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Motor Voter: Texas Won’t Play Nice
Why does the state want to restrict voting access?
"...Texas in violation of the National Voter Registration Act's motor voter law, Federal Judge Orlando Garcia has ordered the..."

May 25, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Day Trips: River Trail Cottages, Kerrville
Old-fashioned motor court has new life with modern amenities
"...When the cottages opened in 1928 as the Kerrville Motor Courts they were on the eastern edge of Kerrville..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Ruby in Paradise
" with whom she bonds, the people in the motor court where she's staying. The movie's main characteristic is..."

Feb. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Proposed Development Would Revive Austin Opera House but Faces Neighbor Opposition
200 Academy Drive: Big hit or last call?
" event and meeting space attached to the Terrace Motor Court, one of the Southside's many motels dating back..."

Jan. 21, 2022 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Straight Out the Trailer
Examining the current overwhelming white trash influence in popular culture
"...a 12-ounce can is more like it. Actually, most motor-court inhabitants drink Budweiser just like the rest of America...."

July 28, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Holiday in Town
"...parents' dream and livelihood, the old Austin Motel tourist court, had slipped into a nightmare of disrepair and delinquence...."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Fever in the Bunkhouse: Hotel San José Sold?
Diffusing rumors and starting new ones with Liz Lambert
"...and completely reinvent the old mom & pop travel court, located across the grand avenue from the Continental Club,..."

Feb. 4, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Day Trips
"...Rainbow Courts Motel in Rockdale began with America's love with the..."

May 16, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Holiday In Town
Bed, Breakfast, and a Whole Lot More
"...cotton towels and bedclothes; the way the lounge and courtyard are swelled in the evenings by folks who come..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Lake|Flato's Impact on Austin
The firm behind the new library has changed our city's look
"...Hotel San José (2000) By remaking this faded 1930s motor court and haven for illicit activities into a spruced-up..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Truck by Truckwest Begins Today
Mobile kitchens battle for a big cash prize
"...Get your motor running. The second annual Truck by Truckwest food truck..."

Oct. 21, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Concierges Make the Call
Seasoned hotel vets share their insider knowledge
"...decades, Hotel San Jose has shape-shifted from its "ultramodern motor court" origins in 1939 to a brothel, a Bible..."

March 1, 2013 Food Feature by Gracie Salem

Sold on the Cool
The Blanton's 'Birth of the Cool' is midcentury modernism made sexy
"...midcentury modernism in Austin, including Municipal Auditorium, Mueller Airport, motor-court motels, schools, churches, and homes from the late 1940s..."

March 13, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Summer Fun
Oh, Galveston
"...with cool things like minigolf, snack bar, pavillion, volleyball courts, kids playground, a human-sized maze, and more. Of course,..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Day Trips
Get your kicks on -- that's right -- Route 66.
"...muddy segment of the highway that stalled many a motorist whenever it rained. Two miles north of town, at..."

Aug. 17, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

SXSW Web Awards
An annotated list of this year's Web Awards winners
"...The bright retro-modern feel of the South Congress ex-motor court is captured by its online representative. The simple..."

March 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Kim Mellen

In With the New
So Long, Seis Salsas and Green & White's Groceries
"...Founder Roberto Lopez built the store and later a motor court which provided service to the community for many..."

Jan. 26, 1996 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

How Do You Formulate a Grand Prix?
The race to nail down an F1 deal involves multiple entities
"...ago, Austinites heard the surprising announcement that Formula One motor racing is coming to town. With the first major..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Block the Vote
If you can't beat 'em, disenfranchise 'em
"...Crow was two blocks away, having just seen his motorcade pass by. In 1971, Crow was at the founding..."

April 22, 2016 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
" get his voice heard at the Travis County Courthouse 50 years ago. This week his supporters lobbied to..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Most Dangerous Man in Austin?
Cody Wilson's day-to-day life is pretty routine. But the product he's selling threatens to make gun control laws obsolete.
"...fires up a test cut and waits while the motor inside the box gets warm. Within two hours, he's..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

World affairs and more Critical Mass mess missives
"...Lamar for pedestrians and cyclists. Why are improvements for non-motor traffic so costly and so ineffective?..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...the county attorney's office will have to prove in court that it has the authority to try the case,..."

July 16, 1999 News Feature

"...Courting Columbus, Continued: Mayor Steve Adler declared that the best..."

June 8, 2018 News Feature

Hellmund Agrees To Settle F1 Suit
Tavo Hellmund agrees to out-of-court settlement of suit filed against Austin F1 investors
"...the brain behind the project, who has accepted an out-of-court settlement to quit the company...."

June 15, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Report
The Price of Trucker Fatigue; and Corporate Americas
"...with generous campaign contributions, Bush's acolytes at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration keep trying to jimmy the rules..."

Sept. 7, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

Our readers talk back.
"...Slusher. The notion that by taking the election to court, Curtis and Mitchell have made it easy for anyone..."

April 19, 2002 Column

Dancing About Architecture
South by Southwest draws closer -- lots of news from SXSW 2001
"...of corporate lawyers are Hotwheels Jr. and the Godzilla Motor Company. The latter were contacted by the notoriously litigious..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Our Springs Alliance filed suit in Travis Co. district court against the Lazy 9 Municipal Utility District, formed to..."

July 2, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Coverage 1998
"...asks voters to impose a 5% tax on short-term motor vehicle rentals for construction of a special venue project,..."

Oct. 9, 1998 News Feature

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