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A Day of Dickering
Bonds Take Center Stage Over Budget
"...preservation of green space and its development into city parks...."

Aug. 7, 1998 News Column

Neighborhood Soup
"...of law. (This is pretty much all that Hyde Park wants.) A year or so from now, the two..."

Aug. 1, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Playscape Survey Redux
Park
"...Problems Noted in 1992 Updated Observation Bartholomew District Park 1800 E. 51st St. "Exposed concrete that should be..."

July 26, 1996 News Feature

Faster Than Sound – Welcome to Red River World: The Future of Austin’s Music District
Forecasting the storm of developments between the state Capitol and I-35. Also, NPR warned and ACL Fest confirms: Austin’s pop soloists are stepping up.
"...represent the edge of Red River world. Beyond Waterloo Park..."

May 24, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Auckland City Limits? Absolutely.
Expanding the “City Limits” brand beyond Austin
"...want to try to get 20,000 people in the park and go from there. It’s not going to be..."

March 9, 2018 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Austin Plans Its First All Abilities Playground on Onion Creek
The right to play
"...their caregivers with disabilities and special needs. The Austin Parks Foundation and the city's Parks & Recreation Department are..."

Jan. 12, 2024 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Point Austin: If You Build It, They Will Come
Arguments over infrastructure reflect community visions
"...length a development proposal for Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park. The developer (Decker Lake Golf LLC) proposed to build..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Beer Convenience
Finding great craft brew selections in unlikely places
"...sixer after swimming at the springs or kite-flying at Zilker Park? Thom's has plenty. Or maybe you just want..."

June 24, 2011 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

On the Waterfront
As development accelerates along Town Lake, Austin faces urgent choices
"...on, fund, and build a new grid of streets, parking garages, and pedestrian-friendly streetscapes. Forcing that collaboration and buy-in..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Most Memorable Moments of Friday’s ACL Fest
Megan, Miley, Maidza, and one really long line
"...While successfully allowing the park time to dry out, the festival’s delayed 3pm opening..."

Oct. 2, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
September events around the state are waiting for you to arrive
"...I stood on the top floor of my office parking garage looking out over Zilker Park, the world seemed..."

Sept. 3, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Parks and Rec Proposes Metered Parking for Deep Eddy Pool Lot
The currently free lot could see meters in 2020
"...On Friday, Sept. 13, the city’s Parks and Recreation Director Kim McNeeley sent a memo to..."

Sept. 18, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Death Waits for No Plan
Austin works on making its cemeteries more accessible to the public
"...part of the local forest that would eventually become Zilker Park. There's a limestone obelisk in Oakwood Cemetery, bought..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Before Save Our Springs ...
Big events in Austin's enviro history, pre-SOS
"...effort to turn half of Lake Austin into theme park... Travis Heights resident Jean Mather thwarts attempt to lay..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Dec. 17-21
"...ENDING MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL IN APPALA­CHIA Scott Parkin of the Rainforest Action Net­work discusses actions being taken..."

Dec. 18, 2009 News Feature

Council: Not According to Code
Parks, plumbing, and miscellaneous
"...that raised some rhetorical dust. On a request by Parks & Rec for approval to negotiate a contract for..."

June 12, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Gay Place
Magical Realness, an Austin spin on vogue / drag balls
"...to come, but please RSVP. Sat., July 9, 7-8pm. Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-6700. Free. www.austinblackpride.com...."

July 8, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Public Notice: Government by Committee
Council committees get up to speed
"...operate Austin’s municipal pools. To that end, the Austin Parks Foundation has created the first-ever Lifeguard Hiring Incentive program:..."

April 24, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Road to 10-1 ... Is Getting Crowded [Updated May 12]
As May money season opens, candidates blossom
"...runs eastward as far as Travis Coun­ty's East Metropolitan Park near Manor, and northward as far as Howard Lane...."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Need a Review Board for Council
"...December for three to four hours a day. The park is closed – yet again – for what? An..."

May 28, 2009 Postmarks

Weird by Design
City's proposed design standards emphasize livability, walkability, and flexibility
"...grandparents on the weekends. She loves Town Lake and Zilker Park, loves strolling the tree-lined streets of Hyde Park...."

April 1, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

The Changing Face of Downtown
"...site, it hopes to soon begin building a new parking garage on East Fifth, between Brazos and San Jacinto...."

April 20, 2001 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...other is earmarked for "additional basic service projects" - parks maintenance, traffic-calming measures, library enhancements, and year 2000 computer..."

Aug. 15, 1997 News Feature

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Grace Sorensen, and More Highlights From Sunday at ACL Fest
From The Breeders’ sustaining cool to GloRilla’s unfazed flow
"...Will Roll” closed the 11-song set, somehow morphing 7pm Zilker Park into a dance club as soon as O..."

Oct. 9, 2023 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...murder of James Byrd Jr. shocked the nation and sparked state and federal hate crime laws in Byrd's name...."

June 9, 2023 News Feature

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Zilker Weep for Me: After two hours of often critical..."

Feb. 3, 2023 News Feature

Argus Cidery Returns, Lou’s Comes to Barton Springs Road, Hip Hotels Hype that Hemp, Fierce Whiskers Hosts Loro, Chi’Lantro Goes South, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...opened the second location of Lou’s – right near Zilker Park. The welcoming and casual eatery’s open 8am-10pm daily..."

May 18, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...of the Austin Climate Equity Plan and proceeds from Zilker Park's Zilker Eagle miniature train, among other business. Read..."

Oct. 1, 2021 News Feature

Council: Too Little Affordable Housing, or Too Much?
Two southeast projects divide dais; APD's state grants OK'd
"...a new vision plan for Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park in Northeast Austin, but CMs quickly poured cold water..."

Sept. 4, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Faster Than Sound: ACL Fest’s Recipe for Success
Essential ingredients for a modern edition of our city’s largest music festival
"...First, preheat Zilker Park to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, add: A Balanced..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

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