• Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Hard bcCorps: Back to Dolphin Heights

    Dolphin Heights Initiative: Holding House Design - Part 2 from on Vimeo.A few weeks ago we introduced you to the bcCorps, an army of volunteers giving nine homes in Dolphin Heights extreme makeovers a la bcWORKSHOP's work along Congo Street. John Greenan, executive director of Central Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    On This Day of Service, Emmitt Smith and Family Lend a Helping Hand on Congo Street

    Courtesy Pat and Emmitt Smith CharitiesBrent Brown, left, with Pat and Emmitt Smith and their kids on Congo Street near Fair Park this morning​Since June 2008, Brent Brown and his bcWORKSHOP have been rebuilding a handful of century-old single-family homes that line Congo Street, in the Jubilee Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    It's Gonna Be a Beautiful Weekend. So, Really, Go Hike the Buckeye Trail With Jim Flood.

    Alexa SchirtzingerHere comes the Flood -- which is to say, Jim Flood, the man who's happy to take you on a hike.Once every spring, and only for two weeks, Texas buckeyes burst spectacularly into bloom. The tree is generally small and understated, with symmetrically grouped pale-green leaves and bunc ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Flunking Out

    Charter school scandals are teaching Texas a tough lesson -- one the state should have known four years and $77 million ago.

  • News

    June 22, 1995

    Countering the 'Get Clinton' movement

    Some day, someone's bound to notice that Clinton made government work better