Just yesterday, Johnson County officials were boasting of breaking up a cockfight outside Alvarado. It was, by most measures, a respectable bust, with 17 people involved and 97 birds seized. But Johnson County? Johnson County's got nothing on Pleasant Grove. This morning, as if to one-up their rura ... More >>
There's a lot of buzz right now in Preston Hollow over a plan to redevelop the northeast corner of Preston Road and Northwest Highway, currently home to an oddly dumpy apartment complex and rows of considerably less-dumpy town homes, into a few hundred luxury apartments. Most of it is negative. "Th ... More >>
To the untrained eye, the Google Earth view of the Dallas area looks about like what it is: a cancerous patch of concrete inexorably gobbling up the surrounding pastureland. But to those schooled in the ways of the Illuminati, it's something else entirely: a blueprint for the end times. All of this ... More >>
Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund chat about the film version of On the Road
Two years ago I toured the area around Columbia Packing Company on East 11th Street in Oak Cliff with city council member Dwaine Caraway and his wife, state Representative Barbara Mallory Caraway. The Caraways told me shocking stories of guts from nearby meat-packing operations piled in steaming hea ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, October 15, 2009...Leona Lewis took a right hook to the dome--for literacy--when a "fan" punched her in the head at a book signing.Care to know what the Editors are up to in London? Check out their very own Google Earth.Sufjan Stevens is contempl ... More >>
When we least expected it, a real opportunity in southern Dallas
For decades we buried our streams beneath concrete. Now they're baaaack.