Organizing history by tags.

Environmental passion on one side of a city, neglect on the other – how ‘weird’ is that Austin?

From its annual birthday party for Winnie-the-Pooh’s Eeyore over the past half century to Texas’ only nude beach, to its tolerance for hippies, bats,...

Austin’s challenge: a common language of environmental sustainability

“Shadows in a Sunbelt City” is a book of many unique insights and analogies. Most are sure to be controversial. In just one of them, author Elliot M. Tretter offers up the very different understandings in Austin of the meaning of “environment.”