Tag Archive | "economic development"

Austin swims, the Springs flounders

Monday, November 23, 2009


Our city’s leadership class has, as you may have noticed, a new Best Big Cool Friend – Austin, Texas. That relationship is not unlike that of Vince and Drama on “Entourage”– the devastatingly cool movie star (Adrian Grenier) who allows the hopeful loser (Kevin Dillon) to hang out with him. Our city’s power people would […]

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Leader luncheons and the 6035 plan

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


“Community Leader Lunches” follow a familiar script. They take place in one of four venues: the Antlers, The Broadmoor, Cheyenne Mountain Resort or Penrose House. You arrive, park, get your name tag and table assignment, spend a few minutes schmoozing and sit down. You eat your salad. You eat your bread. You make polite conversation with […]

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