1 day ago | Housing
Every so often, city officials descend on a particularly dismal corner of southern Dallas, say a few words about the neighborhood’s bright future and then gaze appreciatively while hulking construction equipment tears apart a decrepit house or apa...
7 days ago | City Hall
Late Sunday night, The Dallas Morning News posted a banal piece announcing that Mayor Mike Rawlings had raised $30.5 million for a southern Dallas investment fund, a cornerstone of his GrowSouth initiative. The most controversial thing in the...
8 days ago | Real Estate
Although you are already well aware, either because you are one of the 66 percent of Dallasites who rent your home or because you've wondered at the bewildering number of luxury apartments sprouting up around the city's core, the point bears ...
11 days ago | City Hall
Two weeks ago, Ben Sandifer took off from his job as an accountant and headed down to City Hall to plead with the City Plan Commission to vote against rezoning a portion of the Texas Horse Park. He didn't have a problem with the zoning change per ...
14 days ago | Courts
On Friday morning in the bowels of the Frank Crowley Courts building, Dallas County's leading criminal justice policymakers reminisced about the bad ol' days at the Lew Sterrett jail. County Commissioner John Wiley Price recalled the time five yea...
15 days ago | Education
You can glean many lessons from the recent tension at the University of Missouri, the most trenchant being that life for minority students on many college campuses sucks, which college administrators seem ill-equipped to understand. And then there...