Best Western International Inc.

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Richardson ISD Teacher Emily Lambert Was Murdered by Her Boyfriend in New Mexico, Police Say

    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 >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    On Fat Tuesday, Local Chefs Break Down the Fine Art and High Science of Making Gumbo

    Aligator's Cafe Gumbo​With 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 >>

  • News

    May 26, 2011

    Investors Trust Judge Joe Ashmore, But His Trust Doesn't Pay Back

    Investors say a former Dallas judge is the face of a multimillion-dollar investment scheme. But investors and investigators are catching on.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Artists Explain Themselves Before City Makes Its Call On Ross Ave. Underpass Proposals

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Welcome to Hell: Or, Good Luck Getting Out of DFW, Suckers.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2007

    Swift Justice in a Faraway Place

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2007

    News From the Flatlands

    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 >>

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    Unfair Share

    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"

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Pat's the rub

    The Smithereens' Pat DiNizio is playing in a living room near you