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May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Austin Parks & Recreation Pool Schedule

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Greenbacks for Green Space
City moves to make development pay more for parks
"...the weekend finally comes, Austinites head to their neighborhood parks for a green respite. On a sunny spring Saturday,..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Heroes and Villains
Van Dykes Parks: 'Smile' and the world smiles with you
"...London's Royal Festival Hall, that knowledge was Van Dyke Parks' reality for 37 years...."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Natural State
San Antonio-based Presidian wants to enter into public private partnerships with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
"...project could provide a partial solution to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's financial woes. The problems facing Texas..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Keeping Austin Green
The Parks budget finally got a boost, but the real job has just begun
"...when City Council approved a 15% increase in the Parks and Recreation Department's FY 2013-2014 operating budget to the..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

By Any Means Necessary
Suzan-Lori Parks works it – and helps you work it, too
"...So how does Suzan-Lori Parks work?..."

Dec. 17, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Town Lake Variance Shuffle
The hike-and-bike trail, questionable developer tactics, and a potential windfall for urban parks all flow together on East Riverside Drive
"...creating a new developer-fueled funding source for Central Austin parks. And just in time: With City Hall pushing to..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Shifting Landscape
Texas Parks & Wildlife at an organizational crossroads
"...in his 11 years as executive director of Texas Parks and Wildlife, Sansom did just that: set forth programs..."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Feature by Dan Oko

Parasite
Bong Joon-ho heats up South Korea's cold class war
"...working as a tutor for a rich family, the Parks, but he has to go away for a while..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Nonprofit director vows to continue promoting green space
"...Ted Siff has resigned from the Austin Parks Foundation to return to his publishing roots, a profession..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
South Korean horror cultist Park Chan-wook's 2002 film is the opening freshet in his bloody cinematic triptych; it’s also a finely wrought and emotionally complex film of surpassing, stylized beauty.

Sept. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Turbulent Waters (Updated)
Travis County Parks new buoys at Hippie Hollow make waves
"...cordoning off the area for swimming only. Travis County Parks may have been trying to calm the waters; instead,..."

Feb. 28, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Wild, Wild Wildlife
Texas Parks & Wildlife's Andy Sansom
"...when he became the executive director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), Sansom has overseen a turbulent..."

May 9, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Radical Inclusion: A Morality Tale
Halfway through the 365 days of 365 Days/365 Plays, Suzan-Lori Parks' dramatic project has everyone making theatre and in new ways
"...of the 365 Days/365 Plays cycle, written by Suzan-Lori Parks and anchored locally by the Zachary Scott Theatre Center...."

April 27, 2007 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

'Dog' Has Its Day
Pro Arts Collective premieres Suzan-Lori Parks' breakthrough drama Topdog / Underdog.
"...Until a short while ago, playwright Suzan-Lori Parks was living in the margins of the American theatre,..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tusk
Kevin Smith and his actors are fully invested in the sheer madness of this story.
"...Directed by: Kevin Smith. Starring: Justin Long, Michael Parks, Genesis Rodriguez, Haley Joel Osment and Guy Lapointe...."

Sept. 19, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Finding Writer's Voice
Suzan-Lori Parks isn't coasting, 'cause she's still listening
"...Calling Suzan-Lori Parks' visit to Austin this week a homecoming may be..."

May 12, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

City Council Votes to Protect Mobile Home Residents
Nine mobile home parks rezoned for MH residential use
"...City Council on June 20 rezoned nine mobile home parks around the city, containing more than 450 units, specifically..."

July 5, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

How Close Is Your Park?
Austin parks ranking in the middle of the U.S. pack
"...etc. There's less occasion for celebration in the annual "ParkScore" ratings compiled by the Trust for Public Land. Among..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Bikes in the Mud
Parks & Rec cancels, then delays, Cyclo-cross event
"...on existing trails at Walnut Creek Metro Park. City Parks and Recreation Department spokesperson Shelley Parks said the decision..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Dedicated to the Ones They Love
Dedicated nonprofits become more strategic about sponsorships
"...Dedicated nonprofits like the Austin Parks Foundation and the Austin Public Library Foundation aren't intended..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

More Q&A with Marc Ott
The new city manager on council initiatives, city planning priorities, and the change in the weather at City Hall
"...for some time, the operation and maintenance of our parks in Austin has been underfunded. We have a lot..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

4,000 Volunteers Make It Personal With Public Lands on It’s My Park Day
Austin Parks Foundation’s largest citywide volunteer effort tackles 110 park projects
"...from waking up early to volunteer and care for parks and greenbelts all over the city on March 7..."

March 13, 2020 News Feature by Sofia Tafich

Viceroys' Topdog / Underdog
This black-owned artist collective makes a passion-fueled, powerful debut with Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer-winning drama
"...and Jarrett King, and their inaugural production of Suzan-Lori Parks' Topdog/Underdog, which ran all too briefly at Salvage Vanguard..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Budgeting for Happiness
Parks and Rec Finds Its Bottom Line
"...Actually, the full slogan for the Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) reads: "Making people happy through..."

July 28, 1995 News Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: Water Park Updates From Around the State
Daytripping in the age of a pandemic
"...It wouldn’t be summer without water parks. Around the state, parks with a water theme like..."

June 19, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Hightower Report
Proud "partners" corporatize our parks
"...Park Service, America's so-called "leaders" are aggressively commercializing our parks, converting these jewels of the common good into just..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

Second Life
For her new play's sophomore production, Suzan-Lori Parks turns director
"...In March 2010, Suzan-Lori Parks was able to see her play The Book of..."

June 17, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Don't Spend That Budget Yet
Has the Lege really given out any more money in that megabudget? Even state agencies don't know.
"...raise not a budget raise? When you're the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Under its latest budget, the agency..."

June 12, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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