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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

Point Austin: Some Spare Change on Panhandling
Austin tries to balance street-level charity and public order
" 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

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

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

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

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

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 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's Next Shot at Ending Homelessness
Thanks to an infusion of philanthropic cash, the city and its iTeam embark on a new effort
" 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

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

The Real Austin?
The capital of Texas ... a great place to hook up and throw up
"...two days of arriving in town, The Real World: Austin cast member Danny – aka the hunky one –..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

No Parking Garage, Says Downtown Crowd
The proposed Convention Center garage finds few friends, and even trips over a city official's own testimony.
" their dogged effort to secure a block of downtown property for a new Convention Center parking garage and..."

Aug. 23, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Downtown Stopgap: The Public Order Solution
"...In late September, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo launched what the APD called..."

Nov. 30, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Reconnect Austin: Part One
The Great Depression
"...And with that, I-35 through Downtown disappears...."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Point Austin: Running in Place
On November rail vote, Leffingwell says ... not just yet
"...rail proposal, and the potential cumulative financial strain on Austin taxpayers," Leffingwell summarized, "it's my strong feeling that 2012..."

June 8, 2012 News Column by Michael King

A Downtown Plan
Who decides?
"..."Successful projects in Austin and cities across the country have shown that, with..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Downtown's New Year
"...when we last covered the landscape in 2001 ("Deconstructing Downtown," April 20, 2001). At the time, the sky was..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Alamo Downtown Heads for Better Digs
Who needs the Warehouse District when you can have the Ritz on Sixth?
"...After a famous run, the Alamo Drafthouse Downtown is moving from its original location, leaving an unappreciative..."

March 23, 2007 Screens Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Austin Neighborhoods That Believe Certain Things and Exclude All Others Council?
The Austin Neighborhoods Council seeks to shut the door
"...Last summer, the Austin Neighborhoods Council's executive committee voted to block the Downtown..."

April 27, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Will Wynn: Downtown's Fabulous
Fabulous, we tell you!
"...Mayor Will Wynn's speech to his supporters at the Downtown Austin Alliance today was a call for a November..."

Oct. 25, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Combatting Overcrowding at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless
More cops, more lighting, more bathrooms, new food
"...efforts to get a grip on overcrowding around the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) continues this week..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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