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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

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

Day Trips & Beyond: May Events Roundup
News and events from Corpus Christi to Fort Davis
"...celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, and more...."

May 4, 2023 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

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

Former Statesman Reporter Announces Bid for AISD Board
Roxanne Evans would replace LaTisha Anderson on the board
"...early college high schools: Northeast (formerly Reagan), LBJ, and Eastside Memorial. It also includes the consolidated Norman-Sims Elementary, one..."

June 10, 2022 News Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

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

Closing AISD Middle Schools, One Grade at a Time?
Two historically Black and Latinx middle schools set to lose sixth grade
"...former educator, leads Austin Voices for Education and Youth's Eastside Memorial Vertical Team, a collective that advocates on behalf..."

March 11, 2022 News Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

Aaron Franklin’s Hot Luck Fest Returns in May
And if you love great food, you’ll likely be returning too
"...Fest is officially back and returning to Austin on Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29...."

March 1, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

AISD Copes With Post-COVID Life
With falling enrollment, budget woes, and “behavioral events” maybe the kids aren’t alright
"...K-12 campuses. Last week, a parent-­student fight erupted at Eastside Memorial ECHS, with video later posted on Facebook. Ken..."

Nov. 26, 2021 News Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

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

Austin ISD Leans in to Win Back Families, Boost Enrollment
Every student counts
" an out-of-town charter to take over a vulnerable Eastside elementary (and, it was envisioned, the corresponding middle and..."

Aug. 13, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

As Crises Abound, AISD Plans for Fewer Teachers
Board considers dire financial projections, falling enrollment, charter competition, and a struggling special ed program
"...move in the right direction," said Vincent Tovar, an Eastside Memorial High School parent and longtime education equity advocate...."

March 19, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

"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

A Long Activist Legacy Survives on the Eastside
Holding on to El Barrio
"...Save East Austin Schools PAC, struggled to preserve the Eastside's many murals as CEO of Arte Texas, and mounted..."

Nov. 20, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

AISD Trustee Election Sees Highest Turnout Ever
Zapata, Foster to join board; two races set for run-off
"...Interfaith, as well as with AISD campuses in the Eastside Memorial High School vertical team. However, she also raised..."

Nov. 6, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

A New Plan for Austin ISD?
School board elections tee up calls for change – and rebuilding broken trust
"...which services for Black Austinites were restricted to the Eastside. "I don't see them as significantly different than the..."

Oct. 16, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Chronicle Endorsements for the November General Election
Our picks for the local, state, and national races you'll see on your ballot
"...her history of community advocacy and work at D2's Eastside Memorial High School is unparalleled; the third candidate, Adolphus..."

Oct. 2, 2020 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

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

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

Four Open Seats, and Many Demands for Change at AISD
School board shakeup
"...seeking reelection in this solidly Latinx district, which includes Eastside Memorial High School and Martin and Mendez middle schools...."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Black Pumas x 4th Tap, AISD Produce Boxes, Swoop House’s Happy Food, and More Bite-Sized Food News
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Pleasant Hill Elementary School; Aug. 5: Anderson High School, Eastside Memorial Early College High School, LBJ Early College High..."

July 29, 2020 Food Post 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

Where to Find Meal Services During Austin's School Closures
School districts distributing free meals for students, parents
"...Early College High School Crockett Early College High School Eastside Memorial Early College High School LBJ Early College High..."

March 21, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

AISD: No Classes Until April 3, Preparing for Distance Learning
Schools to provide curbside meals at 14 sites amid COVID-19 concerns
"...Eastside Memorial Early College High School..."

March 16, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

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

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

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