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Most Glam Gay Party
aGLIFF's Oscar Party
"...waved its magic wand, and the mezzanine at the Driskill Hotel became the Austin version of the Vanity Fair..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Best of Austin Feature

Off the Record
Unveiling the Austin Music Awards lineup and greeting England's newest hitmakers
"...Last Tuesday at the Driskill Hotel, Sir Nigel Sheinwald (pictured), the UK ambassador to..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Carillon: Update
New American Grill Menu Soars
"...(who drew national attention as executive chef at the Driskill Grill) unveiled his refreshed “New American Grill” menu at..."

Feb. 1, 2010 Food Post by Katherine Gregor

Event Menu
Your local foodie events for Oct. 29-Nov. 5
"...Festival presents a November Night to Remember at the Driskill Hotel (Sixth & Brazos). Executive Chef Jona­than Gelman will..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Modern School Lessons: Reading, Writing, and Real Estate
The sale of a historic Central Austin estate puts private schools in jeopardy
"...(the Perry School) since the Perrys moved into the Driskill Hotel in 1948. "We're very attached to this property,"..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Cabaret Theatre
For its ninth season, the cabaret company moves into a new home at the Long Center
"...Rite Theatre, Mary Moody Northen Theatre, Chez Zee, the Driskill Hotel, and the Mansion on Judges' Hill, where it's..."

Sept. 18, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Campaign Trailin'
Cop-shop talk on the campaign trail; and City Council candidate forums
"...Thursday, April 9, 7pm. Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos...."

April 10, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Biscuit Breakfasts in Austin
The best places to grab a biscuit breakfast in Austin
"...crispy fried-chicken tenders tucked inside. 1886 Cafe and Bakery, Driskill Hotel 116 E. Sixth, 391-7121 www.1886cafeandbakery.com Breakfast, 7-11am weekdays;..."

March 20, 2009 Food Feature by MM Pack

Respublica
Citizen's calendar, Jan. 15-22
"...celebration of change in the White House. 8pm. The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos, 465-2162. $100. www.actblue.com/page/gala. Sunday18..."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Feature

Blanton Museum Cafe
The Blanton follows the trend of pairing high art and gourmet treats
"...chef Josh Watkins, known for his work at the Driskill Hotel and the AT&T Conference Center...."

Nov. 14, 2008 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

ATU Strikes, After StarTran Rejects Compromise
Can Mike Martinez's proposal avert a bus strike?
"...Martinez was upstairs in a fifth-floor room of the Driskill Hotel working the phone, desperately trying to avert a..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Precinct 3 Upset
Dems may have Libertarian to thank for victory
"...At the Driskill Hotel party, Huber said that "traffic congestion alone" was..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Travis Bench Is Solid Blue
Dems pick up another local judicial post, plus another high-court seat
"...entire courthouse is Democratic," said Coronado, stopping by the Driskill Hotel press room. "I'm looking forward to taking on..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Despite Loss, Prop. 2 Makes Its Point
The amendment lost – but not without sending a message
"...businesses?'" said the mayor, kicking back at a lively Driskill Hotel room party. "The heartburn felt, and political prowess..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Cap Metro Workers On Strike
Photos from this morning's picket line
"...Martinez was ensconced in a fifth-floor room of the Driskill Hotel working the phone, desperately trying to avert a..."

Nov. 5, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

The After-Party
Sixth Street celebration breaks out after Obama win.
"...broke out on Sixth Street in front of the Driskill Hotel, where the Travis County Democratic Party hosted a..."

Nov. 5, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Jones Ahead in Third Court Race
With just 16% of vote counted, Woodie Jones is cautiously optimistic
"...he said from his party corner at the way-too-packed Driskill Hotel. "But I'm not ready to call anything."..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Polls Close at 7pm
Did everybody vote early?
"...hitting polling places on my way down to the Driskill Hotel, site of the Travis County Democratic Party's election-watching..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Obscenity vs. Inanity
"...afternoon's Writing Comedies: PG-13 vs. R panel at the Driskill Hotel:..."

Oct. 18, 2008 Screens Post by Josh Rosenblatt

Last Chance to Buy Tickets for Austin Film Festival Film & Food Gala
The 2008 Austin Film Festival kicks off with the Film & Food Gala
"...Film & Food Gala Wednesday evening at the historic Driskill Hotel (5th & Brazos) in Downtown Austin. The best..."

Oct. 14, 2008 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Littlefield Clean Up Begins
Building owners come to voluntary agreement with TCEQ after March oil leak
"...the back alley between the Littlefield Building and the Driskill Hotel got sluiced out by a broken water main,..."

Aug. 18, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'Spaced' Out
The Alamo hosts a Spaced marathon with Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright
"...enthusiastic, appreciative, and funny/filthy (including an extended riff on Driskill Hotel haunted porn). They pretty much put the kibosh..."

July 28, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Conversations in Film Series Continues With Polly Platt
"...Schatz this Sunday (July 13) at 3pm at the Driskill Hotel, followed by a screening of The Last Picture..."

July 11, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Bats Left, Sings Right
With help from Esther's Follies, Austin Lyric Opera turns Strauss' Viennese waltz into a Texas two-step
"...palace is an Eeyore's Birthday-style costume party at the Driskill Hotel, and Rosalinde, the female lead, has become a..."

May 30, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

City Still Cleaning Up Waller
Two weeks after fuel-oil leak, city still cleaning up and checking creek for injured or poisoned wildlife
"...in the alley between the Littlefield Building and the Driskill Hotel on Sixth Street poured into an underground storage..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas Voters Approve Props; Travis Narrowly Passes Cancer Measure
Constitutional-amendments election turnout low but a bit higher than we expected
"...the cancer-surviving Armstrong. He told a crowd at the Driskill Hotel that the vote will "position Texas as the..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Event Menu
Oct. 4-18
"...Party to benefit their Young Filmmakers Program at the Driskill Hotel (604 Brazos). Relax in cinematically themed lounges like..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Cornyn Takes Wimpy Stance on Border
Senator addresses Border Trade Alliance via video at annual International Conference
"...at its annual International Conference last Monday at the Driskill Hotel. The BTA, as its name implies, promotes business..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cornyn Takes Wimpy Stance on Border
Senator addresses Border Trade Alliance via video at annual International Conference
"...Alliance at its annual International Conference Monday at the Driskill Hotel. The BTA, as its name implies, promotes business..."

Sept. 27, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

The Dead End at Olive and Juniper
ARA and the city leave would-be homeowners out in the cold
"...a cook at Brack­en­ridge Hospital, a waiter at the Driskill Hotel, and proprietor of Warren's Place, a Sixties-era barbecue..."

Sept. 7, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

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