Michael Morris, as Schutze mentioned this morning, is arguably the most important man in local transportation. As transportation director for the obscure but powerful North Central Texas Council of Governments, he has an outsize say in how transportation dollars get divvied up across 16 counties and ... More >>
The IRS still hasn't said why federal agents raided the Preston Hollow home of Straight Lane Automotive Group founder Jeremy Wiggains in August, ultimately leaving the $3.3-million McMansion toting several boxes of documents. Pretty much all that could be gleaned at the time came from the bankruptcy ... More >>
Back in March, on the same day that a third Lake Highlands woman was raped in her home in as many weeks, Dallas Police Chief David Brown addressed the media and pledged a swift and comprehensive response. When a serial rapist began targeting South Dallas three months later, it took eight attacks and ... More >>
Central Market's 17th annual Hatch Chile Festival is back in full swing and Dallas is still making a big deal about it. Are they worth the hype? Will they rearrange your culinary universe? That friends, is up to you and your palates. Go sample, enjoy. But if you're like us and too lazy to take Cen ... More >>
The North Texas Tollway Authority has made headlines of late for slapping outrageous fees on civilians and veterans alike, publicly shaming them, then threatening to sue and boot their cars. But really, the agency wants you to know, it's not the bogeyman some people make it out to be. It's always lo ... More >>
On the other side is the Richardson PD bulletin mentioned here this morning, in which police say they're looking for the "Handsome Guy" bandit who's hit six area banks, including ones in Dallas, Irving, Plano and Richardson beginning April 19. Says RPD, his most recent stick-em-up was July 14, wh ... More >>
Animal Kingdom won the Derby. Animal couplings got a sweet deal at a Dallas Derby fest.And they're off...discriminating against singles again. That's right Park Place Volvo's Day at the Races 2011 charged single people more per ticket than couples. The Lee Park Junior Conservancy hosted the ... More >>
Caity ColvardLast month we noted that the Turtle Creek Association had bumped up the long-running Easter in the Park from April 24 to April 17 and cut from the schedule of events the beloved Pooch Parade, not to mention an appearance by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The reason: The TCA wanted to ... More >>
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and Dallas County constables had been watching Star Auto Sales, a North Dallas used car dealer, for nearly 10 months before they made their move on February 18; bearing a search warrant, officers from both agencies flipped through the dealership's ... More >>
Life has a way of dragging us off the charted path and into rather randomly obtuse trajectories. Sometimes you just feel like you're everywhere, all the time. Like you've got the whole world in the palm of your hand.It often comes down to an intangible law of attraction: Many of us have that one ... More >>
Hancock squanders potential greatness with lame humor and a half-baked hero
It's all happening at White Rock
Tune up and laugh at Stanton's Garage; a fun ride into Bombay Dreams
Bye-bye, Volvo. Hello, Lola.
Ben Kweller grew up. Ben Kweller got better.
It's a mixed-up world, but not at Lola
Lola, The Restaurant
Hey, sailor, wanna give some money to a good cause?
Spun spins cranky youths into an American freak show
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners and wants no sympathy
If Dallas cops are so destitute, how come police station parking lots look like the auto show?
Five years later, Ben Kweller is taking off on his own.
Ronald Reagan was president, Michael Jackson and Phil Collins ruled the charts, and a bunch of little rock bands were changing lives
Stephen Malkmus (Matador)
Wrenchead.com Monster Jam
Trance music pioneer BT continues to trip the light fantastic in a never-ending search for sound
This place positively croons
Where's PoPoLos?; Dowdy McKinney; Lo lo Lola
The Dallas scene was everywhere -- and nowhere -- in 1999
When Dan Morales brokered Texas' $17.3 billion tobacco settlement, he blew away Governor Bush. He also made sure his friends got a few puffs.
Slobberbone is still a little bit country and a lot rock and roll
'Til There Was You is looking for love in all the wrong places