When it comes to genres that have been allowed to flourish in the age of the online music cloud, few have risen to greater prominence than future sounds, better known to most as beats. An all-encompassing chimeric blend of electronic, hip-hop and soul that, beats takes DJs and producers of more trad ... More >>
Hunched over a table at a Jack in the Box, Kevin Woods doesn't look much like a cowboy. No hat, no belt buckle, no boots, not a horse in sight. Here, tucked between a cluster of warehouses and a bustling urban highway, is about as far from the open range as a Texan can be. With his plain red T-shirt ... More >>
Texas barbecue: You and I know it's the best. More importantly, it's a food where, if you leave the state, you'll notice other states do barbecue in strange and terrifying ways that make you feel wrong. Once I went to Oklahoma (this is how all great stories start, I know), ordered brisket and was se ... More >>
Steve Lipsky's epic battle and what it means for the future of fracking.
They fled some of the world's most dangerous places, only to land in one of Dallas'. Slowly and unsurely, they're making it their own.
First Baptist Dallas's Robert Jeffress is throwing in with Rick Perry, which is hardly a surprise given Jeffress's participation in that meeting with Perry and pastors back in June at James Robison's LIFE Outreach International campus in Euless. (Also: Jeffress would never, ever endorse Mitt Romn ... More >>
America is imploding, the world is ending, and there's nothing we can do to stop it. Our limited mortal power, however, can slow the process by spreading Christianity -- at least according to First Baptist Pastor Robert Jeffress, who last night launched his 11-part series based on his forthcoming to ... More >>
Lauren Drewes DanielsChop House Burger's rookie. DFW.com is eating their weight in bacon and beef for their annual Battle of the Burgers. They started with 32 patty-flippin' joints from across the Dallas area and on Wednesday thinned the herd down to the final four.Oddly, all Dallas joints are o ... More >>
Everson vs. Irvin, hoops styleIf the Mavs-Thunder somehow doesn't do it for you, how about some Colonial golf out in Fort Worth or even a basketball game played by football players? After delivering a eulogy for his dear friend Ron Springs at his Carrollton funeral this morning, forme ... More >>
Thieves drove off with two fully loaded trucks from this Wichita Falls Dr Pepper bottling plant last month, before abandoning the empty trucks near Dallas -- the third such theft recently.A trio of truck thefts from Dr Pepper distributors around Texas in the last few months have all ended the sam ... More >>
Via.About four years back, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor John D. Kasarda ID'd Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as the city center of the future -- the so-called aerotropolis. Well, Kasarda's turned his article into a full-blown tome that just landed in the mailbox: ... More >>
According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Christopher Love Blackwell was -- and remains -- a very good salesman. He told would-be investors he had master's degrees and a PhD from a "prestigious university in Spain." He told them he was a veteran trader. He said he's worked at both Gold ... More >>
Clearly, Rick's Cabaret needs to put the Dallas and Fort Worth mayors on its press-release list. Because in case you missed it -- and how could you, it even made Huffington Post -- Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief and the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport board are suddenly very opposed to th ... More >>
In a federal lawsuit filed last month in the Northern District Court of Texas, a Euless man and 10-year employee of Whataburger claims he was wrongfully terminated for marrying an African-American woman. Court documents say Michael Young was warned that Whataburger management was "old school" and ... More >>
It's no secret the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the AT&T Performing Arts Center are "facing some financial challenges," as AT&TPAC chair Howard Hallam told Unfair Park a few weeks ago, following the resignation of president and CEO Mark Nerenhausen. Not long after Nerenhausen turned in h ... More >>
Patrick MichelsEvery seat's a good seat at Cowboys Stadium, where, if nothing else, the TV's always on.It appears on the horizon like a massive jellyfish made of metal and glass. As you get closer, it resembles a round version of Arizona's Biosphere. Then you walk in, and no matter how much you may ... More >>
At this very moment, AFI Dallas International Film Festival CEO and artist director Michael Cain is attending a funeral in Euless: His father-in-law, Allan McKinnon, died on Monday after a long battle with cancer. So do not expect Cain's wife -- Melina, as much a force and familiar face on the ... 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?
Scion hosted Timbaland in a free concert last night at the Palladium Ballroom, and the people came out in force. The floor was increasingly crowded throughout the night (although the place is so big, the back area was still an easy walk through). A surprising spectrum of people showed up ranging fro ... More >>
Remember how little Charlie Bucket finds a golden ticket and gets to tour Willie Wonka’s chocolate factory? This is a similar tale. Except Charlie Bucket is Arlington’s Steve Wood, the golden ticket is actually a silver golf ball, and Mr. Wonka is none other than, gulp, Tiger Woods. Wood, 40, s ... More >>
Every guy in this city officially has a man-crush on Tony Romo. Hey, what's Jessica Simpson got Richie Whitt doesn't? I went to Texas Stadium for the Cowboys' mauling of the Bucs, and this season has suddenly transformed from sad to surreal. Yep, all because of an undrafted free agent out of tiny E ... More >>
A member of the Hornbuckle jury reveals how they reached a verdict
Inside the Terry Hornbuckle case
Bravo Italia offers nothing offensive, nothing spectacular
Ghoultown's Lyle Steadham needed a brush with death to regain his goth country edge
Buzz gets his jollies keeping tabs on 2005's naughty and nice guys. OK, mostly naughty.
Local dance troupes prove it's a small world after all
Plano group wants FCC to get a handle on breasts
Two UTA students make a wrong turn, end up jailed in Arlington
Letters from the issue of April 10, 2003
Why Dallas' recycling program is a $17 million joke
Lift to Experience finds its way at The Texas Jerusalem Crossroads
The preacher who launched this century's longest-running revival, transplanted Texan Stephen Hill, spreads the word: Sinners wanted here
Coaches and parents in the area's elite youth hockey league say the Dallas Stars are trying to ice anyone who threatens their control of the kid hockey business
Holly Mullen explains how a massive paupers' graveyard barely survived greedy landowners and a stealth real-estate deal
Grand Prairie's Henry Clayton has proclaimed himself chief of the new 'nato Nation. Is he the head of Texas' largest Indian tribe-or an indian impostor?