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Business Whiz? Grow Your Biz!
Mastercard and Bank of America call for pitches from across the nation
"...America – a contest created to encourage all small business owners (including you!) across the nation to enter for..."

Sept. 10, 2018 Chron Events Post

The Business of Strangers
"...executive Julie Styron (Channing) takes a limo to her business pitch, sporting Prada and pumps and firing off edgy..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Unfinished Business
The crude humor and cloying sentiment of Vince Vaughn's latest comedy make it a dud
"...Swingers-era swagger, and those vehicles suffered for it. Unfinished Business reunites Vaughn with the director of his most recent..."

March 13, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Barbershop 2: Back in Business
The franchise is back in business, though this time the project has a more calculated feel.
"...As the title states, the franchise is "back in business," but business may not be as good for this..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Live Flower Arranging Workshops Make Business Bloom for House of Margot Blair
Austin florist Carly Blair adapts her business to the era of social isolation and interest blooms
"...the fact that she wasn't sure if her 10-year-old business would survive the pandemic. The House of Margot Blair..."

May 8, 2020 Arts Feature by Sumaiya Malik

Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business
"...dozens of international films. Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business is a documentary that wants to find the person..."

Nov. 1, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Giving City Hall the (Small) Business
Small Business Group raises some serious concerns about the city's finacial forecast – in between all the hand-wringing.
"...just too easy to poke fun at the Small Business Group. The pseudo-libertarians inveigh against needless government spending on..."

May 9, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Strictly Business
"...Halle Berry. There's not much here to distinguish Strictly Business from The Secret of My Success, that fairly recent..."

Nov. 15, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

El Patio Closes After 65 Years in Business
University of Texas loses a local Tex-Mex favorite on the Drag
"...El Patio (2938 Guadalupe) announced their last day of business will be August 9, 2019. Paul and MaryAnn Joseph..."

July 23, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Business in the Front, Party in the Back
Heyd Fontenot's new paintings are not to be missed
"...walls of Art Palace for a monographic show titled "Business in the Front, Party in the Back." Besides the..."

Feb. 20, 2009 Arts Post by Andy Campbell

Business Deal
Shun the Handshake
"..."We're not business people. In fact, we don't really know what we're..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

The Business of Educations at T.A.B.
The Texas Association of Business carried out an "educational" campaign for this election.
"...This election season, the Texas Association of Business flooded mailboxes statewide with slick campaign brochures attacking or..."

Nov. 15, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

AISD's Underutilized Business
AISD weighs equity study to improve its limited program for minority- and women-owned firms
"...The district calls them HUBs – historically underutilized businesses. Historic­ally, women- and minority-owned firms have been excluded from..."

May 24, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
"...promoters and facilitators, but most of all they are businesspeople. If it's the artist's job to make good art,..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

City Deflates Tube Business After Blowup
Code Compliance shuts down Eastside Tubes' walkway
"...The business, an offshoot of Walker's MOC Kayaks, has already cleared..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Open City Parks for Business Parking?
A proposal to save one restaurant's parking woes is not drawing many supporters
"...code amendment that was being discussed would allow city businesses to take advantage of underutilized public parking on city..."

May 24, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Faulty Files at the City's Minority Business Department
Auditor's report: City's SMBR has operated with faulty info
"...previous agreement, the city's Department of Small and Minority Business Resources was operating with faulty information, at a loss..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Back Off, Big Business
"...and all of my bills go to pay big business. Where is that big government interference everybody is shouting..."

Sept. 20, 2009 Postmarks

Business Leaders Hire Lobbyists to Battle Dirty Coal
Coalition of free-market well-to-dos formed to oppose Texas' 17 proposed pulverized coal power plants fights electric utilities using their own weapon of choice – lobbyists
"...The founders of the Dallas-based Texas Business for Clean Air, an unlikely coalition of free-market well-to-dos..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Linebarger, Oden Still Pushing for County Tax Business
But county officials say collections are very efficient
"...angling for a piece of the county's tax collection business says the numbers tell a different story. This is..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Commissioner Limmer's Private Business
The political and business interests of Precinct 4 Commissioner Frankie Limmer appear to complement each other very well.
"...companies currently building large housing subdivisions. Several of Limmer's business associates are also doing business with the county: Charles..."

Aug. 15, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Lege Lines: Guns vs. Business, Strange Bedfellows, and More
Lege walks the line between proliferating guns, protecting businesses
"...their windows if they don't want guns in their businesses? It may sound like a minor issue, more typographical..."

April 10, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

New Model for a Funny Business
Bill Burr and Al Madrigal's All Things Comedy lets the folks making jokes own more than the laughs
"...podcasts, All Things Comedy is distinguished by its communal business model and collectivist character...."

March 13, 2015 Arts Feature by Russ Espinoza

Garza Cleared for Minority Business
City rejects complaint filed by black contractors
"...Garza to keep his certified status as a minority business owner. Garza retired from his work with the city..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Anti-Smoking Laws Impose on Rights of Business Owners
"...and shares his opinion regarding the demise of a business (Room 710) which has recently closed. Ms. Casey, your..."

Jan. 11, 2010 Postmarks

The Small-Business Amendment
Why I'm going to vote for Prop. 2 (even though we endorsed against it)
"...Name 10 of your favorite local businesses in Austin – the places that make this town..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Page Two: The Business of America
Solutions to the made-up immigration 'problem' would be an expansive and burdensome assault on both companies and individuals
"...During the current administration, the Republican ideologues have favored business. Consistently, environmental restrictions have been watered down or ignored,..."

April 4, 2008 Column by Louis Black

Business Owners, Not Economists
"...Dear Editor, I hope Bill Totah is better at business than he is at economics (“'Shared Prosperity' Is Socialism”)..."

Aug. 28, 2007 Postmarks

When the Family Business Is the Oldest Profession in the World
AFS Texas Documentary Tour: Mystelle Brabbée's 'Highway Courtesans'
"...supported themselves by setting their daughters up in the business of prostitution...."

Nov. 3, 2006 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Libertarians Think Small-Business Owners Capitalist Pigs
"...Progressive Austinites should question their doting support for small businesses. Much of what they hate about large corporations may..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Postmarks

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