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'Natural Capitalism' in the Hills
The Crossings' earth- and economy-friendly integration into the Hill Country really is something to feel good about.
"...To get to the Crossings, you drive what used to be a long..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Commuter Rail: Stuck in the Station Again
The attempt to salvage commuter rail in the San Antonio-Dallas Corridor
"...7, Austin voters killed light rail. On Nov. 28, the Travis County Commissioners Court fired a few bullets at..."

Dec. 22, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Beside the Point
Council members head to conference center/day spa for "team building," "agenda setting," and inner council member exploration
"...under a heated, essential-oil-infused rock, you've no doubt heard the news: Today, in lieu of an actual meeting, City..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

After the Flood, Before the Flood
As the area recovers from the Memorial Day flood, El Niño looms
"...into San Marcos Sunday morning, May 24, evidence of the previous night's storm was strewn all over the highway...."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Range War at the Dobie Ranch
A bulldozer's intrusion onto 'enchanted' property uncovers the struggles of UT's historic retreat for writers
"...The morning after a rainstorm, the sun shines down on..."

June 21, 2013 News Feature by Amy Gentry

Hammering, the Natural Way
City to run a green building workshop for eco-friendly DIYers.
"...Green builders, remodelers and DIY'ers, get out your calendar: The City of Austin has announced its last one-day Green..."

July 18, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Beside the Point: Top 10 council highlights
"...council's November retreat to "conference center in day-spa drag" the Crossings to indulge in a little team-building and agenda..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Some Parts of the World Pt. 5
BettySoo continues her road diary from Amsterdam
"...“Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice,” Doug murmured as my expectant expression..."

June 10, 2011 Music Post by BettySoo

Beside The Point
A light council agenda for this week, focusing on Downtown and salamanders
"...For the last few weeks, BTP has been feverishly scanning web-programming..."

Nov. 17, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Controversial Pipeline to Cross the Hill Country
The PHP presents potential risks to Edwards Aquifer, and there is little Austin can do about it
"...on June 20, City Council adopted a resolution opposing the Permian Highway Pipeline, a natural gas line planned to..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

The Q&A Hole: Why Is Marijuana Still Illegal in Most of the U.S.?
With Ngaio Bealum, Alan Metoskie, Chris Nicholas, and Maggie Gallant
"...Here's the latest of our Q&A Hole series, wherein your reporter..."

Jan. 19, 2015 Chronolog Post

Developing Stories: The Promise of Planning
Can the city deliver on East Riverside?
"..."I truly believe this can be the next 'SoCo' – even the history of S. Congress..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Beside the Point
The budget circus rolls into town
"...infrastructure financing minutiae! From who else but FutrellCo – the only name in city entertainment!..."

June 15, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Tides of March
Ready for a blue wave in November's midterms? That'll depend on the race.
"...The quadrennial challenge for state Democrats is finding the perfect..."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Public Notice: The End of Single-Family?
Possibly. And look who’s leading the charge.
"...There was a possible game-changer at Mon­day's joint work session..."

Dec. 8, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Beware Low-Water Crossings
"...moron tries to drive through a low-water crossing. Sometimes they make it. When they don’t, the lucky ones are..."

Nov. 30, 2004 Postmarks

'Wura-Natasha Ogunji: The Epic Crossings of an Ife Head'
Finding the origin point for this Austin artist's journeys
"...heavily in Wura-Natasha Ogunji's world. In videos made by the Austin visual and performance artist, women journey from one..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Hightower Report
Dog-Sniff Jurisprudence; and Gov. Goober's Border Cams
"...The tactic is called a "scent lineup." Rather than the..."

July 31, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Other Sister
Multiple Personalities
"...The Bull Creek watershed is fairly neatly contained within the..."

July 2, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Worst Is Yet to Come
Austin's Emergency Operations Center
"...A horror-stricken nation has watched for the past week as Oklahoma City rescue workers pull the..."

April 28, 1995 News Feature

APD, Cap Metro, AISD Warn About Railroad Crossings
Perfectly set press conference shows how not to behave near the tracks
"...Somebody in the press departments of the Austin Police, Capital Metro, and/or..."

Feb. 18, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Breaking Down the Costs of Austin's Big Transit Plans
Double your ridership, at a price
"...The importance of this milestone in the current Project Connect..."

Jan. 17, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...One Election Down: Texas Democrats broke the record for highest turnout in a run-off election in..."

July 17, 2020 News Feature

Beside The Point
Slow week at City Council ... try to stay awake
" council: You are grossly underpaid. Please, give yourselves another raise. Failing that, y'all look a wee peaked –..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Off the Desk
Willie Lewis announces his re-election bid for city council, opposing Thomas Hollywood Henderson and police officer Danny Thomas; Intel is looking for land in Austin, SOS is being honored for smart growth work.
"...he couldn't topple incumbent Eric Mitchell. He did, but the contest was one of the most vicious in local..."

Jan. 21, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Penfold Theatre’s Around the World in 80 Days
This original, gender-bending theatrical take on Jules Verne’s adventure tale is a grand story told with delightful imagination
"...for gentlemen: How long does it take to circumnavigate the globe? A woman, one Phyllida Fogg, declares that she..."

June 23, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Beside The Point
Council members vote to give themselves near 30% raise, but not everyone accepts it
"...Hurtling through the metaverse, "Beside the Point" is adapted this week from..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Big Three Bike Projects – Still Spinning Their Wheels?
Austin still struggles with bicycle mobility
"...Will three bicycle mobility projects long on the Austin drawing board collectively come to pass? Capital Metro's..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Will the Third Time Be a Charm for an Austin Rail System?
Project Connect looks to help make connections
"...If there's one thing that almost everyone can agree on in..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Jack Craver

The Real Deal
"...Proposed settlement between Stratus Properties and the City of Austin The City of Austin and Stratus..."

Dec. 1, 2000 News Feature

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