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Naked City
Neighbors are pleasantly surprised with their Supercenter deal.
"...but there he was Dec. 11, praising his nemesis Wal-Mart and its attorney Richard Suttle at a City Council..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
On the Blizzard / Stratus scandal, the Statesman misses the real story -- as usual.
"...coordinated citizen campaigns against the proposed, and now deposed, Wal-Mart Supercenter over the Edwards Aquifer were funded in large..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Let 'Em Eat Op-Eds!
From Managua to Guang Zhou, it ain't easy being Wal-Mart
"...Ana Barahona, visiting from Nicaragua, dropped into a U.S. Wal-Mart, she was stunned to see slacks similar to those..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Developing Stories
Citizen passion against city-approved site plan for redeveloping Northcross Mall continues to run hot and deep
"...have articulated clearly, the fight isn't just about hating Wal-Mart. Rather, the uprising of activism in this ordinary middle-class..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
While the Beast makes small concessions, the mayor hints at hope for a negotiated settlement.
"...A task force reviewing a proposed Wal-Mart's impact on a South Austin neighborhood wrapped up the..."

Sept. 26, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
The Beast from Bentonville announces a third Southside Supercenter as the battle rages over the first two.
"...Wal-Mart opposition is spreading almost as fast as the retailer's..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Point Austin: Whose City Is It?
Northcross Wal-Mart fight is about a lot more than a site plan
"...what you heard in the media" about the Northcross Wal-Mart lawsuit as so much "conspiracy theory." (See "Quote of..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Column by Michael King

RG4N Questions City's Legal Wisdom
Anti-Wal-Mart group wants to know why city hired outside legal staff in Northcross case.
" outside law firm for help on the Northcross Wal-Mart debacle: "Five days after as many as 3,000 Austinites..."

Feb. 21, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
The world's largest everything wows the crowd at City Council.
"...speak, and it wants -- nay, needs -- a Wal-Mart Supercenter at Slaughter Lane and I-35. The City Council..."

Oct. 31, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Council unanimously OKs another Beastcenter -- and a study of the big box invasion.
"...the council's unanimous first-reading approval of zoning for a Wal-Mart Supercenter on Ben White Boulevard. Both issues will be..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
One citizen's report on a curious push-poll from the world's largest retailer
"...claiming to work for a polling firm hired by Wal-Mart to conduct research in Austin, so she listened very..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

It's a Conspiracy!
The landowner alleges vile collusion between City Hall and Stratus Properties -- but not actual citizens.
"...agreement governing development on the site of the now-abandoned Wal-Mart project at MoPac and Slaughter Lane -- a deal..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Beside the Point: Their Northcross to Bear
Council wades into Wal-Mart's waters
"...association members surrounding Northcross Mall, formed to combat the Wal-Mart proposed at the ailing engine of commerce. It was..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

RG4N to Sue City Today
Responsible Growth for Northcross files a lawsuit today against the city of Austin and Lincoln Property Co., asserting that the city's Tuesday approval of a second site plan for the redevelopment of Northcross Mall was illegal.
"...situation without litigation, but the City, the developer and Wal-Mart have made it clear that they won't listen unless..."

June 28, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
South Austin neighbors fear Blunn Creek's inevitable death-by-shopping.
"...the beginning of the end of Blunn Creek if Wal-Mart wins City Council approval today (Thursday) on a zoning..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Page Two: Thinking Small
When Wal-Mart skates through the development process at Northcross, is it any wonder surrounding neighbors and indie businesses feel betrayed?
" fact, there's any real difference between us and Wal-Mart when it comes to pay issues...."

Dec. 15, 2006 Column by Nick Barbaro

RG4N's 11th-Hour Gamble
RG4n wants a third party to reconcile their Northcross plans with the developer's.
"...for a third party to facilitate their beef with Wal-Mart developers Lincoln Property to head off the threat of..."

March 27, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Wal-Mart on the Aquifer?
"...Wal-Mart wants to conquer the Edwards Aquifer with one of..."

April 4, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

RG4N Trial: Thursday Afternoon
Both sides wrap up testimony; closing arguments tomorrow morning.
"...Responsible Growth for Northcross suit attempting to stop the Wal-Mart at Northcross. I've been the only reporter who has..."

Nov. 15, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Liveblogging the Northcross Hearing…
"...the "interested party" requirement detailed here. Translation: we're sorry, Wal-Mart! Don't hit us! "The site plan review was solid."..."

Dec. 14, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Bee Cave Brouhaha
Civic unrest erupts in the southwest Travis County village
" that very nearly became the home of a Wal-Mart big-box development. Since then, village officials have bent over..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Where the Heart is
" a young unwed mother literally living inside a Wal-Mart is a sure sign that shoddy merchandise is on..."

April 28, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Won't Somebody Think of the Children?
Skating Rink at Northcross says RG4N's putting them on ice
"...describing how they've been "caught in the crossfire" between Wal-Mart and Responsible Growth for Northcross. "A threatened court injunction..."

Feb. 15, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Meeker Officially Declares for Council
RG4N spokesman challenges Leffingwell.
"...businesses that he believes will be threatened by the Wal-Mart Supercenter planned for the former Northcross Mall property across..."

Feb. 6, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

More on RG4N's Northcross Lawsuit
More details on the RG4N suit filed today.
"...the recently approved second site plan for the Northcross Wal-Mart: RG4N STATEMENT ANNOUNCING LAWSUIT AGAINST CITY OF AUSTIN AND..."

June 28, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

RG4N Loses In Court
But judge only addresses one aspect of anti-Wal-Mart group's claims
"...its lawsuit attempting to stop the construction of a Wal-Mart on the former Northcross Mall property by Lincoln Property...."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Devil's Due
She's having an unholy baby - but isn't that every pregnant woman's fear? The only new ingredient in this horror setup is the found-footage element.
"...nightmares to anyone who’s shopped after work at a Wal-Mart lately, but the little hellions’ cunning skills with Technicolor..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Complaint in Place Tres Race
Kim calls fouls on Shade's contributions, but ethics complaint looks more like PR push
"...has opposed, like tax giveaways for corporate retail, the Wal-Mart at Northcross, and billboards on scenic roadways, and Randi..."

May 2, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

RG4N Trial: Thursday Morning
"I sue for the trees, for the trees have no lawyers!"
"...Northcross' trial attempting to stop the construction of a Wal-Mart at the former mall property continued this morning with..."

Nov. 15, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Socially Responsible Investing Discussion
Benedictine nun has included Wal-Mart, among others, in her targets.
"...Socially Responsible Investment Coalition (SRIC). (Hint: she might mention Wal-Mart.) Click on the link below for more details:..."

Oct. 25, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

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