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Transforming a Neighborhood Near You
Since 1985, Austin's Art in Public Places program has placed more than 100 works in 57 facilities, transforming not only the look of the city but neighborhoods and the lives of people in them.
"...like to see something honoring music legends of the Eastside," announce the council members backing the project...."

Dec. 20, 2002 Arts Feature by Sarah Hepola

Austin's Waterloo
Taking a Walk along Waller
"...a dangerous threat. It's the Convention Center's front yard, Memorial Stadium's side yard, and maybe your backyard...."

July 7, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

County Revives Proposal for Palm School / Expo Center Land Swap
County Judge’s latest offer to city manager expires Dec. 16
"...return to their discussions of the Neal W. Kocurek Memorial Austin Convention Center, the neighboring Palm School, the Travis..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Tension Mounts at City Council
The dais considers what constitutes “too tall”
"...over CM Ora Houston's proposal to explore adding more Eastside "Capitol View Corridors" – banning highrise construction that would..."

Feb. 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Floating Tubes Hit NIMBY Rapids
City looks for ways to regulate Colorado River
"...renting kayaks for about two years. It wasn't until Memorial Day – when the business started renting tubes –..."

Aug. 9, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Going With the Flow
The next life of Waller Creek
"...Minutes before, I'd made the passage from Austin's Eastside to Downtown, crossing under the traffic-laden I-35 and entering..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Feature by Ari Phillips

Off the Record
Touring Austin's new clubs and digging into Heavy Light Records
"...Sound Team divorce, and it's displayed at his new Eastside studio. Having recorded his new album as Sunset, Gold..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Name That School!
Cesar Chavez and East Side are among the top name choices
"...As part of the repurposing, the new Eastside high gets a new name. To help ensure community..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

News Bullets
"...Eastside neighborhood matriarch Cleo Hortense Lawson was adored as much..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature

Off the Record
Promoters square off on Red River, Daytrotter comes to Austin, Explosions goes international, and live music in Austin continues grinding
"...Rosa, according to Terrazas, and will work closely with Eastside bar the Scoot Inn, which is currently in negotiations..."

July 6, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Texas Education Agency moved in to take over the Eastside charter school's operations. See TEA Takes Over Eastside Charter..."

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

Page Two
Anyway you cut it, I-35 is a major problem with no easy solution.
"...west-side Clarksville neighborhood were assigned to schools on the Eastside. There was no sophisticated busing plan to facilitate this...."

Sept. 20, 2002 Column by Louis Black

Dancing About Architecture
Dee Dee's dead, everything else is crumbling.
"...Lt. Piatt a call... A Gala Benefit Dance and Memorial Tribute for Randy Garibay will be held this Friday,..."

June 14, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Why I Moved Back
Nostalgia Ain't What It Used To Be
"...ol' cheap Hyde Park. Eventually I moved to the Eastside in the late Eighties. But despite being blessed with..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature by Gretchen Phillips

Pool Parties, Pride Picnics, and Other Events Worth Braving the Heat
Get good and sweaty
"...Thursday 27, Eastside Cinema..."

June 28, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Juneteenth Events in Austin
Commemorate the end of slavery in Texas with these happenings
"...festivities begin at 10am with a parade through the Eastside starting on MLK Boulevard, going down Chicon and concluding..."

June 14, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Wi-Fi With a Side of Coffee at These Austin Study Spots
Find the right fit to stay connected and caffeinated
"...& Café – home to the Virginia B. Wood Memorial Cookbook Collection, the 500-book archive of the pioneering Austin..."

Aug. 18, 2022 Food Post by Valeria Valdez

Bizarre Bazaar: The Artists of the Oddities and Curiosities Expo
Ethical sourcing and upcycling become the beautifully strange
"...into working with animal remains as an act of memorial. “My stepdad was really into like oddities and bones..."

June 21, 2022 Arts Post by Mazzy Oliver Smallwood

Day Trips & Beyond: June Events Roundup
Summer travel opportunities and news from all over Texas
"...fresh blueberries right off the vine normally picked from Memorial Day to late July. The berries are running a..."

June 2, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

A Community Commences as Skylark Lounge, Closed Since the Pandemic Hit, Finally Reopens
Eastside music joint picks up with three nights of Soul Man Sam
"...the community,” explained LaTouf, an Austin native and longtime Eastside business owner who opened Skylark a decade back. “We’re..."

Nov. 8, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

"Deborah Roberts: I'm" at the Contemporary Austin
In Deborah Roberts' solo exhibition at the Contemporary Austin, we learn what it is to be seen and not seen
"...were happy. So in her art she celebrated the Eastside life she knew, its pleasures and sense of community,..."

Feb. 19, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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.
"...On Memorial Day weekend in 1981, several hours of storms pounded..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Goodbye to Satay, Hello to a New Justine's Chef
Daily Austin food news
"...of Justine’s.” Wilcox will be working on an unnamed Eastside project, but will take a permanent piece of Justine’s..."

May 31, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Mug Life
Austin isn't a world-class beer destination, but it's close
"...each other." Troutman points to the current crop of Eastside breweries like Zilker, Hops & Grain, and Blue Owl..."

Nov. 13, 2015 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Playback: Trailer Space Closing October 31
Venue first, clubhouse second, and record store third. Trailer Space's constant free, all-ages concerts filled a void for up-and-coming Austin acts.
"...shots of Jameson from behind the counter at the Eastside record store. "You can pee on slugs and you..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Katrina Survivors Reflect 10 Years Later
Jamar Jefferson and Donna Bonner are just two of many who relocated to Austin
"...some of those made during the Austin area's recent Memorial Day weekend flooding. During the largest disaster-related population dispersal..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

Playback: Charlie Pierce Burns It Down
Charlie Pierce, the Gibby Haynes of piano, speaks out; Sweet Spirit serenades Spoon in a tour diary excerpt; and Phil Anselmo says maybe next year for a Housecore Horror ATX return
"...upcoming show at Angel's Icehouse in Spicewood was a memorial for her mother, a Choctaw Indian named Ruby. Pierce..."

May 29, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

East Side Tubes Deflated In Court
Dan Walker facing business closure
"...For Dan Walker, who owns the Eastside kayaking, fishing, and tube-floating business with his mother, father,..."

Sept. 20, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Food-o-File
Farm to markets continue to grow
"...battle against metastatic breast cancer. Sarah's family hosted her memorial service at the farm earlier this week and, in..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Heart & Soul, Part 2
Second half of lengthy Q&A with Huey Lewis
"...the end of it, Marshall Royal goes [affecting an Eastside cool], “Hey maaan, how come you don’t sing that..."

July 19, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

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