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1999 Stories by Samantha Liskow

Archives: 2000 | 1999
  • Paradise Lost

    published August 26, 1999

    Once upon a time, the city promised to grow something beautiful in the decaying Second Ward. "La Villa de las Flores" -- the village of flowers ... More >>

  • A Civil Action

    published August 12, 1999

    When the only trial involving the police killing of Pedro Oregon ended in acquittal last March, the cries of vindication began. Former officer... More >>

  • Sex, Drugs and Kitschy Art

    published August 12, 1999

    John Slate had his first "whoa, cool man" visual trip in early-'70s Austin. Some hippie neighbors had plastered their walls with black-light... More >>

  • Trash Talk

    published July 29, 1999

    Four years after Margey Meyer hauled a garbage can full of 6,000 petitions before City Council, she still hasn't gotten what she wants: payback... More >>

  • Civil(ity) War

    published July 22, 1999

    Leo Tucker doesn't really belong anywhere, but he's still found a nice little spot to read his paperbacks and sometimes drink a beer. The... More >>

Archives: 2000 | 1999