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Northwest Neighborhood Treasures, Near and Far
Virginia B. Wood and Erin Mosow report with five new reviews of family-friendly ethnic cafes and East Coast-style pizza parlors.
"...I was back in my mother's kitchen" at a Northwest Hills Tex-Mex place called Las Colinas. He urged me..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Cafe Spiazzo
Five new reviews of family-friendly ethnic cafes and east coast-style pizza parlors
"...also taken a couple of shots at West Lake Hills but now operate only this one outlet. The food..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Mayfield Fights Back
Ward and June Say Nay in Northwest Hills
"...irony than this: The builder/developer who gave us Westover Hills -- the subdivision covering most of the ground around..."

Jan. 3, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin at Large: Money Changes Everything
Or, scenes from the class struggle in Silicon Hills
"...Greg Abbott rolled up on Wally's Burger Express in Northwest Hills with his posse of GOP leaders to ceremonially..."

June 14, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

A Big Tent
Two Largest Jewish Congregations Join Dell Campus
"...1992 -- when the Dells originally purchased a 40-acre Northwest Hills lot and dedicated the bulk of the land..."

Dec. 19, 1997 News Feature by Andy Langer

Mixed Mex in Edge City
"...photograph by John Anderson Manuel's Great Hills 10201 Jollyville Rd., 345-1042 Sun-Thu, 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 11am-11pm..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

The Asian Enigma
Pinning down Peony
" the tired old categories. A little restaurant in Northwest Hills has been quietly defying classification and making a..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

The Promised Land
Jews and Neighbors Lay Competing Claims
"...need for the DJCC and the errancies of the Northwest Austin Civic Association (NACA), his staff announces the imminent..."

March 6, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Mapping the Changes
A preview of proposed new single-member districts
"...has a certain character that its citizens share." The northwest and southwest suburbs have been split off into their..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Light Rail
"...Voters in the Northwest and the North/Northeast are often at odds with voters..."

Nov. 24, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Russell's Bakery & Coffee Bar
There's something enduring about a bakery. The smell of fresh coffee, the sugar-tinged, yeasty aroma that twines through the air, warmly embraces you, and evokes carefree Sunday mornings. Russell's in Northwest Hills is no exception.
", part sweetshop, Russell's Bakery & Coffee Bar in Northwest Hills exemplifies a community business. Native Austinite Russell Millner..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Food Review by Rachel Feit

Beverly Besieged
Mike Clark-Madison previews the Place 4 City Council race.
"...action at last week's candidate forum sponsored by seven Northwest Corridor neighborhood associations, including many residents who were only..."

May 3, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Food-o-File: Weekend Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...available turn-key spaces don't stay empty for long. In Northwest Hills, the former home of Mirabelle and the Spicewood..."

May 30, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Culinary Ladies of the Eighties: Sharon Watkins
Chez Zee maven looks forward to another 25 years
"...chain grew quickly, opening new outlets in Westlake and Northwest Hills. Sharon Watkins and her company were along for..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Point Austin: The Meanings of 'Affordability'
The new year signals changes in the life of Austin
"...mean quite a different thing to someone living in Northwest Hills than it does to someone in Montopolis –..."

Dec. 27, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Viva l'Opera!
A rollicking tone made this choral salute to opera's greatest hits an entertaining evening
"...Viva L'Opera!Northwest Hills United Methodist Church Aug. 18..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

2008 Austin Chamber Music Festival Schedule
"...(Villa-Lobos, Sharp, Leon, Piazzolla, Pixinguinha and Lacerda) 7:30pm, Northwest Hills United Methodist Church, 7050 Village Center Dr. Saturday,..."

July 11, 2008 Arts Feature

Mixed Use, Mixed Emotions
An anniversary review of Austin's vertical mixed-use program discovers a range of responses to density, change, and planning
"...the Triangle) did notice was a generational pattern. In Northwest Hills, for example, about 250 people expressed views. He..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Free Night of Theater: The List
These Central Texas theatre companies are offering free tickets as part of the national Free Night of Theater campaign
"...29 Chorus Austin: The Creation, by Franz Joseph Haydn; Northwest Hills United Methodist Church, 7050 Village Center Dr., 474-TIXSThursday,..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Arts Feature

The Comforts of Home Cooking
Two Austin schools are teaching the old-fashioned way.
"...from 5 to 9 are dropped off at Beery's Northwest Hills home and gather around the table in her..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Restaurant closings, openings, and happenings in this week's "Food-o-File"
"...Mia (3573 Far West Blvd., 342-9570) maintain their original Northwest Hills locations but have closed their neighboring West Lake..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Virginia B. Wood's three sure-fire dining suggestions that will provide enough of a respite from traffic horrors to allow other drivers to suffer in the snarl while you relax over a delightful meal.
"...relax over a delightful meal. I found myself in Northwest Hills one late afternoon recently, and rather than inch..."

March 2, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Take Out the Heat
Sure, complaining about the heat only makes it worse. A long string of 100 degree days presents an unsolvable problem but it just so happens that there's one summer problem we can solve. What to do about dinner on a day when the ambient blast furnace is stuck in the triple digits and operating any appliance hotter than a microwave is a sure sign of madness? Where to go, what to buy, how to put a tasty meal on the table without working up a sweat?
"...years in several different locations around West Austin and Northwest Hills before settling in their current home on Lake..."

July 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Sucking Us Dry
"...APD. In August 1992, I was attacked by the Northwest Hills Rapist in my own home. Luckily, I escaped..."

May 21, 1999 Column

Runoff Roundup
"...largely conservative white voting blocs in the north and northwest precincts that he desperately needed to nudge him over..."

June 6, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

AISD's "School Changes" Process Places Equity Front and Center
“Historically, this is a very racist city, and unfortunately, this school district is a part of that system"
"...vertical team as well as those now attending the Northwest Hills campus. They were very concerned about changes to..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Making of an Endorsement

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Worlds Apart
"...a longtime leader of the Balcones Neighborhood Association in Northwest Austin, was the key figure in Balcones and its..."

April 25, 1997 News Feature

Council Candidates in District 6 and 10 Diverge on Police, Housing, Land Use
Race(s) to the West
"...Although District 6 in the city's far northwest – including the portion of Austin that lies in..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Once More Into the PUD
Council crosses swords over Austin Oaks planned unit development
"...its melodramatic highlight an extended peroration in opposition by Northwest Hills resident Idee Kwak, who brought along both a..."

March 27, 2017 News Post by Michael King

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