Wasn't the First Time Tom Leppert Was Wrong
From video by Jeremy McKane
Something about the Omni ribbon-cutting photo below, featuring Larry Hagman and Linda Gray and Not-Mayor Tom, gnawed at Friend of Unfair Park Ed D. all weekend. Then, last night, it hit him: In October 2010, at the topping-out ceremony for The People's Hotel, Leppert said: "The bottom line is, this isn't the Dallas of J.R. anymore." Except, well, you know ...
Above is a screen grab from freshly minted short film of Friday's gala grand opening. It was shot by photographer Jeremy McKane, whose work is among the framed items featured in the hotel -- otherwise known, he says, as "North Texas's Largest Commercial Art Gallery." The full video follows.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Observer's biggest stories.