For the most part, Americans have come to accept restaurant- and workplace-smoking bans. Even in freedom-loving Texas, most residents view them less as an encroachment on individual liberty than a reasonable measure to protect the health of nonsmokers, even if their politicians don't. The alarmed cr ... More >>
Time to read the tea leaves. Avi Selk at The Dallas Morning News is report-tweeting this morning that the Irving City Council has slapped its mayor by voting to pay transportation consultant David Dean all of the two hundred grand he billed the city after his contract with the city expired last Sept ... More >>
The Irving City Council decided last night to move forward with plans for a $252 million entertainment complex without the Las Colinas Group as a partner. LCG waited only about as long as it took for the Dallas County courthouse doors to open to make good on its promise to sue. According to this m ... More >>
The new Irving Convention Center, which is not being built on a five-acre deck parkTo Irving we go this morning, as the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau asked us, via e-mail, to pretty please check out the new Web site for its convention center opening "in late 2010." Hunh. Not bad. Not bad ... More >>
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What do you get when you cross a horse with a white elephant? The Las Colinas Equestrian Center.
Austin is now the undisputed movie capital of Texas, but Dallas filmmakers insist there's no reason to panic