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No Trail of Lights
City announces Zilker Tree Holiday Festival instead of traditional illuminated promenade
"...season celebration, the decision was simple: a) Have a Trail of Lights (complete with massive electricity bill) at Zilker..."

Nov. 12, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Happy Trail (of Lights) to You
54th annual Zilker Park tradition returns Dec. 10-23
"...the bend – the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. Or, in the case of one Austin..."

Aug. 21, 2018 Chron Events Post by Kimberley Jones

Trail of Lights 2017
"...The historic Austin Trail of Lights in Zilker Park is Austin’s largest and..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Photo Gallery

2018 Austin Trail of Lights
"...The Night Lights preview party, benefiting the Trail of Lights Foundation, gave..."

Dec. 10, 2018 Photo Gallery

Beleaguered PARD Considers Dousing Trail of Lights
What are the holidays without that special twinkle at Zilker?
"...and attention-getting recommendation: Consider canceling the Zilker Park holiday Trail of Lights. The Parks & Recreation Department loses about..."

May 29, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Trail of Lights 2014
"...Austin's Trail of Lights opened December 7 and will run every..."

Dec. 10, 2014 Photo Gallery

Luv Doc Recommends: Trail of Lights 5K
Zilker Park, Saturday, December 10, 2005
"...they can get in their hour and a half of high intensity cardio. On the conversational thrill meter the..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Column by The Luv Doc

Trail of Lights 2012
December 19, 2012. 16 Photos
"...The Trail of Lights returned this year on Dec. 16 and..."

Dec. 20, 2012 Photo Gallery

Day Trips & Beyond: Christmas Lights 2017
Take the scenic route
"...It’s that time of year when the state is bathed in elaborate displays..."

Nov. 22, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Holiday Lights 2019
Holiday happenings from Arlington to Wimberley
"...courthouse squares and drive-through parks are aglow in colorful lights. The holiday season kicks off in earnest on the..."

Nov. 25, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The 12 Bars of Christmas
Holiday drinks specials are way better than geese a-laying
"...with a grown up advent calendar: the 12 Bars of Christmas!..."

Dec. 13, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...lists some 196 “Major Events," with about a quarter of them being multiday. There's a total of over 400..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

Snapshot: 37th Street Lights
The holidays may be over, but you can catch this iconic stretch of Austin oddballness for a few more days
"...Austin within the past decade, you probably know the Trail of Lights as the city's premier holiday hot spot,..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Best of Austin: No Pasture Greener
"Best of Austin" 2013 is coming. Let's look back at some previous bests.
"...Not all Best of Austins are created equal. These are the champs that..."

Sept. 11, 2013 Chronolog Post by Nina Hernandez

On the Santa Trail
Ace reporter Jordan Smith is hot on the trail of Austin's own Santa.
"...that he is an award-winning chili chef in the off-season? Or that, aside from that North Pole workshop, he's..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Features Feature by Jordan Smith

37th Street Lights
Will the elaborate holiday illuminations burn brighter or burn out?
"...Austin's electrified yuletide tradition – a shimmering strip of Christmas-light-laden bungalows on 37th Street, just east of Guadalupe..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

City Hall Hustle: The Mystery of the Mayor's Desk
Wherein many questions are asked ... and zilch are answered
"...Eve, inside a dim, musty storeroom in the bowels of City Hall. The Austin City Council is picking through..."

Dec. 31, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Flashy Lights
"...The Trail of Lights 5K was an experience. I highly suggest..."

Dec. 10, 2007 Promotions Post

Jana Birchum's Top Photos of 2018
"...Karen Russell shows off her makeover as part of Gutter to Glam. The..."

Dec. 27, 2018 Photo Gallery

RunTex Gets Run Out of Shop
Court order shuts down running store
"...County constables to change the locks and take control of the inventory at the iconic running store, whose owner,..."

April 4, 2013 News Post by Amy Smith

Calling the healthier version of me! Will you please pick up?
"...I can't believe we're coming up on Week 3 of our training. It's really going by fast, which makes..."

Oct. 11, 2007 Promotions Post

A frightening and spooky lack of exercise...
"...and trick or treating, and finally giving out (and of course consuming) lots of candy. It's been a fun..."

Nov. 1, 2007 Promotions Post

SXSW Music Rounds Up Last Wave of Talent
Bully, Khalid, Car Seat Headrest, Lizzo, and Billie Eilish join fest
"...Most of those artists’ SXSW showcases came to light last week,..."

March 7, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Wheels of a Dream
With the long-awaited Topfer Theatre, Zach races full-throttle into the future
"...a full-size automobile (albeit one built from the scraps of early 20th century Model Ts). And in a town..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Friday Night Lights': Running the Numbers
"...This is it, folks. Last night of the 2006 regular season. Next week the second season,..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Sports Post by Christopher Gray

'From Dusk Till Dawn' to See Light of Day
Debut date and all the details on Robert Rodriguez's TV series
"...El Rey Network has announced when the TV adaptation of Robert Rodriguez's seminal horror-comedy From Dusk Till Dawn will..."

Jan. 13, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

State of Love and Trust
Have a little faith for the new millennial music paradigm and trust in the 2011-12 Austin Music Awards.
"..."Faith, to me, is believing in something in lieu of evidence," Quiet Company front man Taylor Muse told the..."

March 9, 2012 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Bright Lights, Little City
An icon makes a big comeback
" were to plot Austin's history through a chronology of coffee shops, a large chapter starts and stops with..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Born on the Fourth of July
Explosions in the Sky are blowing up. (Sorry, we resisted the pun as long as we could.)
"...A surge of lightning flickers as thunder cracks above the rumble of..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

20 Years of Austin Gifts
... And a slew of other local businesses celebrating significant anniversaries
" assist with your gift-giving needs, plus a list of others celebrating anniversaries, as well...."

Dec. 7, 2001 Features Feature by Brant Bingamon

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