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Unfair Park
7:30 pm
Aug. 30, 2014
Dallas News
Americans for Prosperity Conference Wraps Up with a Heartfelt Kiss for the Free Market Sky ChaddeOn message. All the time. I'm sitting next to a well-dressed home-schooled high schooler from just outside of Lafayette, Louisiana, watching failed Senate candidate and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina talking about the dignity of jobs that don't pay... More >>
Unfair Park
4:50 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Rick Perry Feels the Love at Americans for Prosperity Summit Rick Perry (via Twitter)Honestly? It was about what you would've expected. The irony that Americans For Prosperity's Defending the American Dream summit is being held in a hotel paid for with taxpayer funds can be a little overwhelming. Everyone you... More >>
Unfair Park
3:32 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Americans for Prosperity's Defending the Dream Message: Don't Be Crazy Sky ChaddeAmericans for Prosperity sure know how to brand.Friday and Saturday, the Omni Dallas hosts Americans for Prosperity's "Defending the American Dream" conference. Featured speakers include Governor Rick Perry, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Jeb Hensarling and Indiana governor Mike Pence.... More >>
The Mixmaster
2:48 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
100 Dallas Creatives: No. 63 Fresh Perspective Kelsey Leigh Ervi Mixmaster presents "100 Creatives," in which we feature cultural entrepreneurs of Dallas in random order. Know an artistic mind who deserves a little bit of blog love? Email lauren.smart@dallasobs... More >>
The Mixmaster
2:43 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Why Are You Wearing Scarves in Summer, Dallas? Recently, I asked a scarf if it had a moment to sit with me and talk about why it's in Dallas so much this time of year. The scarf was gracious enough to oblige. Here is our interview: Hey, Sc... More >>
Unfair Park
1:40 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
The Military's Insurer Has Been Refusing to Cover This Little Girl's Therapy for Four Years Kaitlyn's FoundationIt's been more than two years since a federal administrative judge told Tricare, the Department of Defense-run healthcare program for military families, to pay for Kaitlyn Samuels' physical therapy. And for more than two years, Tricare has been stubbornly... More >>
The Mixmaster
1:28 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Goss Michael Foundation Charts New Waters, Invites Dallas Along for Voyage The first time I met Kenny Goss, he wanted to show me his art collection. We were meeting for an article about the annual fundraiser, MTV:ReDefine, but first, would I like to see his Damien Hirs... More >>
DC9 At Night
12:24 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Three Can't-Miss Opening Bands at Clearfork Festival We don't even know if the term "festival" has much meaning around these parts any longer. It gets thrown around like so many of Tony Romo's practice balls during training camp and seems to now ... More >>
Unfair Park
11:26 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
What I Learned About How to Talk to Liberals from Americans for Prosperity WikimediaEveryone was getting along just dandy. Then someone mentioned affordable health care and the tomahawks came out.Friday and Saturday, the Omni Dallas hosts Americans for Prosperity's "Defending the American Dream" conference. Featured speakers include Governor Rick Perry, Rand Paul, Ted... More >>
Unfair Park
11:24 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
What Exactly Is Going On at Parkland's Troubled Psych Wing? SkeezeThe public mental health system has long been plagued by outlier difficulties and controversy.Parkland's psychiatric services division has been getting a hell of a lot of bad press lately, and it continues today, with reports that an elderly woman in... More >>
City of Ate
11:00 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
How to Cure a Hangover in Dallas This post marks the end of Drinking Week here at City of Ate, where we spent the week drooling over Dallas' best cocktails, learning the secrets of the cocktail-making trade, professing our love... More >>
Unfair Park
10:53 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Would Texas' Stand Your Ground Law Protect The Dallas Officers Who Shot Unarmed Suspects? Daniel OinesA strange, but probably pretty important, question concerning Texas' stand your ground law.Since August 10, Dallas police officers have shot six people, killing four of them. Most were armed and a threat to others. One, Andrew Scott Gaynier, was... More >>
DC9 At Night
10:13 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
King Camel Productions Likes to Keep Dallas Weird, One Gig at a Time King Camel celebrates its one year anniversary this Saturday at Club Dada. With the anniversary show's stellar lineup, you would that think prior to becoming a promoter, King Camel's Jeff Brown... More >>
City of Ate
10:00 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Izmir Deli's Medi Burger Redefines the Working-Class Deli Burger A few weeks back, I was at a party where I didn't know many people and it got out that I was a food critic. This discovery usually leads to a lengthy interrogation regarding my weight -- "Why are... More >>
DC9 At Night
9:28 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Foxtrot Uniform Forge Their Own Brand of Rebel Country on Cisco When Kenny Uptain and Kelly Test started Foxtrot Uniform, they were looking to rebel. They'd become disillusioned by the strictures of recording session tradition. Hailing to the unflinching ... More >>
DC9 At Night
