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Reagan High Stands Up and Fights
Reagan High doesn't want to follow in Johnston's footsteps
"...School, but it is in trouble. Johnston (since renamed Eastside Memorial) was in a much deeper academic hole than..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Urban Roots
Urban Roots gets kids growing vegetables and growing up, too
"...from Hands of the Earth, a farm close to Eastside Memorial High School at the Johnston Campus. They began..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

AISD Takes a Tax Bite to Voters
School board hammers out a budget
"...recurring costs, and several big ticket projects, like the Eastside Memorial High (John­ston) repurposing, have yet to be priced...."

Aug. 29, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Art for Days
Can you handle two weeks' worth of the East Austin Studio Tour?
"...The annual excursion into the native habitat of Eastside visual artists has been growing steadily since its debut..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Off the Record
Celebrating Independence Day with Wild America and Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic
"...at Trailer Space, Spot's DIY record shop on the Eastside, which continues on Wednesday, July 14, with Black Wine,..."

July 9, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Slow, Stoned, Rugged: A tribute to Austin's original cosmic soulman Rusty Wier
"...A public memorial is scheduled to take place tonight (Thursday, Oct. 15)..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Death Waits for No Plan
Austin works on making its cemeteries more accessible to the public
"...bought by the daughter of John R. Black, to memorialize her father and his friend George M. Dolson...."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bygone Buildings
Right in the booming heart of Austin, folks can still find evidence of times past. Devin Greaney explores some of Austin's abandoned haunts.
"...May 24, 1981. In what is remembered as "The Memorial Day Floods," 3.88 inches of rain (according to official..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Devin Greaney

Cold Sweat
Where have all our black clubs gone?
"...like Bobby's when we meet to talk about his Eastside joint, the newest iteration of a space that's been..."

June 13, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Restaurant Matriarch Janie Martinez Dies at 90
Food at Matt's El Rancho was based on her family recipes
"...Janie and Matt Martinez founded El Rancho on Austin's Eastside in 1952, with her in the kitchen and the..."

June 4, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Sí, Sí, Ccec
A Mitchell Legacy Gets the Greenlight
"...illustration by Doug Potter When Eastside activists Dorothy Turner and Rev. Frank Garrett have nothing..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

A Summer of Protests to Reclaim Power From the Police
"Whose streets? Our streets."
"...At a memorial the next evening, mourners lit candles and laid bouquets..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

News Roundup: Can't Stop the Rain
Or the Lege, for that matter
"...flood victims, or to find help for yourself, see "Memorial Weekend Flood Assistance," May 24. – Amy Kamp..."

May 26, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro: Lives Well Spent
Life cycles of those who sold their souls for music
"...as the "token white boy" in many of the Eastside's best bands of the 1960s. He was the hometown..."

Nov. 18, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Revving Up for Slow Times
How local entrepreneurs plan to weather the recession
"...he points out – such as the devastating 1981 Memorial Day flood at the Lamar Boulevard store and a..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Working 'The Corner'
Neighbors and officials plan one more effort to save the neighborhood around 12th and Chicon
"...So on that Monday, Memorial Day 2011, Sherman looked up when he heard the..."

July 13, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...week when Blackshear Elementary, the oldest school on the Eastside, announced amazingly good results on its recent TAAS tests...."

May 24, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Greek Fest, Taylor Swift Wrestling, and More Weekend Events
No weekend plans? We have some suggestions.
"...movement and sound. There will be five performances over Memorial weekend, each one opening their doors early to offer..."

May 24, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Croy and the Boys, Warpaint, a Metal Fest, and More Crucial Concerts
Recommended shows for the week
"...Memorial Day weekend’s hottest ticket, Hot Luck 2024 promises yet..."

May 24, 2024 Music Feature by Carys Anderson

A Beloved Birthday, Dragon Boats, and More Recommended Events for the Week
Get out before the heat descends
"...a second session takes place Saturday, April 27, at Eastside Early College High School.   – Kimberley Jones Red..."

April 26, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

All the Neighborhood's a Stage in the Drive-Through Vortex Odyssey
The Vortex keeps things safe, sacred, and mythically provocative in their newest stage spectacle
"...that longtime and relentlessly inventive theatre troupe on the Eastside, is offering everyone the chance to do just that...."

Sept. 25, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin at Large: Every Day is Juneteenth
Yes, freedom is worth celebrating. But it also bids us to do some serious reflection.
"...the council's only Black member, represents a culturally diverse Eastside district, crafted with the onset of the 10-1 council,..."

July 3, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

2019's Big Stories Shaping Austin's Path Into a New Decade
Never a slow news day
"...closures was reduced to four – three on the Eastside – in a second draft of the School Changes..."

Dec. 20, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

Art in Public Places' TEMPO Program
The city of Austin gets into temporary sculpture in a big way, debuting 10 new works around town this fall
"...five 7-feet-by-7-feet murals that tell the story of this Eastside neighborhood from the 1830s to the present boom times..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Over Troubled Waters
Eastside bridge destroyed after Memorial Day floods
"...and Travis County escaped the worst of this year's Memorial Day flooding – that nod goes to Wimberley and..."

June 12, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Gay Place: Trendz
Hug it out, queer community, hug it out
"...AIDS CANDLELIGHT MEMORIAL SERVICE It's the 30th international memorial. 'Bout time for..."

May 17, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro
The other music Halls of Fame have had their say – time to focus locally on the Austin Texas Music Hall of Fame
"...what distinguishes the Chronicle HOF from the Austin Music Memorial, for example, which honors such names as the very..."

Dec. 30, 2011 Music Column by Margaret Moser

I Built My Girlfriend's iPod
Stranded on a desert island? At least you have your iPodSolar.
"...sat listening to a still 11pm weeknight on the Eastside. Once she'd demonstrated her iPhone's tiny external speaker, it..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Naked City
"...minority students (selected by application and lottery from five Eastside ZIP codes). Lorenz worked out a complex deal with..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature

Larkin's Journey
New York choreographer Regina Larkin keeps coming back to Ballet East
"...the girl's gym at Martin Middle School on Austin's Eastside, Larkin spoke with equal fervor to a corps of..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Arts Feature by Patti Hadad

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