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  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Six Stops to Make at the New and Improved Dallas Farmers Market

    After the City of Dallas sold the Dallas Farmers Market off to a private entity, market goers were promised big changes. When the market reopened on September 1, it was a little difficult to tell what exactly had changed. Shed 2, the former home of Pecan Lodge, is completely closed as the group reno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Empire Bakery's Meaders Ozarow Has Been Doing Simple Since Before Simple Was Cool

    Ask any restaurateur and they'll tell you that it isn't easy to build a business that can withstand the test of time, especially in a market as notoriously fickle and fractured as Dallas. When someone can manage to overcome economic uncertainty, the whims of the public and bad luck to keep their est ... More >>

  • Film

    May 15, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Walmart Fired a North Texas Manager For Being Old and Having Diabetes, The Feds Say

    David Moorman isn't old, at least not by any modern standard. The Fort Worth man is in his mid-50s, still nearly a decade away from reaching Medicare eligibility, still in command of all his faculties, and he still has several years of productive employment ahead of him. According to the federal go ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 23, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Jeff Schattle on the Basement Reunion Shows and the Next Great Dallas Rock Band

    Jeff Schattle has been working and/or watching live music in Dallas for a solid 27 years. From historic spots he worked like Dallas Music Complex, Bronco Bowl, Deep Ellum Live, The Basement, Bomb Factory, Lakewood Theater and more, Jeff Schattle has worked, and born witness to, the evolution of Dall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Flamin' Hot Cheetos Are Sending Kids to the Emergency Room

    It's been more than a year since schools in California, Illinois and New Mexico banned the sale of Flamin' Hot Cheetos on campus, but the pungent Plano-made snack food is still the source of trouble for kids. New evidence suggests that eating several bags of the stuff can cause, along with all the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Scientists Agree That You Should Drink a Lot of Coffee, but Not Too Much Or YOU'LL DIE

    New research out of Harvard is strengthening the argument that coffee helps curb the risk of Type II diabetes. So coffee is alongside nuts, citrus, leafy greens, beans and sweet potatoes on the list of super healthy foods that help prevent diabetes. According to the Harvard research, the main reas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Dallas' USP Labs is Recalling a Bodybuilding Supplement Linked to Hepatitis Outbreak

    At this point, it's probably wise, even if you can't bring yourself to forego shady workout supplements completely, to at least steer clear of stuff produced by Dallas-based USP Labs. Over the summer, the Food and Drug Administration forced the company to destroy $8 million worth of product containi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Jeff Hanneman of Slayer is Dead

    Slayer's social media outlets are reporting that founding member Jeff Hanneman died Thursday morning at 11am, of liver failure. A constant of the band from his first meeting with Kerry King in 1981 until taking his leave from the band in 2011 due to a case of necrotizing fasciitis potentially contra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Study: By 2030, Six of Ten Texans Will Be Obese

    Quick: What day is it today? If you answered Tuesday or September 18, you're technically right but you're actually very, tragically wrong, because it's National Cheeseburger Day which a) exists and b) is a great opportunity to check out a new burger joint. It's also, perhaps, time to reflect on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Mark Cuban Invests in "Find Me Gluten Free" App reported last week that Mark Cuban has invested in Find Me Gluten Free, a restaurant search and review app for iPhone and Android users. He stumbled upon this latest venture by way of Naked Pizza, a national chain that serves up healthy pizza on gluten-free crust, which Cuban is a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Belo: Against Ice Cream Trucks and Diarrhea. Is There a Pattern Here?

    Yesterday we talked about The Dallas Morning News and its editorial campaign against allowing children in poor neighborhoods to have ice cream -- more specifically, their call for tough law enforcement measures against ice cream trucks whose low-quality music systems apparently have been causing dis ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 12, 2012

    Company Cafe's Growing Pains

    A rapidly expanding restaurant learns good hands are hard to find.

  • Music

    January 12, 2012

    Neil Hamburger

    Saturday, January 14, at Texas Theatre

  • Calendar

    September 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Be Aware of Celiac Disease. Just Today Though.

    Gluten-free brownies. ​The U.S. Senate has officially declared today National Celiac Disease Awareness Day. So, we all need to stop at some point and think about our annoying friends who can't eat anything because ... OK. OK. You're not annoying. Your disease is annoying. And, honestly, we hat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Family of Diabetic Inmate Who Died at Dawson State Jail Sues Private Prison Operator

    Pamela Weatherby, who died last July​Pamela Weatherby, a 45-year-old Big Spring woman -- and, according to a federal suit filed Monday in Dallas, an "unstable insulin dependent diabetic" -- was serving a one-year sentence for drug possession at Dawson State Jail when she died last July. Now her pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Have You Seen the Muffin, Man?

    ​"Cupcakes will be out and muffins will be in," a Central Market spokeswoman promised me in a recent e-mail heralding the grocery store's newest line of baked goods. "You heard it here first!" I'm all for dethroning cupcakes, but haven't muffins already had their moment? Even if Central Marke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    At City Hall, Dr. Kenneth Cooper Declares the Health of Dallas Children a "Disaster"

    Kenneth Cooper at Dallas City Hall this morning​For a good hour or so this morning, there was a parade of people to the briefing-room podium at Dallas City Hall to discuss the Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative, funded with $1 million worth of seed money from Oncor. Among those on hand: Mike Rawling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Subway Tests a Gluten-Free Sandwich in Dallas

    ​Customers at Dallas area Subway restaurants will soon be able to ask their sandwich artists to hold the gluten. According to a release published on, billed as the "first site on the Internet dedicated solely to celiac disease," Subway plans to test a gluten-free roll and gluten-fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Beers Of The Year

