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Corner to Corner
In his final "Corner to Corner" column, Mike Clark-Madison declares victory and gets out, noting that neighborhood issues are now taken seriously in mainstream city politics.
"...fairly vanilla feature on the old west side of downtown, but the accompanying manifesto I wrote (and elaborated on..."

Oct. 1, 1999 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Road Shows
Are County Bond Proposals Good for the Long Haul?
"...illustration by Jason Stout Driving west out of Austin, it used to be easy enough to tell when..."

Oct. 17, 1997 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...didn't have enough empty office buildings in our midst, Austin's supersaturated market is poised to become extra-supersaturated by the..."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Feature

Corner to Corner
Top Ten Neighborhood War Zones of 1997
"...stop caring what happens to the Triangle. But Central Austin's neighborhood spat of the decade has opened up two..."

Jan. 9, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...throw out a lawsuit filed by the cities of Austin and San Antonio over HL&P's alleged negligent operation of..."

Dec. 1, 1995 News Feature

Place 4: It's Morrison, and Then Some ...
"...politician who rose to prominence riding the zeitgeist of neighborhood association politics? The independent holdout on otherwise consensus-driven council..."

April 29, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Home From Home
Austin opens arms to New Orleans 'guests,' longing to return
"...Lester Sampson and Irma Louis found themselves wandering around Downtown Austin in the grip of one of Katrina's side..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Delay of Game
Seaholm, Block 21 challenge the Downtown Domino theory
" Blocks 21?) sit sparkling at City Hall, previewing Downtown attractions coming, um, soon. Probably not as soon as..."

April 8, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"..."The authorization I issued ... was that anything we..."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Participants
"...Heimsath Architects and a member of the city of Austin's Planning Commission, where he chairs the Codes and Ordinances..."

Dec. 3, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Finding the Sweet Spot
For Austin's 'density bonus' development program – what's on our wish list?
"...cities nationwide, and on its way toward adoption in Austin. For those concerned about how development and rapid growth..."

Oct. 26, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Hyde Park lawsuit sutra, Glen Maxey's retirement dilemma, parking lot battle in Judges' Hill neighborhood, Sixth Street recycling, and the anti-growth blues
"...facility it is able to construct." But that, says neighborhood attorney Rachael Rawlins, is shaky ground for the church..."

April 13, 2001 News Feature

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin.
"...City Council, Hyde Park Baptist Church and Hyde Park neighborhood representatives, the council overwhelmingly granted the neighbors' appeal of..."

March 16, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Rundberg Rising
How do you keep improving a neighborhood after $1 million in grant money runs out?
"...afternoon in May along Little Walnut Creek in North Austin, and a bunch of Austin ISD school kids are..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Controversial plans for a 120-foot tower at the intersection scrapped
"...substantial for its proximity to the adjacent Old West Austin communities, would bring too many cars to the already..."

June 17, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Developing Stories
Five current projects work for Austin-centric synergy
"...To Austinites dismayed at the failure of White Lodging Corp. (and..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Local Austin news and gossip
" up Rainey Street en masse has fallen through, Austin über-landlords Perry Lorenz and Robert Knight have weighed in..."

Feb. 9, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Our readers talk back.
"...relatively good take on the absolute necessity for many neighborhoods to take a more responsible stand on density in..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Column

Villas Are Not 'Bad' Infill
"...relatively good take on the absolute necessity for many neighborhoods to take a more responsible stand on density in..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Postmarks

East-West Dissent
Neighborhood Concerns
"...fellow councilmembers pay lip service to the concerns of Austin's Eastside, yet continue to stand idly by while outsiders..."

April 23, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff

Formerly Homeless Find Good Neighbors at Community First! Village
A week’s stay at Austin’s most talked about neighborhood
"...Graham walked up to a popular taco joint in Downtown Austin with a date on his arm. Just a..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Then There's This: Razing History
Old home set for demolition to make way for parking lot
"...over neighbors' objections is a timeworn tradition in Central Austin neighborhoods. Sometimes the demolition starts before the permit is..."

April 26, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Meeker Officially Declares for Council
RG4N spokesman challenges Leffingwell.
"...across Anderson Lane, Meeker called Leffingwell and his supporters "Austin insiders" who were more interested in downtown development and..."

Feb. 6, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Council Notes
Narrowing the drive through Town Lake Park has been studied to death ... so let's give it more study
"...Is God" graffito branding one of the trestles above Austin's waterway. In 1999, council approved a Town Lake "master..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...Austin's SafePlace has partnered with the U.S. Dept. of Justice..."

March 7, 2003 News Feature

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...the sale of 11 tracts in the Alta Vista neighborhood -- a cluster of 107 modest homes tucked behind..."

June 29, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

UT's Brackenridge Tract: For Love or Money?
West Austin readies for another battle over redevelopment
"...the Brackenridge Tract, along the Colorado River in West Austin, are once again under consideration for massive new development...."

Sept. 26, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Can Height and Homes Coexist?
The next big high-rise tower passing through city commissions – 800 West Ave. – has offered plenty of fodder for discussion.
"...deep lot right in the middle of the Old Austin neighborhood. Can height and homes coexist? It might be..."

Oct. 26, 2007 News Post by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...making full use of existing railroad rights-of-way through East Austin, choosing instead to paint stripes and erect signs on..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...trudge off to the polls again. In the meantime, neighborhood activist Clare Barry will add her name to the..."

March 17, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

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