• Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    Texas Is the Go-To Place for Fugitive Pennsylvania Murderers, Apparently

    Texas has much to recommend it. Friendly people, a robust economy, no state income tax, etc. It's easy to see why someone would want to settle down here. That goes for ordinary, law-abiding citizens, and it goes for cold-case murder suspects from Pennsylvania. Twice in the past six months (and two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Pennsylvania: A Glimpse of Texas' Future if Voter ID Law is Implemented

    While Texas awaits a panel of judges' decision as to whether a voter I.D. requirement would disenfranchise minorities, Pennsylvania provides a peek into the issues that arise after such a law is put in place. In the lawsuit filed against the Department of Justice by Texas Attorney General Greg Abb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    My First Show: Dr. Dog's Zach Miller Recalls Seeing Rockapella With His Parents

    Welcome to a new feature here on DC9 called My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be.Michael ForesterDr. Dog's Zach Miller​Tomorrow night, Dr. Dog brings its unapproved-by-Pitchfork Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yeah, But What If Baseball Went To The European Football Table?

    I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2007

    New, uh, Life in Deep Ellum

    Salim Nourallah's got several gigs scheduled at the new ellum: ONSTAGE venue. So there's one reason to go, if nothing else. Friend of Fair Park Cindy Chaffin points us to the latest all-ages venue to dip its toes into the murky waters of Deep Ellum: Life in Deep Ellum, which is the world's worst clu ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 17, 2005

    Chili-ing Out

    Why can't they make Texas food outside Texas?

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    Thanks, But No Thanks

    Turning down millions in state money to build juvenile boot camps, Tarrant County opted for a different approach--one that works

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Native Son

    The children of an American Indian hero fight for his body's return home

  • Film

    March 4, 1999

    Hard copy

    Imitation is the lamest form of moviemaking

  • News

    April 3, 1997

    Tension Fund

    Concerns about the soundness of the city's retirement fund are buried in a political mud fight