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The Congress
This live-action/animated hybrid starring Robin Wright is total stoner bait.
"...Pharma and an overmedicated citizenry, the live-action/animated hybrid The Congress is total stoner bait. The second film from Israeli..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Cap Metro Quits Congress
Buses re-routing to Guadalupe-Lavaca corridor
"...If you're waiting for the bus on Congress Avenue, get ready for a walk. As of today,..."

June 3, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Congress Avenue Bridge Named for Ann Richards
"...Item 40 was a vaguely worded ordinance naming the Congress Avenue Bridge – yet for who or what, it..."

Nov. 15, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Paula Rester Leaving Congress Austin
Wine director moving to New York's Maialino
"...day to try to secure a last-minute reservation at Congress Austin. Paula Rester, Congress' wine director, has accepted a..."

Aug. 13, 2014 Food Post by Brandon Watson

The Hightower Report: Brand New Congress
Is an entirely new Congress even possible?
"...to run a nationwide campaign to replace today's corporate-owned Congress – all at once?..."

Aug. 12, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Why Doesn't Congress Do What the People Want and Need?
Hightower asks an age-old question about Congress
"...If you wonder why Congress critters keep ignoring what the people want them to..."

April 22, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

‘The Congress’ Future Imperfect
FF2013 screens Ari Folman’s dystopic followup to ‘Waltz From Bashir’
"...Pharma and an overmedicated citizenry, the live-action/animated hybrid The Congress is total stoner bait...."

Sept. 23, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Drafthouse Films Elects 'The Congress'
Release slate adds new adaptation of Stanislaw Lem sci-fi classic
"...found they'd acquired another film: Semi-animated sci-fi mindbender The Congress...."

June 7, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Torchy's Tacos Is Coming to Former Fran's on South Congress
Homegrown chain to create flagship store at former burger joint
"...lease on the original Fran's Hamburgers location on South Congress in 2013. We've learned the rapidly expanding Torchy's Tacos..."

June 13, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

goop MRKT Austin Pops Up on South Congress
Gwyneth Paltrow's home goods, vibrators available through April
"...goop MRKT Austin will be popped up on South Congress and selling everything from home goods to sexual health..."

Feb. 28, 2019 Design Post by Sarah Marloff

Imagine No Austinites in Congress
Travis County a minority in five proposed districts
"...Austin currently has two residents in Congress. Due to the way congressional districts were drawn in..."

June 3, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Saving South Congress - for Whom?
This weekend's street fest raises questions about the future of the Southside's main drag
"...Is the fabric of the South Congress strip wearing thin? Neighbors on both sides of South..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

New Tricks on South Congress
A Community Policing Success Story
"...A friend and his young son were on South Congress around dusk, why I don't remember, when they encountered..."

June 14, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Bennu Coffee’s New Place on South Congress
The popular caffeinery spawns a new edition near all those bats
"...known as Dominican Joe at the corner of South Congress and Riverside...."

July 18, 2017 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

From Commune to Congress House
Mark Hallman
"...Bob Mould dropping in for quickie sessions -- Hallman's Congress House Studio was just that -- a house...."

Nov. 8, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Putting the Brakes on Congress Bus Stops
Citing accident rate, Cap Metro retools Downtown stops
"...no longer stroll up to just any corner on Congress and hop on your bus. Citing a need to..."

Nov. 12, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Hold Congress Accountable
"...accountable for their actions, we should start with our Congress. These are the folks that brought the Iraq War..."

May 10, 2004 Postmarks

"We'll Always Have 807 Congress"
The Raging of the Elements, or Indoor Theatre in Austin -- Al Fresco
"...drowns fleets of mariners, bent the live oaks on Congress Avenue sideways. Suddenly, minutes into the preview, the rear..."

June 25, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Tenant Wanted on South Congress
"...In Magnolia Cafe's early days on South Congress, the only source of neighborhood color seemed to come..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Hightower Report: Measuring Congress by the Numbers
Measuring congress by the numbers
"...for so many. But at last, they're gone – Congress has adjourned for the year...."

Dec. 27, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

Point Austin: Congress' War
The Texas congressmen look for a way out
"...Any discussion of the congressional response to the Bush administration's continuing refusal to begin..."

June 8, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Election 2006: Control of Congress
Democrats conquer Congress, and even conservative Texas helps out
"...a major seismic shift occurred in the United States Congress Tuesday when the American public, sick of arrogance and..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Another Hotel Checks In on Congress Avenue
The Hideout has seen the future and it's a 32-story hotel
"...working with their next-door neighbors at the historic 617 Congress, home of the Hideout Theatre and Coffeehouse. Both the..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Pop Up Shop Coming to Congress
City Council changes temporary retail from 'naughty' to 'nice'
"...The Congress Collective Pop Up Shop will be opening Dec. 1,..."

Nov. 29, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Fighting the War: Wilkerson sentenced, activists press Congress
Soldier faces seven months in prison for refusing Iraq service
"...to the Iraq war. As members of the U.S. Congress returned to Texas for a recess, groups met with..."

March 2, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Patriots for Peace: Doggett on Congress and the War
Rep. Lloyd Doggett responds to anti-war critics on congressional action against the Iraq war
"...asked U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett a few questions about congressional action in opposition to continued war in Iraq. Here..."

March 2, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Breaking: Congress Avenue Closed
Expected until noon
"...News 8 Austin is reporting that Congress Avenue is closed from Cesar Chavez to 11th street,..."

Jan. 8, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

South Congress Cafe to 86 Deck?
Jury finds restaurant guilty of violating agreement it made with city to bring eatery into compliance with city building and zoning code
"...The South Congress Cafe, the upscale spin-off of local Tex-Mex chain Trudy's,..."

Oct. 13, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Congress Putting Teeth Back in Voting Rights Act
New Section 4 would put Texas back under preclearance
"...no longer reflected modern political realities. However, he wrote, "Congress may draft another formula based on current conditions."..."

Jan. 16, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Doesn't Like Bush or Congress
"...Dear sirs, Bush and his Republican-controlled Congress are the biggest money wasters of all time. We..."

June 6, 2006 Postmarks

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