A family chore last night prevented me from attending a big community meeting about a proposed restaurant at White Rock Lake, but stories on Channel 8 and in the daily paper this morning gave the flavor. The community is looking at the idea of building a commercial restaurant on parkland at the nort ... More >>
Transforming Valley View Center from a dystopian wasteland into Dallas Midtown, a mammoth, 450-acre complex of restaurants and offices and stores and apartments and retail, won't be cheap. More than $10 billion was the figure floated when developer Scott Beck first went public with the idea last yea ... More >>
New plays feel long and come up short on ideas at ongoing FIT fest.
The Ochre House sends up O'Neill's greatest; Sylvia's cute as a pup at Pocket.
How do you actually make an impact on the Trinity River? Make it small, cheap and fast.
Jim Carrey's latest challenges notion all penguins lovable.
Yesterday on Unfair Park Patrick Williams posted an item reporting that the city of Dallas is going to court to sue rather than follow the instructions of the Texas Attorney General to release basic information to the Dallas Observer about the money the city has spent so far on the Trinity Ri ... More >>
Kennedy assassination author and conspiracist Robert Groden says the city's out to get him. He may be right.
Courtesy Jason RobertsTook the visiting mother-in-law to White Rock Lake yesterday, and as we were leaving, the wife espied a sign like the one you see above in this photo posted by Jason Roberts to his Facebook page last night. Turns out it's part of that BlockCamp project about which we wrote i ... More >>
You are looking liiiiiiiiive!!!10. Got my bag checked and my toothpaste confiscated at D/FW Airport. Do I look that guilty? 9. I'll never get tired of flying into New York. That skyline is one of the best views on Earth. 8. Nothing more unnerving than the cab ride from LaGuardia Aipor ... More >>
I've heard plenty about Champ d'Or over the years -- you know, that "mixed-use estate" perched on 256 "developable acres" out in Hickory Creek (that's Denton County). But I've only seen one or two exterior photos of the joint, currently on the market for $69.9 million -- a steal, man. Thankfully, ... More >>
Since news about Texas food tends to find its way to my inbox, I know way more than I should about Texas Roadhouse happenings. I don't usually find too much in the Roadhouse oeuvre that's worth sharing, but I was oddly riveted by a recent announcement regarding the restaurant chain's partici ... More >>
Sad news for those (including me) who were looking forward to catching The Go-Go's at their Granada Theater show on July 26: Seems guitarist Jane Wiedlin took an awful fall that will require surgery. Here's the word straight from the band's website:It is with great regret that the Go-Go's announc ... More >>
Just got an email from Paul Dryden, a real nice fellow who runs Nacional Records and is one of the organizers for the Latin Alternative Music Conference. This year, the conference is taking place in New York City, July 7 - 11. Dryden is looking for some Dallas-area bands that fall into the Latin cat ... More >>
The Great Trinity Forest, while it's still great Hey, just a shout-out here to any nature boys or girls out there who give a shit about the Great Trinity Forest. Because in July the city staff is supposed to pony up its master plan for the forest, and it's rumored to be a 14,000- to 16,000-page docu ... More >>
So I was talking to city council member Angela Hunt this week -- about a story I'm working on, swear -- and we start chatting about the recent Transportation and Environment Committee meeting down at City Hall. One of the things we both found interesting, as did Schutze in his post about the get-tog ... More >>
Frankie Carabetta brings N.Y.C. to Big D
"We have mortgages, high cholesterol, and I swear I have arthritis in my fingers. Our sixth CD is due out this summer."
Buy a map, find Little Elm and head to Café C. Your belly will thank you.