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Local Fallout From Unusually Heavy Rains
One dead; Zilker Zephyr closed indefinitely in flooding aftermath
"...on the trails due to slippery conditions. Sadly, the Zilker Zephyr – the miniature train that runs through Zilker..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Headlines
"...Zephyr Will Chug On: Idled since last year by storm..."

Jan. 31, 2020 News Feature

Be Our Guest
Local attractions wish to welcome Hurricane Ike evacuees with deep discounts.
"...Dinoland at Zilker Botanical Gardens 2220 Barton Springs Road, 512/477-8672 Through November,..."

Sept. 18, 2008 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

Kids
"...Pease Park, Zilker Park, Bartholomew Park, Slaughter Creek. PARD, 499-6700http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks/..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

2013 Politics Gift Guide
Starting holiday arguments has never been easier
"...delayed? So make do with a quick ride around Zilker on the Zephyr Miniature Train. All aboard! $3 adults;..."

Dec. 6, 2013 News Feature

Public Notice: Race and Education
Fun times well after midnight with the AISD board
"...Zilker 100 – Zilker Park Free Day – This Sunday,..."

April 7, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...contest to name the new miniature train coming to Zilker Park next summer. Now through Sept. 21, submit name..."

Sept. 4, 2020 News Feature

Public Notice: Where’s Our LDC Rewrite?
Back into the looking glass with your City Council
"...a contest to name the new train coming to Zilker Park next summer: Submit name ideas now through Sept...."

Sept. 4, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Critics: Kids
"...Most Hearty Survivors (1998)Zilker Park (3)Best Playscape Renovation: Zilker Playscape (1995)..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Kids
"...Best Playground/ParkZilker Park..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Bike Routes in Central Austin
"...loose rocks. There is a boat ramp across from Zilker Park with steep sides. Make sure the ramp is..."

Oct. 17, 1997 News Feature

Headlines
"...film Unstoppable, City Council hopes to save the inoperable Zilker Zephyr kiddie train by collaborating with the Austin Parks..."

Feb. 14, 2020 News Feature

Steel Wheels
Scenes from the Railroad Revival Tour
"...trek by vintage rail cars (“Santa Fe” and “California Zephyr”) that aroused the spirit of the Wild West and..."

April 27, 2011 Music Post by Austin Powell

Kids
"...Most Heartwarming Moment on RailsZilker Zephyr Train Ride..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...of the pool that lies immediately downhill of the Zilker Zephyr train station; covering the fissures area just upstream..."

Oct. 16, 1998 News Feature

Leffingwell Announces ‘Rail – or Fail’
In final ‘State of the City’ address, mayor strongly pushes urban rail
"...at one time he might have believed that the Zilker Park Zephyr might be a sufficient rail system for..."

Feb. 25, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Good Times Crisis Band
"...on a stoic verse and triumphant chorus, while "Z.Z. Zephyr" invokes the Zilker Park train in a bid for..."

Jan. 18, 2008 Music Review by Greg Beets

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