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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

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

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

Conflicts of Interest at City Hall
Give and take, everywhere you look
"...of being in the pocket of the hotel lobby, and therefore hellbent beyond reason on expanding the Convention Center,..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Dreaming of Buffalo
Prairie preservationists want to turn Austin's eyes – and energies – eastward
"...sickly result of spending a couple of centuries plowing and grazing and messing things up...."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Artists, Assemble!
Generous Art starting a professional association for artists
"...that will fill critical gaps in Austin's creative scene. And it'll tell you all about it on Saturday...."

Oct. 13, 2017 Arts Post

Council: When the Mayor’s Away ...
Water, energy, and homelessness on the mind
"...Mayor Steve Adler and Council Member Pio Renteria will be absent for today's..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

The Daily Hustle: 10/12/10
City council's gypsy agenda
"...pension system, the return of The Domain's zoning requests, and lots more. Oh, did we mention all the food..."

Oct. 12, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

News Roundup: Congress, Council, & Concealed Weapons
Guns in; refugees out
" the state house leaves vacancies for Tea Party candidates to fill, a former Council candidate says that city..."

Sept. 8, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

A Plan for Pease Park’s Future
New master plan includes phase one redesign and upgrade of park's southernmost 13 acres
"..."Kingsbury Commons," as the formal entryway for Pease Park and the initial phase of the redesign and upgrade of..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

The Daily Hustle: 9/15/10
Spelman waxes on WTP4, rate increases
"...on in our live-blog was Austin Water's rate increases and Bill Spelman's failed motion to roll the increase back..."

Sept. 15, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

No More Than a Foursome
Council bumps exemption, buys golf course, squeezes “stealth dorms”
"...either (depending on your point of view) in long-pondered and well-considered transactions, or rushed and spendthrift squandering of public..."

March 25, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Council Delays Any Interim Spending
After some tension, work session postpones budget items
"...session that highlighted City Council fault lines over procedures and priorities, Council members voted to postpone action on certain..."

March 18, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Fun Fun Fun Fest Returns to Auditorium Shores
Festival moving slightly for ninth year downtown, Nov. 7-9
"...After months of deliberation and speculation, local concert promotions company Transmission Events announced that..."

Jan. 14, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

All About Juneteenth
Festivities kick off this weekend
"...advance of Tuesday, which is filled with festivities – and street closures...."

June 15, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Daily Hustle: 11/1/10
Your City Council agenda preview
"...are falling, the dark descends at a quickening pace, and the City Council meetings grow sparser and sparser...."

Nov. 1, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 11/16/10
City Council Agenda 101
"...meeting tomorrow to go over the Downtown Austin Plan, and the slow trickle of re-election announcements, and we've got..."

Nov. 16, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Page Two: Having a Riot
The chaotic and beautiful birth of the Austin Music Awards
"...Good and bad, I define these terms..."

March 19, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Culture Cash
Austin's artists and arts groups are working hard to survive the economic downturn, and now more than ever it's essential for the city that they do.
" mind all the worst stereotypes of the arts and its practitioners as elitists out of touch with regular..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sara Hensley Turns Over a New Leaf
The new PARD director has big ideas – to realize them, she'll have to raise big bucks
"...Council Member Randi Shade wasn't suggesting that Austin's new Parks & Recreation..."

July 24, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Hancock Golf Course on the Block?
Not enough revenue, they say
"...Among the items on the city Parks and Recreation Board agenda Tuesday night (Oct. 25) was..."

Oct. 28, 2011 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Austin's Pool System Will Collapse If We Don't Save It
Shall we dive in?
"...of 2008 when a pool maintenance staffer with the Parks and Recreation Department made a routine visit to the..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Going Public
A new Sunset Commission report recommends opening Texas' public lands to use by the public as parkland.
"...makes so much sense that people slap their foreheads and say, "Duh. Of course we should do that." That's..."

May 19, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Beleaguered PARD Considers Dousing Trail of Lights
What are the holidays without that special twinkle at Zilker?
"...That was the conversation at the Parks and Recreation Board meeting May 20, as board members..."

May 29, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

On the Waterfront
As development accelerates along Town Lake, Austin faces urgent choices
"...sparring. For its relevance to the high-rise development pressures and urban-planning issues once again shaping up on Town Lake's..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Natural State
San Antonio-based Presidian wants to enter into public private partnerships with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
"...Attorney Joseph Fitzsimons has a charming manner and a smile that makes him look like he could..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Outgunned in the Greenbelt
"...They're undermanned, under- paid, and underequipped. And it doesn't look like they'll get help..."

Aug. 8, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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