    Don't criticize it.​Overall, it's been another great year for beer, at least from my perspective here in North Texas. If I didn't suspect reader list burnout, I could probably do another top 10 piece on the best developments of the past year, and even another on things I'm most looking forward to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Mayor Tom, Prominent Doctors and the Great Cliff Harris All Come Together To Fight Diabetes

    Photos by Andrea GrimesDallas Cowboy football legend Cliff Harris came to hear Mayor Leppert and crew call for participants in a new diabetes study at UT-Southwestern.​Mayor Tom Leppert and wife Laura, representatives from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, city council member Delia Jasso, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Trendsetters: Five Foods and Drinks That Had (Mostly) a Good Year

    Man, we are so sick of eating all that kamut.​2010 was supposed to be kamut's year. Industry watchers in 2009 predicted the wheat-like grain associated with King Tut would ride a celiac wave to greatness this year, sharing American pantries with papadum and coconut-milk pancake mix. The big n ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 22, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Gig Alert: See Angie Stone Perform For Free Tomorrow Afternoon

    ​Neo-soul R&B queen Angie Stone released her most recent album Unexpected to unsurprising positive feedback in 2009. The real surprise? Stone's performing in Dallas tomorrow for free. The new Diabetes Health & Wellness Institute on Spring Avenue will open tomorrow (Saturday, June 19), and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    MartyB Can't Even Get a Second Grader to Throw Him the Ball, But Mayor Tom Will!

    Photos by Sam MertenEight-year-old Kendall Tubbs, a second grader who's had type 1 diabetes since she was 3 years old, managed to upstage appearances by Dallas Cowboys tight end Martellus "MartyB" Bennett and former Heisman Trophy winner and Woodrow Wilson High School grad Tim Brown at this morning' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Fear The Cookie Dough

    Delfi's World [In Focus], via FlickrA couple of notable news items came across the desk this weekend while you were out grillin' with Dad. Time to play catch up:Last Friday, June 19th, Nestle USA announced a voluntary recall of nearly four dozen Toll House refrigerated dough products. The action ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Which End Is Up?

    A couple good things have come out of the recession, when you stop and think about it. Some of the high end restaurants trimmed their prices, for one thing. Prix Fixe menus have become the rage. Places like Blue Collar Bar and Kent Rathbun's new place celebrate the depression era 'blue plate specia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Today In Music News: Russell Simmons Loves Yoga, Ryan Adams Gets Hitched, Prince Hits Tonight and Brett Michaels Gives Us All Diabetes.

    Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, March 12, 2009... Remember Ashley Dupree, New York Governor Elliot Spitzer's former call girl? Looks like she's found a new mentor in hip-hop icon Russell Simmons. It seems he's been "reaching out" to her in their yoga class. You know ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 19, 2009

    Stay Hungry, Live Longer: the Science Behind the Calorie Restriction Diet

    An SMU biologist thinks the secret to the fountain of youth may be found by putting fruit flies on a diet.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    Against a Dream Team Like This, Diabetes Doesn't Stand a Chance

    Patrick Michels Mayor Tom, and especially Laura Leppert, are thrilled T.O. could join them. The State Fair of Texas may have wrapped, but don't worry -- next week's "Passport to Health" Diabetes Awareness Expo at Fair Park promises to be a real hoot too. To help spread the word about the disease ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Tom Leppert Has "Celebrity Appeal." So Does Terrell Owens, Incidentally.

    We're always interested when a former Miss America makes an appearance at Dallas City Hall. Expect another installment in The Many Faces of Mayor Tom tomorrow, as we head down to City Hall for a morning press conference. And we're expecting this one to be plenty packed, as Leppert will be joined by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Dripping with Optimism

    Oh say can you see, how charitable this guy is? You: “The media only reports the bad news.” Me: “Guilty.” Well, not only the bad news. But I do admit that we, the media, tend to magnify the drunk athlete and shrug off the charitable one. Why? Great question. We’d like to h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    How Would Jesus Eat?

    This week, Bible Girl turns to Jared Binder, a graduate student at Dallas Theological Seminary and a Dallas Observer intern, for thoughts on the "deadly sin" no one ever talks about in church. Bible Girl posts from Bible Girl will be sparse in the next few weeks; I'm working on something for the pap ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 21, 2006
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    December 14, 2006
  • Blogs

    August 21, 2006

    Not Sweet News

    The Dallas-Fort Worth Business Group on Health--"a coalition of Dallas and Fort Worth area employers committed to working with our partners in the community to promote and maintain a health care delivery system that provides quality, accountability and affordability for our employees," says its Web ... More >>

  • Music

    August 17, 2006
  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Health Class

    Central Dallas Ministries documents diabetes among the undocumented

  • Music

    September 8, 2005


    Friday, September 9, at Nokia Theatre

  • Dining

    December 26, 2002

    Knocking Noggin

    What is eggnog?

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Place To Get Real Mozzarella

    The Mozzarella Company

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Slaughterhouse Jive

    Dallas-based Supreme Beef fought what it believes are unfair regulations, only to wind up on the USDA's killing floor

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best muffaletta

    Crescent City Café,

  • Film

    July 9, 1998

    The children's hour

    Madeline steps gracefully from storybook to screen

  • News

    June 25, 1998

    Getting fat off non-fat

    A fat substitute with some unpleasant potential side effects pits junk food against junk science

  • News

    July 6, 1995


    Ray Audette hunts with a hawk and eats like a caveman. He says his meaty diet stopped his hair from falling out, cured his diabetes--and will make you healthy too

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