American Cancer Society

  • Calendar

    August 29, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    Sprinkles Cupcakes' Cancer Fighting Initiative Gets Literal

    If you're like us and didn't even know that the Cattle Baron's Ball is a real thing, you might be tickled to know that for a mere $750 (per single ticket), you too can help fight cancer by attending a private Blake Shelton concert. Or you could buy a few dozen Sprinkles cupcakes from September 24 th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    American Cancer Society Gets To Keep Donations to Cattle Baron's Ball From Oil and Gas Fraudsters

    The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a federal district court's order forcing the American Cancer Society to return some $240,000 donated by Irving-based Giant Operating, an oil and gas company the Security and Exchange Commission says defrauded investors of more than $13 million. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Smoking Declines and Food Fandom Grows. Coincidence?

    Cigs: They blunt your sense of taste and stunt your growth.​Smoke-Free Texas, a coalition agitating for a state law prohibiting smoking in restaurants and bars, this month released a study showing people would eat out more often if they didn't have to contend with secondhand smoke. No offense ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Dwaine Caraway Will Guilt Into Quitting the Smokes. Or SMU Will Pay You. Your Choice.

    Andrea GrimesMayor Pro-Tem Dwaine Caraway improvises at today's Quit Smoking Dallas! press conference by inviting a smoking colleague to be mortified without notice.​Joking happily about how he's already told you to pull up your pants and quit the K2, Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway hosted a press co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Caraway: "Quit Smoking Dallas"

    Health and Human Services/FDA​Speaking of the mayor pro tem ...City Hall just sent word that tomorrow at City Hall, Dwaine Caraway will be joined by SMU associate psychology prof Jasper Smits, clinical psychologist Jay Ashmore of the Cooper Aerobics Center and others to launch a citywide anti-smok ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Hash Over: Roll For Charity, Get Spoken To At Brooklyn Jazz Cafe, And Mr. Mango Rising

    We suggest contestants find out who the judges are before attempting a Nyotaimori presentation. ​The ever-charitable RA Sushi in Plano will hold its first "Roll'N With RA" charity sushi contest 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Six non-profit organizations--Hunger Busters, the Susan G. Komen Race For ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Before Council Votes to Ban Smoking, a Lot of Smoke is Blown at City Hall

    After nearly three hours of discussion, the city council wrapped up yesterday's briefing on the proposed strengthened smoking ordinance seemingly prepared to vote on the item at next week's agenda meeting. Council members appear poised to approve a ban on smoking in bars, pool halls and within 15 fe ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    High on the Hog

    In Texas, shoot as many feral pigs as you like. Just don't let your dog bite them.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2006

    Katie's Coming

    Yeah! Wee! Whopee! Katie Couric's coming to town July 11. And you can meet her! WOW! Katie Couric's coming to town July 11 as part of a six-city exploratory mission, and yer welcome to come meet the former Today show co-host who, on September 5, takes over as anchor of the CBS Evening News. Lori Con ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 27, 2006
  • Calendar

    May 5, 2005
  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Chomsky on Queer Eye; two local benefit concerts; Dallas Guitar Show returns

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2004
  • Calendar

    October 23, 2003

    Dead Dance

    Ballerinas rattle their bones

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2003

    Down & Dirty

    To the extreme

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Where There's Smoke

    Dallas considers strengthening the smoking ordinance...again

  • Dining

    March 1, 2001

    Cloudy Issue

    Bill proposes to ban smoking in Texas restaurants

  • Dining

    February 15, 2001

    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

    And your hair, your clothes, and your skin as the Big Smoke blows through Dallas

  • Dining

    August 3, 2000

    Meat market

    Venus Steakhouse & Supper Club stocks it all

  • Calendar

    April 22, 1999
  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Prime cut

    Religious circumciser Rabbi Michael Rovinsky is skilled, funny, and popular among both his Jewish and gentile clients. But is this mohel a brazen self-promoter who is maiming our children by doing God's work?

  • News

    March 9, 1995
  • News

    February 2, 1995

    Uncharitable charges

    Watchdog reports cancer charity shorts patients