Joe Pappalardo is editor in chief of the Dallas Observer.
1 hour ago | Feature Stories
A funny thing happened to spaceflight in the late 20th century: Engineers began to design new launch vehicles that could reach space but operate like airplanes. Instead of a rocket standing upright on a launchpad, blasting into space under tens of...
Texas' Lt. Gov. Designs Jewelry and Starts a Pyrrhic War Over Bathrooms: The Observer's News Week in Review2 days ago | News
We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of the news you may have missed, from the news desk of the Dallas Observer. Texas Convention Industry Calls Patrick's Bathroom Bill a "Multi-Billion Dollar Disaster" Business interests across the state, inc...
6 days ago | News
Winter is a state of mind. The changes of the season prompts us to look at familiar things a little differently. In a similar way, commercially available drones can offer similar (and more literal) changes in perspective. The video above was filme...
9 days ago | News
We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of the news of the week you may have missed. Denton True Crime Author Gives Up Retirement After Suspect Is Arrested in 29-Year-Old Murder Patricia Springer thought she had found the man who killed her frien...
14 days ago | News
Creating a dramatic fireworks display is hard enough when the pyrotechnics are launched from the ground. But during 2017's New Year's show, AT&T Streaming Lights at Reunion Tower, the fireworks erupted from the base of the tower to the t...
Our New City Manager Tours Dallas, the Mayor Calls the Pension Police and Trump Interviews Texas' Ag Commissioner: The Week's News in Review15 days ago | News
We know you're busy, so here's roundup of the week's news from the Dallas Observer's news desk. Dallas Arrivals and Departures 2016/2017 It can be painful to look two ways at once, unless you're a gecko. But we must say goodbye to 2016 and em...