Rachel Williams grew up on the mean streets of Coppell. After studying journalism at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, she lived in Chicago and San Diego before returning to Dallas in 2015. She is the recipient of several accolades, backhanded compliments and parking tickets.
8 days ago | News
The ailing Alexander Mansion is finally getting a roof, but owners still need to raise millions of dollars more to save the historic Ross Avenue survivor. In a cover story that ran last month, the Dallas Observer documented the plight of the deter...
1 month ago | Texas History
For all its splendor, the three-story Alexander Mansion is easy to miss. It sits too far back from the road to catch with drivers' peripheral vision. Its neighbors are payday loan shops and long-shuttered shells of used car lots, their perimeters ...
2 months ago | Concerts
At 8:24 p.m., a DJ gently implores the nearly sold-out American Airlines Center crowd to “make some noise.” Janet Jackson’s still nowhere to be seen, so exactly who or what is on the receiving end of the request is unclear. Still, the ocean of seq...
2 months ago | DFW Music News
Laurence Scott had low expectations when he contacted the Kessler Theater artistic director Jeff Liles asking if his alt-country rockabilly band could play a show there. “We said, ‘We have a new album coming out, can we play a show for you.’” It w...
3 months ago | Lists
Before City Council killed the Trinity river toll road Aug. 9, the project was like a flailing cockroach on its back: unable to move yet unwilling to die. The council’s 13-2 vote marked the end of a 20-year squabble over the long-planned $1.9 bill...