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Austin Monuments to Pop Culture
Fiji mermaids, vintage toys, and a Cathedral of Junk
"...for yourself how Austin's famed weirdness manifests itself at these off-the-beaten-path shops, galleries, and curiosities...."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

SXSW List No. 5
NOFX, Leon Russell, and Trae Tha Truth join Iggy Pop
"...Yesterday, in a standalone announcement, South by Southwest confirmed the 2016 conference’s first superstar – Iggy Pop. The leathery..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin’s Record Store Day Picks
Local releases and where to get 'em
"...Music freaks and fetishists mark their calendars annually for this coming Saturday – April 18..."

April 15, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

'Young Latina Artists 19: Y, Qué?'
San Antonio's Más Rudas Chicana Collective fills Mexic-Arte's summer showcase with work by women
"...The one that this year displaces an "o" in the..."

June 13, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

What is Proper Nang? Austin’s Teen Beat
The next generation weighs in on what’s hip in the ATX
"...Proper Nang is a Brit term for the very coolest. I first started writing about Austin’s teen..."

Aug. 6, 2013 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Then There's This: Sunset Landfill Rises Again?
City seeks to annex property after waste company buys it
"...November 2015 can't get here soon enough for Northeast Austin neighbors of the Sunset Farms Landfill. That marks..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

'And Now It's My Time (Now It's My Time) It's My Time to Dream (My Time to Dream)'
"...nearly weeklong alcohol-induced coma, which I fell into after the St. Louis Cardinals clinched the National League Central. It..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

Bottom's Dream: chokecherry
"...Dream than this," responds Mitchell Gossett when asked about the production of Erik Ehn's chokecherry that this exceptional Los..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Naked City
South Austin Democrats give Mayor Kirk Watson the Yeller Dawg award of the year, Geoff Rips goes to work for AISD, City Council will have new meeting places next year.
"...Wilfred Aguilar announced Tuesday that he was resigning from the bench, wannabe successors were politicking in a big way..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

Tom Gimbel Takes Austin City Limits Global
Sky’s the limit for the ACL brand
"...Last month at Arlyn Studios, representatives from KGSR and the Austin City Limits television franchise officially flipped the switch..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Half Price Books: Where Rare Is Well Done
Does the rare books room at Austin’s North Lamar location owe its success to alchemy?
"...There's a beautiful pearl, you might say, in one of..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Playback: Bob Dylan Goes Electric – Again!
Fifty years ago, Dylan and the Band went electric at Austin's Municipal Auditorium
"...Lost amongst Bob Dylan's many landmark moments of the mid-Sixties, including his electric attack on the Newport Folk..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Day Trippin'
More day parties than you can shake an iPhone at
"...small sample of recommended day party revelry. Check out the print edition of this week's Chronicle for additional day..."

March 11, 2008 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Harvesting History
An appreciation of the pecan
"...Visceral memory, circa 1980. On the clearest of blue November days, I'm slowly circumnavigating Eastwoods..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Food Feature by MM Pack

Capitol Chronicle
The Sept. 13 constitutional amendment ballot features the good, the bad, and the silly.
"...Last week I took a look at Proposition 12, the worst of the constitutional amendment propositions facing Texas voters..."

Aug. 22, 2003 News Column by Michael King

First Round Draft Picks
As owners, brewers and distributors of Austin's Live Oak Brewing Company, Chip McElroy and Brian Peters have reached the highest level of malty geekdom. They are self-described "beer nerds gone pro."
"...of heavy lifting, and a bit of megalomania, but then, a dream's a dream. As owners, brewers, and distributors..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Food Feature by Pableaux Johnson

Full of Schtick!
Greg Beets sends up Austin's wacky pop-punk-cum-Saturday-morning-send-up band, the Peenbeets.
"...Say what you will about the Peenbeets, but no one can doubt their fealty for..."

Dec. 3, 1999 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Council Watch
Travis Country residents battle with private school's placement of its athletic field
"...large houses, wide streets, and late-model family cars, and the sound of a group of girls playing kickball is..."

Dec. 3, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...for a couple of years with odd jobs and pass-the-hat singing gigs, Max Nofziger is now gainfully employed. Okay,..."

May 29, 1998 News Feature

Dotting i's, Circling C's
Simplifying the Tortured History of Circle C
"...illustration by Doug Potter Every time I hear the words "Circle C," I cringe. Guaranteed, what follows will..."

Dec. 19, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

At Your Service
Suburbanites Doubt the City's 411 on 911
"...she doesn't like what she's finding. A resident of the Parke, a development near Lake Travis at the corner..."

Nov. 14, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...last Thursday. While clinic labs are still going under the private control of Laboratory Corp. of America, clinic advocates..."

Aug. 29, 1997 News Feature

Medieval Madness
O! The Folly of Council in Middle Ages
"...King Charles I and Sir Jonathon Blackhawk were on their way to the renaissance festival in Smithville last week..."

April 18, 1997 News Column by Alex de Marban

Grave Matters
The Cost of the Longest Vacation You'll Ever Take
"...The last piece of property you'll ever need will probably..."

March 28, 1997 News Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...Here's a chance to foster sensible development: The Community Vision Project -- a partnership of the City..."

June 21, 1996 News Feature

Lost in Space
Do They Know the Way in San Jose?
"...As in Austin, San Jose sprawl has scarred the consciousness with both its size and its speed, and..."

Dec. 22, 1995 News Feature

Secret Settlements in STNP case
In the Council We Trust...
"...wonder. Yes, we elected them. Yes, that indicates a certain amount of trust --..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Column by Alex de Marban

Council Watch
Rollin' Out the Welcome Wagon
"...Monday. And maybe, too, responsibility was just elusive in the heady, anticipatory crescendo leading up to last Saturday's failed..."

Oct. 13, 1995 News Column

Council Watch
Walking the Ethical Tightrope
"...Housing Direc-tor and current developer Gene Watkins is roaming the corridors of City Hall more and more these days,..."

May 12, 1995 News Column by Alex de Marban

Groover's Paradise
The Hole in the Wall has seen it all
"...The Drag forever changes. Students, workers, bums, and businesses recycle..."

June 20, 2014 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

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