Rose Farley

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  • 13 years ago | Longform

    There, just beneath the topsoil on a vacant downtown lot where an outhouse once stood, Alex Troup found a trove of gloriously bawdy objects, most of them dating to the late 1800s. The first items that captured Troup's imagination were the tiny, tu...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    When the tuxedo-clad announcer, in his best let's-get-ready-to-rumble voice, bellows the name Valerie "The Wolfe" Mahfood, a chorus of boos fills the desert air outside the Stratosphere casino and hotel in Las Vegas. There's no question which figh...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    Hilda Fernandez looks north from her perch on the 27th floor of the county government center. From here, it is easy to see the massive efforts to revitalize downtown coming together. Off to the right, the brand-new American Airlines arena gleams b...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    The last thing Arthur Eisenberg wants is people to think he is a neighborhood antagonist. After all, he has lived in the "M Streets East" for 25 years, having raised his family at the corner of McCommas Boulevard and Concho Street. When Eisenberg ...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    The rank odor of filth and death can be detected in the parking lot outside the Oak Cliff animal shelter, located on a dead-end street next to the Dallas Zoo. The stench settles into clothes, and it grows stronger inside the building. The employee...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    "You're gonna get killed."That's what my mom said when I told her I was trying out for a women's professional football team. Not some pansy-ass flag football team, either. Full-contact football, played according to NFL rules with shoulder pads, he...