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Committee Punts on 64 Rainey Street
City Council will likely take up the Rainey Street project debate in early August
"...City Council will have to consider the simmering 64 Rainey Street dispute without help from its Open Space, Environment,..."

July 10, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Rainey Street Bar in Hot Water Over Social Media Posts: Updated
Unbarlievable accused of making misogynistic and racist posts
"...Rainey Street bar Unbarlievable is under fire after a series..."

June 28, 2017 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Latest Rainey Street Revamp Open At Last
Much anticipated cocktail menu from Chris Bostick getting warmed up
"...Step is the newest bar to join ranks on Rainey Street and it promises a meticulous cocktail experience and..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Food Post by Gracie Salem

Down Came the Rainey
With downtown redevelopment encroaching and property values the highest they've ever been, Rainey Street residents are getting ready to cash in their chips and leave.
"...The time for closing down Rainey Street may be now. Within days, we'll know whether..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Another Slowdown on Rainey Street
Staff redevelopment plan hits a roadblock at the Design Commission
"...dais, the long-discussed effort to rezone and redevelop the Rainey Street neighborhood once again got stuck in traffic. The..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

City Hall Hustle: The Lure of Rainey Street
Bars, cars, and teeny tiny homes
"...on Jan. 13, speakers invested in the future of Rainey Street – where a burgeoning bar and restaurant scene..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Can MACC and 70 Rainey Coexist?
Will the development of the Rainey Street District squeeze the MACC?
"...Texas" – that is, the imminent construction of 70 Rainey, a 35-story luxury condominium project to be built in..."

April 24, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Rainey Street, Ready to Go
Neighbors weigh in on compromise plan to transform Downtown neighborhood
"...Consider the similarities between the Hyde Park and Rainey Street neighborhoods. Both are part of the historic fabric..."

Aug. 20, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

70 Rainey Ends Talks With MACC Board
Rescinds proposal
"...community backlash over construction (see "Can MACC and 70 Rainey Coexist?" April 24)...."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Rainey Street Density
"...to give exception to three new developments in the Rainey Street District: SP-2019-0465C, River Street to 22:1 FAR SP-2020-0069C,..."

March 19, 2021 Postmarks

The Force Behind Rainey's Renaissance
Bridget Dunlap is the one-woman army who changed the face of an Austin neighborhood
"...ago, most people in Austin hadn't even heard of Rainey Street. Today, this once-forgotten neighborhood is the fastest growing..."

May 25, 2012 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Rainey Street Bites
A world of flavor – all on one street
"...El Naranjo85 Rainey, 474-2776 Tuesday-Sunday, 5:30-10pm; Thursday-Saturday, bar and botanas until midnight..."

May 25, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Icenhauers
Reviews of three bars on Rainey
"...Icenhauer's83 Rainey, 473-0005 Monday-Saturday, 4pm-2am; Sunday, noon-2am..."

May 25, 2012 Food Feature

Rainey Street Shock Troopers
What will the redevelopment of Rainey Street mean?
"...than a dozen acres of land near Downtown, on Rainey Street. Don't miss the Flickr slide show he links...."

March 30, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

SXSW Music News: Jenny Lewis Makes Surprise Appearance on Rainey Street
Netflix embed follows up Father John Misty with Rilo Kiley singer
"...evening. The Thirties-themed speakeasy setup in Banger’s Basement on Rainey Street hosted Jenny Lewis after Lukas Nelson as promotion..."

March 12, 2019 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
The life and tribulations of the Mother of the Blues

Dec. 4, 2020 Movie Review

Historical Revision
Rainey Neighbors Debate the Future of Their Neighborhood
"...So, does anyone really want to save Rainey Street? Judging from the surprisingly contentious not-really-a-hearing at last..."

April 14, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
City Council evenly split on redevelopment proposals
"...comes to the future of the shabby yet coveted Rainey Street neighborhood at the southeast corner of Downtown. The..."

Nov. 12, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

The Ghost of Developers Past
Rainey Street's struggle to retain its historic integrity has opened up some gems
"...bonanza happened in 1884, when Jesse Driskill and Frank Rainey subdivided 16 acres between Water Street (now Cesar Chavez)..."

May 25, 2012 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Naked City
Downtown neighborhood battle ends with a thud instead of a bang
"...has finally hit on a zoning plan for the Rainey Street neighborhood, but the whole process seems to have..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
The city tries to combine historic protection, urban redevelopment
"...City Hall to settle on a plan for the Rainey Street neighborhood is a bit like watching Leslie Cochran..."

Aug. 6, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Secret Window
Even the powerful combination of Johnny Depp and John Turturro can't save this Stephen King film adapatation.
"...even the presence of Johnny Depp, as novelist Mort Rainey, can’t save this film from its own unintended melodramatics...."

March 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Council Recap: Hey, Remember That Thing We Asked You to Do?
City Council revisits resilience hubs and Rainey Street density
"...Downtown apartments reaching ever closer to the sky on Rainey Street, and resilience hubs in Austin's neighborhoods to give..."

April 16, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Then There's This: MACC Attack Averted?
Council to settle whether to sell or keep Rainey Street tract
"...a proposal to sell a tract of land on Rainey Street – signifying a major victory for the neighboring..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Go or No Go?
No Va is a promising addition to the Rainey Street District
"...a former residence within the trendy and still evolving Rainey Street district. Unlike the other Rainey Street conversions, this..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

The Daily Hustle: 2/21/11
Rainey Street open house in works
"...Hustle has some new for you regarding changes affecting Rainey Street...."

Feb. 21, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 1/17/11
Disc golf, Lustre Pearl keep council up
"...Guerrero Park, and pulling an outdoor music permit for Rainey Street bar Lustre Pearl...."

Jan. 17, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Blackheart Announces April Closing
Rainey Street’s live music headquarters loses lease
"...The Blackheart, a musician’s oasis in the increasingly upscale Rainey Street district, will close at the end of April,..."

March 19, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Banger’s Celebrates Its Seventh Anniversary in Style
A birthday bash featuring the holy trinity of beer, barbecue, and music
"...so often Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden on Rainey Street likes to throw a party. Their anniversaries are..."

Aug. 1, 2019 Food Post by Reid Jowers

First Look: Salvation Pizza
Second outlet now open on Rainey
"...twirls though the air. Er – scratch that. At Rainey Street's newest pizza parlor, you won't see chefs spinning..."

April 2, 2015 Food Post by Adrienne Whitehorse

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