• Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Collective Brewing Project, North Texas' Newest Brewery, Is Ready to Get Tapped

    This week, North Texas' latest craft brewery will officially make the transition out of a home brewer's dream journals and into our real-life pint glasses. The Collective Brewing Project, based in Fort Worth but currently renting a temporary space in Haltom City, will release their first two beers o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Dallas ISD Magnets Are Once Again Among the Washington Post's List of Top Public Schools

    It's tradition by now. Every year, Washington Post columnist Jay Mathews crunches the numbers and comes up with a list of the country's top public schools, and every year Dallas ISD's cohabitating School of Science and Engineering and TAG Magnet are near the top. This year is no different. Mathews ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    For Four Days This Month, Knox Will Become Dallas' First "Complete Street"

    In June, the city of Dallas unveiled its Complete Streets Design Manual, a rather dense set of guidelines for the city as it dabbles with the idea of building certain roadways less as places that cars blow through en route from Point A to Point B and more as boulevards that are at least as accommoda ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2012

    Starck Contrast

    Another new documentary on the Starck Club revisits the storied Dallas nightclub of the '80s

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    I Folking Love SXSW 2012: Acts to Watch After the Fest

    There's an electricity in the air around certain bands. It's the ionic charge of a precise, practiced act on the cusp of becoming huge. Alabama Shakes are a lightning bolt. Just as the Shakes finished their knee-melter set at the Aquarium Drunkard day party, a friend put his hand on my shoulder and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Mayor Backs Out of Citizens Meeting Tonight. "Unexpected Circumstances." (LGBT Protest.)

    ​Left a message this morning for Paula Blackmon, chief of staff to Mayor Mike Rawlings, to talk about his decision to pull out of a long-scheduled meet-and-greet with the citizens tonight at Kiest Park on Hampton. It's been on our schedule for a month, and just Monday morning he (or someone, Black ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    On Fort Worth Ave., Another Proposal: The Collective, Which Needs $7.5 Mil in TIF Funds

    ​Speaking of this morning's meeting of the council's Economic Development Committee ...When he's done talking about sinking $750,000 in city funds into growing small business, Office of Economic Development honcho Karl Zavitkovsky will ask the council for $7.5 million in TIF money for The Collecti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2011

    How Will Dallas Roll Out New Bike Plan? Just Look at the Plan For Fort Worth Avenue.

    Click to enlarge for a better look at a proposed plan to redo Fort Worth Ave.​By 2021 the city of Dallas hopes to have 1,296 miles of here-to-there dedicated to cyclists, 456 of which would be off-road -- trails, let's say. Which leaves the rest, 840 miles, spread up and down the cracked concrete, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Pretty Sure Stealing from a Catholic School Will Get You More Than a Ruler to the Knuckles

    The video you see above was taken by surveillance cameras at St. Cecilia Catholic School on Mary Cliff, just off Davis and Hampton in Oak Cliff. It's a couple of months old -- from September 17, according to the Dallas Police -- and was shot during the early-morning hours that Sunday. And according ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Forget All About That Watersports Complex. DHA Convinced It to Move to Allen.

    ​Saw a story on Channel 5 last night, which follows below, about how Chad Lacerte's building a wakeboard park up in Allen -- you know, the one that was supposed to open on Fish Trap Lake last summer, before Dallas Housing Authority president Mary Ann Russ drowned it last July. Not so long ago, Lac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Drink Down The City of Dallas's Response to Dry Side's Motion For Summary Judgment

    ​The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission continues to dole out those permits to the would-be beer- and wine-sellers of Dallas. The 21-page of list of March sweepstakes winners alone, which follows, includes a handful of Aldi locations (from the one at Forest and Audelia to grocery at Illinois and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    On the Scene at Burger Street Shootings

    Dylan Hollingsworth The scene outside Burger Street, shortly after last night's shooting over what appeared to be a robbery involving a 30-pound bag of marijuana​By now you've no doubt heard: Two men were killed and two more were arrested last night following what appears to be a drug-related robb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    City: Trinity River Will Crest Between the Levees, But Downstream Flooding Could Occur

    Jim Schutze​On the other side is a fresh-off-the-virtual-presses press release from the city warning that by early tomorrow morning, there's a pretty decent chance that as the Trinity River crests -- and, as of right now, NOAA has that happening at 42.8 feet -- "some areas of the City may experien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 23: DJ WISHFM

    ​Wade Randolph Hampton, aka DJ WISHFM, is seasoned at his craft. The DJ/booker/promoter and now, band manager, has been spinning for 25 years at this point. Never one to slow down, Hampton books for The W's rooftop club, Ghostbar, serves as that club's resident DJ, and manages popular local acts i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Brent Brown, Head of City Hall's New CityDesign Studio, On Redesigning Dallas

    Brandon ThibodeauxBrent Brown, Mary Suhm's choice to head up the Dallas CityDesign Studio​Even after having mentioned the Dallas CityDesign Studio -- which the Trinity Trust is paying for, thanks to Rusty and Deedie Rose's $5 million donation -- a few times, we still didn't know what the what it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Oak Cliff PIzza

    ​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Oak Cliff Pizza & Pasta1315 W. Davis St.214-941-8080Promised delivery time: 50 minutesActual delivery time: 56 minutesScoring SummaryEase of telephone communication: 2 ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2008

    Been Caught Stealing

    EASL offers local artists life support

  • Dining

    October 25, 2007
  • News

    May 3, 2007

    Fresh Eyes

    Basically, it's Coats versus the Manchurian Candidate

  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Change Is Gonna Come

    With some help from his friends, Don Williams intends to save South Dallas one block at a time

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    It's a Dirty Job...

    Plus: Play Nice

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Ticket to Ride

    It's good news for bad people as low morale saps Dallas cops' will to work

  • Culture

    March 22, 2001

    A Sure Bet

    For this bookie duo, March Madness means three weeks of overtime pay

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Lost and found

    Poor, brown, and inner-city. These Adamson High School kids weren't supposed to make it. They did anyway.

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Your cheatin' heart...

    ...will land you on TV, if local attorney Bobby Goldstein and his partner can talk you into it

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Fowled Out

    Does City Hall's rooster ban signal the end of old Oak Cliff? Rose Farley goes to the front lines of a cultural war that threatens to turn the 'hood into something truly heinous...North Dallas

  • Culture

    September 21, 1995

    Big men, big houses

    For one sports star, home is where the bowling alley is

  • Calendar

    August 24, 1995