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The Roosevelt Room Stands Its Ground in a New Downtown
How the right lease negotiations kept the Fifth Street bar in business
" Rainey, Fifth and Lavaca stalled. Almost all of the establishments on the corner, including Rebel's Saloon and Hudson..."

July 12, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

First Look: The Wheel
Bike-themed bar doesn't soft pedal quality
"...The most distinguishing feature of new bar the Wheel may..."

March 13, 2015 Food Post by Andrew Thomas

From the Fonz to Gene Cousineau: Henry Winkler's Career of Fearless Reinvention
The man who defined cool on the changing demands of acting, being an icon, and the joy of fly fishing
"...Henry Winkler has momentum. He always has. The Yale graduate took the minor supporting part of Arthur..."

Nov. 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ashley Madison Review Overview, Pros, and Cons: Is it a Legit Hookup Site?
Everything you ever wanted to know about
" say “F#%$ It!” and throw all caution to the wind, then the natural question ping-ponging in your mind..."

Aug. 4, 2021 Ads Post

Billy Madison
After his stint at SNL, Adam Sandler broke out as a movie star with this comedy.
"...Starring: Adam Sandler, Bridgette Wilson and Darren McGavin. Behind the bland, seemingly innocent title of Billy Madison lurks one..."

Feb. 17, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Long Story of East 11th and 12th Streets Takes a Turn
Austin’s historically black neighborhood continues to stand at the crossroads of growth
"...Dr. Charles Urdy, at 86, can still remember the names of long-gone nightclubs along East 11th Street. He..."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Mike Clark-Madison Out at Austin Monitor
Publisher steps down after a brief tenure
"...That was a very short honeymoon: Mike Clark-Madison, who took the job of publisher of the online,..."

June 18, 2018 News Post by Michael King

Winding Up the Election Cycle
Harper-Madison, Ellis to join Council; Singh, Gharakhanian prevail
"...With all votes counted, newcomers Natasha Harper-Madison and Paige Ellis and incumbent Sabino "Pio" Renteria won..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Benchwarmers
Another comedy from ex-SNLers, along with Napoleon Dynamite's Jon Heder and baseball's Reggie Jackson.
"...Days are longer, nights are warmer, baseball is on the television, and bad baseball movies are in the theatre...."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Who will win this epic new battle royal as Godzilla faces King Ghidorah?
"...Officially the longest-running film franchise in history, Toho Studios’ gargantuan, Atomic..."

May 31, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: Mike Clark-Madison on the City Budget and Rock Photographer Martha Grenon
Why you should care about how the city spends your money
"...This week on The Austin Chronicle Show, News Editor Mike Clark-Madison breaks down..."

Aug. 16, 2019 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Council Recap: Meet the New Chief, Not the Same as the Old Chief
Chacon commits to change as academy moves toward reopening
"...With a unanimous vote of the City Council, Assistant Chief Joe Chacon leveled up to..."

March 26, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Odd Couple II
"...Lisa Waltz. Thirty years later, Felix Ungar and Oscar Madison (Lemmon and Matthau) are back together. In Neil Simon's..."

April 10, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Council Recap: Clearing the Decks for 2021 in a City That Never Stops Growing
Zoning, housing, and COVID relief dominate year's final meeting
"...2020, City Council wrapped up its final meeting of the year, usually long and contentious, before 10pm and without..."

Dec. 11, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Manley Holds On as APD Chief – for the Moment
No movement despite growing calls from council and the community that the APD needs new leadership
" City Manager Spencer Cronk made that clear at the first meeting of City Council's Public Safety Committee June..."

June 26, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Bridges of Madison County
"...Clint Eastwood was grandly given credit for single-handedly reviving the moribund genre of the film Western. Such hyperbole may..."

June 2, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: On the Campaign Trail With Beto O'Rourke
Plus: More TribFest picks, and our favorite movies made by women
"...This week on The Austin Chronicle Show, we contemplate Beto, the blue wave,..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Turn Out the Lights, the Election's Over
New Council, AISD, ACC boards set for action in 2019
"...With all votes counted, newcomers Natasha Harper-Madison and Paige Ellis and incumbent Sabino "Pio" Renteria have..."

Dec. 11, 2018 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

The Strangers: Prey at Night
Home invasion classic becomes a franchise.
"...Directed by: Johannes Roberts. Starring: Bailee Madison, Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Lewis Pullman and Emma Bellomy...."

March 16, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Our most primal fears about what's lurking in the dark lies at the heart of this Guillermo del Toro-scripted frightmare.
" Troy Nixey. Starring: Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison, Jack Thompson and Garry McDonald. "The oldest and strongest..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The United States of Leland
Kevin Spacey-produced indie drama plays like The OC's more intellectual, older sibling.
"...Directed by: Matthew Ryan Hoge. Starring: Ryan Gosling, Don Cheadle, Kevin Spacey,..."

April 16, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: SASS Is Back
Central Health, and the salad dressing that came back from the dead
"...This week on The Austin Chronicle Show, we tackle some tough questions: What..."

Sept. 6, 2019 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Chronicle News Editor Changing of the Guard
Outro Chase Hoffberger, intro Mike Clark-Madison
"...print edition might have noticed a curious something in the staff box of this week’s issue. It was an..."

Oct. 18, 2018 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Fours on the Floor
Handicapping the next Council's coalitions on land use
" use in Austin is like hitting yourself over the head with a 4x4. And there's a reason for..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Pride Entertainment by the Hour
Here's the full Pride Fest line-up, up to the minute
" with Bianca Del Rio and Margaret Cho at the fashion show, or hang with Bobby Cook and Chris..."

Aug. 24, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

Meet the People Behind the Props With the Chronicle’s Virtual Election Forums
VIDEO: Local campaigns join News Editor Mike Clark-Madison to discuss what they’re supporting – or opposing – on the May 1 ballot
"...With every election cycle, the Chronicle News team and editorial board take seriously the..."

April 9, 2021 News Feature

Austin at Large: The Way We Got Here
On the journey to today’s Austin, Ron Davis helped make the road by walking
"...County Com­missioner Ron Davis stayed one step out of the spotlight while other, louder news was being made. The..."

Feb. 12, 2021 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Waterboy
"...Clint Howard, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed and Fairuza Balk. Another half a year, another Adam Sandler film. Director Coraci,..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Soul in the Hole
"...connection with teams like Tom Penders' Texas Runnin' Horns, the term “playground basketball” doesn't necessarily refer to chaotic, brick-heaving,..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo
An engaging doc about the Oklahoma State Prison Rodeo.
"..."It's not a rodeo like you would go to Madison Square Garden and see," explains 13-year Oklahoma State Prison..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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