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Blue Starlite Drive-In to Light Up Downtown
New Third Street rooftop location to feature films, opera
"...There's a new cinema opening in Downtown Austin, and you don't even have to pick a..."

Aug. 20, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Growing State of Downtown
Downtown Austin Alliance releases status report on development
"...At an event dubbed the Future of Downtown held Tuesday afternoon at the Central Library, the Downtown..."

April 30, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Playback – Agents of Change: Downtown Clubs vs. Downtown Hotels
Can clubs and hotels coexist in Downtown Austin?
"...block off the raging maelstrom at the heart of Austin's so-called "live music capital."..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Downtown Bound
City to Lease Downtown Lots to Residential Developers
"...deed's been done and you've been brought into the Austin fold, you'll learn the truth: He does everything like..."

Nov. 28, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Obey Giantess: Mega Mural of Feminist Proportions Pops Up Downtown
Artists Sandra Chevrier and Shepard Fairey give Austin a 12-story tribute to the centenary of the 19th Amendment
"...2008 presidential campaign. Both artists were invited by the Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation to take part in a weeklong..."

March 20, 2020 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

Point Austin: Some Spare Change on Panhandling
Austin tries to balance street-level charity and public order
"...in this issue (see "The Latest Proposal"), the Down­town Austin Alliance is recruiting support for strengthening of the anti-solicitation..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Faster Than Sound – Welcome to Red River World: The Future of Austin’s Music District
Forecasting the storm of developments between the state Capitol and I-35. Also, NPR warned and ACL Fest confirms: Austin’s pop soloists are stepping up.
"...and took over the Symphony Square amphitheatre lease from Austin Symphony...."

May 24, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

As Austin's I-35 Mess Gains National Attention, the City Refocuses on the Palm District
Applying an "equity lens" to reimagine the blocks alongside Austin's gnarliest highway
"...For the second time in three years, Austin's unbeloved Interstate 35 has been "recognized" by the influential..."

June 4, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Hall Hustle: Downtown CUREs
Epic Downtown plan continues, and the devil's always in the zoning details
"...Edwin Waller, Austin's inaugural mayor, laid out his famed "Waller Plan" –..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Blue Starlite Makes the Big Screen Bigger Downtown
New releases, DCP coming as drive-in extends lease
"...invested in a DCP Digital Cinema System at its downtown location to show new releases for the next year...."

July 7, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin @ Large: Where's the Mayor?
Mayor Will Wynn visits European capitals – will anybody in Austin notice he's missing?
"...Will Wynn's tour of Europe. Fearless Leader, along with Austin Energy's Roger Duncan, will be speaking at an international..."

June 4, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Mayor's Roundtable Benefits Austin History Center
Luncheon named for Angelina Eberly
"...Why is there a statue of Molly Pitcher downtown? It’s not. That's a statue of Angelina Eberly, heroine..."

Jan. 31, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Hotel Project Sparks Downtown Skirmish
A proposed hotel complex at Eighth and Congress has had a particularly dramatic saga en route to Council
"...criticized for its swiftness, but the saga of the "Austin House: The Hotel of Texas" has taken a particularly..."

Jan. 18, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Downtown Mobility? Take Your Turns
Transportation Department proposes new downtown mobility plan
"...Transportation, Planning and Sustainability Dept. staff has its way, downtown Austin may look very different in the years to..."

April 19, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Downtown Dominoes
The headlines are about Block 21 and Seaholm, but the long-term questions are about what the city of Austin should be
"...common at the time, Mayor Kirk Watson proclaimed a Downtown Initiative – the city's first venture into public-private partnership..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Levy Steps Back ... and Shoots Long
Running the city is easier campaigned than done
"...that he was considering a run for mayor of Austin, he added that he would not be beholden to..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Beside the Point
The streets are mean, and so is the City Council
"...Petula Clark Fan Club, coincidentally composed of all your Austin council members (though the inside word is that Brewster..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Austin @ Large: Running Scared
Time waits for no one -- especially not the Downtown Austin Alliance or the Austin Music Network -- at the City Hall sausage factory.
"...the City Council could instead host programs on the Austin Music Network. What would they play? "Wipeout"? "I'm a..."

Dec. 13, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Downtown Mishmash
Hard Day's Night
"...the massive CSC agreement which will redo much of downtown's southwest side. That dream is on its way to..."

June 11, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

New Murals in Austin You May Have Missed
A guide to some of Austin's most notable new murals you may have missed
"...Somewhere in Austin, there may be a few bare walls outdoors, but..."

April 3, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Rethinking Downtown Zoning
Proposed changes address sustainability, mixed uses, and urban design
"...New Downtown development regulations – proposed code amendments that would give..."

April 2, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Parting Plan for Austin's Downtown Parks
Dunkerley pushes new plan to preserve Austin's open spaces
"...As a parting gift to Austin citizens, retiring Mayor Pro Tem Betty Dunkerley will place..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Austin Makes Federal Case Over New Courthouse
Austin leaders try to influence the feds' new U.S. courthouse project.
"...has backed off its plans to (maybe) displace the Austin Children's Museum or the Austin Museum of Art to..."

Nov. 22, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Homelessness in Austin Becomes a Political Game
Abbott threatens Adler: “Clean up the streets,” or else
"...threatening letter to Mayor Steve Adler demanding action on Austin's "homelessness policies" by Nov. 1, or the state would..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

How Austin Is Tackling Homelessness on the Street and at City Hall
More shelters, more beds, and more fights about ordinances ahead
"...Page was at an appointment with a medic from Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services' Community Health team when the..."

Aug. 2, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin's Next Shot at Ending Homelessness
Thanks to an infusion of philanthropic cash, the city and its iTeam embark on a new effort
"...in new ways that reflect who we are in Austin, and ... experiment with new ways to house the..."

Aug. 24, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Homelessness in San Antonio and Austin
Could a unified campus for homeless services work as well here as in San Antonio?
"...with or are touched by the "homeless problem" in Austin. Several dozen met at City Hall to debate the..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Austin at Large: Ain’t No Highway Wide Enough
TxDOT abandons any pretense of new thinking about I-35. It's time to stop them.
"...it has abandoned already, for rebuilding I-35 through Central Austin: what the agency calls the Capital Express Central project...."

Aug. 20, 2021 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Downtown's Promise
"...San Francisco architect Charles M. Davis (above) returned to Austin last week as R/UDAT team leader to ponder downtown..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Leans in Hard to Change TxDOT’s Mind on I-35
The road not taken
"...questions, concerns, and cries for help from thousands of Austinites, including City Hall itself and other powerful public and..."

April 2, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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