• Blogs

    October 20, 2014

    Ebola in Dallas: Your Post-Weekend Update

    Here's a roundup of the (mostly good) Ebola news from over the weekend: The condition of the patients: Amber Vinson is still being treated at Emory University hospital in Atlanta. Se remains in stable condition. Over the weekend, her family issued a statement asking for privacy and disputing claims ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Could Mike Rawlings Win a Senate Seat Just by not Being Totally Nuts or Shiftless?

    Toward the end of last week I reported that some kind of Democrats -- I wasn't sure which -- have been whispering in Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings' ear about running for John Cornyn's Senate seat in 2014. Rawlings admitted he had spoken with them but discounted the whole deal, saying, "I'm way too fisc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Enough People Are Smoking "Fake Weed" That Denton PD Helped Bust a Multi-State K2 Ring

    Consider this a public service announcement for smokers of K-2 and similar products. There's a widely available, all-natural product -- a miracle, really -- that delivers that synthetic marijuana-like high you crave without any unfortunate face-eating side effects. It's called weed, and it's about a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Burning Questions with Chef Jonathon Erdeljac of Jonathon's Oak Cliff

    Each week we track down a chef for a few burning questions about things like favorite cookbooks, kitchen disasters and food shames. This week, Jonathon Erdeljac of Jonathon's Oak Cliff was willing to play along. Erdeljac shares with us what happens when your line cook walks just before brunch and wh ... More >>

  • Film

    January 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    A Reader Asks the Dining Critic for Burger Advice. Poor Reader.

    Every once in a while someone mistakes Scott for a food expert and risks ruining dinner by trusting him to answer to a burning question. Got a question about food or restaurants? Send it via Twitter @scottreitz, Facebook @ Cityofate or in the comments. Tiffany asked by email, quite succinctly, whi ... More >>

  • News

    January 10, 2013

    The Story of the Handsome Guy Bandit Was Made for Hollywood*

    (*The Handsome Guy Bandit thinks so, anyway.)

  • News

    April 7, 2011

    Fastest Show on Earth

    NASCAR's Ringmaster

  • News

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top 10 Latin Music Albums of 2008

    Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2004

    Cracked Up

    Conway and Korman make themselves--and everyone else--laugh again

  • Calendar

    November 7, 2002


    Pretend your heritage is colorful with the Dallas International Festival

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Stalking Texas Ranger

    Fact or fiction? A Texas author claims Chuck Norris left him stranded in Moscow.

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Children of the Storm

    Hurricane Mitch left thousands homeless, jobless, and alone, forcing them to cross the border in search for new lives in America. And those were just the kids.

  • News

    November 20, 1997

    The cats of war

    The co-founder of an exotic cat sanctuary loses everything, but did the punishment fit the crime?

  • News

    January 2, 1997

    Cat Fight

    When a couple of wealthy benefactors took on the founder of the Texas Exotic Feline Foundation, they found themselves in a cat fight

  • Culture

    November 7, 1996

    Blood and thunder

    Dallas Theater Center's Perestroika is a stormy beauty

  • Culture

    July 11, 1996

    Mo' better Moor

    The Shakespeare Festival of Dallas production of Othello cries out for color

  • Culture

    April 4, 1996

    Necessary angels

    Tony Kushner's Angels in America finds meaning in epic suffering

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    Alicia Comes Home (Part I)

    How a determined father found his abducted daughter

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    Alicia Comes Home (Part II)

    How a determined father found his abducted daughter

  • News

    March 2, 1995

    Bad Company

    Drugs from Bolivia. Cash to Panama. Arms to Nicaragua. Bo Abbott says the CIA called - and he delivered.