Dallas Fire Department

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Wes McIntyre is the Granada's New Backstage Manager and Resident Santa Claus

    Meet Wes McIntyre. Yeah, he works at Granada...for years now. You've probably seen him. He's been gaining a reputation around the venue as being a pretty awesome human being in general. Exemplified in his nice-guy style of security work, and cornerstoned by his recent role as Santa at a Libertine- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Breakfast, Booze And Cookin' At The Grape: This Week In Dallas Dining

    Restaurant week is wrapping up this weekend, and the weather promises to be a little more relaxed. Seems like a good time for a little patio drinking and perhapsa little pesticide bathing. Or maybe you're off to the Londoner tomorrow morning to watch the opening weekend of the English Premier League ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Now, They Find White Powder at the Crowley Courthouse

    In the wake of yesterday's announcement that the FBI is offering $150,00 for information leading to the arrest of a local Scooby Doo lover who also likes sending white powder-filled envelopes to preschools and such, people are on their toes. Dallas Fire Department spokesman Jason Evans sends word th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Gas Drilling Activists Not Happy With Council Component of Task Force Caraway's Assembled

    Photo by Patrick MichelsRay Crawford and his petition signed by those opposed to gas drilling in the Dallas city limuts‚ÄčAs we noted a couple of weeks back, Dallas City Hall's taking applications for the gas-drilling task force Angela Hunt demanded after Dave Neumann failed to make good on his prom ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    City Releases Report Concerning Allegations of Sexual Harassment in Dallas Fire-Rescue

    International Association of Fire ChiefsLeanne Siri‚ÄčLet's end the week with a little journalistic quiz for all your Friends of Unfair Park out there. First, a little background.In October, D magazine published a lengthy feature headlined "The Woman-hating Culture Inside the Dallas Fire Department, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 18, 2007
  • News

    September 28, 2006


    Dallas hoops legend comes home to spread good in the 'hood

  • Calendar

    April 27, 2006

    Hear Me Roar

    The Dallas Zoo celebrates new exhibits

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    It's a Dirty Job...

    Plus: Play Nice

  • News

    July 7, 2005

    The One That Got Away

    In a Lancaster gym, Greg Hatley is raising boxing champions, but the best fighter he ever saw isn't among them

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    Crying wolf

    Dallas' supposed paramedic shortage isn't all it's cracked up to be

  • News

    June 22, 2000


    A jealous ex-lover tries to torh the Other Man. He would have gotten away with it, if not for our underwear-clad-hero.

  • News

    November 4, 1999

    Fighting fire with fire

    Twenty years after Sherrie Wilson became Dallas' first female firefighter, she discovered the department's hiring practices were discriminatory. When she tried to do something about it, she got burned.

  • Music

    June 17, 1999

    The preacher and the Prophet

    Why can't we all just get along? The history, or not, of Russell and Jeff's Deep Ellum

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Big-time payback

    After ignoring a 1979 ordinance guaranteeing pay parity among firefighters and police officers, Dallas may owe as much as $150 million

  • News

    October 16, 1997

    Damage control

    A deadly accident in a pit at Texas Instruments sent lawyers and flacks scurrying, but the company's response may put it deeper in the hole

  • News

    January 16, 1997

    There But For The Grace of God

    As the Tenth Street freedmen's town crumbles, its would-be saviors bicker among the ruins

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Static Quo

    The City of Dallas could make a fortune from WRR-FM. But powerful friends don't want anything to change at their little radio station.

  • News

    July 11, 1996
  • News

    June 13, 1996

    Lost Art

    Dallas' most compelling art museum is hidden away in an old East Dallas firehouse

  • News

    November 2, 1995

    Demolition Man

    How lone crusader Joe Burkleo keeps the city's wrecking ball swinging

  • News

    January 26, 1995

    Death Row Granny

    Bettie Beets killed two husbands. Now she's likely to become the first woman the state of Texas has ever executed