• Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Dude, Sweet's Katherine Clapner Wants to Grow Her Chocolate Empire, and "Not Where You'd Normally Think"

    Katherine Clapner is much more punk rock than your average chocolatier. After spending decades in some of the best kitchens in Dallas and across the globe, Clapner has settled into a chocolate-covered takeover of Dallas-Fort Worth with her Dude, Sweet Chocolate shops. Since opening in Dallas' Bishop ... More >>

  • News

    May 2, 2013

    The Killings in Kaufman

    Two public officials dead and a third behind bars: Politics turn bloody in a small town.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    A Place to Bury Strangers: "Everything [We] Get Involved With Seems to be Related to Death."

    New York's A Place to Bury Strangers has been around for nearly a decade, and, in that time, the band has garnered a solid fan base for its unrelentingly loud slabs of noise. The band's sophomore record, 2009's Exploding Head, which the band is still touring behind, found APTBS exploring interesti ... More >>

  • News

    May 5, 2011

    Tortillas and Trannies at Dallas Taquerías

    Transgender "travesty shows" help fill the seats at Dallas taquerías.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    You Can Take the U.S. Trade Representative Out of Dallas, But You Can't ... Well, You Know

    ‚ÄčLate yesterday, as the boy grew fidgety from yet another day stuck at home, we flipped on the teevee hoping to find something interesting, educational. Which meant: No Disney Channel, no nonsense. A few flips later, and there we were on C-SPAN2, listening to former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk address t ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2007

    House of Death

    A dozen men were tortured, killed and buried in a small house in Juarez. Three years later, the U.S. government is still trying to cover up what happened.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2006

    Re: A Teacher Sues DISD

    It did not take long for U.S. District Judge Jerry Buchmeyer to rule on the immediate fate of jailed DISD teacher Miguel Arango, who was indicted last month on charges he touched a 6-year-old girl's vagina in front of his class in October. Less than 24 hours after Arango and DISD attorneys met in hi ... More >>

  • News

    August 3, 2006

    The Cult of Ole

    Ole Anthony anointed himself the watchdog of America's televangelists. But who was watching Ole Anthony?

  • News

    July 14, 2005

    The Year of El Gato

    FC Dallas' Mario Torres carries the hopes of Latino soccer fans. But is he the future--or just a cynical marketing ploy?

  • Film

    October 24, 2002

    Curve Ball

    Generations and cultures collide in the complex, moving Real Women Have Curves

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Blue-Collar Nights

    To the sound of a Latin beat, the city's working stiffs escape the daily grind at Escapade, two of the biggest nightclubs you've never heard of -- not if English is your first language

  • Film

    August 8, 2002


    Bond is reincarnated--sort of--as a shaven-headed punk in XXX

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Drug Crazed

    Millions in federal tax dollars are being spent by narcotics task forces in Texas to nab low-level users and dealers. Is this any way to wage a drug war?

  • Music

    April 29, 1999
  • News

    November 19, 1998

    It's your store (like it or not)

    Albertson's wants to build in East Dallas, and it's not about to let future customers get in the way

  • Music

    October 16, 1997

    East Side soul music

    The Blazers return with a record Just for You--and, hopefully, many others

  • News

    September 7, 1995

    Slouching toward Hollywood

    Can four young Dallas filmmakers sell their dream-and still keep their souls? Matt Zoller Seitz follows the trail of Bottle Rocket

  • News

    March 2, 1995

    Bad Company

    Drugs from Bolivia. Cash to Panama. Arms to Nicaragua. Bo Abbott says the CIA called - and he delivered.