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Point Austin: Driving the “Austin Bargain
Mayor Adler's dream of a compromise on housing supply
"...more affordable." Adler deemed his proposed compromise the "Austin Bargain": "an agreement that protects all of us from our..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Wells to Rockets at Bargain Price
"...way to court Wells, convincing him that, even at bargain-basement prices, Houston was the right place for him to..."

Sept. 28, 2006 Sports Post by Josh Rosenblatt

Capital Metro Should Bargain!
"...Dear Editor, Re: Capital Metro's refusal to bargain in good faith with the union chosen in a..."

Nov. 11, 2005 Postmarks

Firefighters Want to Bargain
Austin Firefighters bring collective bargaining to the May 15 ballot
"...City Council, and their quest – approval of collective bargaining in firefighters' contract negotiations with the city – is..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weekend Wine: A Remarkable Bargain
This one's worth searching for or requesting from the wine shop

April 25, 2020 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Weekend Wine: A Red Wine Bargain from Portugal
Good quality and price, and tasty with grilled meats and barbecue

Oct. 19, 2019 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Public Notice: Stating the Obvious
Adler "Austin Bargain" missing some fine print
"...Land Development Code. Adler calls for a new "Austin Bargain" regarding the CodeNEXT ends: "For starters, let's agree we..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Liquid Assets
Chronicle wine expert Wes Marshall serves up the latest best deals to wine lovers in Austin and updates readers on the festivities surrounding this year's Texas Hill Country Wine Lovers' Trail.
"...a wonderful opportunity for us, though: high-quality wines at bargain prices...."

Feb. 1, 2002 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Insidious
Insidious, from the original Saw team, lacks thrills and originality.
"...papier-mâché variety, heavily daubed with garish fright lighting and bargain-basement "gotcha" moments – which is odd because both Wan..."

April 1, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Vampires Suck
From the filmmaking team that gave us Disaster Movie and Meet the Spartans comes this inevitable spoof of teen vampire movies.
"...Killers. Anything is better than Friedberg and Seltzer's endless, bargain-basement, sub-Cracked magazine un-comedy...."

Aug. 27, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Celestine Prophecy
The New Age metaphysics-cum-pulp thriller novel is now a movie.
"...theories, and theological musings – this one plays like bargain-bin remainders (indeed, some of the footage looks like it..."

May 12, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Robots
There are no great animation advance in Robots, but neither is it a return to The Ice Age.
"...grump, but robots perfecting the underarm fart is strictly bargain-bin material). Robots nails the message – and it’s a..."

March 11, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Pokémon Heroes
"...saving grace, although it’s offset by the mountains of bargain-basement animation you have to sit through to get to..."

May 16, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Confidence
"...from its title, it’s a fun ride; when it’s bargain-bin Mamet, it’s a bore. Fortunately, Confidence tips its scales..."

April 25, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Death to Smoochy
"...mean-spirited tale of kiddie-show intrigue, which deftly mixes a bargain-basement Barney-like icon with smack addicts, closet sociopaths, gender issues,..."

March 29, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Original Sin
"...(and pretty much everything else) to her in the bargain. Original Sin was slated to have arrived in theatres..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Proof of Life
"...under Terry's skin, and he returns to help her bargain for her husband's life. Shades of Casablanca infiltrate from..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Some Fish Can Fly
"...It's just too bad Pappas' film comes in the bargain as well...."

Dec. 17, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Chill Factor
"...at its dreary nadir makes Chill Factor a marginal bargain, even by low seasonal-clearance standards...."

Sept. 10, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Twentyfourseven
"...and maybe save a few lost souls in the bargain. Among the kids who grudgingly line up to learn..."

May 8, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Wedding Singer
"...and occasionally hilarious pop comedy good for a few bargain yuks. It's 1986, and Sandler plays Robby Hart, a..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Relic
"...the cheesy but diverting creature feature and the weekend bargain matinee...."

Jan. 10, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

City Unplugged
"...cut the city's electrical power (Toivo's end of the bargain) and make off with the loot under cover of..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Quiz Show
"...instructor from a prominent literary family, made a Faustian bargain to deceive the American public in return for intellectual..."

Sept. 23, 1994 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Erotic Ghost Story
"...must help mankind and stay relatively chaste in the bargain. When they run into a mysterious, reclusive scholar in..."

Aug. 12, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
"...characters involved, The Discovery comes across more like cut-rate, bargain-basement ABC Movie of the Week than it does as..."

Aug. 28, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cold Heaven
"...on here. Roeg seems to be trying to mix bargain basement theology with his usual mystery-suspense motif and in..."

July 31, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Black Robe
"...extended family. The tribe's loyalty has been purchased at bargain basement rates, a fact the Indians come to resent..."

Nov. 22, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Superb Spanish Wines at Bargain Prices
Bodegas Franco-Españolas reds
"...the Gran Reserva is $25. The Reserva is the bargain of the bunch, with bright cherry flavors and big..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Free Dooney!
Dooney & Bourke at a bargain
"...It also definitely pays to be fearless enough to bargain...."

June 15, 2010 Design Post by Meghan Ruth Speakerman

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