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Happy Trail (of Lights) to You
54th annual Zilker Park tradition returns Dec. 10-23
"...Trail of Lights, the long-running lights display held at Zilker Park. Following Nov. 25’s annual tree lighting ceremony –..."

Aug. 21, 2018 Events Post by Kimberley Jones

Public Notice: And on the Seventh Day ...
City planning never stops
"...The city of Austin Parks and Recreation Department is holding the first public engagement..."

Oct. 23, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

News Roundup: Congress, Council, & Concealed Weapons
Guns in; refugees out
"...• Project Zilker: Austin's Parks and Recreation Department is inviting public input..."

Sept. 8, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Bikes in the Mud
Parks & Rec cancels, then delays, Cyclo-cross event
"...Sunday's 2015 USA Cycling Cyclo-Cross National Championships event in Zilker Park was canceled (then rescheduled) because of rain. Now..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

TCB
The ACL festival is here. Time to hunker down.
"...meantime, crews have been working for weeks to prepare Zilker Park for the festival. Now in its fourth year,..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Bumpy Road
Neighbors, Businesses Split on Barton Springs Road
"...project of this magnitude first must have input from Zilker-area residents, business owners, city councilmembers, and, let's see, are..."

May 15, 1998 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

A Lover's Guide to Food During ACL Festival
Here’s what to do if you’d like to jump into the festival headfirst
"...the ACL Music Festival, fans have been flocking to Zilker Park for a weekend of live music and overpriced..."

Oct. 4, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Is the Special Events Permit Parking Program a Scalper's Delight?
Say goodbye to non-resident parking near the city's big events
"...The never-ending struggles over Downtown or near-Downtown parking spaces reaches a crescendo during "special events" – ACL..."

June 2, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Postmarks
Speaking With Authority
"...Creek and Mopac. That's where the heart of Austin (Zilker) is sliced in half for an east-west throughway. This..."

May 29, 1998 Column

Jennifer Chenoweth's XYZ Atlas
For years, the artist has been mapping locals' emotional experiences of the city and making them into art
"...experience your own mortality?" would be the same: the parking lot at our apartment complex, where I can see..."

May 13, 2016 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Playback: ACL Fest Then & Now
What's changed and remained the same for ACL Fest over its 13 years
"...That month, Mayor Gus Garcia summoned the press to Zilker Park to announce a music festival named after Austin's..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Civics 101
Ashes to ashes, Christmas trees to Dillo Dirt: Help your year start fresh with compost classes
"...ZILKER TREE RECYCLING Too attached to leave your tree out..."

Jan. 6, 2012 News Column

Mini Music Fests Abound in This Week's Crucial Concerts
Country, hip-hop, pop, and more shows worth the cover
"...(Sunday). Come and take it.   – Doug Freeman Zilker Brewing Co. Ninth Anniversary..."

April 12, 2024 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

City Proposes Barton Springs Road Safety Improvements
Yearlong pilot would reduce car lanes and more
"...Lamar, enhanced bike lanes, sidewalks connecting pedestrian routes through Zilker Park, and upgraded transit stops. The changes are meant..."

June 2, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

Foo Fighters, Alanis Morissette, BigXthaPlug, and More Highlights From Saturday at ACL Fest
From Rina Sawayama's avant-pop to Die Spitz's morning mosh
"...own Honda Stage slot, the headliner sped across the park to sing “Best of You” with the co-headlining Foo..."

Oct. 8, 2023 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Public Notice: Epiphany!
A new City Council for the new year
"...item to the list of pending decisions: The draft Zilker Park Vision Plan is at the end of its..."

Jan. 6, 2023 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Then There's This: Overlooking the Springs
A planned subdivision and code conflict spawn enviro headache
"...bid to build nine duplexes up the hill from Zilker Park sounds like a perfect infill project for a..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Austin City Limits Goes One Louder
Council considers doubling ACL, plus C3 eyes Auditorium Shores
"...Limits Music Festival including use, maintenance, and improvements to Zilker Park and Auditorium Shores." Ott would be instructed to..."

Aug. 1, 2012 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Dec. 30-Jan. 6
"...CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING Bring your tree (minus decorations) to Zilker Park (2100 Barton Springs Rd., follow the signs to..."

Dec. 31, 2010 News Column

City Hall Hustle: Home Away From Home
Council decamps to the Carver and considers housing the homeless
"...comedy routine that has followed the naming of "Little Zilker Park," the sole hot-button issue was renewing the city's..."

Oct. 8, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Learning the Game
Learning Buddy Holly's game, 203 tracks at a time
"...let the words hang in the crisp air of Zilker Park. Still a thrill sliding out disc one from..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Happenings
June 28-July 4
"...dish to this annual Fourth of July celebration in Zilker Park's Rock Garden. The club will provide reusable plates,..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature

Now Serving ... Time
Robert Conran sat down to dinner at Furr's, and walked out in handcuffs. After four years in prison on a shaky conviction, he's got a chance of parole -- then he faces deportation
"...the people you'd call the tramps that camp in Zilker Park."..."

June 29, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Investing in Downtown Parks
"...Turning underperforming parks into great outdoor people places requires both vision and..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature

Day Trips
Christmas-light displays are one of the many holiday traditions that all ages seem to enjoy with equal enthusiasm
"...of the most spectacular lighting displays is at Austin's Zilker Park. Besides featuring more than a million lights, the..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Low and Outside
Playing Ball With the Big Boys in Montopolis
"...your friendly Rand McNally map is an actual city park, unlike the privately owned soccer field. It is likewise..."

Jan. 12, 1996 News Feature

Water Distribution Sites Open Around Austin
Boil water notice, water use restrictions still in place
"...E. William Cannon Dr., 78744) • Roy G. Guerrero Park (400 Grove Blvd, 78741) • ACC Highland Mall Parking..."

Feb. 21, 2021 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Kevin Curtin Hung Out With All of Austin’s “Tree of the Year” Winners
A socially distanced journey through the city’s green spaces
"...my girlfriend and our baby at McKinney Falls State Park, and we came across a magnificent conifer...."

July 31, 2020 Arts Feature by Kevin Curtin

Playback – ACL Fest: Dad Rock Is Dead
Wrapping weekend one of ACL Fest on the eve of the second iteration
"...was as obvious as Friday's clear, cool skies in Zilker Park...."

Oct. 7, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Beer Flights
Rock out with your bock out
"...some point, and here are your best bets near Zilker Park and Downtown...."

Oct. 8, 2010 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

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