Category Archives: Austin
Little City is a coffee shop that’s become a bit of an Austin institution over the last 17 years. They’ve lost their lease and will close May 13th. Gwen and I had a last lunch there today. We recently rented Slacker, and the movie is slice of Austin’s past. Almost none of the locations in […]
The city needs to stop getting our hopes up.
The new urbanism is suburbanism.
The city keeps trying to do nice things for bikes, and their efforts keep going into the ditch
After seeing The Informant at Alamo South, Gwen and I stuck our heads in at The Highball. A few observations: 1. The place looks great. Seriously, like some kind of Rat Pack fantasy. 2. If Tim & Co don’t do a good job keeping the place up, it’s going to look like shit in three […]
A clearinghouse of information on broadband in Austin and volume caps is now online. Kudos to Chip Rosenthal.
A corner of my neighborhood’s greenbelt has its own blog.
Some of my picks for places to hit on this year’s overstuffed edition of the tour.
Bumper sticker spotted at El Chilito: “If you don’t talk to your kids about John Aielli, who will?”
Austin was hit by a severe storm, with baseball-sized hail and 80-mph winds, at about 12:30 AM on 15 May 2008.