Henry Miller

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    Team Kerouac

    Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund chat about the film version of On the Road

  • Culture

    December 20, 2012
  • Culture

    May 24, 2012
  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Pam Duarte, Big Rich Texas Star, Sues Fellow Socialites for Calling Her a Stripper and Drunk

    If the sunny weather is inspiring you to pick up a juicy beach read, we've got the goods. They came neatly packaged in an eight-page complaint filed in Dallas County District Court by socialite and Pamela Martin Duarte, star of Big Rich Texas, Style Network's homage to Lone Star State excess. Duar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    But Will a Petition Drive Convince Trader Joe's to Open in Lake Highlands? We Shall See.

    From the sales pitch that follows after the jump​A few weeks ago I was talking to Office of Economic Development head honcho Karl Zavitkovsky about something unrelated when he mentioned the petition drive aimed at convincing Trader Joe's to open a location at the Lake Highlands Town Center, where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Just Like We Told You Months Ago: Old 97's Plan To Release Grand Theatre, Vol. 2 On July 5

    Patrick MichelsOld 97's back at the 2010 Musink festival in Fair Park​Lest you doubted our note from way, way, way, way back in March -- y'know, that the Old 97's were going to release the second installment of their two-part Grand Theatre release on July 5 -- well, now the folks putting out the r ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 28, 2011

    Hot Sex and Cold Truths in Second Thought Theatre's Red Light Winter

    Also: At Broken Gears Project Theatre, Oedipus the King really doesn't want to marry Mom.

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Taking a Swing at Childhood Obesity

    Last week, we told you where you could eat well and do good on a budget. This week, it's time to stop being so stingy. ​The Event: The Annika Experience: Dinner & Golf Outing with Annika Sorenstam The Cause: ANNIKA Foundation The Place: Park Cities Club; Dallas National Golf Club If your pin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2009

    As Sale of HP Village Comes to a Close, Judge Tells North, Miller, Washburne to Work It Out

    In mid-April, Larry North filed suit against Henry S. Miller Interests, which is looking to sell Highland Park Village, and Charter Holdings CEO Ray Washburne, who's looking to buy the National Historic Landmark. As we noted back then, the complaint stems from a dispute over a lease extension: North ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009

    The Good Barney

    The Modern salutes a free-speech icon

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Larry North Files Suit Against Current and Future Owners of Highland Park Village

    View Larger MapEarlier this year, word was Charter Holdings was all set to buy Highland Park Village from Henry S. Miller Interests, with the sale scheduled to be all packed and gift-wrapped by March. A month later, and Henry S. Miller's still in control of the Village -- though Charter Holdings CEO ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    A Coffee-Table Tribute to Those Who Built This City (Not on Rock and Roll)

    From the book: "Storey Stemmons, Trammell Crow and John Stemmons pose prayerfully as L. G.Rainey of Equitable prepares to take over the permanent financing from J.D. Francis of the Mercantile Bank." After the jump, the full press release announcing the publication of THE BOOK -- Dallas/Fort Worth Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008

    Anti-Hotel Folks Make Their Case, to Which Developer Jack Matthews and the City Offer a Weary "Whatever"

    Anne Raymond at the CATOH press conference today The mayor and city council have used secret meetings to devise a plan to fund a convention center hotel with millions in taxpayers’ dough, and its time to give voters a say, since they’re the ones assuming the risk. At least, that’s what Crow Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    Westdale Buys Up More of Deep Ellum

    The original Continental Gin Company building was constructed in 1914 and turned into apartments 83 years later. In 1983, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Dallas' Only Daily brings word this afternoon that three of Deep Ellum's most historic properties -- all of which were c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2006

    Someone's Got a Complex

    The Dallas Morning News ran a story on Wednesday insisting that the Billy Bob Barnett entertainment complex originally slated for downtown Dallas may have found a home instead in suburban Irving, in the Las Colinas development. But I think the opposite is probably true. According to the people I'm t ... More >>

  • News

    February 23, 2006


    City council could cost us $20 million by tanking the Merc deal

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    Sugar Ray

    Why council members love Mr. Hunt so much

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    This Teardown Town

    South Dallas' history is in danger of being demolished, so why are so few protecting it?

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    Book 'Em

    Rock memoirs take us behind the music

  • News

    August 8, 2002

    Tropic of Groceries

    Dallas' pent-up lust for exotic foods has finally been met with the opening of Central Market. Will shopping ever be the same? Will our appetites?

  • News

    January 10, 2002

    The Art (House) of War

    The Magnolia Theatre promises to shake up Dallas' indie-film scene

  • Culture

    November 15, 2001

    Buy the Numbers

    Because it does matter how much a gift costs

  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Rich Man, Poor Man

    Dallas architect Tom Stanley crafted buildings that endure on city skylines across the country, but his fortune and family wouldn't survive their own shaky foundations

  • Culture

    August 3, 2000

    The talking penis

    Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2000

    Willkommen, old chum

    Cabaret is Sam Mendes' German Beauty

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Crash landing

    Check the plane's manifest destiny -- Final Destination ain't on it

  • Dining

    January 6, 2000

    Applause, applause

    Voltaire talks the talk and walks the walk

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    Fallen star

    How greed, incompetence, and allegations of fraud sank Dallas' FoodStar Restaurant Group

  • Dining

    September 30, 1999

    Hash Over

    Near-death star; Barclay bolts

  • Music

    August 26, 1999
  • Calendar

    March 18, 1999
  • Calendar

    March 18, 1999

    Night & Day

    March 18 - 24, 1999

  • Music

    February 25, 1999

    The only one

    Wilco's Jeff Tweedy spent years trying to prove he was better than everyone thought. Now, with Summer Teeth, nothing's ever gonna get in his way again.

  • Music

    January 14, 1999

    Minor threat

    Henry Rollins is still taking care of business

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Peep-hole power

    It's a scary world out there, but someone's gotta keep it under control. Jim Schutze uncovers the secret agony of the Dallas Citizens Council.

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Liar, liar

    A federal magistrate rules that real estate baron Vance Miller says things that "are not true"

  • News

    January 15, 1998


    Vance Miller lives in a Highland Park mansion, carries weight in the GOP, and parties with high society. He owes you, the taxpayer, $26 million, and he ain't paying.

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    Mr. Nobody

    Bill Simpson is eager to dig up dirt on you. He'll even write down your license plate number if you visit a topless bar. But the self-appointed guardian of Dallas morals doesn't want you to know anything about him.

  • News

    April 3, 1997

    Feeling the Burn

    Unpaid Taxes, missing money, and a bitter business divorce threaten the empire of fitness guru Larry North

  • Dining

    February 8, 1996

    User friendly

    Cafe Highland Park brings The Bubble down to earth

  • News

    June 22, 1995

    Why Dallas Can't Dance

    Ballet Dallas may finally succumb to years of self-inflicted mediocrity

  • Film

    April 27, 1995

    Sweet cesspool

    Filmmaker and scandal-monger Kenneth Anger might be the grandfather of America's tabloid culture