Matt Martinez is a DFW-lifer who handles the Observer's editorial social media channels when he's not waxing cynical in our news, food and music verticals. Rest assured, he hates your favorite team. Matt studied journalism at the University of Texas and then again, for some reason, at UNT. He has written for the Austin Chronicle, the Denton Record-Chronicle and currently writes sports for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
5 days ago | Crime
Two Dallas Police officers responded to a suspicious person call Wednesday morning at the apartment complex at 4700 Eastside Ave., identified by Google Maps as the Five Trees, and ended up fatally shooting a woman as she tried to flee the scene in...
6 days ago | Barbecue
Drawing from Salone's experience on the competitive barbecue circuit since 2005, Last Supper doesn't offer an array of sauce options or expertly arranged boutique side dishes. It's a straight-forward, plastic-and-styrofoam meat-focused experience....
8 days ago | Sports
All hands were on deck Sunday at AT&T Stadium for what Dallas Cowboys fans thought was going to be the start of a deep playoff run against the Green Bay Packers. What went down, though, was one of the most heartbreaking ends to a season in team hi...
12 days ago | Festivals
Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller set out to add a little more of a woman's touch to the the band's second annual County Fair, and he has delivered, beefing up the 2017 one-day festival's lineup with two ladies who have combined to win five Grammy Aw...
12 days ago | Texas Legislature
Before the 85th Texas Legislative Session formally opened on Tuesday, state lawmakers had already filed a handful of bills that would curb or strike down the law enforcement practice known as civil forfeiture, which allows law enforcement official...
13 days ago | Barbecue
If there was one good idea for Andy Sedino to bring with him from his corporate gig at Rudy's to his own budding Meat U Anywhere empire, it was barbecue for breakfast.