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Town Lake Setback Variances Non-Starters for Martinez, Leffingwell
CMs already against variance request coming before boards and commissions starting tonight.
"...As setback variances along Town Lake Lady Bird Lake begin to wind their way..."

Aug. 28, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Town Lake Folk Festival
A song about waterfront development tickles's fancy.
"...Here's local folkie Bill Oliver doing his thing for, cramming more developer jargon in to a three-minute ballad..."

July 3, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Town Lake Variance Shuffle
The hike-and-bike trail, questionable developer tactics, and a potential windfall for urban parks all flow together on East Riverside Drive
"...A controversial high-rise residential complex planned for Town Lake – already under fire for being too close..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Shame on City Leaders Over Town Lake
"...Dear Editor, I commend the Chronicle for bringing Town Lake to the forefront ["The Town Lake Variance Shuffle,"..."

Jan. 8, 2007 Postmarks

Save Town Lake!
"...Dear Editor, Re: Save Town Lake (benefit concert and organization): There can be responsible..."

July 20, 2007 Postmarks

Developing Stories: Town Lake Trail - Closing the Gap
Town Lake Trail takes aerobic sprint toward reality
"...Long a civic dream, the completion of a continuous Town Lake Trail – a 10.1-mile hike-and-bike loop from MoPac..."

April 27, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Town Lake Park Update
Artists want some credit
"...Town Lake Park may be the jewel of the city,..."

July 7, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Save Town Lake Trumps City in Court
Court of Appeals rejects city's effort to thwart lawsuit
"...Another legal victory goes to Save Town Lake, a nonprofit group championing protection of open space..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Preserving Town Lake Is What Makes It Valuable
"...Parks Foundation Position on the Waterfront Overlay Ordinance: The Town Lake Trail and its surrounding parkland is one of..."

Feb. 1, 2007 Postmarks

Together We Can Maintain the Integrity of Town Lake
"...Dear Editor, The Save Town Lake organization would like to extend our most sincere..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Postmarks

Does MACC put Town Lake Residents at Risk?
The proposed Mexican-American Cultural Center may block fire access to the adjacent Villas on Town Lake.
"...Chances are you've never noticed the Villas on Town Lake, a secluded condo complex situated on the waterfront..."

May 30, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Save Town Lake Enters the Fray
The lakefront firestorm's only going to get hotter this year
"...The Austin Business Journal reports the organization called Save Town Lake has filed to become a nonprofit. The object..."

Jan. 3, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Animal Advisory Commission Endorses APA! Takeover of Town Lake Animal Center
APA! is losing its lease on a Manchaca space in May
"...corner of Manchaca and Lamar into the city's old Town Lake Animal Center. In November, the group signed a..."

March 9, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Open House Meeting for Town Lake Park Master Plan
The first in a series of public meetings
"...this Saturday on a proposed master plan update for Town Lake Park – Auditorium Shores/Butler Park. Some parks advocates,..."

Dec. 2, 2011 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Battle Lines on Town Lake
" has retained heavy hitter law firm Brown McCarroll, to..."

Jan. 30, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: Town Lake 'Chinatown'?
Bill Moriarty's lawsuit against the city opens a can of worms on contracting, conflicts, and a good ol' boy network of city contractors
"...which the ACWP is the supposed remedy), especially on Town Lake. Last week, he began distributing a DVD reiterating..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Town Lake's Future: Fix It or Ditch It
The animal center needs a major renovation, but funds and political will are needed
"...Like any 50-year-old, Austin's Town Lake Animal Center is getting a little creaky. It's..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Town Lake Heading to Court?
"...possibility to the list -- a four-acre tract overlooking Town Lake...."

April 18, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Town Lake Animal Center: The End of the Beginning of the End
Council moves closer to some resolution of the animal shelter problem, amidst furious protests.
"...a step towards the closure and demolition of the Town Lake Animal Center and the construction of a new..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Dog Fight over Town Lake Animal Center
Council set for a divisive argument over the future of TLAC with rival agenda items this week.
"...Fissures within City Council over the future of the Town Lake Animal Center could become serious rifts with two..."

Oct. 8, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Villas on Town Lake Deserve Better From City
" an owner and resident at the Villas on Town Lake in the Rainey Street/Waterfront Neighborhood, which was rezoned..."

March 28, 2006 Postmarks

Battle on Town Lake
"...union-organizing battle over work in progress at the new Town Lake Community Events Center has boiled over into a..."

March 8, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Seaholm Depot at Town Lake
"...Cesar Chavez from Seaholm with its foundations submerged in Town Lake. Green could become a waterfront bar and cafe,..."

Nov. 28, 1997 News Feature

illustration by Taylor Holland Town Lake
"...Lake Austin..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Food Feature

Rising Tides on Town Lake
Soggy times ahead as LCRA opens the floodgates.
"...Who needs Schlitterbahn? Lake Austin will be getting its own minirapids for a..."

June 20, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Downtown Plan: Town Hall Meeting Tonight
Density Bonus and Affordable Housing Plan
"...Don't miss the Downtown Austin Plan Density Bonus and Affordable Housing Public Town..."

May 18, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Developing Stories: 'L' Is for 'Lake' – and Legal and Ludicrous
The Waterfront Overlay has an intricate history
"...just 80 feet from the shoreline of Lady Bird Lake. That's not allowed without a variance from the Planning..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Developing Stories: The Mistake on the Lake
The 'Save Town Lake' lawsuit turns up a legal mystery at City Hall
"...of fact, historical fable, and incendiary allegations related to's lawsuit against the city, it helps to have the..."

Sept. 21, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Lake Ban: They're Not Kidding
Latest on the lake boating ban
"...City of Austin has been saying "Don't go in Town Lake," and the Lower Colorado River Authority is saying..."

July 15, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lake City
A heavy-handed melodrama that features a young, brooding antihero and Sissy Spacek as his emotionally paralyzed mom.
"...the curse of Billy (Garity), the brooding antihero of Lake City, a movie that approaches drama with a heavy-handedness..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

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