6/25/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; State trooper Marvin Jenkins stands watch over the east side of the Governor’s Mansion on Wednesday. Trooper presence has increased since the fire was set earlier this month.
6/21/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Raif Harik of Austin, left, whose boxing debut was Saturday, fights Marcus Key at the Frank Erwin Center at UT. Harik was knocked out in the first round.
6/20/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Swabid Akabe, 5, of Myanmar, plays games with other refugee children at Saturday’s ‘UN World Refugee Day’ celebration at St. David’s Episcopal Church on 7th Street.
6/20/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Aldijana Cisija of Bosnia-Herzegovina spoke at Saturday’s ‘UN World Refugee Day’ celebration at St. David’s Episcopal Church on 7th Street. Her father, Sejad Cisija, hangs the Bosnia-Herzegovina national flag back up after taking it down to take photos at the event. Her brother, Albin, walks under the flag.
6/19/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; ‘Games2U’ game coach Rey Puente, left, waits to assist with any problems tenants may have with video games set up for River Oaks’ tenant appreciation event on Brodie Lane. Games2U’ is an Austin-based mobile entertainment company, which has air-conditioned trailers in which people can play Xbox, Nintendo Wii and Playstation3. The company also sets up laser tag on-location.
6/19/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Sarah Kreisner is aquatics director at YMCA. She discusses her job Thursday at the Town Lake Branch pool.
6/19/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Cousins Larry Carson, 7, and Daejanique Wallace, 10, play on a ‘Games2U’ Nintendo Wii with Jake Sitterle, 7 and Alex Martinez, 5, on Thursday at the River Oaks apartment complex’s tenant appreciation event on Brodie Lane. ‘Games2U’ is an Austin-based mobile entertainment company, which has air-conditioned trailers in which people can play Xbox, Nintendo Wii and Playstation3. The company also sets up laser tag on-location.
6/14/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Austin band ‘The Black and White Years’ played a show June 14 at Parish on Sixth Street. The band is comprised of Billy Potts, John Aldridge, Scott Butler and Landon Thompson.
6/18/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Seymour High School runners, from left, Whitney Browning, Shelby Groves, Tayler Barrington and Julia Holub talk with Thorndale High School basketball player Brandon Irwin on Wednesday in the House Chambers at the Captiol. Seymour coach Dale Browning and his wife Shawna, who are Whitney’s parents, also attended the event where Gov. Rick Perry gave a speech congratulating, and encouraging, all UIL athletes.
6/14/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; ‘Buda’ points out to Republic of Texas attendees the night event he will be in charge of at the Travis County Exposition Center on Saturday. Buda, who gave only his biker name, also ran the ‘Rodeo Games’ earlier that day.
6/17/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Jonathan Liverman lives on the corner of Woodview Avenue and Allandale Road. In Februrary, an APD officer hopped a curb and hit his fence, damaging about 40 feet of it. An officer involved assured him that the city would replace the fence. Since then, he has talked to the claims department, which directed him to collect damages from the civilian driver involved. The man pulled over in Februrary never received a ticket for a violation, and was not carrying liability insurance.
6/12/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Lara Lester tries to referee Major, her Great Dane, and Tawnia Pinson’s dog, Beau, while they play Thursday at The Bark Park in Georgetown..
6/12/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Janis Shields takes her dog Xena to Round Rock Dog Depot regularly. They are among a group of regulars who take their dogs to the park daily.
5/27/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Two people walk down the stairs toward the underground parking at Austin City Hall in Downtown Austin, Texas.
5/29/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Maximus Nagle, 3, floats at McKinney Falls’ lower falls. His parents, Michael Nagle and Amy Lane, and his sisters, 5-year-old Annabella and 8-year-old Madeline, go to McKinney Falls at least twice a week. The family has been in Austin for the last four years, and they say that their State Park Pass saves them money.
5/27/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; View from in front of Austin City Hall in Downtown Austin, Texas.
6/10/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Wheatsville Co-op general manager Dan Gillotte in front of a group of photos of the co-op’s staff at that time, made by a former employee of the co-op’s staff. The store is undergoing growth from 8,000 square feet to 12,000 square feet.
6/7/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Jonathan Ryner, left, prepares with James Palaima, 13, and three other players to begin the new Dungeons & Dragons Fourth Edition at Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy during worldwide D&D game day Saturday. A Fourth Edition Dungeon Master’s screen, shaped as a castle facade and part of a special edition, is in the foreground.
guess what — food
the internship is moving right along. i can’t believe it’s already about halfway through.
i’m coming back to finish posting. got to leave this spider-infested table…