Houston-area House member Steve Stockman never fails to make Unfair Park grateful it's based in DFW rather than anywhere near the congressman's Bayou City fiefdom. The guy has suggested arming infants , walked out of one State of the Union address and invited Ted Nugent to another. He's also raised ... More >>
All week at City of Ate, we celebrate the magic of the taco. Check back for more interviews, essays and maybe a list or two. Or maybe four? Dallas is famously flooded with goopy Velveeta queso and sour cream enchiladas, and certain corridors are lined with taquerias. But sit-down restaurants servin ... More >>
Well Dallas, there's a new Dallas-based coffee roasting company that we've been meaning to tell you about for a few weeks now. Hopefully, thanks to Cultivar Coffee & Tea Co., beans are about to get a lot more interesting around town. That's why, despite having never tasted a drop of coffee ... More >>
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>
Border Patrolman Jorge Diaz left Mexico at 12. For 20 years, he's trolled the South Texas brush for illegal compatriots.
A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?
Ex-Constable Mike Dupree learns the value of keeping one's mouth shut
When we harass sources, we always leave our names
Just in case you forgot, this is Dallas County Constable Mike Dupree with Angel Martinez -- the former lover Dupree had deported to Honduras. OK, so apparently Dallas County Constable Mike “King of the Latin Lovers” Dupree wants to throw down with one of the Dallas Observer’s reporters by pedd ... More >>
Yet another deputy alleges misdeeds by Constable Mike Dupree
Dupree will be your father figure
Dupree's so-called ex is ordered home, but the DA might want a word with him first
What prompted Constable Mike Dupree to jail his ex-lover?
No border fences make for mad neighbors in Farmers Branch
The sins of Wal-Mart get the documentary treatment
In a Dallas court, Costa Rican banana workers claim a banned pesticide left them sterile
Terry Anderson thought he'd be in Athens right now, chasing his lifelong dream of Olympic gold. Instead, he's in prison, his life plugged full of holes.
Awash in oil, the Spanish victims of a tanker disaster seek justice from a Texas company
A model mid-cities immigrant education program takes hold
CompUSA and Latin America's richest man get a $450 million lesson from a Dallas jury: Friendship and business don't mix.