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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

The Sun Also Rises
Out of tragedy blooms East Cameron Folkcore.
"...Outside a fading yellow house off of Montopolis Drive, the sound of guitars, drums, and horns rattles faintly onto..."

April 3, 2015 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

And All the Country Wept With a Loud Voice
Second-place winner
"...What the fuck do you mean, says Tina, squinting at me..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Books Feature by Greg Koehler

The Drink/Drank/Drunk Issue: Stages of Inebriation
To drink or not to drink – for local thespians, no question
"...Want to hear some good drinking stories? Ask theatre people. Between their research for playing soused characters, work..."

July 3, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

A Victory by the People
Filibuster, parliamentary gamesmanship kill abortion bill … for now
"...It took until 2:20 in the morning for the Texas Senate to determine whether 12:02am..."

June 26, 2013 News Post by Dan Solomon

'The NFL Beat': Week Two
Back to the grind
"...There is no time for lengthy introductions or the exchange..."

Sept. 15, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

Working 'The Corner'
Neighbors and officials plan one more effort to save the neighborhood around 12th and Chicon
"...Lee Sherman was cleaning catfish in his backyard when he heard someone walking up the gravel path..."

July 13, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

'The NFL Beat': Mock Draft
The 'Chronicle' gets Draft-y with a li'l help from friends
"...This is "The NFL Beat" and today I brought some friends. We..."

April 17, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

'The NFL Beat': 2012 Draft Needs
An inside look at all 32 teams
"...This is "The NFL Beat" and I have friends in 32 places...."

Feb. 11, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

The Laziest Girl in Town
Asleep at the Wheel's feminine ideal is pregnant with possibility
"...an unseasonably warm January afternoon, Elizabeth McQueen lounges on the curved tangerine sofa in her East Austin home, glasses..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Ending the Water War
What if enviros and the city partnered on water conservation?
"...Stacked neatly at the Austin Water Utility are boxes and boxes of brochures..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Film Prof's Drunk, and the Kids Are Not All Right
Zombie auteur George Romero delivers another state of the union
"...Perhaps it's prankishly appropriate in the time of viral video "2 Girls 1 Cup" that..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Thank You, Central Time Zone: A Preview of the 2007 NFL Draft
"...I moved to Texas from the East Coast for a multitude of reasons. I don’t..."

April 26, 2007 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

We Were the Urban Pioneers
Our search for the just-right million-dollar condo, in the wilds of Downtown
"...Think of the Puritan settlers, eking out a new life amid impossibly..."

March 23, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City of the Dead
Journeying through the graves of Austin's oldest cemetery
"...I see you standing on the other side...."

April 21, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Spotting the Rare Cheap Rental
The history and habits of a not-quite-extinct-yet Austin species
"...of agaves and redbud? That's where I live. That's the house I'll be leaving soon. I write to deliver..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Michael Erard

The Sauce Boss
Lauri Raymond looks back on – and forward to – the life and times of SASS dressing
"...son, Ben Raymond-Henshaw, was born at home at 1:22pm. The exact time of the birth of Sisters & Brothers..."

June 11, 2004 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Facing the South
The Democratic primary for the new CD 25 pits Austin's Lloyd Doggett against McAllen's Leticia Hinojosa
"...If you want to get from one end of the 25th Congressional District to the other without actually leaving..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

More Places at the Table
The Austin Critics Table is about to hand out its annual awards for achievement in the arts for the 10th year, and the list of nominees is longer than ever.
"...liked an awful lot of it. That essentially describes the reaction of the Austin Critics Table to the last..."

May 24, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Agony of the Ecstasy
Will the federal and local crackdown on ecstasy put raves out of business?
"...pacifier fetish if you're over, say, 10 years old. The wisdom of such an accouterment for anyone old enough..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

The Last Sunset
The day the DEA came for Dan Del Santo
"...This is the story of a family trauma. The loss of a..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Music Feature by Anne Sherwood

Shivering the Timbers
The Dirigo Group's 'Gypsy Chain' Speaks for the Trees
"...24-year-old activist named David "Gypsy" Chain was killed in the Headwaters Forest in Northern California: This is a matter..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ruling the Roost
Austin Preeminent Concert Promoter Ponders Retirement
"...If he hadn't been driving the getaway car, Tim O'Connor might have punched Willie Nelson...."

June 1, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Fantastic and Utterly Disreputable History of the Bevy of Sin Known as Guy Town
Before downtown Austin had the Warehouse District, it had the Whorehouse District: a notorious neighborhood of brothels and fandango houses called Guy Town.
"...tanked in sophisticated company. You head on down to the Warehouse District, and plop yourself at any one of..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Ian Quigley

Years of the Dead
The Mexico of now, David Garza writes, is not held only within the borders of Mexico itself. It has spread northward, re-entered its old space, in a sense. For so many of the Mexicans, displaced but still infatuated with the idea of spirit and ghost, the nation itself is a ghost in the back of the head.
"...The Years With Laura Díazby Carlos Fuentes translated by Alfred..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Books Feature by David Garza

The Can't-Miss Kid
The Man Behind the W.
"...In retrospect, the March 7 coming-out party further solidified Rove's position as..."

May 28, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Urban on the Rocks
It's the Sprawl, Y'all
"...Problem is, nobody asked the folks in the Desired Zones whether they desired to..."

April 30, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Full Circle on the Triangle
Back to the Battle Lines
"...Protests are starting up again at the Triangle. photograph by John Anderson After a three-month hiatus..."

March 6, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Backstage Crew
Council Candidates' Consultants Direct the Show
"...The Dream Team Scheme..."

April 11, 1997 News Feature

The Take-Out
What's in a restaurant name?
"...for his Italian toast concept. It's no easy task. The name has to be exotic, but not alienating. It..."

June 24, 2016 Food Column by Brandon Watson

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