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Heartbreakers
"...Liotta's Joisey chop-shop hoodlum Dean and head to Palm Beach, ostensibly on the run from the IRS. Once there,..."

March 23, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Man and a Half
Hanging with music industry legend Jerry Wexler
"...as we burst into the second-floor apartment of our beach condo just down the road from East Hampton in..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Coach's Corner
Patrick Ewing deserves better. And so does the Coach, who's been forced to watch (gasp!) the Olympics.
"...Olympic bikini waxers? When I discovered Kelly watching two-girl beach volleyball, I thought she'd slipped, irretrievably, over an electronic..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Naked City
Lumberman's Investment Corporation has offered a compromise to the city on its plans for the Sand Beach Reserve, located just north of Town Lake; the CityCouncil approves a $1.8 billion budget.
"...Storming Sand Beach..."

Sept. 15, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Dining del Lago
Lakeside Dining 2000: Many Restaurants, Not Much Water
"...First we went to Volente Beach, one of the best places for kids. It's kind..."

July 7, 2000 Food Feature by Rosalind Faires

Angel's Balcony: Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
Seven thirtysomething friends converge on a Texas beach to party, party, party, in the comedy Angel's Balcony, and with playwright Blake Yelavich providing an abundance of pop-culture references and witty banter, it's a good bet the rhythm is gonna get you.
"...his comedy Angel's Balcony, set mainly on a Texas beach, with the first (of several) bared male chests, and..."

May 19, 2000 Arts Review by Skipper Chong Warson

Sea Cruise
Sailing into the sunset on Delbert McClinton's Blues Crusie.
"...status quo on the sixth annual Delbert McClinton Sandy Beaches Cruise, which will see ports of call in Cancún..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Fast, Cheap, & Out of Control
While the rest of the nation was rallying around the flag, screenwriter and director Sturges was spitting out a series of rapid-fire Hollywood comedies that showed untruth, injustice, inequality, corruption, chicanery, and illicit sex running rampant across this land from sea to shining sea.
"...Club. Its screen time in Preston Sturges' The Palm Beach Story is relatively brief, but like the other whacked-out..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

Coach's Corner
"...houraway from the Mecca of American public golf: Pebble Beach. Pebble and its three stately sister courses -- Spanish..."

June 18, 1999 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Four-Track Amusement
Furry Things
"...first thing you hear, Furry Things are all die-hard Beach Boys fans. "Still California" from The Big Saturday Mission..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Music Feature by Greg Beets

William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet
This Shakespeare rendition is not so much a reconceptualization as a recontextualization of the 400-year-old play. This Romeo + Juliet is a rich visual feast, besotted with the fervor of its acrobatic camerawork and kinetic staging and its mind-bending aggregation of unrelated but resonant fragments of 20th century iconography. It is a Shakespearean work thoroughly conceived for the screen. DiCaprio and Danes again prove that they are two of the best actors of their generation. And William Shakespeare has once more demonstrated that he is a storyteller for all time.
"...film's setting is the mythical Florida town of Verona Beach, a surreal seaside melting pot of seedy decay and..."

Nov. 1, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Weekend at Bernie's
"...silence our heroes, he invites them to his palatial beach house where he's concocted a scheme to have them..."

July 14, 1989 Movie Review by Warren Spector

Stripping Out the Propaganda: Dominic Cooke on The Courier
The director pays tribute to forgotten heroes of the Cold War
"...pieces: His 2018 adaptation of Ian McEwan's On Chesil Beach, and now spy drama The Courier (read our review..."

March 26, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

4,000 Volunteers Make It Personal With Public Lands on It’s My Park Day
Austin Parks Foundation’s largest citywide volunteer effort tackles 110 park projects
"...south of town neighboring Rainey Street at the Festival Beach Food Forest, over 80 volunteers were busy mulching, developing..."

March 13, 2020 News Feature by Sofia Tafich

SXSW Unpacks Longest Lineup List
Soccer Mommy, Caroline Rose, Alyona Alyona, and 351 more
"...and intense poet Lydia Lunch, Philly power pop unit Beach Slang, and neo-trad sister act the Haden Triplets also..."

Jan. 14, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Choir at the Cactus Helps Shy Singers Find Their Voice
Monthly program pairs brews with rock favorites
"...was advertised as an opportunity to learn a mystery Beach Boys song in three-part harmony. I wrangled a friend..."

Sept. 4, 2019 Music Post by Roxy Bonafont

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
Fall into fun!
"...Beachtoberfest Sept. 13-Oct. 26, Port Aransas, www.visitportaransas.com..."

Aug. 31, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: July Events Roundup
Balmorhea is back, baby!
"...Free Sandcastle Building Lessons at Stewart Beach July 6, 13, 20, 27, Galveston, www.galveston.com/blog/598/free-sandcastle-building-lessons-at-stewart-beach..."

June 29, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

8 of Austin's Best Natural Springs and Swimming Holes
In and around town, keep cool all summer long
"...for adults and free for children under 12. “Secret Beach”..."

May 17, 2019 Chron Events Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

Community Gardens to Fulfill Your Secret Farmer Fantasy
Local veggie spots and how to get a plot of your own
"...Festival Beach Community Garden 21 Waller www.festivalbeachgarden.com After a months-long wait..."

Oct. 27, 2018 Food Post by Melanie Laporte

Austin Filmmakers’ Waking Nightmares
They're just making a movie. What could possibly go wrong?
"...in which the main character breaks into an empty beach cottage, we had rented a place in Rehoboth, Del.,..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

From the Banks of Sandy Creek
A material plant moves in?
"...County before it empties into Lake LBJ, between Sunrise Beach and Horseshoe Bay...."

July 13, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Beachcombing Is Always Better With a Good Companion
This new illustrated guide is the perfect summertime accessory
"...has officially begun, you can finally start combing those beaches without worrying that you’re doing it in, like, the..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

2018's Texas Pride Celebrations
Celebrate your queerness throughout the Lone Star State this summer
"...To those of you looking to get to the beach, this is a great time to swing by and..."

May 22, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Mikaila Rushing

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...between their home bases of London and the Adriatic beach resort town of Fano, Italy. Cosmic Youth, the band's..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

SXSW’s Big Third List
YFN Lucci, Wyclef Jean, Ought, and 572 more
"...Kings of the Beach (Vigo, Spain)..."

Jan. 10, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Screens: Summer Snapshot
TV, film, and gaming events
"...Baywatch on the Beach The Drafthouse screens the Rock reboot at Volente Beach..."

May 19, 2017 Screens Feature

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...Beach Day D: Matt Stryker, Dalton Allen On a slow..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Patriots Day
The hunt for the Boston Marathon bombers
"...Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan, Jimmy O. Yang, Michael Beach, Christopher O’Shea, Rachel Brosnahan, Jake Picking, Themo Melikidze, Alex..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

At What Cost?
Code amendment approval could put East Austin seniors on the street
"...months to negotiate a code amendment to the Festival Beach Subdistrict of the Water­front Overlay. The amendment would create..."

June 24, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

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