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Pleasant Storage Room Opens Friday
Havana-inspired bar showcases cocktails and rum punches
"...Austin's newest custom cocktail lounge, the Pleasant Storage Room (208 W. Fourth), opens Friday, April 11,..."

April 11, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Havana-Inspired Bar Created Pleasant Soft Opening
Pre-opening night fun included ceviche bar and communal punch
"...The owners of the new Pleasant Storage Room invited friends, family, and a few lucky..."

April 25, 2014 Food Post by Gracie Salem

Riding the Wave of Rum Punch
Pleasant Storage Room fuels summer fun with rum
"...Pleasant Storage Room208-D W. Fourth, 512/322-9921 Tue.-Sun., 5pm-2am; happy hour,..."

May 16, 2014 Food Feature by Gracie Salem

A Farewell to Charms
Pleasant Storage Room only does one kind of jerk right
"...the details of a recent happy hour visit to Pleasant Storage Room, I remember the bar's flower arrangement most..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Food-O-File
Comings and goings at local kitchens
"...Hargrove and barman Alfonso Hernandez left East Side Show Room to pursue their own Pleasant Storage Room in the..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
An all-you-can-eat buffet of local food news
"...Chef Paul Hargrove at Pleasant Storage Room (208 W. Fourth) is now offering a..."

July 18, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Opening ceremonies
"...Rob Pate and the Péché team replaced the ill-fated Pleasant Storage Room with the tropical island-themed Isla (208 W...."

March 6, 2015 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Isla
Tropical bar is more than just cocktails
"...doing away with some of the hard-surfaced masculism and unpleasantness. We somehow doubt owner Rob Pate is familiar with..."

June 19, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Review: Kinda Tropical
Hot-weather food with a sunny disposition
"...past few years have seen two major concepts – Pleasant Storage Room and Isla – fail. Austin may be..."

July 28, 2017 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

The Take-Out
"...It was exciting seeing trailers blossom to full-service dining rooms and hometown heroes pop up in commercial breaks. And..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Food Column by Brandon Watson

Food-o-File: Weekend Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...of the gate with changes. During the holiday season, Pleasant Storage Room closed and is scheduled to re-emerge as..."

Jan. 3, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The Take-Out: August 15
Your guide to the weekend's best bites
"...Rum To celebrate National Rum Day, the devotees at Pleasant Storage Room will be opening at 4pm this Saturday...."

Aug. 15, 2014 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Oops!
"...In a May 16 story about the Pleasant Storage Room ("Riding the Wave of Rum Punch"), we..."

May 23, 2014 Column

Faith Healers
A look inside the Teen Challenge faith-based drug treatment in Fort Worth suggests that there are problems with Christian drug rehab programs.
"...they shower in assigned 15-minute slots and clean their rooms to the center's exacting standards (nothing on the beds,..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Hill Country Food and Wine Guide
"...lovingly landscaped grounds: the Granary, the estate's former grain storage barn that's been converted to a charming cottage, and..."

April 5, 2002 Food Feature

Egg Cartons and Foam-Rubber Wallpaper
Finding Rehearsal Space in Austin
"...out of free places to rehearse, like garages or bedrooms or whatever. That resource seems to have dried up:..."

April 11, 1997 Music Feature

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Upcoming Legislative Session
Lawmakers set to tackle immigration, education, legalization, transportation, and more
"...its recent predecessors, or will it be a more pleasant and welcoming place? There's evidence pointing toward both. The..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by the News Staff

Rising From the Halloween Flood
Rebuilding the homes – and lives – displaced by the 2013 Onion Creek floods
"...normal: Christmas decorations dot the street. From the South Pleasant Valley entrance, the area seems draped in open parkland,..."

Dec. 26, 2014 News Feature by Kate X Messer

DVDanger: 'The Incredible Melting Man'/'Swamp Thing'
Morphing, melting and transmogrification clog up your screens
"...a warehouse? Is this really the weirdest episode of Storage Wars ever? Why does that nurse run through a..."

Aug. 3, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Brain Behind Cyc
Doug Lenat discusses artificial intelligence and its increasing presence in the next century.
"...We haven't spent a lot of time building a pleasant voice for Cyc, or worrying too much about speech..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Screens Feature by Sidney Moody

Untrained Wonders
UT's Exhibition of Self-Taught Artists Features Miracles
"...and weather and decay. Since 1995, they've remained in storage, making the presence of five spectacular examples in Austin..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

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