Lots of news the last two weeks about people fleeing the "cabinet" of Dallas school Superintendent Mike Miles, a reference to his executive team. It so happens I have been pursuing a story in that area, which I will convey in full in a column in the paper next week. But I can't keep my mouth shut ab ... More >>
When local transportation planners announced that they would ask the Internet for suggestions on what to call the new managed lanes on LBJ Express, it seemed like a bad idea. But Andy Rittler, corporate affairs director for the project, tells us we were wrong. Over the course of the six-week contes ... More >>
Photo by Patrick MichelsOn and off last year we took a look at the sad state of the 108-year-old Davy Crockett School on Carroll Avenue, a designated city historic landmark since 1993 and almost all but empty since the Dallas Independent School District moved its students to close-by Ignacio Zara ... More >>
Patrick MichelsBack in February, we took a long, hard look at the 107-year-old Davy Crockett School on Carroll Avenue, a designated city historic landmark since 1993. Long story short: The Dallas Independent School District shipped its students to Ignacio Zaragoza Elementary in '89, repurposed th ... More >>
All photos by Patrick MichelsDavy Crockett School as it looks right now. DISD no longer uses the building and has no plans for future use.Yesterday a good Friend of Unfair Park who fought to keep Adamson High School away from the Dallas Independent School District's wrecking ball suggested it was ... More >>
Much thanks to Friend of Unfair Park "Mike," who, in the comments to the Greggo item below, directs our attention to a podcast by a certain Kimball High School and SMU grad best known, perhaps, as Ned Ryerson. He's been at it for two months, looks like, but Stephen Tobolowsky's Tobolowsky Files, ... More >>
You want to show your dad you really love him? Well, stop being a cheap ass and buying those lame hallmark cards. Get your dad a gift that makes up--at least a little--for all the shit you gave the old guy. Here are some music-related gift ideas that are guaranteed to have pops thinking he raise ... More >>
A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?
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