Thanksgiving is almost here, Dallas. What are you thankful for? 1. Despite years of dedicated efforts by the city, we've yet to screw up the Trinity River so badly that it can't eventually become something really cool. 2. Craft coffee, urban farming, urban parks, cycling -- it's like living in Por ... More >>
Yet another episode in the saga to preserve nature in Dallas.
Tried to get past these two very irritating issues but couldn't pull it off. Woke up in middle of night last night reaching for the shotgun. Please indulge. Eye and ear protection recommended. First clay pigeon I'd like to try a couple 12-gauge shells on: a throw-away line in an editorial last Sund ... More >>
Patrick Michels Bonus: Since the city's Calatrava construction cam is still stuck in September, we decided to update it with some fresh pics available right here.Oh, you caught me here at my desk doing a little quick calculation, totting some things up, always a dangerous exercise for a hi ... More >>
I actually love the way news pops up in The Dallas Morning News. I pick up the paper every single morning and feel as though I'm visiting a foreign city for the first time. Every story, even the most mundane, is a forehead-slapper, because I have no idea what they're talking about.Today, for exampl ... More >>
I was a wide-eyed beat writer at Valley Ranch in the early ‘90s when a street magician came a calling, wanting to film some stuff with Dallas Cowboys’ players for an upcoming TV special. And ever since I’ve had a love/hate curiosity in David Blaine. (Come for Emmitt Smith's MC Hammer look ... More >>
Tom Leppert does better when he's surrounded by pro-toll road pals, like at last week's "Vote No!" press conference. The questions don't bug him, just the answers. So far, the Trinity toll road referendum has foiled Mayor Tom Leppert, slashing his honeymoon by about six months and miring him in a po ... More >>
Leaping thugs in a single bound, our Brave leading lady takes back the night
Crawl Uptown to the bar
Rainy days and Coldplay always get us down
Sylvia sends a husband to the doghouse; End Times stirs memories of the Dust Bowl
Don't you ever say the Internet never did anything for you. How else would you have scored that special Hello Kitty "shoulder massager" from Japan? Where else could you have bonded with that saucy little Star Trek fanfic minx from Portugal? Nowheres. For the Interweb knows no geographical boundaries ... More >>
Sakurai focuses on sophisticated soba
Wick Allison. The Trinity River Project. Have I gone mad?
Hey, City Hall--Schutze is rubber, and you're glue
Ever wonder what's inside the Great Trinity Forest? Enter if you dare.
Nicole Kidman falls in love with a 10-year-old boy... sorry, her dead husband
Blue Man Group started as a joke. It's not as funny anymore.
Elf has all the trimmings of a holiday standard
Starting where it ends, The Last Five Years rewinds--and fast-forwards--a rocky romance
And 149 other things I swear I'll do next year
Plus: The Original Crusaders; Out, Damned Potholes; Someone's Lying
No fix for potholes, but big parks for the fat cats
Our Endeavors whiffs out with its windy, open-air Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Disney musical, Aida
Festival of Independent Theatres serves up a rich thespian buffet
The Deep Throat secret of the Trinity River Plan is, "Follow the fill dirt"
Let's do the Time Warp on stage again
And his pocket full of oldies
The Contemporary British Painters exhibit soothes the critic's savage breast
Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history
Undaunted by last year's tepid reception, our theater critic presents his awards to local theater artists again
Theatre Three carries the humor on a long road through Mamet, May, and Allen
The legacy of Simon and Garfunkel still shines true
In Box of Moonlight, John Turturro finds himself...in a mediocre movie
Cornell Dupree is the ultimate un-showoff
Rappaport gets a little cranky, a little crotchety, and a whole lotta grumpy
In a town that knows cheerleading, folks are flipping for a relentlessly upbeat gay squad