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Health-Conscious Alpaca Market’s Vending Machines Serve Jars of Fresh Food
Goodbye Little Debbie, hello kale salad
"...their way. Alpaca Market aims to shake up the vending machine status quo, replacing junk food with farm food..."

April 13, 2018 Food Feature by Alisha McDarris

Karma Vending Machines
" First Street and I-35 is like a karma vending machine. How many have thought to themselves: "I could..."

March 17, 2008 Postmarks

Healthiest Meal From a Vending Machine
Alpaca Market
"...Vending machines aren't just for empty calories and sugar-loaded snacks..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Best of Austin Feature

Soda Jerks
The AISD Vending Machine Scandal and the World of Snacks and Sodas
"...he walked into the San Antonio warehouse of BMS Vending. Liva was then under contract with BMS as a..."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Press D-1 for Chips; Press D-4 for Pot
California introduces new medi-pot vending machines.
"...toothpaste, and marijuana have in common? If you answered “vending machines,” you're correct. As of Jan. 29, California medi-pot..."

Jan. 30, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Trouble at Station 15
Austin firefighter sues city after officials stonewall unequal treatment
" was furnished with cushioned chairs, benches, tables, TVs, vending machines, and the station library of books and games...."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Feature by Caitlin Meredith

To Serve Man
Briggo: an Austin company at the crossroads of taste, technology, and social interaction
"...24/7 and where the caffeine-deprived have traditionally relied on vending machines...."

Jan. 20, 2012 Food Feature by MM Pack

Purging and Courting
"...2000, between Liva and Bernard Burkhardt, owner of BMS Vending of San Antonio. In the exchange below, Liva asks..."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

The Common Law
Legal Issues for Website Owners (Part 2)
" the trademark owner. For example, if you sell vending machines and post photos of Coke and Sprite cans..."

April 24, 2009 Column by Chris Johns

"...Capital Metro ticket vending machines at its nine MetroRail stations will no longer..."

July 15, 2016 News Feature

I Saw the Light
Clifford Antone, hardcore to the end
" in high school, only with armed guards and vending machines. You bring quarters because visitors can buy treats,..."

May 26, 2006 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Letters at 3AM
The Devil gives you five seconds, and God gives you none at all
"...I kept on my feet by leaning on the vending machines that lined the sidewalk – machines offering ads..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Column by Michael Ventura

Hey, Grownups! Graphic Novels!
Three new releases from the good folks at Drawn & Quarterly
"...Far too busy interacting with the rudimentary robots and vending machines and dwindling human population of that not-quite-heavenly body...."

Dec. 6, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Upcoming Gaming Events
Not counting that SXSW thing
"...midnight or later. Good thing there are new beverage vending machines...."

March 5, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

SXSW Finale: Lessons Learned
Internal Affairs has friends? Lots. With advice.
"...a bicycle is absolutely necessary. Doritos makes pretty awesome vending machines. Jay-Z and Skrillex are super popular. Yelle rules.”..."

March 30, 2012 Music Post by Zoe Cordes Selbin

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Richard Belzer, exotic produce, etc.
"..."Let's Pizza" vending machines can make half a dozen different types of..."

May 28, 2010 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Accommodating Women: The AFD vs. Nona Allen
"...cinder-block room, devoid of furniture or amenities. (The station's vending machines, for example, were in the men's locker room,..."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

MetroRail Open Houses Coming Up
Views of the train and how it works coming to five of the stations
"...up a schedule, learn to use the new ticket vending machines and get all of your questions answered about..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...enjoy relative luxuries such as couches, video games, and vending machines. Allen also said she's had to routinely remove..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature

Unhappy Perry
First Craddick, then Dewhurst, now Perry looks unhappy with the Lege.
"...well? Or maybe he was just disappointed that the vending machines were out of Cheetos again...."

May 22, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around Austin and beyond

Aug. 22, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Austin Stories
" year began this week, Austin ISD cleared school vending machines of high-sugar and low-nutrition snacks, going beyond a..."

Aug. 22, 2003 News Feature

Austin Needs Entrepreneurial Approach
"...Pepsi to serve as the official provider of cold-drink vending machines in the city. The partnership is valued at..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Postmarks

Conspirators of Pleasure
"...the director's short "Food," an animated film involving human vending machines, a cannibal buffet, and two diners who, after..."

April 28, 2000 Screens Review by Jerry Renshaw

Council Watch
Council hears light rail report, questions legal fees on LCRA water deal and snorts at proposal to have new car displays in baggage claim area of airport.
"...of airport concessions, as well as the lack of vending machines downstairs, as revenue generators he'd rather see at..."

Nov. 5, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Mr. Smarty Pants
Close encounters of the illegal kind.
" experimenting with the idea of dispensing hamburgers from vending machines...."

Oct. 15, 1999 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

When Good Food Goes Bad
"...any drive-ins with soda dispensers or hot dog warmers. Vending machines, too. The absolute worst is a supermarket, because..."

June 4, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Step Outside
California's Smoking Ban... Coming to a Club Near You?
"...a church or school; and it does away with vending machines in all areas accessible to minors...."

Feb. 13, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Get Out the Bootstraps
Cause Texas Ain't Takin' Care of You No More
"...(Not to mention the fact that there are no vending machines in the DHS waiting room.) Hutchinson's grandkids, whose..."

June 13, 1997 News Feature by Audrey Duff

This New Pizza Is Made By, What, Robots?
Basil Street’s Automated Pizza Kitchen flourishes in the ATX
"...they’re just starting out, these folks and their mega-sized pizza-vending apparatus, and they’d like some press, and so there..."

Oct. 7, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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