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UT's 'The Project' Offers Free Home Repair
Student volunteers are looking for work on the Eastside
"...annual day of community service, The Project, seeks Eastside homeowners in need of work and repairs around the house...."

Nov. 25, 2013 Chronolog Post by Sarah Marloff

Go Repair! Closes Application Window for Local Nonprofits
Up to $2.5 million at stake for low-income homeowners
"...Last week, the City of Austin's Go Repair! funding program closed its application window for the next..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Wrecking Ball Headed for Home of Preservation Champion
Commission rejects pleas to save Roberta Crenshaw's former home
"...could lead to the demolition of a Tudor Revival home once owned by the woman who dedicated her life..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Yellow Bike Project Rolls Into New Home
Nonprofit collective adds community programs to its mission
"...public a place to learn about bike maintenance and repair as well as safe riding practices...."

April 30, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Home, Sweet Home
(Or Slum, Slum, Slum?)
"...trenches, hammering, sawing, painting, and fixing up dozens of homes that used to be located at Bergstrom Air Force..."

Feb. 16, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Update on the War Brought Home
"...30, 2005 story by Emily Pyle [“Bringing the War Home,” News]: Alaa' underwent two surgeries on her right eye..."

Feb. 7, 2006 Postmarks

So, Who's Your Contractor?
How to find the contractor needle in the Cro-Magnon haystack
"...microwave on? What's worse, the friend who recommended these home-wrecking, dream-destroying Cro-Magnons keeps telling you they did such a..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Features Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Common Law
Bad Credit – Should I Hire a 'Credit Repair' Company?
"...I'm trying to buy my first home but am having trouble qualifying for a decent loan..."

July 13, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

Rising From the Halloween Flood
Rebuilding the homes – and lives – displaced by the 2013 Onion Creek floods
"...most of her neighbors. Flooding soaked more than 700 homes, and took seven lives in Travis County. Fortunately, the..."

Dec. 26, 2014 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Straw Dogs
Rod Lurie remakes Sam Peckinpah's 1971 bloodbath-classic about a home invasion and tapping into man's inner rage monster.
"...moved from the hurly-burly of Los Angeles to Amy's hometown backwater, ostensibly to fix up the house deeded to..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Neighborly Cause
"...article recently on Reedy Spigner's attempt to sell his home ["A Historic Lack of Compassion," News, Nov. 4]. I..."

Nov. 6, 2016 Postmarks

The Daily Hustle: 4/27/10
Sample some TDH -- no permit required
"...Item 26: Authorizing $5 million in improvements and repairs for the Mexic-Arte Museum, funded from a 2006 bond..."

April 27, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Zeram
"...outlandish plot follows the adventures of two bumbling electrical repairmen working in Tokyo, for whom a simple repair job..."

Sept. 23, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Point Austin: Affordable Housing & the Promised Land
Proposition A and Austin's affordability predicament
"...west, at least when City Council is hearing from homeowners associations and neighborhood contact teams...."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Like Father, Like Son
In this movie from the always perceptive Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda, two families are uprooted by the belated knowledge that their babies were switched at birth.
"...and they are one of two couples who went home with the wrong baby. Yukari (Maki) and Yudai (Franky)..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Washout
Back to the Forum
"...the land use -- including a 183,000 square-foot Lowe's home repair store and an office building -- is appropriate..."

Jan. 22, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Area Urban League and city departments to make emergency home repairs for poverty-stricken Austinites. Several commissioners came to speak;..."

May 22, 2009 News Feature

Under the Tuscan Sun
Bella Italia substitutes for the Caribbean in this clunky but enjoyable version of How Frances Got Her Groove Back, starring Diane Lane.
"...villa undergoes a complete overhaul, sure to satisfy the home-repair fetishist in all of us. I didn’t quite buy..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Traveller
"...South and specialize in fraudulent auto sales and various home-repair scams. All the able-bodied men, including Paxton's character Bokky,..."

April 18, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Embracing Code Compliance
New director Carl Smart discusses his goals for a more user-friendly department
"...Austin Neighborhoods Council, and I've met with the Austin Home Repair Coalition. Meeting with different groups and getting to..."

Sept. 30, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Tape & Float: Kurt Mueller and Rebecca Ward
With its second exhibit, The Donkey Show moves away from the spectacular toward something a little closer to home, or at least to Home Depot: Rebecca Ward works with masking tape, and Kurt Mueller's supplies are straight from the paint aisles
"...from the spectacular toward something a little closer to home, or at least closer to Home Depot. As Ward..."

July 14, 2006 Arts Review by Nikki Moore

Estate Sale Roundup: March 29-30
Put on some sunblock and crank up the heap, we're sailin'.
"...weekend, you might as well go shopping for the home – in someone else's home. Oh, it's all legal,..."

March 28, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

The Common Law
Residential home business – Is it allowed?
"...Possibly. Home businesses are highly regulated by the city. For example,..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

Public Notice
Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what you can. This week features a list of Austin area Volunteer opportunities.
"...Area Agency on Aging Advocate for nursing home residents. 2512 S. I-35, 78704. 916-6062...."

Sept. 8, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Postmarks
Death Penalty Violates Constitution
"...[Vol.18, No.21] that referenced a zoning change for a Home Depot that will be built on Stassney Lane in..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Column

City Hall Hustle: Eastside Discordance
The El Concilio players strut the stage
"...the cultural spending should instead be used to finance home repairs in the neighborhood – for which Austin Energy..."

April 16, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

A 'Prince' Among Men
David Gordon Green makes himself at home in Bastrop for 'Prince Avalanche'
"...stories in their own lives. Some ring closer to home than others, but I think that's kind of what..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

Then There's This: Giving Props to Austin
There's more to the bonds than meets the jerky knee
"...to meet the demand of Austin's booming population of homeless individuals, low-income families, and elderly homeowners). Should voters approve..."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
Anemic early voting in the $520 million bond election
"...campuses, as well as at many high-traffic businesses, like Home Depot. Voters can still cast ballots on the six..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Public Notice
Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers
"...El Buen Samaritano Help recent immigrants and homeless. 1919 S. First, 78704. 441-7977...."

Aug. 10, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

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