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Meet Me at Waterloo Records: Playing, Shopping, and Encountering Life-Changing Moments at the Heart of Austin Music
Influential Austin characters reminice on 40 years of playing, shopping, and encountering life-changing moments at the heart of Austin music
"...look. Queued up at the vinyl room register in Waterloo Records, I flashed back to my fourth day in..."

April 8, 2022 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Ho, Ho, Help for Santa
Waterloo Ice House eateries are unofficial Project Santa drop zones
"...Between now and Thursday, Dec. 18, all four Austin Waterloo Ice House locations will act as unofficial drop zones..."

Dec. 11, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

This Is You
Waterloo Records marks 20 years as Austin's premiere record retail outlet.
"...begin with. But yeah, it's been 20 years for Waterloo Records. That's enough to make you feel old if..."

April 5, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Readers Poll
"...HONORABLE MENTIONGreen Mesquite, Artz Rib House, Iron Works Barbecue, Sam's BBQHamburgerHut's HamburgersRUNNERS-UPCasino el Camino, Dan's..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Dancing About Architecture
"...along with the owner," said Crooks in a not-very-happy voice mail to this column. Owner Frank Alterman concurs, saying..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Chain Reaction
Downtown construction projects raise fears that Austin will lose its charm.
"...Years ago, you could stand inside Waterloo Records and look out across a dingy row of..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

As You Like It
Welcome! The following is our comprehensive Austin guide to the American classic commonly known as the hamburger.
" the national news recently when a widely reported wire-service story revealed that a restaurant in New York was..."

March 7, 2003 Food Feature

Ate Days a Week
How much more food and music can you ask for in this town around this time and after?
"...Everybody Eats When They Come to My House: American, Pub, Barbecue, Down-HomeArtz Rib House..."

March 18, 2005 Food Feature

With summer drawing to a close and school picking back up, there's good foodie news all around
"...Stuart Hentschel, and Ted Karam have closed the original Waterloo Ice House (600 N. Lamar) to create a new..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

"...Waterloo Ice House..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Food Feature

Old Austin Magic: Uncle Walt’s Band Live
Performance archive reissued with bonus tracks
" week with the release of Recorded Live at Waterloo Ice House...."

Jan. 18, 2021 Music Post by Doug Freeman

King Tears
A decade after the ValuJet crash claimed Walter Hyatt's life, his posthumous archive celebrates his tender abilities once again
"...album is a testament to Hyatt's timeless talent, a voice and art transcending his loss, hauntingly elegant and inconsolably..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Marcia Ball, Natalie Zoe
"...this Hancock gig `cuz there's less room for that voice to travel on its way under your skin. Rick..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
"...Fire & Ice..."

June 27, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Heroine of The Roxy Letters Fights to Get Austin's Groove Back
Mary Pauline Lowry's quirky novel looks for the city's soul
"...owing to its concentration of homegrown indie businesses: BookPeople, Waterloo Records, Waterloo Video, Waterloo Ice House, Amy's Ice Creams,..."

April 17, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
" it dances across a canvas or the satisfying slice of a knife making its way through a fresh..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Austin International Poetry Festival
"...PERFORMANCE POETRY SHOWCASES, Ruta Maya (Fourth & Lavaca), 9pm, Waterloo Ice House (Sixth & Lamar), 10pm: Another embarrassment of..."

April 16, 1999 Books Feature

24 Diner
Check out this newest addition to Austin's round-the-clock restaurants
"...round-the-clock establishments. Located at Sixth and Lamar next to Waterloo Records, 24 has enjoyed a massive and enthusiastic response..."

March 5, 2010 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

Not Too Tight at All
The disciplined abstracts of Helmut Barnett
" explosion of color inside the big white 100-year-old house one block east of I-35 on Third Street. The..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Insatiable Taste for Tunes
In Austin, the self-proclaimed Live Music Capital of the World, seeing great music doesn't always have to mean fighting the crowds at a smoky nightclub
"...The Treehouse Grill2201 College, 443-4200 This eccentric Italian-American eatery pairs its..."

March 19, 2004 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Big Circus of Life
Books Editor Clay Smith and Litera columnist Ric Williams handicap which of the 200-plus international poets attending this year's Austin International Poetry Festival will be best bets.
"...which grew out of the poetry scene at Chicago House, the legendary, now-defunct coffeehouse and performance space, and Poesia..."

April 19, 2002 Books Feature by Ric Williams

All There in the Music
Mandy Mercier puts down her fiddle to talk about her eventful life.
"...Mercier sets up on the makeshift stage at the Waterloo Ice House on 38th Street. The atmosphere at the..."

May 11, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Highlights of the Austin International Poetry Festival and critic Neil Postman's upcoming visit to Austin.
"...Friday, April 14, from 8-11:30pm at Ruta Maya Coffee House (Fourth and Lavaca) and from 10pm-12:30am at Waterloo Ice..."

April 7, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Dancing About Architecture
Closer Than You Think
"...Yep, time marches on, and as the snow and ice subsides, what's revealed isn't a frozen woolly mammoth, tundra,..."

Jan. 17, 1997 Music Column

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
"...Amy's Ice Cream, various locations, www.amysicecream.comReaders Ice Cream..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Burgers, Burgers Everywhere
The Chronicle Guide to Hamburgers in Austin
"...(or adult) who will opt for known quantity over house specials, chefs have learned the lesson of the burger's..."

June 20, 1997 Food Feature

A Sense of Place
For two decades, Stephen L. Clark's gallery has made a home for photographers of the region
"...set, perched on the porch of some weathered stucco bunkhouse, butt sunk deep in a sagging wooden chair but..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Streat, from a founder of Mirabelle, offers a gustatory whirlwind trip around the world in a casual setting
"...been eagerly anticipating the eatery's opening near the Chronicle office. Mirabelle owner Michael Vilim's new venture (3211 Red River,..."

June 11, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Off the Record
Promoters square off on Red River, Daytrotter comes to Austin, Explosions goes international, and live music in Austin continues grinding
"...Fun Fun Fest will be held Nov. 3-4 at Waterloo Park, featuring Of Montreal, New Pornographers, Explosions in the..."

July 6, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Dancing About Architecture
More clubs closing: Will the Hole in the Wall be one of them?
"...Hole has resided lo these 20-some years. The going price, for anyone interested, is $972,000, but for that price..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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