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Austin Animal Center Strains to Maintain Its No-Kill Status
City shelter struggles with overcrowding and volunteer dissatisfaction
"...end of a group tour of the Austin Animal Center late last year, a few of us held back..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

A Whole New Ball Game
Stakeholders say Colorado River Park can serve a lot of different needs.
"...advocates see this project as a way to expand recreation programs and a unique opportunity to set aside a..."

Dec. 17, 1999 News Feature by Dan Oko

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, March 3-10
"...parks. 6:30pm. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3003 Northland; Metz Rec Center, 2407 Canterbury; Montopolis Rec Center, 1200 Montopolis. Saturday05..."

March 4, 2011 News Column

Low and Outside
Playing Ball With the Big Boys in Montopolis
"...corner of Riverside and Vargas, one block east of Montopolis Drive, lies a community soccer field. It is not,..."

Jan. 12, 1996 News Feature

Public Notice: Opening Up Pandora’s Box
A look inside the Land Development Code revision progress
"...of the most aggressive voices advocating across-the-board upzoning for center-city neighborhoods that don't have such deed restrictions.)..."

Aug. 16, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

B-Boy City Freestylin'
Roméo Navarro's freewheeling philosophy of dance has inspired a vibrant freestyle dance community in Austin for the past decade, and now his B-Boy City events, gathering 350-400 dancers from all over the South and Southwest and points beyond, are realizing a dream of freestylin' dancers on an even grander scale.
"...dream, freestyle will put b-boy culture back at the center of hip-hop and onto cultural radar screens...."

Oct. 25, 2002 Arts Feature by Deborah Hay

Tamaladas y Posadas
Mexican Christmas Traditions Alive and Well in Austin
"...The Olé Mexico Association lead their fourth annual posada..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Spring and summer crops mean farmstands and farmer's markets are opening; Food Editor Virginia B. Wood gives the lowdown.
"...Montopolis Recreation Center: 1200 Montopolis Dr., 385-8743; Wednesdays, 8am-noon, managed..."

May 10, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, March 17-24
"..."new radical right agenda" from Third Coast Activist Resource Center co-founder Rahul Mahajan. 7pm. 5604 Manor Rd. Saturday19..."

March 18, 2011 News Column

Res Publica
Your make-a-difference calendar for Sept. 4-10
" the Atheist Community of Austin. 12:15pm. Austin History Center, 810 Guadalupe, 371-2911."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature

B-Boy City 11
Live shot
"...B-Boy City 11Alamo Drafthouse, June 11/ Montopolis Recreation Center, June 12/ Emo's, June 13 A hip-hop..."

June 18, 2004 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

Civics 101

Jan. 24, 2014 News Column

Civics 101

Nov. 15, 2013 News Column

Movin' on Up
Melissa Villareal's life was changed by Ballet East
" classes through a Ballet East outreach program at Montopolis Recreation Center, had scored a free ticket from her..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Civics 101
"...for dogs and cats 12 weeks and older. 8am-noon. Montopolis Recreation Center, 1200 Montopolis, 385-5931...."

Feb. 24, 2012 News Column

B-Boy City
"...B-Boy CityAlamo Drafthouse North, Oct. 31/ Montopolis Recreation Center, Nov. 1/ Ruta Maya International Headquarters, Nov...."

Nov. 7, 2003 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

Public Notice: The New Industrial Revolution?
Is Mayor Adler our Teddy Roosevelt?
"...Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 6:30-8:30pm at Waller Creek Center, 625 E. 10th, Rm. 104...."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...enough to meet demands; new upscale restaurants and shopping centers blossom all over the Central Texas area while unemployment..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Feb. 24-March 3
"...REC MEETING Help improve city parks. 6:30pm. McBeth Rec Center, 2401-A Columbus."

Feb. 25, 2011 News Column

Public Notice: Tracking the Major Arcana
Planning Commission took votes related to Planned Unit Developments and Neighborhood Plan Contact Teams
"...will host two Community Visioning Work­shops for the new Montopolis Recreation and Com­munity Center, which will be a joint-use..."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Job Training: Boon or Bust?
"...walks a visitor through the Capital of Texas Workforce Center, where job-seekers have free access to employment listings, computers..."

March 27, 1998 News Feature

Election Info
Dates, voting locations, and ballots
"...Flawn Academic Center (Undergrad Library) Lobby, UT West Mall..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature

Sin Fronteras
Most observers would agree that Austin has a Latino visual arts community, but within that community are many voices, many points of view, many styles -- and no borders.
"...observes personal growth from family roots. One of the centerpieces of Arismendi's April exhibition at Women & Their Work..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran

'The Worst of All Worlds'
"...Parks and Recreation Dept. A $3.5 million cut translates into reductions of..."

Aug. 22, 2003 News Feature

" engaged and effective mayor, has been at the center of major public initiatives like Envision Central Texas, the..."

April 28, 2006 News Feature

Public Notice: Shared History
Art and Journalism: Incubator 1.0
"...U.S. and Canada, and the South Aus­tin Popular Culture Center (SouthPop) is hosting the closing party for their current..."

July 8, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Naked City
The city's SMARTHousing initiative gets its first concrete proposal for affordable housing, a 55-unit complex for lower-income seniors.
"...up, however. One 10-acre site behind a city service center off Ed Bluestein Boulevard, currently used to store sewer..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

At Threshold of Stage Five COVID Precautions, ICU Bed Capacity Is Critically Low
Health Authority Desmar Walkes: "We are running out of time"
"...Del Valle High School – Opportunity Center (Travis County/APH) • Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m...."

July 30, 2021 News Post by Beth Sullivan

Public Notice: Planning for Affordability
Council tackles thorny zoning cases
"...down the current Cactus Rose Mobile Home Park in Montopolis to build a new mixed-use development – and ending..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Street Wise
Steeped in History
"...photograph by Michelle Dapra This may be tasteless talk..."

Sept. 11, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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