Kevin TodoraIt 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 >>
Kevin TodoraJenny and Gypsy, now in their new home at the Dallas ZooEarly 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 >>
Jenny the Elephant, as drawn by a certain humorist of noteHoards 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 tale ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 m ... More >>
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