Doug Stienstra, Austin writer on a mission

12:24 pm Mar. 30, 2016

Writer Doug Stienstra arrived in Austin in November 2011.

“I loved many things about Austin,” the native Iowan, 27, says. “The self-starter culture of entrepreneurs, artists and musicians. And there’s so much to do. So many ways

Austin patriarch Fidel Estrada, Jr. turns 80

6:28 pm Mar. 29, 2016

It looked like a scene from “The Godfather,” but in a sweet, sentimental way.

Fidel Estrada, Jr. sat behind a long table at the center of the tent. His round face radiated bliss, but he barely moved. Instead, everybody in

1970s Austin No. 17: Ken Capps responds creatively

2:28 pm Mar. 25, 2016

We asked thoughtful locals why the 1970s left such a lasting imprint on Austin. We received many provocative answers, which we’ll share here first. 

Feel free to send yours to mbarnes@statesman.com

Ken Capps, KTBC-TV reporter 1978-1982,born St. David’s Hospital

1970s Austin No. 16: Bobby Bridger’s take

8:17 pm Mar. 24, 2016

There is, however, a second, equally-important part of that old axiom. It is that eventually the exotic lifestyle that evolves from the success of the positive energy spun by creative spirits attracts the both the

1970s Austin No. 15: Tim McClure on the pure and the simple

7:08 pm Mar. 24, 2016

We asked thoughtful locals why the 1970s left such a lasting imprint on Austin. We received many provocative answers, which we’ll share here first. 

Feel free to send yours to mbarnes@statesman.com

Tim McClure, co-founder GSD&M, Austin citizen since

1970s Austin No. 13: John Inmon on the city’s coming of age

3:21 pm Mar. 24, 2016

We asked thoughtful locals why the 1970s left such a lasting imprint on Austin. We received many provocative answers, which we’ll share here first. 

Feel free to send yours to mbarnes@statesman.com

John Inmon, musician

Of course you realize that

1970s Austin No. 11: Lee Cooke on the super-sizing of Austin

12:01 pm Mar. 24, 2016

We asked thoughtful locals why the 1970s left such a lasting imprint on Austin. We received many provocative answers, which we’ll share here first. 

Feel free to send yours to mbarnes@statesman.com.

Lee Cooke, former Mayor of Austin
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