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The events surrounding the assasination of JFK are witnessed through the eyes of those who were there in this made-in-Austin film.
"...Parkland chalks one up for the little people, the largely..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

As Austin Grows, Parkland Will Shrink, Per New State Law
PARD is working to draft a new ordinance to comply with the law
"...Austin is supposed to come with a chunk of parkland, and when that’s not possible, developers must pay “parkland..."

Oct. 3, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

A Journey to 'Parkland'
Writer/director Peter Landesman on the untold stories of JFK's death
"...started writing the script for his JFK assassination film Parkland, he knew there was still drama in the oft-told..."

Oct. 5, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Proposition B Swaps Parkland for ... More Parkland
City seeks voters OK of land swap proposed by Oracle
" should agree to lease a 9-acre plot of parkland, currently home to the Parks and Recreation Department's Central..."

Oct. 15, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Council Backs Parkland Preservation in Vote for New Dougherty Arts Center Site
Austin's oldest community arts venue would relocate to new facility in Butler Shores' southeast corner
"...Council approved the DAC's relocation to the nearby city-owned parkland, a high-profile site off of Lady Bird Lake that..."

May 28, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Commercial Use of Dedicated Parkland Again Under Review
The city program that charges for classes in parks gets its six-month review
"...public input meeting on the Commercial Use of Dedicated Parkland Program on Wednesday, June 20, 6-7:30pm, at the Zilker..."

June 15, 2012 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Parkland Dedication: What the Ordinance Says
"...The Parkland Dedication Ordinance requires residential developers to contribute either land..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature

Pimping Out the Parkland
"...this area appears more interested in pimping out the parkland rather than seeing that this park is afforded the..."

Jan. 29, 2018 Postmarks

MACC Gets Parkland Status
Special-called Council meeting hashes out an agreement between MACC and developer
"...– including long-sought designation of the campus as dedicated parkland, effectively shielding it, in perpetuity, from development or purchase...."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Extras Sought for Tom Hanks-Produced 'Parkland'
Film shoots locally in January with Billy Bob Thornton & Paul Giamatti
"...that face over to an open casting call for Parkland, which will dramatize the day of JFK’s assassination. (Parkland..."

Dec. 5, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Anti-Lockdown Evangelist Sean Feucht Had No Permit for Saturday’s Concert on Austin Parkland
City "exploring options" to hold organizers accountable
"...sight of a festival-style stage being erected on city parkland puzzled people using the hike and bike trail, given..."

Jan. 12, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Anti-Lockdown Evangelist Sean Feucht Had No Permit for Saturday’s Concert on Austin Parkland
City “exploring options” to hold organizers accountable

Jan. 15, 2021 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Little Hotel on the Prairie
Proposed hotel and golf course would be constructed on city-owned parkland.
"...their Prairie Grass project is dedicated city of Austin parkland. But it's land that's been undeveloped and, indeed, fenced..."

March 24, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Can MACC and 70 Rainey Coexist?
Will the development of the Rainey Street District squeeze the MACC?
"...existence might be in jeopardy, given the lack of parkland designation for the museum complex, which would protect it..."

April 24, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Reporting an Assassination
"Parkland" director Peter Landesman on JFK research
"...Peter Landesman doesn't want to know. The director of Parkland wants facts, not conjecture, and knows that's not always..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Autobots! Transform and Roll Camera
'Transformers' sequel, 'Parkland' prep 2013 productions in Austin
"...Meanwhile, Hanks has already been spotted around town as Parkland gears up for a monthlong shoot early next year...."

Dec. 21, 2012 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Council Recap: No Deal on License Plate Readers
Decisions on surveillance program, Statesman PUD, and parkland dedication fees all postponed
"...agenda were once again postponed. First, approval of updated parkland dedication fees, which require developers to pay the city..."

Sept. 9, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

TNCs and … a Buncha Other Stuff
City Council prepares for another marathon
"...again Thursday with hefty agenda – TNCs, STRs, PUDs, parkland fees, and more – although the TNC debate may..."

Jan. 26, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
A Paucity of Parkland
"...ranking 25th among the 50 states in acres of parkland per capita. If you eliminate the huge but little-used..."

Sept. 10, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Daily Hustle: 6/29/10
Council Present honors Council Past
"...that council didn't name the tiny, triangular plot of parkland south of City Hall Grackle Oaks, but Margret Hofmann..."

June 29, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Town Lake Variance Shuffle
The hike-and-bike trail, questionable developer tactics, and a potential windfall for urban parks all flow together on East Riverside Drive
"...requires residential developers to provide or fund new public parkland. Indeed, the bellwether project is shaping up as a..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Greenbacks for Green Space
City moves to make development pay more for parks
" already owns, and it struggles to acquire more parkland and amenities to serve a fast-growing population. To help..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Developing Stories: Private Projects, Public Benefits
Could developers become Austin's new benefactors?
"...that, to enhance affordability, the city should waive all parkland-dedication fees on all new developments in which at least..."

April 6, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

On the Waterfront
As development accelerates along Town Lake, Austin faces urgent choices
"...Lake Trail – a gap many trail users and parkland advocates would dearly love to close...."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Us Kids
Portrait of the Parkland shooting survivors never comes into focus
"...inescapable reality. Us Kids, the new documentary about the Parkland survivors, reminds us that politics have literally become a..."

June 11, 2021 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Keeping Austin Green
The Parks budget finally got a boost, but the real job has just begun
" spent a total of $68 per resident on parkland in 2012, a statistic that puts Austin in the..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Point Austin: The Daily Carnage
Another month, another mass shooting ... will this one make a change?
"...15 more), at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., by a former student...."

March 2, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Grove at Shoal Creek Inches Forward
Council to finally consider contentious zoning case
"...ratio of residential to commercial and office uses, traffic, parkland designation, flood retention and mitigation, and much, much more...."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Naked City
Over objections from two council members, the City Council votes to reduce parkland dedication fees for the Four Seasons Residences on Town Lake, but doesn't -- as the project's developer would like -- waive the fee entirely
"...Residences the first residential property to get charged the parkland dedication fee, which requires developers to set aside space..."

Feb. 9, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Naked City
Two weeks ago, the council added an item to the November ballot to "alienate" parkland at Lake Walter E. Long to allow a private developer to build the Prairie Grass golf course and hotel.
"...ballot -- an election to approve the "alienation" of parkland at Lake Walter E. Long, as is required by..."

Sept. 1, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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