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Road Shows
Are County Bond Proposals Good for the Long Haul?
"...when you had reached unincorporated Travis County -- the road narrowed to the two-lane farm-to-market variety, white-tail deer and..."

Oct. 17, 1997 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Rubber Meets the Road
Bond election project breakdown
" partnership with TxDOT, of traffic improvements at I-35/Cameron Road/51st Street..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Presidential Visit Causes Road Closures
Capital Metro bus routes to be detoured
"...their lists. Tomorrow the President's visit will cause downtown road closures and bus detours...."

May 8, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Off the Road and Hungry
Where Austin Musicians Eat When They Get Home
" of musicians, preparing hearty meals that put other road food to shame. The Armadillo quickly became a "must..."

March 20, 1998 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Presidential Visit Causes Road Closures and Bus Detours
President Obama coming to town Tuesday
"...Presidential Visit on July 17 to Cause Road Closures, Bus Detours..."

July 16, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Of Weed Ladies, Play Parties, and Camp Meetings
What's going on in them Manchaca Hills?
"...sucked into the Austin sprawl. Technically, I live in Manchaca but I have to drive two miles to the..."

May 12, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Mi Ranchito II Never Fails to Satisfy
Guacamole, Mexican burgers, or huge bowls of caldo, it's all good here
"...hit up Mi Ranchito II, at the end of Manchaca Road, where it runs into FM 1626; he had..."

Jan. 3, 2013 Food Post by Mick Vann

Breaking Away
Austin's Newest Bike Plan May Finally Pull Ahead
"...a car, the trip south down the MoPac service road toward Westgate Mall is routine, but not easy. Draped..."

Oct. 17, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...10am-2pm Saturday (Aug. 16) at the Austin Public Library's Manchaca Branch. The study area extends north and south on..."

Aug. 15, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Branch by Branch
CARVER (3.0 stars)
" learn English. Govalle has a commendably deep and broad selection of Spanish-language materials of all kinds for all..."

Sept. 20, 1996 News Feature

Austin - bands, bikes, billboards, ballots, Bradley, and beyond - under scrutiny.
"...of way adjacent to that land and then paid road construction costs...."

April 27, 2001 Column

Gone and Quartered
Stiffed on Capital Metro money, the city scrambles to fund another $51 million in transportation projects
"...East Seventh Street from I-35 to Pleasant Valley Road is a corridor the city of Austin has planned..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Bunch Replies
"...that we had a "laydown case," but that our "broad pleading" somehow dragged down or strung out the Salamander..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Column

"...presence watching over the mobile kitchen parked behind the Manchaca Volunteer Fire Department. Joe's job on Friday nights is..."

June 21, 1996 Column

Would You Like to Swap a Vowel?
City Council gets into its A-E-I-O-Us
"...Manchaca Road has long been a source of agitation for..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The All Poetry, All the Time Edition
"...verse in the stacks: On Saturday, March 29, the Manchaca Road Branch (5500 Manchaca) of the Austin Public Library..."

March 28, 2008 Books Column by Kimberley Jones

Austin's Active Shelf Life
Can Our Public Library Keep Up the Pace?
" storytime at some branches and reference assistance at Manchaca Road, have already been delayed or dispensed with, due..."

Sept. 20, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Bradley U?
ACC Considers Circle C Campus Site
"...the public. Take the Sumiken Building on Barton Springs Road, for example: The city paid $3 million over the..."

Oct. 13, 1995 News Feature

Council Previews Fall's Main Event: A Land Development Code Revision
A code, foretold
"...discussed as well. The aging facility on Barton Springs Road is prone to flooding during heavy rains. Tovo noted..."

May 10, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Mi Ranchito Taqueria
This could become your go-to Mexican restaurant
"...Mi Ranchito Taqueria1105 FM 1626, Manchaca, 512/292-8107 5200 E. William Cannon, 632-9196 Monday-Saturday, 6am-9pm; Sunday,..."

Feb. 4, 2011 Food Review by Mick Vann

The No. 3 Bus Pub Crawl
On 2008's tour, we drank too much, missed a couple of buses, were much too loud, and finally stopped when we were cut off. This year was the same concept, but a better-paced, thoroughly enjoyable drinking experience.
"...a Saturday night, and I'm heading north on Burnet Road. As the vehicle rambles back toward my neighborhood, there's..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

Overlooked Opportunity
"...we may be overlooking an opportunity with the whole Manchaca/Menchaca renaming issue ["Would You Like to Swap a Vowel?"..."

Dec. 26, 2018 Postmarks

"...Renteria filed an application on Tuesday that would rename Manchaca Road (with an a) to Menchaca Road (with an..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature

Most of the Time Car Drivers Are at Fault
"...that each bike is one less car on the road, one less vehicle spouting emissions and contributing to traffic..."

Nov. 13, 2006 Postmarks

Art in Public Places' TEMPO Program
The city of Austin gets into temporary sculpture in a big way, debuting 10 new works around town this fall
"...this location, though it will be installed at the Manchaca Road Branch Library, 5500 Manchaca Rd., Oct. 24; and..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Public Notice: Get Your Meeting On
A roundup of civic events to start the year off right
"...• Sat., Jan. 24: 10am, Crockett High School, 5601 Manchaca Rd. (with Spanish interpretation)...."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Circulate This!
"...Dear Editor, Austin Public Library at 5500 Manchaca Road is an excellent architectural gem in South Austin...."

Nov. 2, 2016 Postmarks

Beer Convenience
Finding great craft brew selections in unlikely places
"...I've missed in the comments section. Live Oak Market4410 Manchaca Rd., 416-0300 Unexpected: Rahr & Sons Pecker Wrecker Imperial..."

June 24, 2011 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

Luv Doc Recommends: The Austin Outhouse Reunion
Giddy Ups, Friday, April 9, 2010
"...This weekend at a similarly unpretentious bar out on Manchaca Road called Giddy Ups, they're hosting a star-studded Austin..."

April 9, 2010 Column by The Luv Doc

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...around the company's huge Indonesian gold mine, was too broadly written. An amended version of the complaint was thrown..."

Aug. 15, 1997 News Feature

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