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Share Some Truth, Justice, and Sustainability With These Civic-Minded Gifts
Keep the holidays real
"...in need and donate to the Central Texas Food Bank, the largest food bank in the region, serving nearly..."

Dec. 4, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

Texas Sees Its First Hemp Harvest in 80 Years
Entrepreneurial farmers navigate state regulations and unsteady market, but still sees a bright future
"...in the building and textile markets. "The reality is smoking and ingesting hemp is the current thing."..."

Nov. 6, 2020 Food Feature by Kevin Curtin

Retailers Fighting Ban on Smokable Hemp
Plaintiffs argue Texas Department of State Health Services overstepped with consumable hemp prohibition
"...distribution, or retail sale of consumable hemp products for smoking is prohibited."..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

The Byrds' Sweetheart of the Rodeo Turns 50
The landmark album spins at the Moody Theater via two of its makers and their virtuosic friends
"...album Sweetheart of the Rodeo. Stuart and his expert band the Fabulous Superlatives have joined original Byrds Roger McGuinn..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Point Austin: The Wages of Civility
The Supreme Court confirms that elections have consequences
"...decision by the court to uphold Trump's determination to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. By a series of..."

June 29, 2018 News Column by Michael King

The Luv Doc: Extreme Douchebaggery
Stealthing is sexual assault, and sexual assault is considered a second degree felony in the state of Texas
"...Stealthing is sexual assault, and sexual assault is considered..."

May 19, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

Letters to the Editor: Classic Cuts
35 years of "keeping it weird"
"...(i.e., musicians' gripes, complaints about SXSW, editorial criticism, the smoking ban) and some dreams never die (lookin' at you,..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Features Feature by Danielle White

Playback: Patio Smoking Ban in Flames
The Central Health Equity Policy Council's efforts to ban smoking on smoking patios meets with community resistance
"...of wisdom lends itself to the incendiary issue of smoking restrictions. The topic, a local flash point more than..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: The Future of Austin Recording Studios
Studio owners look at different solutions to surviving in an increasingly expensive city
"...can't afford to pay $2,000 in rent when young bands don't have much money to spend."..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban
A decade after the initial smoking ban, local health group hopes to stomp out smoking patios
"...A public health organization is working to amend Austin's smoking ordinance to restrict vaping anywhere smoking is forbidden and..."

July 22, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Most Dangerous Man in Austin?
Cody Wilson's day-to-day life is pretty routine. But the product he's selling threatens to make gun control laws obsolete.
"...doorway; just rows of venetian blinds and a "No Smoking" sticker by the door. The gunman rarely does walk-in..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

No Smoking, Austin: 10 Years Later
Chronicle revisits smoking ban at bars, music venues
"...Austin citizens cast their ballots regarding an ordinance to ban smoking in nearly all public places, including bars, music..."

Sept. 4, 2015 News Post by R.U. Steinberg

The Luv Doc: Forest Fires!
Blue hair is flammable. Don't let any geezer tell you different.
"...People can't be smoking during heat waves; smokers should use nicotine gum. Camp..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Column by The Luv Doc

News Roundup: Confederates, Cookies, and Cream
Statues taken down, Blue Bell returns, all is well
"...campus) to the destruction of ancient monuments by the Taliban or ISIS, and the SCV's lawsuit to the bravery..."

Aug. 31, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

News Roundup: Smoke and Fire
Arsonists, burn bans, and heated arguments
"...Austin's car arsonist in Iowa; Council approves a temporary ban on fire and smoking; UT's Confederate statue problem isn't..."

Aug. 17, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

The AggreGAYtor: July 23
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Oklahoma’s marriage ban continues on its long fall...."

July 23, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The AggreGAYtor: January 27
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Let’s all make smoking a little less gay in 2014...."

Jan. 27, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The AggreGAYtor: November 27
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Poz Americans can now be organ donors for poz..."

Nov. 27, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Headlines
"...› Austin Parks and Recreation issued a burn ban July 10 in response to continued dry conditions. The..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

The Facts Were Immaterial
The 'counterintelligence' operations of Hoover's FBI included harassment, vilification, violence – and fake 'underground' newspapers in Bloomington, D.C., and Austin
"...of declassified FBI documents. "[They are] one of the 'smoking guns' that activists who produced the underground press in..."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Dale Brumfield

News Ticker: April 19
All the news that's fit to blog
"...• Austin Parks and Recreation has lifted the burn ban in all city parks and nature preserves. Smoking is..."

April 19, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Lege Lines
Medicaid, guns, and more
"...expansion as merely an Obama administration scam designed to bankrupt Texas and deliver us all to D.C. tyranny. Perry..."

April 5, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Smart Growth
Reflecting on 20 years of South by Southwest Interactive Festivals
"...• Smoking: "Can I smoke in the Hyatt? It all depends..."

March 1, 2013 Screens Feature by Monica Riese

The Luv Doc: Idiot Texters
Why people swerve into you unexpectedly
"...some idiot trying to text. This city has a smoking ban; why doesn’t it have a texting ban? -..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Column by The Luv Doc

Headlines
"...› County commissioners Tues­day voted unanimously to ban smoking, chewing tobacco, and e-cigarettes on all county property..."

Feb. 1, 2013 News Feature

The AggreGAYtor: November 9
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• After Tuesday’s stunning results, Minnesota looks at bringing..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

The AggreGAYtor: September 20
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• Maine Superior Court judge hears arguments in transgender..."

Sept. 20, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Top 10 Joints
Put that in your pipe and smoke it
"...4) Scared of Needles Two years after the federal ban was lifted, congressional Republicans in December voted to reinstate..."

Jan. 6, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Reefer Roundup: 12/30/11
Your drug war news
"...one in every fifteen high school seniors today is smoking pot on a daily or near daily basis," Lloyd..."

Dec. 30, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Headlines
"...to the issuance of new taxi permits and a smoking ban in city parks. See "City Hall Hustle."..."

Dec. 23, 2011 News Feature

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