Dallas Burn

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    "The FC Dallas Family is Shocked and Saddened By the Passing of Bobby Rhine."

    Those words come from Clark Hunt, who, on the soccer club's website, pays homage to the 35-year-old Dallas Burn first-round draft pick who would become as synonymous as soccer in Dallas as Kyle Rote Jr. and Kenny Cooper, junior and senior. Bobby Rhine played for the Burn, then FC Dallas, from '99 ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    At Jersey Mike's Last Night, Observer Eaters Were No Match for Mighty Challenger Ed Dravecky

    Maybe you noticed Elizabeth's post about the Observer-sponsored eating contest at Jersey Mike's last night. As many of you noted in the comments, that topless photo of Jack Nicholson was pretty hard to miss. As promised, a few of us here at City of Ate -- this highfalutin' James Beard Award&nb ... More >>

  • News

    November 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    First the Texas Rangers. Now FC Dallas?!

    Last month your Texas Rangers finally made it to baseball's World Series. Hasn't been quite as long of a wait, but FC Dallas is at last in soccer's MLS Cup. With a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy Sunday night, FC Dallas won Major League Soccer's Western Conference and earned a spot in Sunda ... More >>

  • News

    January 24, 2008

    Cowboys' and Mavericks' Premature Evacuations Disappoint

    Early playoff exits have Big D disappointed, devastated and downright dysfunctional

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2007

    H-O-O-P-S No!

    Another season, another first-round flame-out. Thanks to FC Dallas’ come-from-ahead loss to the Houston Dynamo Friday night, our teams’ playoff pratfalls continue to continue. Let’s see, the Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Desperados and now FC Dallas all failed to get out of the first round of the ... More >>

  • News

    January 4, 2007

    Out With the Old

    With the Cotton Bowl's inevitable departure, Dallas dies a little more

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2006
  • News

    July 21, 2005


    FC's Footing

  • 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?

  • News

    April 28, 2005

    Remember the Bass-amo

    Plus: Move Over, Kids

  • Calendar

    April 21, 2005
  • Calendar

    June 24, 2004


    Extreme sports for Christians

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Can't Go Home Again

    Plus: Busted; Inside Track

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Perfect Town, USA

    Frisco wants to lure Andy and Opie with a Starbucks. Why is that an evil plan?

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2003

    Texas Twister

    Cowboys and Texans kick off

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2003

    Hands Off

    It's the Burn, baby, Burn

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Off the Mark

    As with the Shawn Bradley contract, Mark Cuban got screwed in this deal

  • Calendar

    July 4, 2002


    Never mind the World Cup, it's all about the mohawk

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    Locked In

    Trinity Works says it helps poor people find housing and jobs. But an Observer investigation reveals questionable policies that do little except ensure its clients never leave.

  • Dining

    January 11, 2001


    Gringo Lingo gripes

  • Culture

    October 7, 1999

    A fair question

    Can you find any art at the State Fair of Texas?

  • News

    September 2, 1999


    Not even God provided for the unpaid employees of a Christianity-based marketing firm

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Burnt offering

    When major-league Dallas soccer wanted to come to Hickory Creek, the folks there just weren't buying

  • Culture

    June 10, 1999

    Ain't that a kick?

    Tatu has been a Dallas Sidekick for 15 years -- in case you hadn't noticed

  • Music

    August 27, 1998
  • Calendar

    May 28, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 28 - June 3, 1998

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Not as dome as you think

    Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?