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Downtown Austin Is Getting a Fresh Coat of Museums
"...In January of this year, the Austin Museum of Art (AMOA) officially scrapped its plans for..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

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

Austin Neighborhoods Council: A Whole New Book
Civic discourse on the skids
"...Last Wednesday the Austin Neighborhoods Council voted to change the part of its..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

No Parking Garage, Says Downtown Crowd
The proposed Convention Center garage finds few friends, and even trips over a city official's own testimony.
"...in 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

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

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

Old West Austin Fights the Cut-Through Menace
Lamar, Enfield road reconstruction boxes in Downtown neighbors
"...Mornings and afternoons in Paige Pape's neighborhood used to be pretty much like the rest of..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Neighborhood Watch
Sustainable Neighborhoods group advocates 'family-friendly' north side development
"...the concern – slightly overstated – voiced by Sustainable Neighborhoods of North Central Austin, a nonprofit citizens group that's..."

March 22, 2013 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Downtown's Tall Order
Where can we put 20,000 new residents?
"...Austinites startled by the height of the latest downtown residential..."

June 23, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: Unfinished Business
Working Austin's weirding ways to New Year's resolutions
"...contentious matter – the public hearing on the proposed Austin Police Association contract – to its own Wednesday meeting..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Column by Michael King

‘Martinez for Austin’ Kicks Off Campaign
Council member opens all-city tour at Barton Springs
"...Mike Martinez formally kicked off his “Mike Martinez for Austin” mayoral campaign this morning by emphasizing his working-class roots..."

April 5, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Why Portland Doesn't Look Like Austin
Rose (City)-Colored Glasses
"...every street in every one of the 11 city-recognized neighborhoods that compose Outer Southeast. Ten of these neighborhoods, along..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Beside the Point
Neighborhood activist gives us an earful on proposed downtown high-rise
"...finally slated for zoning today after weeks of delay, neighborhood types are concerned council will simply rubber stamp the..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Next New Neighborhood
City and residents plan a sustainable Colony Park
"...respondent: What were the most important issues facing her neighborhood? How would she rate her access to fresh food?..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

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

Red River Clubs Grapple With Downtown Homelessness
Beggars, hustlers, and dealers make you wonder how Downtown music keeps from going under
"...people who don't make their living scrounging for music Downtown from club to club. Venue owners and club workers..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

As Austin Grows, So Does the Risk of Flood
Forget the 100-year storms. City flooding happens all the time, often right in your backyard.
"...Austinites remember the big floods – the expanding, treacherous storms..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Austin Strikes Out
Top Ten Political Stories and Moments of 1995
"...the Lege all spring, a police "riot" in East Austin in February, a federal court ruling against the city..."

Jan. 5, 1996 News Feature

Austin Energy's Quest to Bring Solar Power to Renters and the Less Wealthy
What can new incentive programs and community solar projects do for the city's most abundant energy source?
"...From the top of a Downtown skyscraper, looking west, there's a better chance of catching..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Austin @ Large: Reading the Riot Act
I want a new central library, and I want it now
"...no "official" role to play in the world of Austin or Texas libraries. (I went from the State Library,..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Police Consider Community Reforms
After a year spent making headlines APD prioritizes policing equity
"..."The Science of Policing Equity: Measuring Fairness in the Austin Police Department." Most of the findings already appeared in..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Imagining Austin
Austinites begin a new comprehensive plan for the city's future
"...them up to inspire a dozen tables of engaged Austinites who attended a comprehensive planning kickoff community workshop at..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Clear-Cutting Austin
Rapid growth laying waste to city's urban forest
"...next door to his house in the Deep Eddy neighborhood had been cleared of its previous, modestly sized house..."

Sept. 21, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Kitchen's Menu for a Better Austin
Former state rep kicks off District 5 campaign
"...In this South Austin district, few things illustrate the rapid changes better than..."

June 20, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

There Goes the Neighborhood
Council digs into short-term rentals this week
"...Enticed by the colorful murals, neighborhood pride, and affordable homes, Kristen Hotopp bought a house..."

Aug. 11, 2015 News Post by Natalia Ciolko

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...The biggest stories of any year in Austin tend to unfold over weeks and months, sometimes fading..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin's Land Use Debate Returns to the Spotlight
A new draft code has risen out of CodeNEXT's ashes
"...new housing should be built in and near established neighborhoods – a new draft code has risen out of..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Ruby’s BBQ: Where Austin Music & Barbecue Legends Intersect
Campus-area mainstay celebrates its silver anniversary
"...Many aspects of Austin culture exert a strong gravitational pull – the music,..."

Dec. 13, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

So You Want to Redistrict Austin?
The process – and what’s at stake – with redrawing our City Council districts
"...to be a member of the commission that drew Austin's first single-­member Council districts. "I said, 'No, I don't..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature by Lilli Hime

Introducing the 2019 Class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The stories behind the art transformers of this year's Hall of Fame inductees
"...What keeps Austin's cultural scene among the liveliest in the nation is..."

May 24, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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