Writing in the Atlantic today, Derek Thompson reports from recently released data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis that Midland -- not Washington, D.C. or San Francisco, but a 110,000-person speck of dust out in West Texas -- is the country's second richest city, per capita. It might well be fir ... More >>
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It's happening tomorrow, rain or shine.
Over 250 beers will be flowing for our BrewFest beer party in the Arts District. ICYMI, doors open at 6:00 p.m. for VIP and and 7:00 for General Admission (it's 21 and up obviously), and there'll be food and music from Cody ... More >>
You might know Jennifer Tyrell as the mother from Ohio ousted as den leader of her 7-year-old's Cub Scout pack not because all the other kids were jealous that her son is named Cruz Burns, which is undoubtedly the awesomest name a second grader could have, but because she is a lesbian. She was devas ... More >>
Zebra mussels are really Schutze's thing; he likes his with saffron and a white-wine broth, though of late he's taken to the far more exotic variation with aquavit, tarragon and cream. And per a release just dispatched by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ... More >>
TPWD/Michael BlackwellPaddling down the Dallas Trinity TrailThe Texas Parks and Wildlife Department sends word: May 10 is Texas Travel Rally Day, during which the TPWD will officially launch seven paddling trails in North Texas, beginning with the 8 a.m. shove-off from the Walnut Creek Paddling T ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk.Renee Benson-ShortShe's helped flood a bar. She's seen fights between drag queens and other bar employees, and been exposed to (not without recip ... More >>
Big news to report this early afternoon on the new KERA-owned all-music station coming to your 91.7 FM frequency, oh, two weeks from today--and, of course, Robert somehow beat me to posting it, the jerk.But while he focuses on the new hosts at the new station--KERA's own Gini Mascorro will handle ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*Okay, let me snap off this Olive branch and extend it to the Christians this week. Peace?
*Props to 103.3 FM ESPN Radio's Randy Galloway for landing the first in-depth interview with Texas Rangers ... More >>