Kris SweckardReceived a note earlier in the day that on Tuesday, Mayor Mike, Comerica CEO Ralph Babb, Serita Ann Jakes (Mrs. T.D. to you) and a host of city council members are meeting at the North Oak Cliff Library Branch for "a major announcement" that will involve the "unveiling of [an] e-book ... More >>
The American Library Association, in town since Friday, begins its wind-down at the Dallas Convention Center this afternoon, when Lisa Loeb does her thing. But this morning, a Friend of Unfair Park notes: The state of the Dallas Public Library system is very much on the mind of ALA President Moll ... More >>
Corinne HillDallas Public Library system interim head Corinne Hill says she wasn't pushed out. The decision to quit Texas for Tennessee and helm Chattanooga's Public Library system was hers alone. But the city's leisurely search for a new director -- and a blown Thanksgiving deadline -- sure ... More >>
Photo by Joan Burnard/Dallas Independent School DistrictNolan Estes, at right, presenting a scholarship to School of Science and Engineering student Juliana M. Hossu back in AprilAt this very moment, Nolan Estes is at his home in Austin filling out a questionnaire sent to the handful of finalists ... More >>
Patrick Michels"Nasty" Nate Biller, Texas' top-ranked eater, will try and keep the tamale title in-state this weekend.If you're planning on packing on a few extra pounds of fat and grease this weekend, odds are you're headed to the state fair. But up in Lewisville Saturday afternoon, a chosen few ... More >>
Jettison NeverEven though the band hails from Chattanooga, Tennessee, Jettison Never hasn't a country or southern rock bone in its collective body. Instead, the trio led by brothers Matt and Josh Gilbert mines the modern sounds of Mute Math, Coldplay and Kings of Leon in its search for mainstream ... More >>
Patrick MichelsEach week, Pairing Off attempts to find just the right bottle of wine to go with ordinary food.There's nothing better than a pound or so of ground beef slapped on the grill...except maybe the same, topped with bacon.Of course, some people are content--or so they say--to deny themse ... More >>
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 >>