• Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    The Dallas Observer Needs a New Music Editor

    At the end of February, I'm leaving the Dallas Observer to take over as the music editor for Denver's Westword. The move brings me and my partner back where we came from and where we hope to stay, and it's really as simple as that. Working at the Observer has surrounded me with writers and editors a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    City to Refocus Its Attention at Southwest Center on Macy's, Which Is "Still Alive"; Penney's Owner Will Consider All His Options

    ​Back to Southwest Center Mall for a moment -- or, more specifically, the city's plans to keep the "dead mall," per the Urban Land Institute, alive. Karl Zavitkovsky kept the council's Economic Development Committee behind closed doors for almost an hour this morning, during which point it was men ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Ron Natinsky Wonders: If We're Gonna Save Southwest Center, Why Not Valley View, Then?

    Sam MertenRon Natinsky​If nothing else, this'll be the last Southwest Center Mall item of the day -- only because there'll be nothing left to talk about till after the council returns from its summer recess. But Ron Natinksky, head of the city council's Economic Development Committee, called Unfai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yeah, But What If Baseball Went To The European Football Table?

    I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    The Unnatural

    Jamey Newberg's a major-league hit with his minor-league reports

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    We Never Close

    Or so say the proponents of 24-hour child care. The facts say otherwise.

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Dr. Cop

    John Mullen is a modern-day action hero straight out of television, a full-time emergency room physician who fights crime and solves murders on the side

  • News

    April 9, 1998

    Tough enough?

    Paula Jones wonders whether she's up for an appeal, but the Supreme Court may decide for her