Photos by Sam MertenWho can you name in this gathering of officials the mayor pulled together for a press conference-closing group photo?When Sam and I got to Main Street Garden around 2:15 this afternoon for the Statler-sale press conference, there weren't a lot of people around -- just a few fo ... More >>
Patrick MichelsSammons Park and the Wyly Theatre seen from the Winspear Opera HouseIt's a complaint that's been made repeatedly since the AT&T Performing Arts Center made its October bow: The buildings are beautiful, but the spaces in between -- "a Cobb salad of unrelated elements," in the wo ... More >>
Last night, I ran into noted doc director Mark Birnbaum at a little shindig Lodge owner Dawn Rizos threw in conjunction with the release of good friend and once-and-future Observer contributor Josh Alan Friedman's latest tome, the autobiographical Black Cracker. Mark -- who's directed such films ... More >>
During our server outage of the last hour, several Friends of Unfair Park wanted to make sure we noted David Dillon's death at his home in Amherst, Mass. He suffered a massive heart attack at the age of 68. Dillon, who was among those who took a buyout from the paper in '06, continued to contribu ... More >>
Let's not have that Victory parade just yet
Meadows' show of Santiago Calatrava's designs is one big missed opportunity
The News now co-owns the Mavericks, but at what price?
The city's future is in the hooves of a winged horse--and in the New Age musings of the Dallas Institute of Humanities.
What happens when cutting-edge architecture collides with surburban sensibilities? Mark Alden Branch tells the unholy tale of Plano's Prince of Peace Catholic Church