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City Needs Stronger Environmental Ethic
"...Dear Editor, Your Green Crush issue was welcome and overdue. It may be the only time an enviro..."

April 23, 2008 Postmarks

Cool Austin, Cool Planet
This Earth Day, the ambitious Austin Climate Protection Plan celebrates a first year of slow, quiet, but impressive progress
"...implementing the aggressive plan – launched by the mayor and adopted by City Council resolution on Feb. 15, 2007..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

No Humbugs Here
Ways to pitch-in around the city this holiday season
"...– a chance to pitch in. The Austin Police Department's Blue Santa program is looking for volunteers to gift-wrap..."

Nov. 27, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Budget 'Highlights' -- the Bad News
The major cuts in the FY2004 proposed city budget.
"...Austin Fire Department..."

Aug. 8, 2003 News Feature

Public Notice
Now Is the Time for All Green Thumbs...
"...of many of the Garden's programs, including the youth and educational programs, and the food pantry gardens which help..."

May 29, 1998 Column by Kate X Messer

Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
Texas travel news and more
"...February means Mardi Gras parades, Valentine's getaways, and hints of spring..."

Feb. 2, 2024 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Market Watch
Are the big five of Austin's busy farmers' markets competing or cooperating?
"...of 2003. Why did the market garner such publicity and visibility? It's not as if a farmers' market is..."

April 9, 2004 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Articulations
Director Don Toner makes his exit from the State Theater Company, and Austin creeps back into the pages of American Theatre magazine.
"...Toner, producing artistic director for the State Theater Company and Live Oak Productions for the past 13 years, has..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Hitting the Trails
City Trails Vision Provokes Suburban Wrath
"...Envision this: more than 400 miles of new hike- and-bike trails along creeks throughout Travis, Hays, and Williamson Counties...."

Nov. 15, 1996 News Feature

Will Never Trust the 'Chronicle' Again
"...decided to pack up my towels, take out cash, and drive through game-day traffic to bum out there. Turns..."

Sept. 5, 2009 Postmarks

23rd Street Market Faces Extinction
"...popular tourist destination, put money into the Austin economy, and provide a living wage for local artisans. It has..."

May 16, 2009 Postmarks

Texas Book Festival 2016: The Full List
TBF hosts Don DeLillo, Thomas Dolby, Emma Cline, 277 more
"...Readers and fans of the literary, you might want to grab..."

Sept. 15, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

City Hall Hustle: Small Council, Huge Agenda
Maybe they could use a few more members after all ...
"...break, the agenda's an incredibly dense, 137-item affair – and that's not including the unveiling of the city manager's..."

July 24, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

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Get a Hog!!
"...it! You got this rebel guy on the cover, and he's sitting on a stinkin' Honda! Rebels don't ride..."

April 17, 1998 Column

Palmer Redo Rebuffed
"...hired by city council to study Austin's performing arts and convention facilities. In the analysis they released November 28,..."

Dec. 8, 1995 Arts Column

Civics 101
"...teacher layoffs, higher college tuitions, reduced financial aid, overtesting, and underfunding. Join thousands of fed-up parents, students, educators, and..."

March 23, 2012 News Column

City Hall Hustle: Wood Waste to Burn
With big, bad biomass behind them, council faces the bigger and badder city budget
"...park for the homeless (a casualty of neighborhood opposition) and initiatives to examine building-crane safety, both from Council Member..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

In Memoriam
"...artists this week; Sunday, July 20, actors Ovid Trejo and Jim Kreitner both passed away. Trejo established himself in..."

July 19, 1996 Arts Column

Meeting Highlights Opposition to Riverside Development
Audience decries the "sham" public hearing and many aspects of the plan
"...generated much more heat than light concerning the project, and those who spoke were unanimous in their opposition...."

March 29, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...ho-hum Place 2 race between Becky Motal, Becky Motal, and Becky Motal. Garcia said Monday that he had outgrown..."

Jan. 10, 1997 News Feature

Postmarks
First, the good news ...
"...in order. Apparently entering someone's house without permission is standard procedure for APD. Last Halloween I attended a party..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Column

Day Trips
"...Tips State Recreation Area west of Three Rivers was one of the..."

April 23, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Funding TP&W: No Walk Through the Park
Texas' parks come one step closer to funding they need to reverse years of budgetary-shortfall-induced decay
"...Texas' parks last week came one step closer to seeing the..."

May 11, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Day Trips
"...National parks in Texas tend to be overshadowed by the more..."

June 14, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Plenty of fun still to be had in 2019
"...artist famously depicted American optimism on magazine covers, illustrations, and paintings. The Houston exhibit examines Rockwell’s Four Freedom paintings..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...of being loved to death. The popular swimming, camping, and picnic spot about 30 miles from Austin in western..."

May 9, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

'An Independent Person'
A Conversation With Randi Shade
"...We spoke with Council Member Randi Shade at her Clarksville home on Friday, May 20,..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

City Council Gets Some Breathing Room on the Budget
Austin bounced back from COVID with what City Manager Spencer Cronk called “spectacular economic growth.” How spectacular?
"...employees took center stage July 15 at the Montopolis Recreation and Community Center in Southeast Austin as their CEO,..."

July 22, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
"...you could put on your best Clint Eastwood persona and say, 'OK, creep, am I complying with national parks..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature

Day Trips
"...sculptures watch over the campground at Windy Point Park and wait their turn to be dropped into the lake..."

April 17, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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