The new library could reveal gems about oil and the Iraq War
Patrick Michels, our gas-drillin' expert, is presently at the Hunt Oil Building for that Woodall Rodgers Deck Park press conference -- which, turns out, is worth $9 million (no wonder Mayor Tom's Mayor Tom till tomorrow). So, then, I'll share with you a memo council member Angela Hunt sent to her ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsMayor Tom Leppert looks out at construction of The Park moments before stepping in for what may be his last big photo op as mayor.The Woodall Rogers Deck Park Foundation's still $17 million shy of its fund-raising target, but with construction well under way, the series o ... More >>
The pic from McCoy's twitter account, which recently retweeted Leppert's thoughts about DOMA.Tom Leppert has hired Shawn McCoy, the deputy communications director for the 2010 U.S. Senate campaign of Linda McMahon, whose website was designed by the same folks who are behind Leppert's. While i ... More >>
The latest view from the deck park construction camBefore taking that mandated four-day break, Mayor Tom's chief of staff, Chris Heinbaugh, sent to media a copy of the mayor's coming-week schedule. And, on February 24, was this note: "2:00 PM -- News Conference (Not what you think)." Meaning, of ... More >>
Windle TurleyBeen trying to get more info from the city concerning what, exactly, this just-handed-down ruling from the Fifth District Court of Appeals of Texas means. But, in short, it appears that a lengthy legal battle concerning a small slice o' street off Inwood Road and Walnut Hill Lane has ... More >>
Justin TerveenDowntown Dallas as it looked during last year's Earth HourSpeaking of our pal Justin ...Last year we enlisted him to shoot the city as it went dark for World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour. Only problem: Despite the lengthy list of buildings scheduled to join the 60-minute blackout, it ... More >>
The only thing worse than giving developers subsidies is a unions threat to stop the giveaways
Dallas, home to the George W. Bush think tank. Let's think about that.
City council could cost us $20 million by tanking the Merc deal
Why council members love Mr. Hunt so much
The Hunt Oil people were shakin' their booties at City Hall last week
Ray Hunt gets one end of it; guess which end is reserved for the rest of us
When he's not catering for the president, barbecue maven Eddie Deen caters to the spirits of the indigent
John Loza learns that making friends is easy for a city council member. Keeping them is harder.
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.
Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.
The great mystery of Perot's 1992 presidential bid was his sudden decision to quit the race. Biographer Gerald Posner found that Perot was a victim of a shadowy soldier of fortune-- and his own delusions.
In a tiny Middle Eastern country, government officials have accused Dallas oilman Ray Hunt's company of cheating them out of millions.
Hunt alliance gives weaker track developer big edge
Inside the secret City Hall files: A tale of dupes and deception