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  • Blogs

    November 28, 2013

    50 Reasons We're Thankful to Live in Dallas

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    February 14, 2013
  • News

    May 17, 2012

    Showdown at Winfrey Point

    Yet another episode in the saga to preserve nature in Dallas.

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    They Call Me Shoots: Blasting Away at Winfrey Point Crapola and Cops on the Katy Trail

    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 >>

  • Film

    February 3, 2011
  • Calendar

    July 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Just When You Think You've Heard Every Last Bit of WTF Concerning the Trinity River ...

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Since When Did the Trinity River Project Come to Mean "Ferris Wheel"?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    The Blaine of My Existence

    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 >>

  • Film

    June 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008
  • News

    November 8, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 26, 2007

    On the Road Again, Leppert Stumbles

    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 >>

  • Film

    September 13, 2007

    Jodie Foster, Superhero

    Leaping thugs in a single bound, our Brave leading lady takes back the night

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007

    Drink by Drink

    Crawl Uptown to the bar

  • News

    July 5, 2007

    Go Away

    Rainy days and Coldplay always get us down

  • Culture

    June 21, 2007

    Tale o' the Pup

    Sylvia sends a husband to the doghouse; End Times stirs memories of the Dust Bowl

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2007

    Bringing Bars Online

    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 >>

  • Dining

    June 7, 2007

    Buck Noodle

    Sakurai focuses on sophisticated soba

  • News

    December 7, 2006

    My Brain on Crack

    Wick Allison. The Trinity River Project. Have I gone mad?

  • News

    September 21, 2006


    Hey, City Hall--Schutze is rubber, and you're glue

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2006
  • Calendar

    September 29, 2005
  • Home Entertainment

    September 29, 2005
  • Calendar

    September 8, 2005
  • News

    February 3, 2005

    Fear Factor

    Ever wonder what's inside the Great Trinity Forest? Enter if you dare.

  • Film

    October 28, 2004

    Icky, Icky, Icky

    Nicole Kidman falls in love with a 10-year-old boy... sorry, her dead husband

  • Calendar

    December 11, 2003
  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Blue's Clues

    Blue Man Group started as a joke. It's not as funny anymore.

  • Film

    November 6, 2003

    Tights Fit

    Elf has all the trimmings of a holiday standard

  • Culture

    June 12, 2003

    Coming and Going

    Starting where it ends, The Last Five Years rewinds--and fast-forwards--a rocky romance

  • News

    December 19, 2002

    Drug-free in '03!

    And 149 other things I swear I'll do next year

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Deadly Skies

    Plus: The Original Crusaders; Out, Damned Potholes; Someone's Lying

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    Big-Ticket Laura

    No fix for potholes, but big parks for the fat cats

  • Culture

    July 4, 2002

    Let's Squawk About Love

    Our Endeavors whiffs out with its windy, open-air Two Gentlemen of Verona

  • Calendar

    September 20, 2001

    Rock It, Man

    The Disney musical, Aida

  • Culture

    July 12, 2001

    FIT Starts

    Festival of Independent Theatres serves up a rich thespian buffet

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Diggin' dirt

    The Deep Throat secret of the Trinity River Plan is, "Follow the fill dirt"

  • Calendar

    October 28, 1999

    Camping out

    Let's do the Time Warp on stage again

  • Calendar

    September 16, 1999

    Here Comes Rhymin' Simon

    And his pocket full of oldies

  • Culture

    April 8, 1999

    Sofa kingdom

    The Contemporary British Painters exhibit soothes the critic's savage breast

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    Look back in confusion

    Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history

  • Culture

    January 7, 1999

    The 1998 Jimmys

    Undaunted by last year's tepid reception, our theater critic presents his awards to local theater artists again

  • Culture

    July 23, 1998

    Laughing at death

    Theatre Three carries the humor on a long road through Mamet, May, and Allen

  • Music

    November 20, 1997

    Late in the evening

    The legacy of Simon and Garfunkel still shines true

  • Film

    August 14, 1997

    A couple of clowns

    In Box of Moonlight, John Turturro finds a mediocre movie

  • Music

    February 27, 1997

    The quiet man

    Cornell Dupree is the ultimate un-showoff

  • Film

    January 23, 1997

    Sin of movin' slow

    Rappaport gets a little cranky, a little crotchety, and a whole lotta grumpy

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    Just don't call them nelly guys

    In a town that knows cheerleading, folks are flipping for a relentlessly upbeat gay squad

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