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Austin Street Art Enters Into a New Era
With the city cracking down on graffiti and Hope Outdoor Gallery set to close, artists look for permission to paint
"...It's 2pm, broad daylight, and a young man with a bandanna masking his face..."

July 27, 2018 News Feature by Kate Groetzinger

The Daily Hustle: 10/26/10
Sussing out a so-so agenda
"...But when nearly half your zoning items are postponed, and items from council are barely more interesting than parade..."

Oct. 26, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Plugging the Eastside Leaks
PARD looks for solutions to keep Mabel Davis and Metz pools open
"...Tuesday that they believe the pools can be repaired and opened for summer...."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Kids Summer Fun Guide
Austin Pard and Public Libraries
"...offerings of camps, carnivals, socials, dances, sports, classes, tournaments, and clubs are so immense that we could take up..."

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Pools Reopen, but With New Rules
Expect temperature checks, required masks, and sign-ins when you return to city pools
"...the summer – not all pools will open immediately, and those that open will do so for only four..."

June 5, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

PARD Releases Draft Long-Range Plan
“Our Parks, Our Future” charts course through 2028
"...The city’s Parks and Recreation Department released the first draft of its..."

July 30, 2019 News Post by Savana Dunning

Austin City Limits Goes One Louder
Council considers doubling ACL, plus C3 eyes Auditorium Shores
"...will be musing that at this week's regular session, and may instruct City Manager Marc Ott to start the..."

Aug. 1, 2012 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Par For the Course [Updated]
Smoking while golfing kept controversy putting along
" approval to a ban on smoking in city parks, basically excluding golf courses. But a comedy of errors..."

Dec. 20, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Public Notice: Trying to Get Swimmers’ Ears
Plus parks, public safety, naked gardening, and more...
" you're reading this, but it will soon enough, and the city's Aquatic Division is scrambling to be ready..."

April 30, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Farmers Market Report: June 8-9, 2013
Seasons overlap: strawberries and blackberries at the same time!
"...The summer fruits and vegetables are arriving, yet there are a few remnants..."

June 7, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Town Lake Setback Variances Non-Starters for Martinez, Leffingwell
CMs already against variance request coming before boards and commissions starting tonight.
"...Lake begin to wind their way through the board and commissions system, City Council members are taking preemptive measures..."

Aug. 28, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Council Gives Green Light to Convention Center, Scooter Riders
May 23 meeting tackles "Downtown puzzle," "micro-mobility"
"...up what Mayor Steve Adler called a “pretty hard and big May” yesterday (May 23) with unanimous votes on..."

May 24, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin at Large: What’s Public, What’s Private
Power and parks: My conflicting views of privatizing public services and spaces
" I'm going to try to synthesize them here and see if any of you share in my cognitive..."

Dec. 2, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

No Trail of Lights
City announces Zilker Tree Holiday Festival instead of traditional illuminated promenade
"...Lights (complete with massive electricity bill) at Zilker Park and charge up to $5 a head; b) no Trail..."

Nov. 12, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Leander Puts Controversial Library Policies On Hold
Many questions still unanswered in wake of June protests
"...After a marathon meeting Thursday, July 18, the Leander City Council voted 5-1 to take no action on..."

July 19, 2019 News Post by Nick Yeager

City Kiboshes Cycle Championship Because of Rain
Update: Did Lance Armstrong save the day?
"...In another one for the "You know it's cold and wet in Winter, right?" files, this morning the city..."

Jan. 11, 2015 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Changes in Store for Duncan/BMX Park
BMX riders meet with Parks and Rec
"...Last Thursday, two BMX riders – Mike Esparza and Todd Wood, who were instrumental in the 22-year development..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Playback: No Fun Fun Fun Fest in 2016
Fun Fun Fun Fest won't happen this year and here's the exclusive on why
"...Armstrong, whose company gained ownership of the FFF Fest brand as a debtor's asset when Stratus acquired former partner..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Public Notice: Working Hard for the Money
City offers temp jobs and green job training … and lifeguarding
"...a complement to the guaranteed income pilot program Austin Sanders writes about in this week's "Council Recap" – or..."

May 13, 2022 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Decision Reached on Fate of Oakwood Cemetery's Unidentified Graves
City will exhume and re-inter 25 bodies discovered in former "colored grounds"
"...The city's Parks and Recreation Department reached a final decision regarding the..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Montinique Monroe

Public Notice: How Small Is a Small Area?
Out of the ruins of CodeNEXT and into the next round of city planning drama... CodeWHAT?
" we move out of the ruins of CodeNEXT and into the next round of the ongoing city planning..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Contemporary Austin Goings & Comings
Judith Sims retires, Deming sculpture Mystic Raven returns
"...Gloria Art Museum to the Austin Museum of Art, and that was in 1992. Now, 44 years after signing..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Public Notice: 'Tis the Season
Parties nightly, and events in pairs
"...five nights, celebrating a range of great local service and advocacy groups...."

Dec. 4, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: Lyft Up; Uber Under
The city sorts out airport ride-booking, and Uber resists
"...The City of Austin Aviation Department announced Tuesday that it had reached an agreement for..."

March 13, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Porn Busters!
Investigators run roughshod over rights in hunt for cybersex offenders
"...the Texas attorney general's Cyber Crimes Unit -- was demanding entry. By the end of that morning, Perez's academic..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

City Council Notebook
A rundown of what's on the agenda this week.
"...For Thursday, August 9: Item 2: Approving sprinkler and irrigation limitations proposed by Lee Leffingwell's conservation task force,..."

Aug. 8, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

What to Expect at Austin's Newly Reopened Pools
New policies, fewer pools, and how to navigate them
"...marks the first public pool activity in months – and, for some neighborhoods, their first functional community pools in..."

June 2, 2020 News Post by Clara Ence Morse

Forklift Danceworks' Dove Springs Swims
The company's latest community production showed why Dove Springs' pool matters to that neighborhood and to all of us as well
"...above, diving below, floating, or even kicking their feet and making big splashes, everyone appears to move with a..."

July 20, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

New Life for Seaholm Power Plant?
Site concepts are here ... again
"...The long-empty Seaholm Intake Building and surrounding park space is one step closer to a..."

June 4, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Decisions Await for the Fate of Oakwood Chapel
Is moving graves from under the chapel adding insult to injury?
"...the cemetery spans 40 acres between East 14th Street and MLK Jr. Boulevard, and was initially cut into three..."

April 13, 2017 News Post by Montinique Monroe

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