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Letters at 3AM: Where We Actually Live
A nation that lets its infrastructure crumble will wake one fine day to find itself crippled
"...The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 4, 2009, p.1: California, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Rhode Island, and Colorado have "shuttered" most..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Column by Michael Ventura

Page Two: Before the Impending Flood
An erratic list of memories and some dates
"...Maine, South Carolina, Florida, Vermont, 1972-1975:..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Some Stories
The best books of 2008
"...mother's early-onset Alzheimer's, and a brittle, bullying woman from Maine...."

Jan. 2, 2009 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

ACL's Food Court Continues to Expand Its – and Our – Horizons
Take an ACL break Austin-style with local eateries and portable fine dining
"...they'll be shaking and pouring their already-famous ice-cream shakes. Maine Root Handcrafted Beverages..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Music Feature by Claudia Alarcón

The Mist
There's "something in the mist," and it's not only the beasts that bite but also the dark things that reside within.
"...pits a collection of the inhabitants of a small Maine town in the local Food House supermarket, where at..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Place of Honor
Twelve rounds between Hiroko Shimbo and Tyson Cole
"...but they are both fluent in Japanese, while I remained clueless. I could tell that a mutual admiration existed;..."

June 1, 2007 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Restaurant Jezebel
An ambitious menu, and it all works
"...and a delicate cream sauce. The Warm Salad of Maine Diver Scallops With Sautéed Green Beans and Raspberry Coulis..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Food Review by Wes Marshall

What's So Funny About Peace, Love, and Ice Cream?
Matt Allen's free ice cream melts the hearts of rockers everywhere
"...He has hiked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine and the Pacific Coast Trail from Mexico to Canada...."

Sept. 15, 2006 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Actors From the London Stage: Just the Essentials
With Actors From the London Stage in residence at UT, you can see five actors reduce theatre to its essential elements: actors, audience, story
"...I was an undergraduate student at the University of Maine, I saw Actors From the London Stage present Shakespeare's..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Three-Eyed Fish Alert! Texas No. 1 in Power Plant, Mercury Emissions
Toxin linked to birth defects
"...resolution, sponsored by Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, would have voided a March..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Letters at 3AM
Most of the American soldiers who have died in Iraq came from little places that the 21st century has left behind
"...Waterville, Maine ... Saint Anne, Illinois ... Houston ... Baltimore ......"

Aug. 6, 2004 Column by Michael Ventura

The Punisher
Strictly from the so-bad-it's-good school of entertainment.
"...anyone might have mistaken the sun-drenched shores for Tampa, Maine) and falls in with a new "family" made up..."

April 16, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hightower Report
Monsanto goes on the attack; and giving thanks for American progressivism.
"...Oakhurst Dairy in Portland, Maine, has seen Monsanto's madness in action. It's a small..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

Texas Wants Nuke Waste
"...Co., would have held only low-level waste from Texas, Maine, and Vermont -- primarily decommissioned power-plant material and a..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Gods and Generals
"...up his promising teaching career at Bowdoin College in Maine to become a leader in the Union army. Gods..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Unexpected Guest
For Different Stages' staging of The Unexpected Guest, director Johanna Whitmore has tried to bring Agatha Christie's 1930s English village mystery into a contemporary setting, but with the text still rooted in the phraseology and linguistic mannerisms of the past, the result is a stilted and, ultimately, wooden production.
"...translate the play into a contemporary setting -- modern Maine to be exact -- but hasn't translated the text,..."

July 5, 2002 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...for Proposition 1. It has worked well in Arizona, Maine, Tucson, New York City, Los Angeles, and a number..."

May 3, 2002 Column

Letters at 3AM
To be an artist is to live a life of service to one's gift.
"...the parsonage of a Unitarian minister's family in Waterville, Maine, watching snow, in a house the size of four..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column by Michael Ventura

Postmarks
Our Free Radio coverage generates some audio radiance, and more.
"...earlier, when the Senate bill enabling both the public Texas/Maine/Vermont Compact waste dump and the much larger private dump..."

June 29, 2001 Column

Si Bon
Eating Well in Austin Without Breaking the Bank
"...upon seating. The Tasting Menu listed an appetizer of Maine lobster and potato gnocchi cake topped with prawns on..."

March 2, 2001 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Karl Rove's Quick Count
As the presidential race tightens, the Bush campaign doesn't seem to be worried.
"...Ohio." This year there is also "Delaware, New Hampshire, Maine, Wisconsin, Iowa, Washington state, Oregon. Those are all in..."

Sept. 8, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Letters at 3AM
The music of Tony Fruscella reminds us that art is about an unending attempt to give what we can, where we can, to whom we can.
"...birthday, in a town of some 25,000 called Waterville, Maine -- a tiny place, if you'd spent all your..."

May 26, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

The Right Profile
Austin singer-songwriter grows a up, grows a beard, and grows out of a strict DIY ethic.
"...Again" is actually several years old, but the Portland, Maine, native, who relocated to Central Texas in '92, says..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Yankee Burn
"...last few years of the 20th century, even Downeast Maine -- my summer home, which might as well be..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Food Feature by Meredith Phillips

Server Error
"...so to speak. I'm living on Mount Desert Island, Maine -- a beautiful, secluded, remote place ... until the..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Food Feature by Meredith Phillips

Public Notice
A Side of Hummos to Go
"...to send along in honor of Matthew's 4,500-mile Los Angeles-to-Maine trek. Sadly, we didn't get notice of this deal..."

July 2, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Postmarks
Duke Still Had It
"...a fifth-grader at Stevens Brook Elementary School in Bridgton, Maine. Our class is writing reports on states that we..."

May 14, 1999 Column

The Myth of Fingerprints
"...Northeastern reserve. The Myth of Fingerprints is set in Maine. Three grown children return to the family homestead for..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wasteland
Radioactive Waste and Money Woo Sierra Blanca
"...a 3-1 margin, the proposed compact that would allow Maine and Vermont to send radioactive waste to a site..."

Oct. 17, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Crossing Literary Borders
Rolando Hinojosa-Smith
"...Have you ever heard of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine? Every year they have something called the Ken Santagata..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Books Feature by Barbara Strickland

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