• Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    A Greiner Middle School Teacher Abused Her Students on Trip to Europe, DISD Finds

    Julius Hill's summer trip to Europe was miserable. The 13-year-old Greiner Middle School student was one of several students who signed up for a nine-day tour of Italy and Spain organized and led by his teacher Vicki Reed. While there, Reed reportedly singled him out, yelling and belittling him cons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Sad Sports Sunday For Your Good Ol' Red, White and Boo

    ​Woke up rooting for America Sunday morning. Phil Mickelson made a charge, Dustin Johnson was in the hunt and it looked like a U.S. golfer would steal the Claret Jug at the British Open. I was rooting for America after lunch, too. Abby Wambach scored late and it looked like the U.S. would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Wherein We Talk to the Realtor Trying to Sell Two of Downtown's Greatest Assets

    Justin TerveenInside 1401 Elm Place, the George Dahl-designed former First National Bank tower​John Crawford and I just had a long talk about downtown -- since, ya know, it is his thing. And later today I'll get to some of newsier items he revealed during the course of our chitchat. But I'd origin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Surely, The Best News You'll Hear All Day: The Pixies Will Perform Doolittle At Grand Prairie's Verizon Theatre On September 19

    Pixies​A huge thanks to the Friend of DC9 who emailed this morning to pass along a note he'd noticed while scoping the Pixies' MySpace page today: This morning, the Pixies announced via a blog post on the social media site that they will be touring again come the fall, hitting 11 U.S. cities and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Veggie Guy: Vapiano

    ​Funny how Vapiano, the German-based fast-casual restaurant in Mockingbird Station, actually feels like Germany. Maybe it's the color scheme--a little like the Nutelleria in Frankfurt--or maybe it's the fact that the system here is so foreign, and words sorta get lost in translation. As Date an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007
  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Staking Out the Scene

    Tokyo Police Club chase down fame, but not fortune

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    Chop Suey Syndrome

    Our restaurant critic travels to China to unravel the riddle: Why can't Dallas do Chinese?

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2006
  • News

    September 1, 2005

    G.I. Jerk

    Phil Haberman claims he fought with special forces in Iraq, but he's about as real as Rambo

  • Dining

    April 22, 2004

    Don't Ka-nock It

    Fast-casual German is a novel idea

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    1-Hour Arrest

    When does a snapshot of a mother breast-feeding her child become kiddie porn? Ask the Richardson police.

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    The Power and No Story

    The DMA's Mexican masters exhibit schleps around the world in service to...Aetna?

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Blowing smoke

    Denton residents like Parks and Delores Olmon want to know how a posse of city slickers managed to railroad plans for a lead-belching copper factory in their town

  • News

    September 3, 1998

    The Grifter

    Smooth-talking stockbroker Roger Turner came across as a good Christian man--one who made it his business to charm widows and retirees out of their life savings