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Gardens of Eden
Entertainment has always been a keystone of Austin's identity, Cuisines writer Rachel Feit observes. And among Austin's numerous diversions were German beer gardens.
"...amusements. Restaurants, bars, and theatres filled the downtown commercial district. In Hyde Park, Monroe Shipe developed a pleasure garden,..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Common Ground
Alice Waters and Carla Marshall Promote Vegucation
" California with photos and stories of Carla Marshall's garden classroom, Waters knew she had found a kindred spirit...."

June 28, 1996 Food Feature

Austin’s Best Breweries of 2023, Power-Ranked
Top of the Hops VIII, baby!
" their mainstay lineup (40%), emphasis on their taproom/beer garden vibe (30%), creativity of their seasonal and limited beer..."

Oct. 10, 2023 Food Post by Eric Puga

Day Trips
Hermann Park offers a green respite from the concrete canyons of Houston.
"...bordered on the north by Houston's internationally recognized museum district. What was once a deteriorating residential neighborhood now contains..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Aleshire is itching to kill the proposed commuter rail district between Austin and San Antonio. But on Tuesday, rather..."

May 29, 1998 News Feature

Fareground’s Triumphant Return, Johnson’s Backyard WTF, Wanderlust’s Wine Expansion, Hilton’s Analog Debut, and Never Mind That Got-Damn Pumpkin Spice …
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...precisely copacetic seemed to be happening at Johnson’s Backyard Garden. Then, on Monday, an anonymous collective of former employees..."

Aug. 25, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Community Gardens to Fulfill Your Secret Farmer Fantasy
Local veggie spots and how to get a plot of your own
"...basil mutating on your windowsill? Check out these community gardens to raise tomatoes with your own hands and guarantee..."

Oct. 27, 2018 Food Post by Melanie Laporte

Coconut Club and Record Label Owners Team Up on New Musical Acai Cafe
Community Garden combines a listening room, wine bar, and record store
"...Those bowls comprise the heart of Harcrow’s music-oriented Community Garden, tucked away in a quiet neighborhood along Cedar Avenue...."

June 12, 2023 Music Post by Kriss Conklin

Planting a Seed
Local schools see students not only eating all of their vegetables but growing them, too
"...count produce that was in a mason jar). Victory gardens during World War II were considered patriotic, and even..."

March 23, 2007 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Believing the Children
In 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It's likely they were innocent. Indeed, it's very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution
"...touch you in a way you didn't like?" Assistant District Attorney Judy Shipway asked...."

March 27, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Day Trips
The Nasher Sculpture Garden and the Crow Collection of Asian Art are just two excellent reasons to make a short trip to Dallas to enjoy some world-renowned art
" with a wide range of artistic expression. The garden and museum are a roller-coaster ride of shapes, colors,..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Local Wildlife Habitat Under Siege
Meanwhile, Martin Middle School's garden, bulldozed, has plans for a return
"...Middle School were distraught when contractors wrecked their certified garden to remove a portable classroom (see "School's Garden Bulldozed,"..."

Aug. 17, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Top 20 Austin Breweries
Gird your liver for our annual Central Texas brewery power rankings
"...(it means teachers gettin' their drank on). 19) Central District Brewing (NEW)..."

Nov. 12, 2019 Food Post by Eric Puga

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...little wiggle room for this weekend's Texas Home & Garden Show, forcing the event's cancellation. And the Catholic Diocese..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar packs away his trunk
"...see them all over New York in the Garment District, loaded with sample clothing and being wheeled from one..."

May 6, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Stephen weighs in on city planning issues ... at least ones regarding how certain things look. Other than that, he drops a lot of names and tells you where to go. For Valentine's Day, silly.
"...Expectations are great for the newly designed Second Avenue District, and whatever happens there should indicate how the projects..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Culture Flash!
The new Whole Foods will be getting some tasty new art, the Blanton just needs another $12 million, and where in the world is the Cultural Arts office
"...blocklong complex will boast new public art: a sculpture garden in the pedestrian plaza along Sixth Street and a..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

After a Fashion
Stephen cruises South First and 'Shouts' it out!
"...rooms of a small house. Next door is Jillian's Garden (1104 S. First), a lovely outpost selling gifts, plants,..."

May 28, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Transportation and trash are heavy on the minds of readers this week.
"...Council moved its meeting place from the central business district to the inaccessible new airport? It seems as if..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Column

RG4N Trial: Thursday Afternoon
Both sides wrap up testimony; closing arguments tomorrow morning.
" plans labeled part of the Wal-Mart as a garden center, but then that label disappeared. Since a garden..."

Nov. 15, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Day Trips
Looking for a nice B&B in Chicago with a terrific porch? Try the Benedictine Bed & Breakfast.
"...The Bethany Garden House across the alley from the church is a..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Discovering (and Creating) Austin’s Best Self-Guided Beer Tours
Crawl before you ball
"...taste from, like, 12 feet above Hi Sign's beer garden. Next, aim that Uber at Independ­ence Brewing, one of..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Food Feature by Eric Puga

At What Cost?
Code amendment approval could put East Austin seniors on the street
" negotiate a code amendment to the Festival Beach Subdistrict of the Water­front Overlay. The amendment would create an..."

June 24, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

There Goes the Neighborhood
North/South/Central – redistricting the live music capital
"...smack-dab in the middle of the Red River music district – when queried about parking. "From the back-ins along..."

July 25, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Road to 10-1 ... Is Getting Crowded [Updated May 12]
As May money season opens, candidates blossom
"...mix, and another 50 or more gathering around the district campfires...."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Can Dirty Sixth Be Cleaned Up?
City Hall, the bars and clubs, and now a big developer say, “Maybe?”
"...outcry to clean up and transform the Downtown entertainment district along East Sixth Street every decade or so. The..."

June 17, 2022 News Feature by Chad Swiatecki

Protect and Preserve
How can we keep Austin's cultural heritage authentic?
"...front, from calling code enforcement to demanding action from District 9 Council Member Kathie Tovo...."

July 24, 2015 News Feature by Cindy Widner

Austin City Election
Endorsements for mayor and Council
"...then among the candidates for his or her particular district representative, who may number as few as four or..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Day Trips: Cloud Column, Houston
Houston gets into a bean war with Chicago
"...when it was installed in the Space City's museum district on March 27, 2018...."

Jan. 19, 2024 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

As Ramadan Approaches, a Look at Local Halal Options
Certifiably good
"...current favorite spot, the Indo-Chinese fusion restaurant Inchin's Bamboo Garden in Round Rock. The current franchise owners are a..."

April 1, 2022 Food Feature by Yasmin Diallo Turk

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