I'm trying to think if there is a way the latest news about Plano-based JC Penney could be any more depressing. I was already pretty depressed when I read about the billion dollars in 2012 losses on a four billion dollar drop in sales this morning, and that was before I got to the story about the Ma ... More >>
Yesterday, Forbes released the billionaires list, its annual parade of the ridiculously, absurdly super-rich. This year, the list stretches to some 1,426 names worth a combined $5.4 trillion.
Texas claims a small if significant portion of that, counting 50 billionaires among its 26 million resident ... More >>
State Representative Van Taylor, a real-estate investment banker from Plano, has introduced legislation that would settle, once and for all, who gets the last word on drilling under private property: That would be the Railroad Commission of Texas.
The bill, filed Tuesday, would strip from Texas mun ... More >>
Tomorrow afternoon, Mark Cuban, Mayor Mike Rawlings, and Harvard Business School guru Clayton Christensen will walk into a room with a dozen other civic, academic, and business leaders for the sixth and final closed-door meeting of the 21st Century Commission to finalize their vision for the future ... More >>
News broke yesterday that Sol's Nieto Mexican Grill at Mockingbird and Abrams closed. Gubbins got the scoop from manager Blanca Perez: "The landlords refused to make any kind of deal with us, so there is nothing we can do. After 10 years, it's heart-breaking for us to go down this way."
Landlords . ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsNew Dallas Opera General Director Keith Cerny takes questions at the Winspear Wednesday afternoon.Seems like it was just yesterday that the Dallas Opera announced they'd picked a new general director, Keith Cerny -- and then, there we were at the Winspear Opera House ... More >>