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Unfair Park
1:58 pm
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Hey, Dallas City Council, Instead of Lecturing DISD, Why Don't You Fund Your Libraries? WikepediaIf you could find a Dallas public library that's open -- fat chance -- you could read all about this painting called "The Parable of the Mote and the Beam." And then you could tell your City Council member about... More >>
Unfair Park
12:22 pm
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Commissioner Mike Cantrell Continues Lonely Crusade Against Craig Watkins Sam MertenDistrict Attorney Craig Watkins Mike Cantrell, it seems, got what he wanted again. He's never going to succeed in getting the County Commissioners Court to appoint an outside attorney to investigate District Attorney Craig Watkins' use of forfeiture funds... More >>
Unfair Park
11:35 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Texas High Court Rules Courts Can Scrub Defamatory Comments From the Internet What does The Big Lebowski have to do with a Texas Supreme Court decision in a defamation case? Everything.After the Texas Supreme Court issued its opinion on Friday in Kinney v. Barnes, Robert Kinney's attorney declared victory. Kinney, an Austin... More >>
Unfair Park
10:16 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
In a Dallas Courtroom, It's Big Pharma vs. Women over Vaginal Mesh Hal SamplesRead our May cover story, "Women vs. Big Pharma in the Battle Over Trans-vaginal Mesh," by Amy SilversteinFew people outside of public health advocates and consumer groups used to pay much attention to the Food and Drug Administration's confusing,... More >>
DC9 At Night
9:44 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Bethan's "Low Expectations" is an Enticing First Glimpse Into Debut Time Gone By A couple weeks back, we had the pleasure of announcing that local avant-pop purveyors Bethan will be releasing a new album this fall, Time Gone By. Not just a new album, in fact, but their firs... More >>
DC9 At Night
9:00 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Rubber Gloves' Free Week Hosts the Best Free North Texas Shows All Week Long Oh, Free Week. It's officially September and school is back into full swing for UNT and TWC up in Denton. Fortunately, Rubber Gloves is doing its part to help ease the dread by hosting its annua... More >>
The Mixmaster
8:32 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Teco Theatrical Productions' PlayPride Festival Puts Money Where Its Heart Is When Teresa Coleman-Walsh, founder and artistic director of TeCo Theatrical Productions, received a submission to the company's annual New Play competition entitled Three Guys in a Bed, she im... More >>
City of Ate
8:30 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Urban Acres Has a New Chef, Some Killer Sandwiches, and Oh Those Cookies Looking at the new menu at Urban Acres, it's hard not to scratch your head about a $12 deli sandwich. A lot is expected of any lunch that crosses the $10 mark, especially considering how much foo... More >>
DC9 At Night
8:11 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Clearfork Music Festival was Plagued By Poor Attendance Saturday in Fort Worth Inside of the half-empty Clearfork Music Festival in Fort Worth this past Saturday, it was impossible to not wonder what exactly constitutes a true festival. Any view of the festival grounds ... More >>
The Mixmaster
8:00 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Brew-HaHa Comedy Series Pairs Craft Breweries with Live Comics Drinking and comedy have always gone together like peanut butter, jelly and soft, white bread with the crusts carefully removed. Comedy club drinks, however, aren't the tastiest or most reasonabl... More >>
City of Ate
7:58 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Hutchins BBQ in Frisco Is Easily a Top Ten DFW BBQ Joint American football. It's a real thing. You know it, I know it. We've all seen it. The thrills, the spills, the very precise numbering on the field. There was a time when Dallas was America's cent... More >>
DC9 At Night
7:28 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Grouplove and Portugal. the Man at South Side Ballroom, 8/30/14 Grouplove and Portugal. the Man With STRFKR South Side Ballroom, Dallas Saturday, August 30, 2014 If there's one thing Dallas/Fort Worth does right, it's long weekends. Venues, cities, promoter... More >>
City of Ate
7:00 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
A Guide to Eating Out in Denton Though the revolving door of Denton restaurants is vicious and rapid, the staples that stand the test of time are more than worth yours. ... More >>
Unfair Park
7:00 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
There Is Still No Gold in the Dirt at the Foot of Dallas' Fake Suspension Bridge WikipediaRemeber when they were still building the Hunt Hill Bridge, they said it was going to generate huge instant real estate development. Remember that.Saw in a local daily the other day there's a plan to develop a bunch of raw... More >>
Unfair Park
6:50 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
DISD's Mike Miles Says School Finance Ruling Is a Call for Legislators to Fix a Broken System HasteurDallas ISD was one of more than 600 districts that sued the state over its massive budget cuts coupled with unfair allocation of funds and more curriculum requirements. Last week's ruling by a state judge in Austin reaffirming that Texas'... More >>
DC9 At Night
6:27 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
The Best Dallas Punk and Metal Concerts in September A quick glance at our comprehensive Dallas concert guide might give you the impression that this month is stuffed with some real crap, metal-wise. Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit, Godsmack, Seether; i... More >>
City of Ate
6:00 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
How The Grape's Brian Luscher Smokes Brisket In "Shigging," we ask barbecue experts to give us some specifics about how they smoke their meats. In the spirit of barbecue secretiveness and competitiveness, they're allowed to lie once. This... More >>
The Mixmaster
6:00 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
When Artist Gary Sweeney Quit His Day Job, He Made Plans to Visit Dallas Being an artist can be a tough gig, especially if your heart is set on living indoors and enjoying the occasional meal. Naturally most artists find themselves working more than a few odd jobs t... More >>
The Mixmaster
5:55 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
Bishop Arts District's Newest Gallery Was Inspired by a Margarita, Sort of Come November, Oak Cliff's Bishop Arts District will be welcoming its newest member, the EXHIBIT3 Art Gallery. The grand opening on November 2 will present art centered on Day of the Dead themes ... More >>
City of Ate
5:00 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Dallas News
100 Favorite Dishes, No. 26: Bacon-Encrusted Bone Marrow at Knife 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 >>
City of Ate
5:01 pm
Sep. 1, 2014
Dallas News
These Fried Foods Won the State Fair of Texas' 2014 Big Tex Choice Awards The 10th Big Tex Choice Awards were held inside the Tower Building at the State Fair of Texas this year. Unlike in previous years, there was a huge crowd; usually it's just the finalists, the ju... More >>
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 kaitlynsfoundation.orgIt'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 ignoring... 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 >>
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 >>
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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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