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Elaina J Martin

Jewelry Box: Using Space Artfully

Good things come in small packages, and this cozy cottage in Austin’s Bouldin neighborhood, full of charm with a close proximity to downtown, is just that. Now known as the ...

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By Elaina J Martin Photos By Issue Apr / May 2010 Neighborhood Downtown

Taking Back the Streets

I’m sitting at a stop sign at West Avenue and 12th Street. As soon as I see them coming, I’m immediately engulfed in a mass of bicycles. They zoom past ...

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By Elaina J Martin Photos By Trevor Ray Thompson Issue Mar 2010 Neighborhood Campus / Hyde Park

Out of the Box

This year, instead of re-gifting that lamp your mom gave you two years ago, here’s an out of the box idea: Give art.
The holidays are upon us, and amongst the ...

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By Elaina J Martin Photos By Annie Ray Issue Dec 2009 Neighborhood South Side

In Good Times and in Bad

Times are tough. The economy is in the tank. Unemployment is high. Your latte has been downgraded to a cup of joe. It’s enough to make any Austinite a bit ...

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By Elaina J Martin Photos By Issue Oct 2009 Neighborhood

In Good Times and in Bad

Times are tough. The economy is in the tank. Unemployment is high. Your latte has been downgraded to a cup of joe. It’s enough to make any Austinite a bit ...

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By Elaina J Martin Photos By Issue Oct 2009 Neighborhood

Luxe Living

The price of living in Austin is rising with the hot summer sun. Our addresses are moving further and further from the epicenter of activity; we try to budge, ...

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By Elaina J Martin Photos By Derris Lanier Issue Aug / Sept 2009 Neighborhood South Side

Sculpting Texas

If Texas is the Lone Star State, then Charles Umlauf should have sculpted the star. From coast to coast you can find his artwork at reputable stops including the Smithsonian ...

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By Elaina J Martin Photos By Derris Lanier Issue Aug / Sept 2009 Neighborhood South Side

Green Machine

Invoking a sense of serenity and wonder, D-Crain’s landscape designs are something straight out of a magazine spread. The concern’s staff are good at what they do: designing nature. They ...

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By Elaina J Martin Photos By Derris Lanier Issue Aug / Sept 2009 Neighborhood East Side

Improving Austin Theater

The Hideout Theatre seems a surprising name for one of Austin’s longest running; a place where improvisational magic touches those on stage, resulting in a fluid and innovative performance. The ...

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By Elaina J Martin Photos By Annie Ray Issue Aug / Sept 2009 Neighborhood Downtown