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The Problem Is Lawns
"...The primary water waste is not household use but lawns. City residents would be better served by cutting the..."

July 15, 2010 Postmarks

Mowing Lawns With Mike Cooley
Drive-By Truckers’ co-frontman goes solo at the Hole

Dec. 6, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Lawn Dogs
"...girl and he is a 21-year-old ne'er-do-well who mows lawns for a living. Consciously modeled on a Baba Yaga..."

July 10, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hightower Report: Death of the Lush, Green Lawn
Farewell to green lawns, hello to desertscapes
"...shift, especially among younger people. The idea that green lawns are exercises in ecological narcissism has taken root in..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

Summer Catch
"...a Chatham townie who spends his summers cutting the lawns of the idle rich summer folk with his alcoholic..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Trading Grass for Cash
When it comes to water, Augustine is no saint
" galling to watch water being sprayed on dying lawns. Now Austin Water has launched a new campaign to..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Car Croquet
Neighborhood leaders seek stronger code enforcement front-lawn parking.
"...including illegal home-based businesses and boats parked on front lawns. Furthermore, the ordinance seems destined to raise opposition from..."

Sept. 28, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Bad Dog
When we see a dog running free, why are we frightened? Longtime Austinite Paula James meditates on the effect that fear of the natural world has had on us.
"...boundaries were casual affairs. Not having learned yet that lawns were supposed to be perfect green squares, we were..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Features Feature by Paula James

The Law(ns) of the Land
In a time of drought and water limits, some residents turn to drilling wells
"...remain determined to maintain their glittering and ever-thirsty green lawns. Near Balcones Drive in West Austin, heavy-duty boring equipment..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Ramon Martinez

Nature Violates City Code
City's green goals conflict with its ordinances
"...aware homeowners seek ever-wilder alternatives to the closely trimmed lawns of modern suburbia. Neither, however, is city government, judging..."

July 1, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Amiable and proficient, this indie romantic comedy is never more or less than reliable.
"...who lives with his single mom (Thompson) and mows lawns with his best friend, Wayne Chung (Rogel), for a..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Revolutionary Road
Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio co-star in this drama set 50 years ago in suburban Connecticut about a married couple who yearns to stand out from its peers, but whose tragedy is that they are cut from the same cloth.
"...Mendes' picture – a precise match for the manicured lawns, the men's fedoras just so – that doesn't leave..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Keeping Off the Grass
Don't be a Lance Armstrong! Quit your lawn habit with a little help from xeriscaping.
"...many Austin landscapes. With this summer's wicked drought leaving lawns in one of two conditions – marginally green and..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Under the Same Moon
The film's parallel stories of a mother and son seeking each other across geographical divides is never more than one small step away from mawkishness and cliché – but as a sociological study, it’s fascinating.
" the lives of the beautiful white people whose lawns are getting mowed and whose houses are being cleaned..."

March 21, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Study Finds Pesticides Tainting U.S. Water Supply
Industry argues chemicals at safe drinking levels, activists worry about impact on wildlife
"...when chemicals are applied to fields, gardens, parks, and lawns. The study found that 96% of all fish, 100%..."

March 17, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

"...By far, the largest percentage of sculptures on courthouse lawns consists of monuments to veterans and soldiers of the..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Imminent Harm
The city plays a high-stakes, high-risk game with Stratus Properties, while the citizens look on
"...the problem of fertilizers and pesticides from lush suburban lawns contributing to the pollution of Barton Springs. Slusher reflected,..."

July 19, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Parking Policing
"...isn't alone in its attempt to regulate parking on lawns. This week, the city of Rollingwood began considering its..."

April 19, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Our readers talk back.
"...slum of mattresses thrown in yards, cars parked on lawns, and several wild 3am parties every week has metamorphosed..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...slum of mattresses thrown in yards, cars parked on lawns, and several wild 3am parties every week has metamorphosed..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Column

Naked City
Code Rage
"...many Austinites will invariably continue to decorate their front lawns with vehicles of all types -- some dead, some..."

Sept. 14, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Will Travel for Food
Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium, Oxford, Miss., October 2000
"...wraparound porches and surrounded by huge shade trees, green lawns, and lush vegetation. The town has two centers: One..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Food Feature by MM Pack

Double Take
"...taunts a Mexican-American agent about “liking leaf blowers and lawns”) and offhand jokes about Rodney King and Amadou Diallo..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The dog-running controversy continues … and chalk another one up for Ventura.
", and prefers to live in a neighborhood with lawns that are perfect green squares where children do not..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Column

Arlington Road
"...Arlington Road, a political thriller in which the manicured lawns and barbecue smiles of suburbia mask a banal malevolence...."

July 16, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Drag Rehab
"...the imposing limestone walls fronting Guadalupe and reinstall sloping lawns that stop at the street, while Drag merchants will..."

Aug. 29, 1997 News Feature

Everything Relative
"...relationships. However, scenes of the characters frolicking across the lawns of their alma mater come off as awkward and..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Hoggin’ the Resources
"...into the Edwards Aquifer so they can water their lawns in times of drought. If the wells did not..."

Feb. 24, 2020 Postmarks

The World of Wayfinding in Austin
How we get from here to there in our ever-changing city
"...Austin) corporate campus, Oracle is not completely surrounded by lawns and its own roadways; its exterior signage and wayfinding..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Features Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup
Find fall foliage in Texas and stop and smell the roses
" 14-acre depository of historic roses, walkways, fountains, and lawns designed and built by the Works Project Administration beginning..."

Oct. 3, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

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