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Naked City
Two historically opposed neighborhoods along Manor Road find a common enemy in plans to expand neighborhood arterials to make room for traffic into the redeveloped Mueller Airport site.
"...many rounds to fight before bulldozers appear on their lawns, Cherrywood is besieged by a more imminent threat...."

June 29, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

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The environment, the alleged marijuana, the traffic, Ventura's highway, and more.
"...the docile humans. As I drove away past the lawns with American flags, two questions jumped out to me...."

June 8, 2001 Column

Faith Healers
A look inside the Teen Challenge faith-based drug treatment in Fort Worth suggests that there are problems with Christian drug rehab programs.
"...once built Gothic houses at the top of long lawns that slope down to Samuels Avenue. Later, small bungalows..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

The Hightower Lowdown
Cows Go High Tech; Sweet Smell of Poison
"...awful. The bad idea is the widespread dousing of lawns with steady doses of toxic pesticides...."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Column by Jim Hightower

Dancing About Architecture
Broken Spoke is broken into and thieves ride away with owner James White's family heirloom: a saddle, mister.
"...just have to put those kids to work mowing lawns and stuff...."

Dec. 1, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Election 2000 gets rained out.
"...officers' departing vehicles and were repeatedly tossed onto nearby lawns by Austin's boys in blue. The SUV containing Free..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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Light Rail, Green Politics, and much ado about the city's growing pains.
"...without restriction, run air conditioners all day, water their lawns and spray them with pesticides, and pollute the river..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Column

Outdoors & Recreation
"...As our collective St. Augustine lawns toast to a crispy brown, there's one perennial that..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Letters at 3AM
Austin's Best Novelist
"...an impression of sweet curving streets and graceful sweeping lawns and the unequivocally happy sound of children always at..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

Ann Pizer: Folly: The Natural Order
In the 16 color photographs that comprise the exhibition "Ann Pizer: Folly," the photographer captures some sense of the magic in formal gardens, of our foolishness in trying to tame nature, and of the way we sway between the two.
"...we see again something genuinely pleasing in those shaved lawns and purposefully placed flowers: the clean lines, the care,..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Arts Review by Robert Faires

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Last week's Summer Smut Issue gets a whuppin' from some prudent readers.
"...yards, and she might even see a few mowed lawns and trimmed hedges. Mr. Howell also conveniently fails to..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Column

Life After Waco
"...two daughters, he supplements his meager salary by mowing lawns on weekends. And in every spare moment, he collects..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Big River
How healthy is Austin's Colorado River?
"...problems in Austin: chemical fertilizers and pesticides draining from lawns and agricultural operations, residual automotive waste, such as rubber..."

June 16, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

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Readers are baffled by the Chronicle's "no endorsement" for the mayoral race.
"...aquifer. The source of these nutrients is fertilizers from lawns and golf courses, golf course irrigation of treated wastewater,..."

April 28, 2000 Column

Positively Operatic
The Year in Austin Culture
"...by the crowd, their cars finally parked on the lawns of lay people who couldn't afford the ticket, and..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Arts Feature

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First, the good news ...
"...some of these same neighborhoods that we find non-manicured lawns, dilapitated houses, and broken-down cars in their yards? I..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Column

How Austin Fared
Despite Austin's reputation as the most expensive rental market in Texas, the state Department of Housing and Community Affairs has approved only one low-income housing tax credit project for Austin this year.
"...in long rows like prison barracks -- have no lawns or other open space. The city of Round Rock,..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

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Differing takes on Town Lake going Greek; too many zeros for Babich; and the Chronicle film reviewers take another hit.
"...the endless miles of cookie-cutter houses with postage stamp lawns punctuated by generic strip malls, the noisy, criss-crossing web..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Column

Book Reviews
Hangover Soup
"...even in the layout of suburbs, the mania for lawns, and the decorating tips so profusely bestowed in such..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Books Review

Day Trips
"...Only the glass-and-steel, pyramidal roofs rise above the well-manicured lawns and garden...."

May 21, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Elementary Rights
Clearing the Red Tape
"...like these can be seen on some South Austin lawns. photograph by John Anderson While people in the neighborhood..."

May 7, 1999 News Feature by Melissa Sattley

Why We Listen to What They Say
"...I am so coerced. What is it about these lawns, lawn after lawn after lawn, these big houses, that..."

April 23, 1999 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Coach's Corner
"...with myself? Some guys are exercising. Neighbors are mowing lawns for the barbecue at 9:00. Kids seem to be..."

April 9, 1999 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Short Cuts
"...we would dedicate the annual celebration to tending our lawns and cooking up some righteous barbecue. Oh, but wait,..."

April 2, 1999 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

Book Reviews
"...grayness that would not prevent islanders from mowing their lawns, washing their cars, or working on their home-run swings."..."

Feb. 19, 1999 Books Review

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...right: CTMHAis building 200 new four-plex apartments fronted by lawns on a spacious 15-acre tract priced for working-class incomes,..."

Feb. 19, 1999 News Feature

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Hysteria Doomed Plan
"...with which homeowners attempt to enhance and maintain their lawns. It is time to reconsider the value of the..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Column

Video Box Sets
"...repetitions of "Silent Night," grinning deer figurines in front lawns, traffic jams (and fender benders) at the malls. Aliens..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Screens Feature by Jerry Renshaw

A World in Which All Worlds Fit
"...now a suburban subdivision, lined with split-level homes, manicured lawns, and Altimas and Range Rovers in the driveways...."

Dec. 4, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

The New Bubbaville
"...have seemingly perpetual yard sales operating on their front lawns. It's the stuff of South Austin legend. The only..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

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