Tag Archives: East Austin
As gentrification reshapes my neighborhood, I fear we’re losing something of real value to our city.
As the cost of living in Texas’ cities continues to climb, gentrification is reshaping neighborhoods across the state. These changes might be starkest in East...Read More
Giorgio Angelini, the film’s director and a native Houstonian, discusses the movie ahead of a showing in Austin on September 10.
After Giorgio Angelini graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005, he toured the country with his two bands, playing in the same bars and clubs ye...Read More
Street artist Mike Johnston created this mural on a utility box in East Austin, where the teenage bombing victim was a third-generation resident.
Draylen Mason, 17, was one of two people killed by a package bomb during a string of attacks across Austin in March. The principal bassist in the Austin Youth O...Read More
The end of Austin ISD's deal with a South Texas charter operator offers some lessons for the rest of the state.
East Austin's battle over IDEA Allan marked the end of a particularly nasty charter school controversy, a cautionary tale about how not to open a charter school...Read More
Public housing is no less political an issue now than it was in the 1930s.
The increasing need for affordable housing is readily apparent in Texas. ...Read More
Let’s be plain about what makes these businesses so profitable: usury. Structuring a loan to charge $130 in fees per $100 borrowed (that’s the averageRead More