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Page Two: Lost and Found
'Tis the season when the future is used up yet then renewed by singing each morning out of each night
"...She dreamed she was pretty..."

April 27, 2007 Column by Louis Black

House Park Bar-B-Que
Central-city barbecue spots
"...of the late Night Hawk No. 2 on the Drag, and mentor to many an Austin cook and restaurateur...."

March 2, 2007 Food Feature by MM Pack

Bubblicious
The year's best champagnes and sparkling wines
"...Consumers drink about 90% of sparkling wine between Christmas and Jan...."

Dec. 29, 2006 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Page Two: Feels Like the First Time
On onion rings, barbecue, and the never-ending "Best of Austin" debate
"...The first time I visited Austin, we drove down from Vermont in a then 20-year-old 1952 Chevy..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Column by Louis Black

Austin Tea Party
The Tea Embassy presents Best on Ice
"...Texas doesn't have an official state drink. But, Dr Pepper and longnecks aside, you could make..."

June 16, 2006 Food Feature by MM Pack

SoCo Dining Spots
The list and map
"...10) Texicalli Grille Dr Pepper with real cane sugar, and they brew their..."

March 3, 2006 Food Feature

That One Sad One
Second place
"...gas and $3 for chips and a jumbo fountain Dr Pepper, which would leave me an almost-crisp twenty to..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Books Feature by Will Furgeson

Naked City
The Trials and Tribulations of Sexy Panhandling
"...at a strip club. "There are people who are driving around during the day who don't have time to..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

'Iconoclast' Country
It's election time in Crawford – peace and free speech keep right on waving and smiling
"...Over at the Yellow Rose gift/gun shop, part-time clerk Kendra Bowdoin has noticed an increase in store traffic as..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Kate X Messer

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...8pm-2am, Drink Whether it's folk, garage punk, dance pop, or death..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

$25 Tasting Menu at the Roaring Fork
$25 Tasting Menu at the Roaring Fork
"...looking for a fun place to go for dinner, drinks, and Monday Night Football. Having previously enjoyed the all-night-happy-hour..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Page Two
Our cover story delves into the complex legacy of Townes Van Zandt, an artist who cared more about music than business, who literally lived his whole life for the sake of the song.
"...field, the big harvesters sat idle. Late enough and drunk enough, we would go out and try to start..."

June 14, 2002 Column by Louis Black

Postmarks
The people want to know: who, precisely, was Bruce Barton quoting?
"...opposed the urban design amendments to our development ordinances (drafted by a citizens committee) enacted last year, and it..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Column

The American Analog Set
"...Farfisa organ's mellow-yellow beauty: It's either a lazy Sunday dream or the American Analog Set. This best-of/rarities album is..."

June 29, 2001 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Eating Between the Lines
Books for Cooks
"...a writer, but with this slim, cheery volume of children's stories, she's self-published her second book in as many..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Two for the Road
Larry McMurtry's New Books Continue His Journey
"...Roads: Driving America's Great Highways by Larry McMurtry..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Books Feature by Mark Busby

The Road to Rail
Can light rail in Austin work well with Smart Growth?
"...true of State Highway 130 or any other road-warrior dream. The problems of today are not going to be..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Day Trips
The Dairy Queens and crumbling sandstone of Larry McMurtry's hometown, Archer City, Texas.
"...dirty fingernails that hold on for dear life. The hundred-plus-year-old sandstone buildings are crumbling from the constant abuse of..."

May 5, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Abraham Appetite
"...his first of many plates at a meal, small children are usually the first to notice the gluttonous gleam..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Book Reviews
"...of December 2, 1991, at which date I had quadruple-bypass surgery at the Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore. When..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Books Feature by Mark Busby

Coach's Corner
"...After a week of marriage, Kelly drives off to her mother's house, 120 miles away. The..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

The Texas Gamut
Titles From Texas
"...If you believe that Lone Star is the Dr Pepper of bottled beer, have been married three or..."

May 15, 1998 Books Feature

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
"...even if they are chiefly humorous in nature; they're peppered with infantile cries, sexual boasts, faked orgasms (from the..."

March 27, 1998 Music Feature

The Voice of the Writer
Readings From the Texas Book Festival
"...on hand. It was a packed House -- five hundred by my estimate -- and those who arrived early..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Books Feature

Postmarks
Nobody Can't Beat Him
"...10:30am. Board Train at 6200 Airport Blvd. at Denson Drive. Tour runs from 6200 Airport to Ohlen Rd...."

Feb. 14, 1997 Column

How Austin's Theatrical Couples Keep Romance Alive Love's Labors Won
"...because we're so conditioned by the tragic glory of drama's love duets, we expect all theatrical couples to be..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

American Buffets: In Defense of Gluttony Golden Hometown Family Stockade
"...reward, but value is as close to the American Dream as most of us are likely to get, so..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Arts Feature

A Primer on Peppers
The Fire Behind the 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival
"...Dr. Jean Andrews: The Pepper Lady It's almost hard to..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Food Feature by MM Pack

What Killed Michael Clark?
The official Travis Co. autopsy doesn't tell the whole story
"...to a call for service on East William Cannon Drive. When they arrived, they found 33-year-old Michael Clark involved..."

Dec. 2, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Original Hipster
Chronicle writer Dick Holland on the comeback of Texan Terry Southern, the all-around bad boy of black humor
"...merited inclusion on the cover of the Beatles' Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band? (A) J. Frank Dobie, Walter..."

Sept. 14, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

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