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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

Umlauf After Dark ft. Daphne Tunes
Popular sculpture garden presents live music to recover from burglary
"...deal with while struggling to make it through this pandemic, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum was forced by..."

July 27, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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

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

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

News Roundup: Congress, Council, & Concealed Weapons
Guns in; refugees out
"...in 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

The Summer Heat Has Been Brutal, but at Least You Can Swim for Free in These City Pools
City waives pool fees through Sept. 30
"...hot today, just like it was super hot yesterday, and it’s going to be super hot for the next..."

Aug. 10, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

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

Public Notice: Doing In Deed Restrictions?
Plus: More Hancock! And fewer teachers?
"...clauses still on their property deeds. Though held unconstitutional and unenforceable decades ago, these racially restrictive covenants remain on..."

March 12, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Fallout Continues Over Leander Library's Drag Story Hour
Leander City Council to deliberate over policies, background checks
"...another lengthy meeting going late into the night, the Leander City Council voted 5-2 to close library meetings rooms..."

Aug. 16, 2019 News Post by Nick Yeager

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

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

Chronicle Endorsements for the Propositions on the November Ballot
November 2021 Statewide General Election and City of Austin Special Election
"...for many years was to recommend voting down any and all proposed Texas constitutional amendments (there have been more..."

Oct. 15, 2021 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

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

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

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

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.
"...to 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

Proposition B Swaps Parkland for ... More Parkland
City seeks voters OK of land swap proposed by Oracle
"...eight constitutional amendments put before all Texans, the high-dollar and highly emotional Save Austin Now police staffing proposal contained..."

Oct. 15, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

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