Maybe it is like watching them make sausage, but at least you have to give them a tip of the hat when they get the sausage right. The mayor and the Dallas City Council put themselves through a bruising debate yesterday on municipal court reform and in the end came up with the right answer, mostly.
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Friends of Unfair Park who followed the federal City Hall corruption trial in 2009 may recall the name Sarah Saldaña; she was among the more prominent prosecutors on that team. But till I glanced at her U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary questionnaire, I had no idea, for instance, that from ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsAfter cutting the ribbon, Mayor Tom Leppert suggests Howard Hallam, chair of the AT&T Performing Arts Center Board of Directors, try the giant scissors out on his pinky as well. SMU President Gerald Turner looks on.
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So I am here, back in the overflow room at the Federal Palace of Justice downtown watching the Dallas City Hall federal corruption trial, and I see that we have come to one of the most fundamental and time-honored traditions of Dallas politics: that fine old institution called "walking-around money. ... More >>
Speaking of band shells, really, Fair Park, anyone? Anyone?
Back in the spring, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts realized they might have a wee bit of a problem, what with the DSO playing inside the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and the DCPA buildin ... More >>