Cheryl Smith

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  • 12 years ago

    Ever since a dead bird in Dallas tested positive for West Nile virus in the early summer of 2002, local animal control offices and health departments have been in bird-call hell, especially during the warmer, mosquito-breeding months. Residents al...

  • 12 years ago

    The elderly women high-kicking like Rockettes in skimpy, sequined outfits and fishnet hose likely were enough to open the eyes of any Saturday-morning cable wanderers who recently happened to stumble across Dallas public access channel 13 B. Senio...

  • 12 years ago

    You know it's springtime in Dallas when the crepe myrtles begin to bloom, native wildflowers start their sprouting and the nutria waddle from their drainage pipes and sewers to frolic like kittens in the warm air. With their native land of Argenti...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    MONTERREY, MEXICO--The twin circles on the smooth concrete plaza swell, drawing more and more young bodies into the hurricane of bad haircuts, bright tropical shirts, baggy pants and dirty sneakers. The ever-growing number of young men in the circ...

  • 13 years ago | Film Reviews

    Dallas gained a lot more than it lost the day civil rights lawyer Frank P. Hernandez shut down his practice and drove to New York City to talk his way into New York University's film school. He never established himself as a filmmaker, yet the exp...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    Maria Gonzalez shakes her fully clothed thing to thumping booty music on the giant dance floor. Next to the girls in skimpy bras and even skimpier panties, she looks like a lost canary at an exotic cat show. When the music stops, she gets in line ...