• 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.

    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 bunched blossoms; close up, the flowers are tiny and exquisite, with artful splashes of orange-red on the intricate, ... 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