If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people more behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth local music. Tom Morningstar's art can be seen adorning the walls of a few Gaston-area spots of Deep Ellum: The Elbow Room, Big-E's Convenience Store (killers tacos there, by the way), ... More >>
Across the new Trinity bridge, a long-neglected but suddenly desirable neighborhood waits and hopes.
Texas HideoutWalter Penn, right, directing Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway in North TexasRobert Benton, born in Oak Cliff and raised in University Park and, later, Waxahachie, began working with collaborator and friend David Newman on a screenplay about Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow in 1964. They ... More >>
Dallas Municipal Archives/UNT LibrariesI envy John Slate most days -- after all, as the city archivist it's his job to dig deep into Dallas's history, where I am but mere enthusiast and dilettante. It was Slate who last week found something once thought lost to the dustbin of history: that animat ... More >>
View Larger MapWhen I was talking to First Assistant City Manager Ryan Evans yesterday about the city's decision to deny parking-citation scofflaws their vehicle registration, I also asked him about the old Bama Pie building across from Fair Park. No real reason why, except that three looong years a ... More >>
Texas should be ashamed of itself.In the old days this state produced larger than life heroes--men like James Fannin, Clyde Barrow and "Hollywood" Henderson. But now, after two from the Bush clan (three if you count Neil), a Rove and the guys at Enron, all we can cling to is our national dish.And ch ... More >>
Turns out the Dallas-based sellers of Clyde Barrow's birth home in Telico in Ellis County--about 30 miles south of Dallas--couldn't move the place, not even for the low, low price of $2,999. That's what Drop to Sell It, a storefront on Irving Boulevard, had the house listed for on eBay, but the auct ... More >>
Get the holidays in motion
Thomas Jane, as folk hero, robs banks and steals a movie
He has three Oscars, co-wrote Bonnie and Clyde and Paul Newman digs him. So why don't you know Dallas-born filmmaker Robert Benton?
Romeo and Juliet with guns
Dallas' favorite criminal pair offers tourists a real Texas treat
Going Inside Bonnie Parker
June 11 - 17, 1998