We knew this was coming. The North Texas Tollway Authority kind of telegraphed it when the agency announced that some 6,000 of its top scofflaws would be referred to an outside law firm for possible litigation over their toll-ignoring ways. And now, it's here.
The NTTA filed more than a dozen civil ... More >>
I am back from a recent lunch at a run-down tiny shack in Lewisville, and I am still delighted at barbecue. I mean, it's just amazing. How does it taste that good? Is it magic? Do they put LSD in it? Why is it that the grimier and smaller the shack, the better the barbecue? How ill am I going to get ... More >>
On December 7, in the diminishing dusk light of the parking lot across the street from Wells Fargo on University Drive in Denton, Richard Haskins sat alone in a red, 1984 four-door Mercedes. Wearing a black Misfits t-shirt, khaki cargo shorts and a pair of low-top black Converse, he looked at the ba ... More >>
Came across this video posted to YouTube yesterday by the friend of the show who maintains the essential Dallas Trinity Trails blog. I'll let Ben describe what he captured:Dallas County Sheriff Deputy cornering and chasing dirt bike motorcycle on the Trinity River levees near Industrial Blvd and Cor ... More >>
Photo by Nick RalloOnce more Nolan Ryan gathered the media together to discuss "a very, very sad day for the Texas Rangers organization" -- the death last night of 39-year-old Brownwood firefighter Shannon Stone, who fell 20 feet to his death at the Ballpark in Arlington attempting to reach a bal ... More >>
This photo of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys was taken at the Ranch House and comes from the MySpace page of former Playboys vocalist Ramona Reed, who joined the band in 1951Kosse, down in Limestone County, is known as the "Little Town With a Big Heart" -- and as the birthplace of Bob Wills, wh ... More >>
Thank goodness. Finally reached Judy Schmidt, marketing director for the city's Trinity River Corridor Project, to ask about tomorrow's grand opening of the Trinity River Paddling Trail. I had been trying to reach her since last week to ask if she was going to warn people they might be killed.
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Back in August, Patrick Michels graced the cover of the paper version of Unfair Park with this great cover story about skateboarder and real estate developer Al Coker's private Guapo Skillz Center, banished to a slice of the Cedars ("near where Akard Street dead ends at Corinth in a collection of DA ... More >>
A couple of years back, in his Echoes & Reverberations piece about the Longhorn, Jeff Liles ran the picture you see here -- good God, that must have been quite the back-to-back. But that's from January 1978. This week's offering comes later, in February 1982, when Merle Haggard and the Strang ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenThe view from Section 235.As Texas Rangers third baseman Michael Young and others took the field this afternoon for pre-game stretching, the shocking fall of a 25-year-old firefighter from Corinth from the second deck of Rangers Ballpark was clearly on their minds as they ... More >>
Ray and Peter LekLet's just say that if you were at the Street Jam Saturday night, it was a little... chaotic. Fortunately, our trusty photographers Ray and Peter Lek were there to grab shots of all half pipin', music playing good times. Also? A little DJ Mutemore and DJ PriestTDiddy thrown into ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsCheck out our slide show for more photos from the parade.Jesse Luna, a welder whose father Miguel served in World War II and Korea, has wanted to stand along the parade route and wave for veterans like his dad, but could never get away from work on weekday mornings. Now t ... More >>
The self-proclaimed ministers of capitalism have gotten a cool reception to their gospel in Dallas. But Chevis King Jr. and Joe Howard won't give up till they've found a better way to spend black people's money.