This weekender contains a very rare occurrence in which the majority (six out of 10) of notable live music events listed are taking place on Sunday. Maybe Dallas promoters will one day stop their tried and true method of throwing a dart at a wall calendar to pick a concert date, but until then, this ... More >>
Animal breeders square off against Texas.
Burton Knight is declaring a qualified victory in his battle with City Hall over his water-friendly lawn. "I was able to negotiate keeping the cactuses and not the boulders," Knight said. "I think that I'd rather have the biodiversity and the pleasures that cactuses bring than the rocks, even thoug ... More >>
Sure, historic preservation is a great idea, if people could just decide what history to preserve. In a recent decision to make East Dallas homeowners rip out native plants and replace them with sod, the Dallas Landmark Commission has come down solidly on the side of stupid history. The commission ... More >>
We think about weird shit sometimes. This is one of those times. 1. Pizza Sleeping Bag (above) This why-the-eff-didn't-I-think-of-that idea from B Fiber and Craft combines the unique pizza passion that exists inside us all with our desire to sleep outside. For a mere 250 American dollars (plus ship ... More >>
Here's proof, as if we needed it, that Woodrow Wilosn is the one high school in Dallas capable of producing high-achieving graduates not afraid to appear in international situations wearing odd pants. We offer this photo of Woodrow Wilson High School Over-and-Over Achiever Thomas Simpson and the ... More >>
Jayme RutledgeMarguerite Robbins with her cattle. Sweat pours down Marguerite's sun-baked face. She feels briars scratching through her dusty jeans. The buzzing and biting of mosquitoes is maddening. So is the old fence lining one of the back pastures. It's broken again. Marguerite stops wha ... More >>
On Sunday, The Dallas Morning News ran a piece headlined "The last, frantic days of Perot family hedge fund," which detailed how Parkcentral Global Hub Ltd. -- described in the story as "a Bermuda-chartered fund run from Plano and Dallas by the Perot family" -- saw its assets dwindle from $2.5 billi ... More >>
This grill requires a high-cholesterol billfold
Alessio's is Euro-friendly
Gregor-Jotace Mission Cathedral (TXMF)
Why do women need a girls' night out?
Big Fish Little Fish space to get big makeover
There's shearing and cheering at St. Baldrick's Celebration
Diane Lane indulges in Italian pleasures while ignoring those of the source material
Teter's Faucet Parts Corp.
Lou Reese's biggest creditor says it has found his Caribbean hideaway
Sure, this column is full of cuss words and self-indulgence. So was my old paper.
Playing a high-rolling mobster, Norm Berger was a convincing undercover agent for the IRS and FBI. Then the government accused him of pocketing some of the proceeds. As Norm would say, "Ya gonna love this one."
P-Funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell doesn't want America to lose its funkiness
Jonathan Richman helped invent punk and geek rock. Now, he comes pogo-sticking back into your life with There's Something About Mary
An insurance company has been paying ex-Cowboys workers comp, but Jerry Jones insists it's not his problem
Even with decent food, Rainforest Cafe makes appetites endangered species
The great mystery of Perot's 1992 presidential bid was his sudden decision to quit the race. Biographer Gerald Posner found that Perot was a victim of a shadowy soldier of fortune-- and his own delusions.
It took a tender Texan to get the Cleveland Indians into the World Series
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX