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Garland (Texas)

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Pho Bang For Your Buck: The Search for Perfect Pho Heads Back to Garland

    ​Pho Bang and I have a sliding doors sort of relationship. My mom tells me I ate there with her as a permed tot, but of course I don't remember that. (The perm part is more of an intentional denial.) When I moved back to Dallas a few years ago, I would make concerted efforts to drive to Ga ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Eugene Lockhart Indicted: Feds Accuse The Former Hitting Machine of Mortgage Fraud

    ‚ÄčThe U.S. Attorney's Office just sent word that former Dallas Cowboy hitting machine, 48-year-old Eugene Lockhart, is among nine people indicted by a federal grand jury. They're accused of a running a mortgage scheme out of Dallas between 2001 and '05 under such monikers as America's Team Mortgage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    I Had a Fake I.D. Once. Bought Beer With It. These Folks? A Little Busier With Theirs.

    Sixty-six-year-old Levander Carlton McLean and his wife Rita Murphy McLean, who's 21 years his junior, are gonna be spending a little time apart -- five years or so, give or take, thanks to U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade, who yesterday sentenced the Garland couple to federal prison for using fake d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    Turns Out, Stealing from Garland ISD Was a Pretty A.Z. Thing to Do

    After the jump, courtesy the U.S. Attorney's Office, the tale of Dolores Arriola Espino, who managed to steal $84,000 from the Garland Independent School District -- her employer for 22 years. (Loyalty, schmoyalty.) Sentenced Friday to 10 months in prison for theft and embezzlement and ordered by Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Like an Episode of Dragnet

    It's not one of your more dramatic, studio-pitch press releases from the U.S. Attorney's Office; it's no Freddy Lee Foots armored-car narrative, that's for sure. Still, I did think today's missive from The Man -- concerning a big Ecstasy bust involving 13 folks from Dallas, Plano, Euless, Arlington, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008

    So You Know: There's Some Local Connections To Tonight's Show At The Lounge

    Cool video, right? That's from These Are Powers, the Brooklyn-based band headlining the Parade of Flesh show at the Lounge tonight that Daniel Rodrigue wrote about for this past week's paper. And, if you're not headed to the Ratatat show at the Granada tonight, really, you could do much, much wor ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    The Lost Girl

    Haifa Bale has spent three years trying to get her daughter back from an abusive ex-husband. Not even the Queen of Jordan can make it happen.

  • News

    February 19, 1998
  • Film

    August 8, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • News

    June 6, 1996

    Kiss and Tell

    Author and screenwriter Harry Preston reflects upon a career spent traveling from here to obscurity

  • Film

    November 23, 1995

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

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