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West Lake Comes Out Swinging Against LCRA
West Lake Hills wants to regain control over its wastewater line
"...the Lower Colorado River Authority and the city of West Lake Hills could be fitted for a host of..."

Aug. 12, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

West Lake Hills Under Siege
Urbane Mud-Slinging
"...a tent and dispersed campaign materials at the annual Westlake High School football scrimmage and Meet the Team barbecue...."

Sept. 18, 1998 News Feature by Wesley Oliver

West Lake Follies: Attraction and repulsion
Mayors, guns, and money ... a lot of money
"...yet the race to become the next mayor of West Lake Hills has all three. The fight is between..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A First Look at Sway in West Lake Hills
The neon lotus sigil expands its empire
"...The folks out in West Lake Hills received an early holiday bonus: The new..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Food Column by Jessi Cape

West Lake Waterworks
City to offer $16 million for control of its wastewater system
"...At its March 28 meeting, the West Lake Hills City Council authorized Mayor Dave Claunch to..."

April 6, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Carpenter Builds Up West Lake Candidates
Liz Carpenter confirms letter in support of West Lake candidates.
"...see if the letter signed by her, supporting insurgent West Lake Hills candidates Amy Simmons, Mike Beuerlein, and Robin..."

May 11, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Lady Bird Johnson's West Lake House: The Legacy Conveys
Lady Bird's Westlake house is for sale
"...near Stonewall, Texas as Lady Bird's home, but her West Lake house was also a sanctuary from which she..."

Aug. 3, 2009 Design Post by Anne Harris

Veteran Lays Siege to Library, West Lake ... and Laura Bush
West Austin man on crusade against naming area's new library branch after first lady
"...Heading west from Central Austin on Bee Caves Road is a..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature by Andrea Grimes

West Lake Hills = La La Land
Is Liz Carpenter really weighing in on the West Lake Hills election – like this?

May 9, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen
The team behind the West Lake Hills outpost has another success on their hands
"...The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen3001 RR 620 S., Lakeway, 512/263-2366 Sun.-Thu., 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat., 11am-11pm www.grovewinebar.com..."

July 19, 2013 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Lake|Flato's Impact on Austin
The firm behind the new library has changed our city's look
"...that opened Oct. 28 has generated much buzz for Lake|Flato, the San Antonio/Austin-based architectural firm that partnered on the..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Magnolia Cafe West Closes for Good
Lake Austin Boulevard eatery is shuttered, shuttered, gone
"...worked as a waiter at the Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard for 12 years. This will be a..."

April 20, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Other Worlds Review: Lake Michigan Monster
Imagine if the Monkees made The Lighthouse
"...for silliness' sake. Thank god (or Ogden Nash) for Lake Michigan Monster, a micro-budget, black-and-white whimsical voyage of wonderful..."

Dec. 11, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Have Your Lake and Eat There Too
'Chronicle' foodies dive into the fresh offerings out west
"...culinary destination that extends all the way to the Lakeway area. Not only does the Hill Country Galleria boast..."

July 19, 2013 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Fantasia Review: Lake Michigan Monster
Come hear the absurdist sea shanty I sing ye, argh!
"...for silliness' sake. Thank god (or Ogden Nash) for Lake Michigan Monster, a micro-budget, black-and-white whimsical voyage of wonderful..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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.
"...step towards the closure and demolition of the Town Lake Animal Center and the construction of a new site..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lake Austin Shoreline Shortcuts Raise Alarm
A new grassroots group aims to draw City Council's attention to environmental concerns of Lake Austin
"...that's trying to draw attention to the health of Lake Austin, the section of the Colorado River that runs..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

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

April 27, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Standing Rock’s Civil Disobedience Reaches West Texas
“It’s the Rio Grande. It’s sacred to many people."
"...up in front of a pipe yard on the west side of Alpine, Texas – until recently, a rare..."

Dec. 9, 2016 News Feature by Greg Harman

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," News,..."

Jan. 8, 2007 Postmarks

Is Lady Bird Lake for Sale?
"...Dear Editor, Is Lady Bird Lake for sale? It is, according to the billboard permanently..."

July 20, 2008 Postmarks

Day Trips: Lake Wood Recreation Area, Gonzales
It’s water over the dam at this scenic park
"...Lake Wood Recreation Area west of Gonzales encompasses a small..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

West Side Tour-y
Big Medium lets artists on the other side of I-35 in on the fun
"...So east is east and west is west, and never the twain shall meet, huh?..."

May 18, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Old West Austin Fights the Cut-Through Menace
Lamar, Enfield road reconstruction boxes in Downtown neighbors
"...Now they're considered peak traffic hours in the Old West Austin neighborhood south of Enfield Road and west of..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Batman’s Iconic Emblem Lights up Lady Bird Lake for Caped Crusader’s 80th Anniversary
Congress Ave. Bridge and its resident bats proved the perfect backdrop
"...version of Batman from the character's long history: Adam West from the Sixties Batman TV series, the silhouetted Old..."

March 18, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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 also..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

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

April 18, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

East-West Dissent
Neighborhood Concerns
"...said de Leon. "Six months ago the [East Town Lake] Neighborhood Association and El Concilio asked for rollback zoning..."

April 23, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff

Walk and Draw Along the Lake
Help create a people's field guide to the South Central Waterfront
"...waterfront, which is bounded by South First on the west, Blunn Creek to the east, Lady Bird Lake on..."

Aug. 26, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

Photographer Sandy Carson Shoots Up the Weird, Weird West
Austin-based Scotsman's new book I've Always Been a Cowboy in My Heart is rooted in place
"...U.S., and most of the time pretty obviously the western half; marked by the unexpected or surprising; keenly observed;..."

Sept. 27, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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