• 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

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2007

    Yeah, They're the Most Likely to Succeed

    Asher Frankfurt, a local kid, read his screenplay to a Smithsonian audience recently. No one will even look at ours. Congrats to three local high school students who were recently honored as Presidential Scholars of the Arts. Very big deal. These three kids -- Jay Jackson (Carrollton), Brittanie Bro ... More >>

  • 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

    He Knows Nothing. NOTHING.

    From Frankfurt, Germany, courtesy the Associated Press, comes this news: "The man who discovered Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has been charged with tax evasion." That'd be one Holger Geschwindner, Nowitzki's one-time personal coach, who's in trouble with German officials for allegedly biting ... More >>

  • 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