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Velasquez Park: 'A Model That Works'
"...money to develop or maintain. That's the story of Roy and Matias Velasquez Plaza*, a multi-tiered pocket park scheduled..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Fare Fight
The pending sale of Roy's Taxi company raises a host of Austin memories
"...AC in her van, one of 155 cabs in Roy's Taxi's sea-foam green fleet, is on the fritz, and..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

A Change of Scenery
What It Looks Like
"...the above-the-line stars. Director and screenwriter would be Bobby Velasquez, who has been working for 15 years to find..."

July 16, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

After a Fashion
Is DIY design? Your Style Avatar weighs in ... like the 500-lb. gorilla in the middle of the room.
"...FAREWELL ROY'S As long as I've been in Austin there's been..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Oops!
"...In the Nov. 8 story, "Velasquez Park: 'A Model That Works'" by Chase Hoffberger, we..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Column

Separation Anxieties
New Section?
"...of East Sixth (Buratti Grocery, Nash Moreno's Auto Repair, Roy's Taxi, the League of United Latin-American Citizens, Lopez Drug..."

Aug. 27, 1999 News Feature by Charles Nafus

Day Trips & Beyond: Two Travelogues
A couple of tales with ties to Austin
"...in Austin driving a red and green cab for Roy’s Taxi when Clay experienced parts of his taxi memoir..."

Feb. 24, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Crash Course
Cabs try to survive in the era of Uber
"...Cab as Austin, the city had two other franchises: Roy's Taxi and American Cab Company. The former was found..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...week, Williamson Co. District Judge Burt Carnes sentenced 29-year-old Roy Lee Jackson to 180 days of monitored house arrest..."

March 25, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Community Access
The groundbreaking Austin Past and Present archive projects means free museums, movies, music, and more all over town
"...about the Save Our Springs Alliance? The Wheatville neighborhood? Roy Velasquez, founder of Roy's Taxi Co.? Search alphabetical lists..."

March 2, 2007 Screens Feature by Nora Ankrum

Time to Rename Airport Boulevard
"...Consider Jacob Fontaine, Jacob Harrell, Anson Jones, Jane McCallum, Roy Velasquez, or James Wheat...."

April 12, 2005 Postmarks

One Block's History
"...stands at 1005. Some time between 1936 and 1940, Roy Velasquez Sr. operated his taxi service at the same..."

Aug. 27, 1999 News Feature

Naked City
City Council evenly split on redevelopment proposals
"...the current round of process talk – want now. Roy's Taxi owner Bobby Velasquez, who has led Rainey Street..."

Nov. 12, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Another Slowdown on Rainey Street
Staff redevelopment plan hits a roadblock at the Design Commission
"...led for years in their quest for redevelopment by Roy's Taxi scion Bobby Velasquez, have argued that the city..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Hot on the Trail
Tejano legends get their due around town
"...and Raul Alvarez from huddling over lunch at El Arroyo last Tuesday. The voice of KOOP’s Fiesta Musical and..."

Feb. 23, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Thanks, But No Thanks
Garcia Abandons an Agreement Some Say Never Existed
"...1970 "by a group of Anglo businessmen, which included Roy Butler, Ed Wendler, Sr., and Lowell Leberman [sic]."..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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