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Things to Do Downtown During the Texas Tribune Festival
Take a break with these hot spots within walking distance of the Capitol
"...the Lone Star State, the Bob Bullock Museum (1800 Congress) is the place to go for some Texas history..."

Sept. 12, 2018 Chron Events Post by Shalavé Cawley

Pro-Immigration and Anti-Trump Rallies
Anti-Trump rally leads to arrests
"...at the Capitol at 7:30pm and migrated south down Congress Avenue, eventually stopping at the South First bridge, shutting..."

Nov. 14, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

My Dove Springs ... and Ours
What life in 'the 44' says about the two worlds of Austin
"...hill leads past brown apartment complexes over a minimal bridge and over an equally minimal creek, onto a broad..."

April 11, 2014 News Feature by Sam Ramos

If You Build It ...
What Dreams May Come
"...used for the new state building at 15th and Congress. "I think downtown there should not be too much..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

It's Not Just a ZIP Code
Neighborhood Associations
"...N-- Town Lake; S -- Oltorf; E -- South Congress; W -- Union Pacific RR (one block east of..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Hysteria Doomed Plan
"...has been "precious little discussion" on the "six-month South Congress moratorium." First of all, the moratorium would allow for..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Column

Austin Pride 2009
Event listings
"...be sorry if you do. 8pm. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 472-5470. www.agliff.org...."

June 5, 2009 Features Feature

Playback: The New Vulcan Gas Company
You heard right, hippie – a new Vulcan Gas Company
"...been christened the Vulcan Gas Company after the legendary Congress Avenue psych-rock incubator (1967-70), the Austin music community cried..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Pride Events
"...that's an afterparty! Sat., Sept. 22, 9-11am. South First Bridge, 468-8113. $25 online registration. www.austinpride.org...."

Sept. 21, 2012 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Hey Sailor, Pt. 2!
More of Austin's GLBTeratti welcomes you with open arms and tells you what's hot about our town
"...A. A visit across the South Congress bridge near dusk. Now personally, I recommend not telling..."

March 17, 2006 Features Feature by Kate Getty

Postmarks
Rape saga redux and other local imbroglios.
"...unlucky enough to be on the wrong part of Congress Avenue that night...."

Oct. 26, 2001 Column

TxDOT Hopes for the Best
"...Dodson gestures over the side of the box culvert bridge on El Paso Street to the meandering flow of..."

July 14, 1995 News Feature

Jawbreaker, Last Band on the Titanic
Saving lives decades on
"...“Two million illegal rodents are living under the bridge on Congress Avenue,” Schwarzenbach announced, referring to Austin’s famed..."

July 14, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Faces of Homelessness
Another Downtown attempt to find answers
"...and unmarked patrol cars in the area bordered by Congress Avenue and I-35, 11th Street and Cesar Chavez –..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Feature by Marc Savlov

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar Grinches about the crappy Christmas decorations on Congress Avenue and relates to one Nomi Malone
"...my annual rant about those hideous Christmas decorations on Congress Avenue – especially the horrid tinsel musical instruments that..."

Dec. 7, 2007 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Naked City
Architect Antoine Predock presents a sleeker, more sharply angled version of his City Hall design; the Bennett Tract faces a tough road with neighbors and the developer at an impasse over the size and scale of proposed development on the East Austin tract.
"...site. But anyone who believed that city assistance could bridge the demands of surrounding neighbors -- who want less..."

May 11, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Courting Ecstasy
Exploring the Landscapes of Playwright Lisa D'Amour
"...and felt the spark. It's that big sign along Congress Avenue, the one for the appliance store, Oscar Snowden's..."

Feb. 7, 1997 Arts Feature by Brett Holloway-Reeves

David Brendan Hall's Top 10 Photos of 2018
"...Luther King Jr. Day parade at 11th Street and Congress Avenue on Jan. 15, 2018...."

Dec. 27, 2018 Photo Gallery

Fresh at 75
Quality Seafood Market celebrates a milestone
"...lot of water – and fish – under the bridge. But some things haven't changed: Deliveries of fresh seafood..."

Jan. 25, 2013 Food Feature by MM Pack

First Night Austin
This New Year's Eve, why not join the throngs at this free arty party on the streets?
"...This year's event stretches from Congress Avenue at Fifth Street down to Cesar Chavez, along..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'A Proprietary Love'
High-strung, hot-tempered Tom Miller made self-interest -- and his feuds with LBJ -- into Austin history.
"...never stretched far beyond the city limits. Born on Congress Avenue (in 1893), Miller grew up on the corner..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Devil in the Details
After 10 years, the Great Streets master plan runs into controversy over two-way streets.
"...-- the more walkable parts of the CBD, like Congress Avenue or the Warehouse District or the Red River..."

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

Catching Up With Tish Hinojosa
Onetime local light begins El Sol y la Luna residency
"...the airport and managed to return to the late Congress Avenue Mexican eatery every day of my visit...."

March 27, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Point Austin: Missing Ann Richards
New biography recalls the highwater mark of Texas liberalism
"...and of course the unforgettable January 1991 march up Congress Avenue from what is now the Ann Richards Bridge...."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Parades Go By
The history of the rainbow lineup rolls forward into a spectrum of Austin Pride 2012
"...– all of them proud to be marching down Congress Avenue...."

Sept. 21, 2012 Features Feature by Andy Campbell

Playback: Coolest Board in Town
Arlyn Studios just upped its ante
"...out of sight from the trendy storefronts of South Congress Avenue, the studio occupies part of the building that..."

Sept. 21, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Rare Bird
From her office vantage point, beside the rosy glow of the majestic Capitol dome, 78-year-old feminist, political powerhouse, and gay rights lobbyist Bettie Naylor keeps a watchful eye over the doings at the legislature
"...together, beginning from their offices near the Capitol, down Congress Avenue, across the bridge, and to the Deaf School,..."

June 3, 2005 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Day Trips
Two new guides lead the way to some hidden Central Texas jewels
"...oldest Spanish mission, one of the state's last suspension bridges, the world's largest surviving herd of scimitar-horned oryx, and..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

United for Peace
An estimated 10,000 anti-war protesters converge on the Capitol.
"...After the march, demonstrators filed down Congress Avenue to the bridge, where the mingling and peace-promoting..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Sin Fronteras
Most observers would agree that Austin has a Latino visual arts community, but within that community are many voices, many points of view, many styles -- and no borders.
"...the most distinctive buildings south of the Capitol on Congress Avenue, La Peña and Mexic-Arte, earn their distinction from..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran

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