8:27 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Gatsby's Mansion is an Essential DIY Punk Haven in Denton Out on his front porch with a clove cigarette, platinum-haired Cade Bundrick leans back in a lounge chair. Behind him sits a headless mannequin wearing a blazer adorned with buttons. The house,... More >>
City of Ate
8:00 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
Where Michael Martensen, Dallas' Mixologist-in-Chief, Drinks When He Drinks in Dallas Even though he's spent the last seven years shaking up some of the city's best craft cocktails, Proof + Pantry's Michael Martensen is a man of pretty simple tastes. As Martensen mentioned in our ... More >>
DC9 At Night
7:35 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
The Simpsons' 30 Best Musical Cameos: 15 - 1 Yesterday we got the ball rolling on our picks for the best musical cameos from The Simpsons' first 25 years on the air, in honor of the show's ongoing marathon of 552 episodes on FXX. We went... More >>
Unfair Park
7:00 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
50 Signs You're Officially a Dallasite Robert Hensley, via FlickrStop kidding yourself. You're home now.Do you often arrive at a fast-casual restaurant and get pissed that they don't have valet? Do you feel cramped in your 3,300-square-foot house? Do you tell friends and relatives that Tex-Mex... More >>
City of Ate
6:30 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
One Nostalgia Place Is the Shitty Bar of My Dreams It's Drinking Week at City of Ate, which means even more stories than usual about our favorite pastime. Check back for more stories about craft beer, killer bartenders and more. I had always wa... More >>
The Mixmaster
6:15 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
With 2014-15 Season, Dallas Chamber Symphony Occupies Important Place in City's Arts Named Best Classical Music Addition of 2013 by Dallas Observer, Dallas Chamber Symphony (DCS) is gearing up for a new season. At just 4 years old, DCS has quickly become one of the most exciting ... More >>
DC9 At Night
6:05 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 8/29 - 9/1 It's the Friday before a three-day weekend! We apologize for the exclamation mark, but our excitement is something we're not capable of hiding at this point. Mondays suck, so getting to skip the... More >>
City of Ate
5:00 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Dallas News
100 Favorite Dishes, No. 27: The Pastrami Sandwich at the Whistling Pig To prepare for this fall's Best of DallasĀ® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, ... More >>
Unfair Park
4:03 pm
Aug. 28, 2014
Dallas News
Midlothian Parents Protest Removal of Hilariously Unconstitutional Plaques WFAA via Twitter"Soli deo gloria" is Latin for "Suck it, atheists." Midlothian ISD Superintendent Jerome Stewart said Thursday that two overtly Christian plaques attached to elementary schools would remain uncovered for the time being. The plaques, which have adorned the... More >>
Unfair Park
2:47 pm
Aug. 28, 2014
Dallas News
Collin County Might Kill Planned Toll Lanes, but Dallas Never Put Up a Fight Matthew HillierWelcome to Dallas.There's something fascinating happening in Collin County. Residents are voicing an opinion on an issue -- in this case they loathe the idea of tolled "managed lanes" running down their portion of Central Expressway -- and, lo... More >>
The Mixmaster
1:35 pm
Aug. 28, 2014
Dallas News
The Meyerson Symphony Center Turns 25. You're Invited to the Party! The Dallas Museum of Art was first to the downtown neighborhood we now know as the Dallas Arts District. Quickly thereafter, the Meyerson Symphony Center opened its doors, becoming one of the ci... More >>
City of Ate
1:33 pm
Aug. 28, 2014
Dallas News
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City of Ate
12:03 pm
Aug. 28, 2014
Dallas News
Building Dallas' Best Beer Float, with Help from Carnival Barker's and Blind Butcher I've always been a bit of an irregular sweet eater, but when I do eat dessert I do my best to make the act one of extreme decadence. I have a favorite recipe for a chocolate cake that serves 12, ... More >>
The Mixmaster
11:57 am
Aug. 28, 2014
Dallas News
Casey Gray Updates the Baroque With Emojis and Spray Paint at Circuit 12 In much of Casey Gray's art, there's a humorous tension between message and medium. Imagine if the 17th century Flemish painters had worked in spray paint. Conversely, picture Peter Paul Rubens ... More >>
DC9 At Night
10:38 am
Aug. 28, 2014
Dallas News
The Simpsons' 30 Best Musical Cameos: 30 - 16 Can there be too much of a good thing? Perhaps. Fans of The Simpsons have likely been asking themselves that question for years now, given that the beloved Fox TV show has been on the air for 2... More >>
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Ignore All the Smoke Around HUD's Case Against Dallas and See Something Ugly in the Mirror

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's accusation of racial segregation lodged against Dallas has probably reached a point of incomprehensibility for most people, but there is still a… More >>

How Senior Statesman Norm Hitzges Fits into the Ticket's Land of Sophomores How Senior Statesman Norm Hitzges Fits into the Ticket's Land of Sophomores

OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', '1rMzlzbzoavQdAqRHXLyHP7RveJktP8e'); });Please enable Javascript to watch this video Norm Hitzges leans into the microphone, ready to bear the joke's brunt. He's sitting in KTCK-AM 1310 The Ticket's fourth-floor… More >>

Heart of Clay

In President Obama's 1995 autobiography, Dreams from My Father, one passage describes a day when he is still a kid in Indonesia, walking down a road with his Indonesian stepfather. His… More >>

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