Forest Hills (New York)

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 3, 2013

    SMU Frat Brothers Headed to Federal Prison for Hydroponic Marijuana Growing Scheme

    The house at 4015 Allencrest Lane -- a tidy four-bedroom, three-bath ranch-style in North Dallas -- isn't the first place one would look for a weed-growing mastermind named Bone. Nevertheless, that's where DEA agents tracked down 37-year-old Brian Edward Deloney in June 2010, not to mention several ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    The News Says Parents Are Giving Up on This Dallas School, But Parents Say Otherwise

    Mr. Martinez knew it was coming, was bracing for it, was already crafting how he might respond in the office and the halls and the parking lot at morning drop-off. Still, when it hit on Sunday, it had to hurt. Martinez -- first name Hector, not that it gets used much at school -- is the principal a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Here's the Six-Story Parking Garage Proposed for the Dallas Arboretum

    Arboretum officials were understandably cautious when they unveiled early plans for a Garland Road parking garage last night. The memory of the public uprising and PR debacle that greeted a proposal to park cars on Winfrey Point is no doubt fresh on their minds, so they made clear that the parking g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Promise Peace Garden Hosts Okra Palooza to Raise Funds For New Garden

    Recently Brittany Nunn with the Lakewood Advocate covered the proposed new Promise of Peace garden in a three part series (one, two and three). The garden is set to take over some space in a parking lot at the White Rock United Methodist Church (WRUMC) in the Little Forest Hills neighborhood. And, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Firefighters Pull Possible Murder Victim From White Rock Lake

    Police are investigating whether a woman found dead in White Rock Lake this afternoon was murdered. Walkers spotted the body on the east side of the lake around Garland Road, a half mile or so south of the Arboretum. The body was recovered by Dallas Fire-Rescue, which turned the investigation over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    What Garland Road Really Needs is a Touch of Frisco's Class

    Well, I guess Eric Nicholson and Jeff Siegel just know everything, don't they? Nicholson, our own blog editor here, and Siegel, a columnist for the Lakewood Advocate, have been having fun making of Lincoln Properties, a real estate company, over a scheme to get Garland Road in East Dallas re-named a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Twitter Sends UT Dallas Prof Dean Terry a Letter Telling Him to Delete Undetweetable

    ‚ÄčLast week, our friends across the office at DC9 introduced us to a new way to creep on people in the Twitterverse: Undetweetable, an invention by professor Dr. Dean Terry and grad student Bradley Griffith, both of the Emerging Media Communication program at the University of Texas at Dallas.&nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    New Book About Impact of The Great Recession Lands in Leslie Halleck's Urban Chicken Coop

    Courtesy Leslie Halleck‚ÄčFriend of the show Leslie Halleck's adventures in urban chickening have not gone unnoticed, here or elsewhere. But till today I had no idea she's actually featured in a well-received, just-published, just-landed-on-the-WSJ-best-seller-list tome on how the Great Recession's ... More >>

  • Music

    March 4, 2010
  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009
  • Culture

    April 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Angela Hunt, City Hall Beat Reporter

    On her Web site, the District 14 council member offers her thoughts on yesterday's Dallas City Council meeting, where, among other things, the council voted for the "high crime apartment ordinance," voted against the creation of a Little Forest Hills Conservation District and put on hold a vote conc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2008

    A View From Precinct 2228: Someone Needs a Microphone

    I had to squeeze my way through the crowd packing the gymnasium at Alex Sanger Elementary School for the Democrat caucus in Precinct 2228, which started promptly at 7:16 p.m. The noise level was so high that someone finally let out a screeching whistle to shut up everybody long enough to hear instru ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2007

    Light It Up

    Grand Prairie is all aglow

  • Calendar

    September 20, 2007

    Earth-Friendly, Holmes

    See a green subdivision

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    Back to the Future

    This is the Case Study Home being built at 701 Peavy Road. Better this than a McMansion, but is it 1958 already? We kid. This morning, a good Friend of Unfair Park alerts us to some new homes being built near his White Rock Lake domicile -- homes, he asks, that might be "the antidote to McMansions?" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007

    Subdivided Conquers KERA Tonight

    A mundane, yet oddly haunting image from Dean Terry's doc Subdivided Just a reminder: Dean Terry's Subdivided: Isolation & Community in America airs tonight at 8 on KERA-Channel 13. We wrote about this doc months ago, complete with an interview with the University of Texas-Dallas new media prof. Her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2006

    Subdivided and Conquer

    Got a missive yesterday from a Little Forest Hills resident who reminds us to mark the calendar: January 3. A little early still, but the reason's a good one: That's when University of Texas-Dallas new media and emergent communications professor Dean Terry's documentary Subdivided debuts on KERA-TV. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2006

    Under the 'Hood and Over the Hedge

    A mundane, yet oddly haunting image from Dean Terry's doc Subdivided Two months ago, we posted an item about how Little Forest Hills--"the quaint, quirky White Rock Lake neighborhood"--was being swallowed by the McMansions sprouting up like weeds in Eden. A litle digging revealed that University of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2006

    Shot All to (Little Forest) Hills

    I noticed two things this weekend during a visit into the quaint, quirky White Rock Lake neighborhood known as Little Forest Hills: the astounding number of hideous McMansions springing up like weeds in the woods, and the tiny signs trying to fend them off like disposable Davids dueling Tyveked Goli ... More >>

  • News

    June 12, 2003

    Mayor TV

    Great on the toob, but no machine

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    Warrior Reporter

    Channel 4's Becky Oliver is queen of ambush journalism, wielding her microphone like a sword. Sure it's cheap and sensational. It's also a lot harder than it looks.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best neighborhood

    Little Forest Hills

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Everyone's a critic

    The city doesn't buy a homeowner's claim that a junked car is art

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    In the line of fire

    When a gunman terrorized worshipers at Wedgwood Baptist Church, one unlikely hero summoned the courage and faith to challenge a killer

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    The facilitator

    Albertson's new spin doctor is here for you (like it or not)

  • Music

    March 20, 1997

    Pop mart

    South by Southwest '97: Will guitars give up the ghost? Yes and no, but mostly no