Remember that party last year with the monkeys and the flamingos and the beer? The Observer's Brew at the Zoo drew thousands, as beer enthusiasts hit stall after stall sampling craft suds. It was a pretty damn good time.
This year the event will move to the Downtown Dallas Arts District to allow fo ... More >>
Don't. It's closed. Per Dallas PD a little while ago, officer were serving warrants on two aggravated robbery suspects when one ran ... all the way into the Giants of the Savanna exhibit, where he remains at large. Per DPD's note, SWAT's been sent in.When the incident occurred shortly after 10:30 ... More >>
Welcome to a new recurring feature here on DC9 where we talk to people of interest in the metroplex about their taste in music, including likes, dislikes, and guilty pleasures. We're calling it Pedestrian Playlist -- because, hey, everyone listens to music.I wonder what Turtles listen to?The Dall ... More >>
Photos by Danny FulgencioOut back, the Stingray Bay at the Children's Aquarium at Fair Park gives visitors the hands-on experience of feeding the rays.Till Monday afternoon I hadn't been in the Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park since I was, oh, maybe 11, 12 years old. This much I recall of the '36 bui ... More >>
Kevin TodoraJenny and Gypsy, now in their new home at the Dallas ZooEarly this morning, Dallas Zoo officials sent word that they'd moved all six elephants to the Giants of the Savanna habitat, which officially opens to the public Memorial Day weekend, and maybe we'd like to come take some p ... More >>
Flickr user: Dallas1200amMaybe you heard: On Saturday, Tufani, a 19-year-old female gorilla at the Dallas Zoo, got out of her holding area at the 2-acre Jake L. Hamon Gorilla Conservation Research Center. It was nothing as dramatic as the Jabari rampage in '04, which prompted PETA to demand the U ... More >>
Photos by Spike JohnsonDallas Zoo executive director Gregg HudsonToday, Tufani sat in the shade of the south gorilla habitat at the Dallas Zoo half-reclined, peacefully peeling an orange, seemingly unaware of the gaggle of media looking on from a zoo-approved observation point. It was a far cry f ... More >>