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More Dam Facts
Even if the rain stops soon, river levels could stay high for weeks.
"...Lower Colorado River Authority is saying local river and lake levels could stay high for weeks. This means they'll..."

June 29, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Animal Shelter Move Howls Again Wednesday
The debate comes to Council chambers.
"...the controversial relocation of the city's animal shelter from Town Lake to the Eastside. (Controversial to FixAustin, at least...."

Aug. 6, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Comp Plan Task Force: Awry?
Council and City Management to the rescue
"...attend an added meeting Tues., Jan. 26, 6pm, at Town Lake Center, 721 Barton Springs Rd...."

Jan. 19, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

A Bloodcurdling Day in the Neighborhood: ANC Council Candidates Forum
Tense ANC candidates forum on Wedensday.
"...the ANC crowd: for instance, his willingness to readdress Town Lake setbacks for developers in order to complete the..."

March 28, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Developing Stories
Traffic, bullshit, Suttle, and Town Lake
"...completely out of the primary 150-foot setback that protects Town Lake shoreline land in the city's Waterfront Overlay District...."

June 1, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

We Don't Need No Stinkin' De-Icer
City trumpets response to the great storm of aught-7
"...Health and Human Services: During this weather event, the Town Lake Animal Center followed established cold-weather procedures. At night,..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Common Law
You can't do what on Lady Bird Lake ...?
"...I saw some kids wading chest-deep into Lady Bird Lake under an overpass. Can you swim there?..."

June 3, 2016 Column by Luke Ellis

Then There's This: Parks and Rec in Review
In a parks-centric town like Austin, it's not easy being PARD
" property along the north shore of Lady Bird Lake...."

Dec. 28, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Extend Our Trail (If Not Our Sympathy)
New astroturf org backed by developers pose as anti-developers.
"...been so blatantly disrespectful of WO [waterfront overlay] values, never would have formed. Few things galvanize this town..."

Oct. 2, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Hey Sailor, Pt. 2!
More of Austin's GLBTeratti welcomes you with open arms and tells you what's hot about our town
"...As you will see, Austinites are scary-proud of their town. And we figured that you are getting so much..."

March 17, 2006 Features Feature by Kate Getty

Naked City
Hydrilla, an invasive aquatic weed, is starting to choke Lake Austin.
"...their descriptions of the invasive weed recently found in Lake Austin, they do see the florescent, exotic vegetation as..."

Feb. 25, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Hey Sailor! You Here for a Conference?
The Gay Place polls Austin’s GLBTeratti, who welcomes you with open arms and tells you what’s hot about our town
"...As you will see, Austinites are scary-proud of their town. And we figured that you are getting so much..."

March 10, 2006 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Boot Camp Challenge: Week One
If Barack Obama can become president, I can certainly lose 16 pounds in six weeks
"...I have to stay loose by running across the Town Lake bridge under MoPac for a good 20 minutes..."

Jan. 24, 2009 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Health Officials on Lookout for Woman Exposed to Rabies
"...witnessed handling a bat while canoeing at Lady Bird Lake "on or about" last Sunday, July 13. The bat..."

July 18, 2008 News Post by Nora Ankrum

Buzz Mill to Host Dog and Owner Lookalike Contest
Pup-centric party (with free treats!) benefits Emancipet
"...Ever been walking on the Town Lake trail, minding your own business, when you notice..."

July 24, 2019 Food Post by Lina Fisher

Happy Trails on the Horizon?
AMTC's Vision Quest
"...that would allow hikers and bikers to get around town free of the fumes, noise, danger, and harassment of..."

July 28, 1995 News Feature

The Gotham backlash continues.
" not support the construction of Gotham condominiums at Town Lake and Congress Avenue. Gotham provides a small number..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Column

A Long Time Coming
Why Now?
" pour hundreds of millions of dollars into the downtown area and get long-stalled -- even presumed-dead plans --..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff

Developing Stories
A developer offers to extend the Town Lake trail in exchange for a variance to build closer to Town Lake. Is it worth it?
"...should the city of Austin be to protecting the Town Lake waterfront as open space for all Austin citizens..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Condo Clash
The Gotham Has Neighbors Up in Arms
"...for his leading role in the residential rebirth of downtown. He pioneered the now-booming loft scene and renovated the..."

Oct. 1, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Outdoors & Recreation
"...Best Bike Commuter RouteBarton Creek Greenbelt to Town Lake Hike & Bike to Shoal Creek Hike &..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Greenbacks for Green Space
City moves to make development pay more for parks
"...sunny spring Saturday, public parks in every part of town fill up with Austinites seeking R&R: tattooed youths playing..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Preserving a 'Special Kind of Place'
Scott Swearingen on the ‘environmental city’
"...driving reason was because at that time, in this town, we have the Statesman, which is the monopoly daily..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Despite the outrage of the land pimps, Austin's dis-invitation to Wal-Mart is democratic, legal, and honorable.
"...safely forget the revived plan to turn the future Town Lake Park into a commercial complex that would, in..."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Downtown Developments
" Kayte VanScoy, with contributions by Mike Clark-Madison, Kevin..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature

La Vista at the Hyatt
"...the Congress Avenue and First Street bridges and overlooks Town Lake. The Fajitas for Two at $17.50 seem pricey..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Food Feature

Council Blocks Bloch
Council Rejects Cancer Park to Preserve Greenbelt
"...the form of a $1 million plaza along the Town Lake greenbelt, but the council rejected the site last..."

Nov. 15, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Great Streets, Not So Great Parks
Battle at the park over Riverside Drive
"...To design Town Lake Cultural Park, a 54-acre green space and arts..."

April 12, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Tracking the MACC
A Brief History of Austin's Latino Cultural Center
"...held in conjunction with Aqua Fest. Held on east Town Lake from I-35 to the Holly Street power plant,..."

June 12, 1998 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

Tower of Ill Dispute
When the city settled its boundary dispute with Lumbermen's Investment Corp., it didn't close the book -- it opened up a sequel.
"...year over a war-torn tract of property north of Town Lake, the truce between the city and landowners didn't..."

Sept. 28, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

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