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How Much of Your Rent Is Paying for Spots in a Parking Lot?
Council's ready to jettison parking minimums for future Austin developments
"...Regulation around parking could not sound more boring on its face, but..."

May 5, 2023 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

The 'Lot' of the Working-Class NFL Fan
Q&A with Jonny Mars, 'America's Parking Lot' docmaker
"...filmmaker Jonny Mars documents that painful shift in America's Parking Lot...."

March 15, 2012 SXSW Post by Mark Fagan

The Lot of the Working-Class NFL Fan
'America's Parking Lot'
"...filmmaker Jonny Mars documents that painful shift in America's Parking Lot, chronicling the ups and (mainly) downs of Tiger..."

March 16, 2012 Screens Feature by Mark Fagan

Parks and Rec Proposes Metered Parking for Deep Eddy Pool Lot
The currently free lot could see meters in 2020
"...a memo to City Council, proposing the installation of parking meters for the lot at Deep Eddy Pool –..."

Sept. 18, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Open City Parks for Business Parking?
A proposal to save one restaurant's parking woes is not drawing many supporters
" save Casa de Luz from its seemingly interminable parking woes was deflated at the Planning Commission last week...."

May 24, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Hyde Parking
A Neighborhood Caught in a Clash Between Eateries
"...been bloodied in many a battle over how much parking is too much...."

Sept. 12, 1997 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Lords of Parking
Neighborhood Associations Deciding Curbside Privileges
"...Parking along Whitis Avenue is a privilege reserved for permit-holding..."

Aug. 28, 1998 News Feature by Jeff Mandell

Council Slashes Parking Requirements, Ushering in New Era of Development Rules
City expresses optimism that eliminating parking minimums will lower the cost of building housing
"...costs is to allow more housing on each individual lot in Austin. Minimizing parking spots is one way to..."

Nov. 10, 2023 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Have Customers, Need Macrobiotic Parking
Code enforcers crack down on Casa de Luz
"...where you put your car. "Macrobiotics is also about parking," says Longoria. "The great life isn't dependent on a..."

March 11, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Pay up for Parking
No more free parking at City Hall
"...the municipal Monopoly board, no more landing on free parking, says the Austin Business Journal: Word came from city..."

May 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Lame, the Halt, and the Parking Thieves
Crusading against handicapped-parking violators
" parked along this particular block is showing a handicapped-parking hangtag, which allows the user to park at a..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature by Michael May

No Parking Garage, Says Downtown Crowd
The proposed Convention Center garage finds few friends, and even trips over a city official's own testimony.
"...block of downtown property for a new Convention Center parking garage and a district chilling plant. Not only is..."

Aug. 23, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Open the Parking Lots!
"...find dozens of security guards protecting the large, unused parking lots that now surround Austin’s gem of outdoor venues...."

Oct. 9, 2006 Postmarks

National Survey Finds Significant Support for Middle Income Housing, Smaller Lot Sizes
City Council aims to achieve both with HOME amendments
"...that would allow “small multi-unit buildings on any residential lot” favorably, while 49% of respondents viewed rules allowing houses..."

Dec. 1, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Study: Parking Lots Pollute
Common pavement sealant could be damaging waterways
"...coal-tar sealant, the shiny black stuff that goes on parking lots to protect asphalt from the elements, may be..."

July 1, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Austin Needs More Downtown Parking
"...drove around and around in circles, looking for a parking space Downtown. How many miles have you logged in..."

May 4, 2010 Postmarks

A Lot of Cojones and a Little Faith
The art of Micael Priest
"...and advertising," he states with little modesty and a lot of truth...."

Oct. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Margaret Moser

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

April 19, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Council Member Seeks to Make Homeownership More Attainable With Smaller Lot Sizes
Can Council meet the missing middle?
"...the changes would be a reduction to the minimum lot size required for lots in single-family (SF) zones from..."

July 21, 2023 News Feature by Austin Sanders

TV Eye
Thirty years later, Jeff Krulik and John Heyn still find the best spots
"...thinking when they took their cameras into a Maryland parking lot in the mid-1980s to film the boisterous fans..."

Jan. 23, 2004 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Zilker Park: Paved Paradise, or Vice Versa
When is a parking lot not a parking lot? When it’s next to the beloved park.
"...overpass, which these days is typically used for overflow parking and event staging during big events like the Trail..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Then There's This: Razing History
Old home set for demolition to make way for parking lot
"...neighbors' objections, effectively clearing the way for a surface parking lot on the western edge of Downtown. The commissioners..."

April 26, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

A Case of Gentrifurcation?
Jumpolin site to become parking lot for cat cafe
" now has new tenants: It will serve as parking for the Blue Cat Cafe, an eatery where diners..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Thelma & Louise
"...of Charlie Sexton and crew) and when a local lothario tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot –..."

May 24, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Officer-Involved Shooting After Attempted Burglary
Officer is in stable condition; suspect dead
"...The officer-involved shooting Sunday (April 3) morning in a parking lot Downtown took place after a security guard at..."

April 3, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Review: Feral Pizza
Parking lot pizza trailer is serving up sourdough pies with brilliantly flavorful toppings
"...Feral Pizza sets up shop in the parking lot of Duval Market, a nondescript corner store carrying..."

March 1, 2024 Food Feature by Taylor Tobin

Farming Local Connections With Barton Creek Farmers Market
Austin’s longest-running farmers’ market continues to support small farms from a mall parking lot
"...from 9am until 1pm in the Barton Creek Square parking lot. Barton Creek Farmers Market has been, as their..."

March 1, 2024 Food Feature by James Scott

The Tomorrow Man
Lithgow and Danner give a charming edge to this predictable doomsday prepper meet-cute
" well. Ed stages a clumsy meet-cute in the parking lot, and from there, it’s off to the races...."

June 7, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bomb City
Infamous 1997 Amarillo punk murder exposes social division.
"...during a rumble between punks vs. preps in a parking lot across the street from an IHOP in Amarillo,..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Stabbing at Trailer Space
Next time, bring beer, not knives
"...record store Trailer Space Records spilled out into the parking lot Thursday evening (Aug. 6) and concluded with one..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Post by Kevin Curtin

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