The last time Emily Lambert was seen alive was around 11:30 Saturday night, and she was leaving the motel bar at the Best Western in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Lambert, a third-grade teacher at Richardson ISD's O'Henry Elementary, had traveled to New Mexico to spend the weekend her boyfriend. According ... More >>
Aligator's Cafe GumboWith Fat Tuesday upon us, gluttony is the single goal of the day. While lots of shenanigans will surely ensue, as they do every Tuesday in this city, don't forget to fill your ulcerated tummy with a bowl of hearty gumbo. I spoke with several local chefs on the art behind ... More >>
Investors say a former Dallas judge is the face of a multimillion-dollar investment scheme. But investors and investigators are catching on.
Photos by Patrick MichelsJoe O'Connell and Blessing Hancock with a model of their proposal for the Ross Ave. Underpass.After the comments began streaming in on yesterday's preview of the public art proposals for the Ross Avenue Underpass, there was no way we'd miss a chance to hear direct from t ... More >>
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport All the seats in Terminal C at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport were empty late Thursday afternoon. At each gate, 20 to 30 people, most loaded down with duffel bags or with small suitcases at their feet, stood bewildered in queue. I was scurrying to g ... More >>
Illustration by Brian Stauffer One morning in March, the world's forces of globalization, migration and economic inequity collided in a split second on the balcony of a Best Western in the Panhandle. There, bubbling away outside the doors of three motel rooms, was a line of Crock-Pots. Beside one ... More >>
So after six months in Texas, last week I officially had my strangest experience yet. Dallas Observer business took me to the Panhandle, where I got to stay in the lovely little highway town of Dumas. Like nearby Sunray, home to the world's largest grain elevator (holds 7 million bushels, locals pro ... More >>
High-pressure sales tactics and promises of fabulous prizes make Dallas-based Silverleaf Resorts the champion of Texas time-shares, but dissatisfied customers say, "Buyer beware"
The Smithereens' Pat DiNizio is playing in a living room near you