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Review: Eldorado Cafe
Finding the gold in an Allandale strip mall
"...stayed fresh. The team here, complete with tattoos and handlebar mustaches, embodies what cafe dining service should be –..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Gay Place: Anything ...
Selena's birthday week is Dreaming of You
"...and poverty are met with fear and mistrust, where handlebar mustaches rule the streets and massage therapists are leading..."

April 10, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

There Goes the Neighborhood
North/South/Central – redistricting the live music capital
"...121 E. Fifth St., where walkers-by will now find HandleBar. "All the construction down there, that cost us –..."

July 25, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Binge Watching in Wi-Fidelity
Austin WebFest, Texas’ first webseries festival, kicks off tonight
" to the public and will take place at HandleBar at 10pm. Screenings and panels will take place on..."

June 26, 2014 Screens Post by Fernie Martinez

Playback: Margaret Moser Retires
'Chronicle' Senior Music writer Margaret Moser retires after 33 years on the beat
"...a chance on an unknown writer with a regrettable handlebar mustache, Moser gave me the opportunity to realize my..."

May 16, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Pedaling Art
Art climbs on a two-wheeler at the ArtCrank show and sale
"...fixie, BMX, or full-gear. Two pedals, a chain, one handlebar, the seat. Only thing you can switch up is..."

April 25, 2014 Arts Post by Chase Hoffberger

Bitcoins 'R' Us: Cyber-Money Arrives
Virtual currency captures Austin's attention
"...the first U.S. Bitcoin ATM was unveiled at the HandleBar Downtown. Another quickly followed suit, at Dominican Joe's on..."

March 14, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

No Heels, No Hipsters, No Highballs
Moontower Saloon finds success by keeping it simple
"'s the absolute flip side to the swirl of handlebar mustaches and handmade bitters Downtown. "It's the same debate..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Food Feature by Gracie Salem

Science Goes to Court
Death row case sets new state law against prosecutorial resistance
"..."focal" injuries to the abdomen, such as by bicycle handlebars – injuries that are often deadly...."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Shooters For My Sooners
24 ATX taverns round up proceeds for the Red Cross tonight
"...Monkey Coyote Ugly Dizzy Rooster The Dogwood Austin Gibson Handlebar JBlacks Kung Fu Saloon Lavaca Street Bar Molotov The..."

May 29, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

The 'Dirty' Word
Has Dirty Sixth cleaned up its act?
"...can't just put up something," said Willie Stark of HandleBar (121 E. Fifth), where Firkin Fridays and Lone Star..."

May 24, 2013 Food Feature by Ivy Le

New Year's Beer-solutions 2013
A beer enthusiast's resolutions to be healthy, wealthy, and weiz
"...good word about beer – like the guys at HandleBar pouring rare beers for casual drinkers, the bloggers at..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Food Feature by Ivy Le

On our gaydar for our pre-holiday ho-ho's
"...People, Right From the Start." Fri., Dec. 7, 6:30-8:30pm. Handlebar, 121 E. Fifth. $15; free to AGLCC members."

Dec. 7, 2012 Column by Kate X Messer

Halloween Cocktails
Cocktail recipes for Halloween 2012
"...• The HandleBar on East Fifth will feature the Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Pie,..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Become an Individual Again: Austin Craft Riot
Austin Craft Riot Loots Palmer Events Center on Saturday
"...heady (we remember getting dizzy under the Renegade's giant handlebar mustache)...."

Aug. 15, 2012 Design Post by Anne Harris

Bar Crawl Conversations
Crawl (or should that be pedal?) around the East Austin bar scene with the 'Chronicle'
"...jeans, micro short-shorts, artful tattoos, eye-catching body piercings, and handlebar moustaches are the stylings of choice...."

Aug. 10, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Crawl No. 1
Yellow Jacket, Weather Up, and the Scoot
"...we never had anyone with arm-covering tats and a handlebar moustache give us a glare for violating their turf...."

Aug. 10, 2012 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Shoot Out the Lights
Bare buzz, bare butts: The Bright Light Social Hour shakes it
"...O'Brien, arguably the band's most recognizable member for his handlebar mustache, doesn't introduce "Detroit" by title, but as the..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Vinyl Ashes
A gray vinyl 7-inch with your exit songs?
"...B-side: "Jesus, Grow a Handlebar Mustache for Me," Pataphysics..."

Dec. 31, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Texas Stars Movember
The Texas Stars grow 'staches to raise funds to fight cancer
"...also plays an important role in sports. Rollie Fingers' handlebar mustache, Dale Earnhardt Sr.'s just-a-'stache, and Walt Frazier's sideburns..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

The Surreality of Reality
Sure, America's got talent, but does Dallas have the next chicken plucker?
"...His handlebar mustache jumped right out of Hee Haw's central casting..."

April 2, 2010 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar accessorizes for Perez, and sidekick Sunny offers a new drinking game
"...was happy. Roaming the streets, it's clear that the handlebar mustache is back. I'm not sure how I feel..."

March 19, 2010 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Bicycle Thief
Police say James Clayton befriended – then ripped off – many Austin bicyclists
"...between ads for a little girl's pink bike with handlebar tassels and a mountain bike with a rusty chain..."

April 10, 2009 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Matt Bearden
The Austin comedian on his influences, why he's not in L.A., and Red River hipsters
" the tales imparted by the man with the handlebar mustache. Superficially, the scene was more Steinbeck than Seinfeld,..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Arts Feature by Steve Birmingham

Two-Wheeled Texas
Bikers' best bets on the highways and byways
" hunks of beef in your assless chaps and handlebar mustaches are all straight. Some of you are loud..."

June 13, 2008 Features Feature by Angela Armstrong

Green Crush!
A random sampling of our enviro-faves
"...signals because you'd have to let go of a handlebar. It requires admitting that you have an impact on..."

April 18, 2008 Features Feature by Nora Ankrum

ATX Facial Hair Watch 2008
Beards! Everywhere!
"...and Rio Rita's recent gear swap, for all the handlebar you can handle...."

Feb. 12, 2008 Music Post by Shelley Hiam

Wristcutters: A Love Story
Despite the film's good-natured sense of absurdity about the afterlife, it's not enough to make up for its lack of real humor or meaning.
"...two fellow miserables: Eugene, a crazy Russian with a handlebar moustache (Whigham, doing his best Steve Zahn doing his..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

A clunker if there ever was one, Doogal is so mind-numbingly incoherent that parents and children alike will stare dazedly at the movie screen wondering what the heck is going on.
"...a spring body and shooting cosmic rays from his handlebar moustache is bad enough, but to listen to the..."

March 3, 2006 Movie Review by Steve Davis

SXSW Film Reviews
"...Frenchman. The best of the group by a thin handlebar moustache has to be Delaney Bishop's "The Death of..."

March 18, 2005 Screens Feature by Eli Kooris

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