2 days ago | City Hall
Dallas City Hall X-Files. OMG. I am so ready. Wednesday Eric Nicholson had a story here which seemed to confirm at least in part a conspiracy theory I have touting for about 50 years. It’s about a secret under-the-radar City Hall effort ...
3 days ago | Courts
One of the smartest things former Dallas Mayor Laura Miller said to me when she was serving on the City Council was, “In Dallas, the most important thing is never to say anything about anything, ever.” I agreed with her. Sometimes it’s almost but ...
4 days ago | Courts
In the matter of Susan Hawk, the Dallas County district attorney who finally resurfaced after three weeks to say she's taking another four weeks unpaid time off to deal with depression, I know my primary empathy ought to be with her in her need to...
5 days ago | Schutze
We got a spot of rain last week, but for weeks beforehand the weather person on the evening news had been warning me in increasingly dire tones about the drought. The region had gone 40 days and 40 nights without rain, she said, returning us to dr...
8 days ago | City Hall
Don’t know what was going on at the beloved Lakewood Theater in Old East Dallas when I stopped by this morning – either a very serious remodeling or the first stages of demolition. When I went inside, workers seemed to be ripping out the stage and...
9 days ago | City Hall
Maybe we need to accept a certain bottom line here and prepare to deal with it. Dallas is becoming a much cooler city — almost more cool than it has a right to be — because of the coming change in who's in control. But the change-over is not here...