Authority's discovery in Lake Travis of toxic blue-green..."

April 2, 2021 News Feature

Booze News & Views
Just a wee dram of What's Happening as March marches in …
"...delight in pushing the good things that our own river city has to offer, we were nonetheless wowed by..."

March 1, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Water Distribution Sites Open Around Austin
Boil water notice, water use restrictions still in place
"...• Austin Community College: Pinnacle Campus (7748 Highway 290..."

Feb. 21, 2021 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Tom Petty, Charli XCX, and Demi Lovato Headline SXSW Film 2021 List
Festival drops complete lineup, with 2020 titles getting their shot
"...exhausted nurse, battles coworkers, clients and one impatient bus driver to learn her self worth as she chases the..."

Feb. 10, 2021 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...Best Fundraising Effort: Red River Cultural District's Banding Together Fund..."

Jan. 22, 2021 Music Feature by Carys Anderson

What Is Going On With Ken Paxton and Nate Paul?
What we know – and don't know – about the strange connection between the embattled Austin real estate magnate and the Texas attorney general
"...Austin real estate pond – on Fourth Street between Colorado and Congress, on what had been Lance Armstrong's bar,..."

Jan. 8, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

How Erika Thompson Keeps Her Cool While Scooping Up Bees
TikTok hit and Texas Beeworks owner stays meditative in viral videos
"...manages millions of bees on 5 acres off the Colorado River. Unlike many beekeepers, she doesn't sell honey...."

Oct. 2, 2020 Features Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Day Trips & Beyond: Mid-September Travel Updates
Travel news from around Texas and beyond
"...the 32-year-old organization joined with two accredited sanctuaries in Colorado to become The Wild Animal Sanctuary-Texas. This will be..."

Sept. 10, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project Could Mitigate Effects of Climate Change
Council approves phase 1 of project that could store 60,000 acre-feet of water underground by 2040
"...Currently, Austin gets its water from the Colorado River and the Highland Lakes. With the ASR project,..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

The Common Law
Mask up, Austin (and stop bridge jumping into Lady Bird Lake)
"...dive or jump from any bridge which crosses the Colorado River within city limits, which includes Lady Bird Lake...."

Aug. 7, 2020 Column by Luke Ellis

Day Trips: Matagorda Beach
A seashore with social distancing
"...At the mouth of the Colorado River, Matagorda's main attraction is the Lower Colorado River..."

July 10, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Public Notice: Voting by Mail? Better Act Fast.
Plus: $$ for Tesla, Threadgill’s auction & more
" the southeastern part of the county (on the Colorado River at SH 130), instead of in Tulsa, Okla.,..."

June 26, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Legacy of BT2 and Beyond
Owners recall 30-plus years in Austin gay bar business
"...RM: There was the Private Cellar, and then Red River Crossing, Sally’s Apartment, Nexus, and another bar called the..."

May 16, 2020 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Day Trips & Beyond: Out of Town Closures Due to COVID-19
Here are the latest updates
"...Visitor centers at Lower Colorado River Authority Parks are closed and organized group activities..."

March 24, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Rio Grande, Big Bend National Park
Paddling the Rio Grande
"...beyond the boundaries of everyday life. Outfitters along the river offer a menu of water recreation options for a..."

March 20, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin Restaurant Take-Out and Other Food Delivery Options During Coronavirus Quarantine
Support local business while maintaining your social distance
"...Buzz Mill Offering pickup from 11am-8pm at the Riverside location only...."

March 16, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

50+ Restaurants to Try in Downtown Austin
Want a bite close to the action? We've got you covered for any mood, group, or time of day.
"...Red Ash 303 Colorado, A modern Italian restaurant utilizing a wood-burning grill..."

March 13, 2020 Food Feature by Zelly Martin

Qmmunity: Austin’s Queer Community Feels Effects of SXSW Cancellation
Now's the time show local support however you can
" lewks. Mon., March 16, 8pm-4am. Coconut Club, 310-B Colorado. $5-10."

March 13, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Qmmunity: p1nkstar Releases Debut EP Number 1 Hits!
Plus Iron Bear kicks off its grand opening weekend, and Cheer Ups celebrates turning double digits
"...1 Hits!, this Friday (March 6, Coconut Club, 310-B Colorado. $5 suggested donation). After three years of performing live..."

March 6, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Qmmunity: Video by Queer Latinx Artist Xandra Ibarra Pulled From San Antonio Art Exhibit
Plus Ballroom Basics, Greetings From Queer Mountain, and more
"...Tue., March 3, 9-10:30pm. Cheer Up Charlies, 900 Red River. Free. Q'd Up..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Hoggin’ the Resources
"...p.8) [“Opinion: LCRA’s Water Marketing Ambitions Could Lower the Colorado River Below Austin”] on the close relationship between water..."

Feb. 24, 2020 Postmarks

Opinion: LCRA’s Water Marketing Ambitions Could Lower the Colorado River Below Austin
Environmental activist Rusty Middleton raises concerns over a groundwater pumping plan
"...from the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District, the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) plans to pump an astonishing 25,000..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Column by Rusty Middleton

Qmmunity: OUTsider Festival Returns for Year Six
Plus Guerrilla Queer Bar, Joterías, Lesbian Wedding, and more queer magic
" back. Thu., Feb. 20, 10pm. Elysium, 705 Red River. $6-8 cover."

Feb. 21, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Can Austin Become Carbon Neutral by 2050?
The city stepped up its game, but it'll need your help
"...of the coal-fired plant’s three units with the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). By 2027, Austin Energy plans to..."

Feb. 14, 2020 News Post by Francesca D'Annunzio

Becoming Leslie
The complicated real life behind Austin's weird icon
"...Festival. The instantly recognizable figure roamed Austin’s Downtown and south-of-the-river sidewalks and businesses, regularly drunk and homeless. But it..."

Feb. 7, 2020 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Qmmunity: Vote for the Future You Want
Plus Magical Realness returns and a sneak peek at OUTsider 2020
"...Thu., Jan. 23, 9pm. Cheer Up Charlies, 900 Red River...."

Jan. 24, 2020 Column by Sarah Marloff

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