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  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Cory Patrick Coleman Made Mundane Jobs and His Own Mistakes into One of the Area's Best Folk Albums

    "Once, when I was a teen, I had a mom who had a mom who had a mom..." Cory Patrick Coleman has a part time gig that he landed a few months ago working for J.C. Penney retouching photos, a job that he shares with King Bucks musician Joe Butcher. Before that, he had a string of jobs, including workin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    The New Valley View Will Be Like Uptown, With a Gondola

    The last time I set foot in Valley View Center three or four years ago, it was eerily reminiscent of a post-apocalyptic zombie flick, and not the old-school kind with the undead lurching forward with laughable slowness. The zombies that come to mind are the type that are puma-quick and would have no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Yes Go's Jason Whitbeck: "Somebody Please Open Up Club Clearview Again."

    Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Jason Whitbeck's come a long way since his earliest days in Deep Ellum, as a street rep slinging free Camel cigarettes. He's become quite a successful video director, shooting for notable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Slowly, Slowly, the City's Moving Closer to a Plan to "Stabilize" Southwest Center Mall

    ​It was less than a month ago the city council's Economic Development Committee went behind closed doors with, among others, Office of Economic Development Director Karl Zavitkovsky to discuss what the what to do with Southwest Center Mall. They confabbed for more than an hour and emerged without ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    The Sad View from Valley View

    Signs like this one decorate dozens of empty storefronts at Valley View Center.​When I was a kid, Valley View was my mall -- bought my first skateboard (a Powell-Peralta purchased at the stand beneath the escalators), my first album (KISS's Double Platinum at the Disc Records) and my first guitar ... More >>

  • News

    December 13, 2007

    Smitten With Witten

    What's not to like about the best tight end in Cowboys history?

  • News

    June 29, 2006

    Eye of the Beholder

    Need proof that beauty's only skin-deep? Visit The Beautiful Room.

  • Culture

    February 5, 2004

    Party Hardly

    Theatre Three throws a Wild Party that's short on thrills, including the orgy

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2003
  • Film

    September 26, 2002

    Type Caste

    Maggie Gyllenhaal's a naughty Secretary, but not quite naughty enough

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    House of Cards

    Enron's collapse may have been engineered from the top, but low-level employees played parts, too

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Out of Mind, Out of Sight

    For a growing number of Texas kids with mental illnesses, the only place to get help is behind bars.

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    The Unbelievers

    Minister James Simmons says he awoke from a coma one day to find himself a gay amnesiac. Some of his Dallas parishioners aren't buying it.

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Touching Story

    Businessman Jim Blythe lends a hand in the wrong places, employees say

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    Against the wall

    Despite regional rivalries and hard times, the Fall Gallery Walk has picked up its pace

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Hardhat utopia

    Sixties social theory meets the building trade at Dallas contractor TDIndustries -- and it works

  • 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

    September 3, 1998

    The big tchotchke

    A Dallas artist can't understand how his statuette of a freed slave ended up as a public monument--in Barbados

  • News

    May 7, 1998

    Robbing 'em blind

    For burglar Carnell Johnson, willing fences, indifferent neighbors, and friendly dogs ame for an easy living

  • Culture

    May 7, 1998

    The corporate curator

    Work got you down? Why not bring some art into your business?

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    Straighten up and fly right

    American Airlines refuses to let a threat from the religious right steer the company off its gay-friendly course

  • News

    March 19, 1998

    Dr. Bombastic

    Dallas oncologist Dennis Birenbaum claims he's been given a bad rap by the state and media. Now he's going to make them pay.

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    Nobody Noticed

    Marilu Dennis lived in Lakewood for 36 years. One hot July day, she died alone in her home. For 15 months, the grass grew. The mail piled up. The bills went unpaid. Nobody saw Marilu. Nobody noticed

  • Music

    August 28, 1997

    Rave new world

    Tom Faulkner explores his musical horizons

  • News

    June 12, 1997

    Ill Wind Blowing

    Texas Industries wants permission to burn 270,000 tons of hazardous waste each year at a concrete plant 30 miles from Dallas. That would make it the nation's largest incinerator of toxic waste. Despite stunning ignorance about what this will do to your he

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Stick it in your ear

    Frank Mitchell thought he was a made man in the all-powerful 'family' that controls professional golf. Then the PGA Tour shoved him out into the cold.

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Down on Sherman Street

    In the old neighborhood, Joe Lee Calloway played dominoes and hung out with his buddies. Until a Grand Prairie cop killed him right there

  • Culture

    August 22, 1996

    The museum in Arlington

    Arlington Museum of Art offers a suburban haven for contemporary art

  • News

    June 20, 1996

    Bishop Jakes is ready. Are you?

    The nation's hottest preacher brings his message to Dallas

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Net profit

    Making a buck off Internet neophytes

  • News

    February 15, 1996

    Dealing with the Devil

    Deep Ellum eccentric Ed Zabel revels in gargoyles, brooms, and bondage.

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    Evil's triumph at Texas Stadium

    Blesses are the Cheeseheads - even if they didn't make it to the Super Bowl

  • Film

    November 16, 1995

    Politics as usual

    Though The American President flounders, a radiant Annette Bening makes it worth watching

  • Culture

    November 2, 1995

    The making of Mike Hargrove

    It took a tender Texan to get the Cleveland Indians into the World Series

  • News

    July 6, 1995