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‘Martinez for Austin’ Kicks Off Campaign
Council member opens all-city tour at Barton Springs
"...a crowd of supporters on the hillside across from Barton Springs, incumbent City Council Member Mike Martinez formally kicked..."

April 5, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Cool It
Barton Springs info
"...we went across the street to chill out at Barton Springs pool. Back in the day, the springs were..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Music Feature

JuiceLand Takes Over the World
Local juice bar is in rapid expansion mode
"...in 2001 at what was the Juice Joint on Barton Springs Rd. Back then, there were only a handful..."

July 14, 2014 Food Post by Amira Jensen

What to Expect at Austin's Newly Reopened Pools
New policies, fewer pools, and how to navigate them
"...This week marks the first public pool activity in months – and, for some neighborhoods, their..."

June 2, 2020 News Post by Clara Ence Morse

Watershed Redo
How redevelopment can save the springs ... or not
"...a problem – the continued commercial pollution of our Barton Springs Watershed creeks as well as the Edwards Aquifer,..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Chain-Saw Frenzy
Fear of a Springs PARD massacre is about trust as well as trees
"...chop down 28 to 30 big, beloved trees surrounding Barton Springs Pool. The assessment of the trees' health had..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Beverly Sheffield, the longtime director of the Parks and Recreation Dept. and a local visionary and civic leader, has died.
"...be a human soul that matched the beauty of Barton Springs, it was Beverly Sheffield. Sheffield spent a lifetime..."

Dec. 17, 1999 News Feature by Marshall Frech

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: The Toxic Agenda
The Statesman's sensational report on Barton Springs is much less than meets the eye.
"...dot-com survey was "Do you feel safe swimming in Barton Creek?" The choices were "I haven't felt safe swimming..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
And the Statesman's apology is still not forthcoming
"...detected in sediment in and around Austin's waterways, including Barton Springs Pool...."

May 14, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Springs Safe for Swimming
"...federal agencies in one room to publicly declare that Barton Springs Pool is safe for swimming. The scientific Dream..."

Feb. 14, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Enviro Advocates Honored
Save Barton Creek Association hands out awards and barbecue
"...dinner Monday at the Zilker Park Clubhouse, the Save Barton Creek Association honored several city of Austin staff members,..."

March 25, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

Green Events: Aug. 16-23
Austin Energy saves you money, Whole Foods celebrates the greenest school year ever, and more.
"...ever (since the Seventies, anyway), City Council cleans up Barton Springs, and the U.S. Green Building Council teaches you..."

Aug. 15, 2007 Kill-A-Watt Post

Before the Flood
In the struggle between local environmentalists and developers, Laura Dunn's documentary reminds us, Barton Springs was only the beginning
"...political, ecological, and economic – from the battle over Barton Springs to the suburbanization of Hutto. With its high-definition..."

March 9, 2007 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

Renewable Resources
An interactive doc on Barton Springs seeks community involvement
"...good that you've either been to the city's fabled Barton Springs, or, at the very least, have heard all..."

June 29, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Shallow End of Deep Eddy to Close
Low water flow causes wells feeding pool to dry up
"...bad enough this drought is threatening the health of Barton Springs; now it's endangering our other great (and cold)..."

Sept. 4, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Bubba Likes It
Barton Springs and Riverside: A Separate Place
"...Threadgill's "World Headquarters," at the obtuse southern corner of Barton Springs Road and Riverside Drive. And we all know..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Why is Mala Sangre less poisonous than Barton Springs?
"...more "mythical" than the evidence of toxic pollution in Barton Springs. Yet, the second the Statesman made its Springs..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

News Roundup: Biker Gangs, Ice Cream, & Rain
A deadly shooting, the latest at Kyle PD, and more
"...of biker gangs brings violence with it; rain closes Barton Springs; Kyle PD union head is suspended indefinitely; Blue..."

May 18, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

The Austin Restaurant Boom Isn't Over
More daily Austin food news
"...bit so we could all enjoy a dip in Barton Springs Pool, but don’t let that lull you into..."

Nov. 18, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Postmarks
Run, Max, Run
"...over the demise of those underwater lizards at Eliza Springs. Every time y'all rend your hair and cry out..."

Jan. 17, 1997 Column

Stratus Flows Downhill
A description of the Stratus Properties / City of Austin development negotiations, and the historical precedents (Freeport-McMoRan)
"...Jim Bob Moffett didn't make any money on Barton Creek. Neither did Ben Barnes...."

Dec. 1, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Impaired Judgment
SOS Alliance enters the controversy over toxins at Barton Springs.
"...of last week's big environmental news, the Save Our Springs Alliance is renewing its efforts to secure listings for..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Photoasis
Will van Overbeek's camera captures the eternal allure of Austin's favorite swimming hole
"...gem of liquid sapphire dazzling this city's violet crown: Barton Springs Pool...."

June 29, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Council: Return to Forever
No regular meeting this week as Council takes on the Barton Springs Pool
"...on hand at 9am Thursday morning, Sept. 19, at Barton Springs Pool for what is billed as a "Council..."

Sept. 20, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Countdown, 2001
"...practices. Having labored under the Aquatics Division as a Barton Springs lifeguard since mid-May of 1996, I must caution..."

March 14, 1997 Column

A Rough Start to Summer for Austin’s Beloved Pools
Can we swim yet?
"...Although Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order permitted public pools to reopen on May 8 at 25% capacity, Austin..."

May 29, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

A Walk in Austin's Shoes
Curious tidbits and Austin arcana
"...call it the Drag. So How Cold Is It, Barton?..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by the News Staff

The Road to Ruin
US290: We Built It, and Dammit, They're Coming
"...completed US290/Loop 360 freeway interchange straddles a hill overlooking Barton Creek just three miles upstream from Barton Springs. Within..."

Jan. 19, 1996 News Feature

Water Parks, Swimming Holes, and More Options to Keep You Cool
Beat the heat with these H2Options
"...Wednesdays,” where only women can wakeboard after 6pm. Natural Springs + Swimming Holes Barton Springs Pool..."

July 18, 2018 Chron Events Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

Anniversary Events
"...Here's a partial list of the daylong activities at Barton Springs Pool and Barton Creek on Aug. 7 and..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

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