The Morning News broke the news this morning that officials had narrowed the cause of last month's deadly West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion to one of three things: a golf cart, an electrical short, or criminal activity. That wasn't terribly narrow, but there was a press conference scheduled thi ... More >>
Egg rolls may be a little harder to come by in the future at the NorthPark Center. The Dallas Morning News first reported a two-alarm fire that broke out this morning at 10:30 a.m. in the Panda Express, located in the food court.
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Rachel ParkerRihanna at Friday's AAC performance.Still no word from the folks either at the American Airlines Center or concert promotion conglomerate Live Nation about what, if any, accommodations will be made for the Rihanna fans upset that their Friday night concert experience was cut shot aft ... More >>
Jimmy's Guitar Repair and Rob's Chop Shop look a little more charred these days.When we heard that a fire in Exposition Park had damaged the building that houses Jimmy's Guitar Repair and Rob's Chop Shop, we expected the worst. DFW has seen several historic buildings damaged or destroyed by fire ... More >>
Daniel DaughertyGet 'em while they're cold.Hope you've got your sunscreen and a good appetite because you're going to need both if you want to enjoy the best events this weekend. There are plenty of outdoor happenings you won't want to miss, but you may need more than sunscreen for one of them. ... More >>
This just in from the U.S. Attorney's Office: Seven locals, ranging in age from 23 to 60, are accused of setting three fires that caused close to $1 million in total property damage in order to collect a few thousand from the Dallas chapter of the American Red Cross. The seven, which includes a m ... More >>
Jim SchutzeThe owners of Greenville Bar & Grill -- Lucky Merk, LLC -- filed a lawsuit this afternoon claiming the property owners of Terilli's were cited 17 times for code violations by Dallas Fire-Rescue in the months before the March 2 fire that burned down four Lower Greenville staples.
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Jim SchutzeMore photos from Jim follow after the jump. Here's a slide show featuring photos from Jim and Patrick Michels.At this very moment, Schutze is down on Lower Greenville, where the block that once housed Terilli's, Hurricane Grill, Mick's and the Greenville Bar & Grill is now a memory ... More >>
Justin TerveenSooner or later, thanks to the fire corridor and the Joule expansion, this block of Elm Street will look considerably different.Yet again, we're back to the subject of redevelopment in downtown Dallas -- if only, for a moment, to visit a block of Elm Street that seems stuck in rever ... More >>
Courtesy Benny Benavides/NBCDFW.comHow Brian Curtis and Jane McGarry spent last night's evacuation following an electrical fire at KXAS-Channel 5KXAS-Channel 5 was supposed to go off the air at 11 this morning -- there's still much repair work to be done after last night's electrical fire that kn ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park forwards along this Texas Observer (no relation) cover story concerning the plight of Curtis Severns, a Sherman man accused by fire investigators of torching his own Plano gun shop -- even though there are plenty of arson experts who've said that's awfully unlikely. Severns i ... More >>
First off, Unfair Park calls dibs on the movie adaptation of the story of Jorge Gomez Pinto Sr. Just so we're clear. Because what follows, again courtesy the U.S. Attorney's Office, is a crisply written tragicomic short story about a restaurant owner who's due in Fort Worth federal court at this ver ... More >>