is online

Well, the cat is out of the bag now. In Today’s Austin American-Statesman’s Metro section, an article discusses Player’s fight against UT’s efforts to claim their land. UT is intending on using Player’s for a parking garage.

Michael and I have started working on a student movement aspect of Player’s efforts. We had talked to the owner and I threw up a quick splash page on We were mentioned in that article.

Now, there’s a hellstorm of media coverage being thrown our way. Tomorrow morning, I’m booked to be on the Bobby Bones morning show on 96.7 KISS FM at 8:45 a.m. His producer sent me an e-mail today and I left him a voicemail. I figure I’m not actually booked until I hear back from him.

The site, which we planned to release in August, was not ready at all for this kind of coverage. By 10 a.m., we put up an online petition and within the last hour, I splashed a little color on the site. I’ll add pictures in the next day or so.

The last time I ran a log check at 1 p.m., had over 700 hits for the day. The online petition has just under 200 names.

Feel free to sign the online petition at or the paper version at Player’s by the register.






2 responses to “ is online

  1. Random Musings Avatar

    they may take our lives, but they’ll never take our players

    The University of Texas at Austin announced yesterday that they will not attempt to take our beloved Players by eminent domain. While they’re still attempting to buy the property, any deal would have to be reached in “weeks, not months”…

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    saving players has the attention of the state

    The Save Players effort is getting excited. As you may know, The University of Texas is attempting to take the land that a local burger place, Players, owns. Lawmakers are moving forward on SB 7, a bill to restrict the…

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