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  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    As Animal Rights Group Condemns Zoos for Elephant Treatment, a Nice Word About Dallas

    Kevin Todora​It wasn't so long ago that Lily Tomlin, Bea Arthur, Ruth Buzzi and Emmylou Harris were among those demanding that the city of Dallas move Jenny the Elephant to the elephant sanctuary in Tennessee. But the city resisted, insisting that its then-forthcoming Giants of the Savanna habitat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Before Giants of the Savanna Opens, Dallas Zoo Introduces Elephants to Their New Home

    Kevin TodoraJenny and Gypsy, now in their new home at the Dallas Zoo​Early this morning, Dallas Zoo officials sent word that they'd moved all six elephants to the  Giants of the Savanna habitat, which officially opens to the public Memorial Day weekend, and maybe we'd like to come take some p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    David Sedaris Is Probably Still Signing Books Somewhere on the SMU Campus

    Hoards of lit fans -- which is to say, people who still read actual books -- filled in the tapestried seats of McFarlin Auditorium last night and listened to humorist, essayist and This American Life favorite David Sedaris regale us with tales of pompous, affected accents; kookaburras and what it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    What Do Lily Tomlin, Bea Arthur, Emmylou Harris and Ruth Buzzi Have in Common?

    Emmylou HarrisThe Dallas Tea Party isn't the only TV-ready event happening in town today. Far from it -- especially if you were a big, big fan of the Laugh-In and are a big, big fan of ... wait for it, wait for it, wait for it ... Jenny the Elephant. At noon today at the Dallas Zoo, Concerned Citize ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2009

    And Then There's Maude

    Meet the new year, same as the old year -- at least when it comes to a certain resident of the Dallas Zoo. I so totally meant to make it out to the zoo this morning for the 11 a.m. Concerned Citizens for Jenny press conference (no kidding, 11 a.m.), but a two-houses-down wedding-slash-New Year's Eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Dude Food: Farewell 2008

    Six weeks of things fried and greasy, slopped in barbecue sauce or glopped from a buffet tub--damn it's been great.Mostly.This year was a short one, considering we started City of Ate less than two months ago. The Dude Food dudes return to action January 6, 2009, diving weekly into the pit of Dallas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Dude Food: Furr's Fresh Buffet

    Furr's Fresh Buffet 1540 Eastgate Drive Garland 972-682-8948 A couple weeks ago a family member informed me of the decision to forgo the traditional home cooked Thanksgiving meal in favor of eating out. Several reasons were cited, including--but not limited to--old age, convenience, disparate mea ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008

    The Roaster

    Jeffrey Ross visits the Lakewood

  • News

    January 10, 2008

    Cotton Bowl: Goodbye, Dallas. Hello, Palace.

    Like it or not, relocation is the right Cotton-pickin' decision.

  • Calendar

    August 24, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    February 16, 2006
  • Culture

    November 18, 2004

    Porn Yesterday

    Naked ambitions on display at Teatro Dallas; Second Thought adopts troubled Orphans

  • Culture

    January 30, 2003

    Your New Friends?

    NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans

  • News

    December 19, 2002

    Drug-free in '03!

    And 149 other things I swear I'll do next year

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    On the Town

    We endured nine straight nights of booze and smoke to bring you this news. You can thank us later.

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    How To

    Mayor Miller hits the dusty trail to find out why downtown Cowtown doesn't suck