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Election Results: Meat and Potatoes
Travis County, Austin ISD come up big on bond projects
"...roads and transportation, and Prop B, $91.49 million for parks and land conservation. The county hoped to rebound from..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Election Results: How Did the Bonds Do?
Update: AISD, Travis County bonds break 70% support
"...38,447 votes cast, while Proposition B ($91.49 million for parks and land conservation projects) is up with 69.57% of..."

Nov. 7, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Luv Doc: Mr. Nice Guy
Sweet T is the name of an Irish boxer with fake front teeth and sleeve tattoos
"...that you have terrible game. I mean like Cherokee Parks terrible. Ryan Leaf terrible. Charlie Brown terrible. Lucy just..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

Say Hello (Again) to Republic Square
Downtown park hosts first farmers' market on Saturday
"...as part of a private/public partnership with the Austin Parks Foundation and the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. “Most..."

Oct. 10, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Putting Together the Downtown Puzzle
A closer look at Mayor Adler’s proposals to solve (and pay for) Downtown conundrums
"...Financing (TIF) District to fully implement its "chain of parks"; create additional funding streams for Red River music clubs..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Council: Yes, We Have a Budget
Members approve $3.9 billion budget for next fiscal year
"...• HOT for Parks: The hotel occupancy tax reallocation (passed Aug. 31) allowed..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Fighting Over Scraps
"...hostage funding for live music, local business, the arts, parks, preservation, and, most notably, addressing homelessness, unless and until..."

Sept. 19, 2017 Postmarks

Council: Seeking Consensus on Hotel Occupancy Tax
City Council’s HOT debate masks deeper divisions
"...programs surviving on "one-time" funds, and the always underfunded Parks and Rec Department. Council members are floating various proposals..."

Sept. 8, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Ocean at the Vortex
In her solo show, Ebony Stewart makes a canvas out of herself and a beautiful gift we should embrace
"...beautiful. It's beautiful because Stewart and her director Sonja Parks include terrible and hurtful things in their telling, and..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Money Don't Buy Everything, It's True …
City Council plows through housing, energy, and budget hearing
"...• Parks (especially pools): Although the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget..."

Aug. 21, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Ingrid Goes West
Hashtag: #thisisyourlife
"...her incomparable essence (her role as April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation basically formed my worldview), is O’Shea Jackson..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

City Budget Squeezed Between Basic Costs and State Neglect
The city has $1.03 billion in taxpayer money. Here's where it's going.
"...tax cuts, but also increases in budgets for police, parks, pools, and transportation."..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Travis
Highly invasive mollusks started showing up in Lake Travis
"...the lake, according to a new report from Texas Parks & Wildlife, which indicates an infestation with an established,..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Council: Eternal Returns
City plumbing, juvenile curfews, and AFD overtime on this week's agenda
"...days Zilker, Vic Mathias, Fiesta Gardens, and other major parks are used for big events (e.g., Austin City Limits,..."

June 16, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Day Trips & Beyond: June Events Roundup
Activities to get your summer sizzling
"...LBJ Fishing Day June 3, Stonewall, www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/lyndon-b-johnson..."

June 1, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Q&A Hole: What’s Your Favorite Place in Austin?
Because you know that "cabin fever" is definitely a thing
"...Carina Magyar, comedian: On the tip of Red Bud..."

May 29, 2017 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Decision Reached on Fate of Oakwood Cemetery's Unidentified Graves
City will exhume and re-inter 25 bodies discovered in former "colored grounds"
"...The city's Parks and Recreation Department reached a final decision regarding the..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Montinique Monroe

Eastside Vibes: Come Experience the Culture
Celebrations, food joints, & moves to make on the Eastside this summer
"...May 20, at 11am or sign up to volunteer. Parks and Recreation..."

May 24, 2017 Chronolog Post by Montinique Monroe

SwimATX Tackles Lifeguard Shortage
Learn-to-swim program educates Eastside kids on water safety
"...January 2015, when the Aquatics division of the city's Parks and Recreation Department faced down yet another summer of..."

May 19, 2017 News Feature by Katarina Brown

Playback: Music Policy Draft Fails Venues
A complete detachment from the original vision of the Omnibus
"...is gearing up again as a music center. Austin's Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with national nonprofit Notes..."

May 19, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Headlines
"...Pipeline in West Texas, was appointed to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission last Wednesday...."

May 5, 2017 News Feature

Visit These At-Risk Hill Country Water Sources
While you still can
"...enjoy the spring-fed waters at a series of city parks along the river. The Lions Club rents tubes and..."

April 21, 2017 Features Feature by Gerald E. McLeod

Decisions Await for the Fate of Oakwood Chapel
Is moving graves from under the chapel adding insult to injury?
"...The city’s Parks and Recreation Department, which manages the city’s cemeteries, notified..."

April 13, 2017 News Post by Montinique Monroe

This Year’s Banff Lineup
A plethora of thrills and chills
"...Proceeds from the Austin tour stop benefit Texas state parks...."

Feb. 24, 2017 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Point Austin: What We Think of Us
City's "community survey" an annual public selfie
"...great, but ..." Ratings on many city services – parks, public safety, libraries, airport, animal services – are high,..."

Feb. 24, 2017 News Column by Michael King

SXSW List 8
Peanut Butter Wolf, Kasey Chambers, White Denim and 147 more
"...Night Drive, Jeff Plankenhorn, Screamin’ J, Single Lash, Star Parks, Jackie Venson, Lindsey “Junior” West, and Moses “WrebleMuzik” Williams...."

Feb. 17, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Day Trips & Beyond: January Events Roundup
Day trips for 2017
"...Free Entrance Day Jan. 16, National Parks, www.nps.gov..."

Jan. 4, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: 10 Adventures for 2017
Don't wander around next year wondering where to go next; take one of these day trips
"...night in the new rustic cabins, outside of Centerville. www.tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/fort-boggy...."

Dec. 30, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Buhu Premiere “Youth Is Breaking"
Hurtling video-first into adulthood with ATX party/art rockers
"...sexy portrait of night life directed by filmmaker Zachary Parks and soundtracked by fellow Austinites Buhu, an electronically addled..."

Nov. 14, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Live Election Coverage
Is it over yet?
"...map out the next term's agenda. Sustainable funding for parks and a renewed emphasis on ending homelessness are just..."

Nov. 8, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

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