Jeff West

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Jeff West, a Tireless Advocate for Downtown Dallas, Died Yesterday at 54

    If you appreciate the signs of life that have sprouted downtown in recent years -- and anyone who loves this city does -- Jeff West is at least partly to thank. The 54-year-old, who died Monday, was a tireless advocate for downtown and the city. He headed the Sixth Floor Museum for 11 years, the Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Noted JFK Conspiracy Theorist Robert Groden Files Federal Suit Against Dallas, Claiming He Was Arrested and Harassed in Dealey Plaza

    Evan ClintonThe scene down at Dealey Plaza today, where vendors selling their wares were noticeably absent‚ÄčMaybe you heard: A couple of weeks ago, Dallas police began cracking down on vendors at Dealey Plaza selling maps, magazines, books and other conspiracy-theory whatnots. Deputy Police Chief V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007

    Oh, Cliff!

    Yes, yes, the sale price of existing single-family homes is dropping all over the place -- in Dallas, even, for the first time ever. But this morning Investor's Business Daily finds the one place in the DFW where land is going, going and dang near gone: Oak Cliff. As in: "At $1.50 a gallon, people c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007

    And the Winner Is ...

    We had many fine entries in our caption contest today; thanks to the Friends who played along for Wilco tix. Here are just three of our favorites: Southside on Lamar, where toxic gas fumes are on the house! It's finally gone ... wait, Deep Ellum is the other way ... Run, get to the chopper! Thanks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2007

    White Pants and, Once More, a Yellow Car

    Oh, my gaaawd. This is the big night. The yellow Camaro is premiering at the Angelika Film Center. It's tuxedo and limo time. We'll be on the edges of our seats with white knuckles. That will be just like whenever we actually rode in the yellow Camaro. The yellow '72 Camaro was my son's car in high ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 1997
  • News

    October 30, 1997

    Conspiracy Theory

    JFK assassination buffs who peddle their wares on the grassy knoll think there's a plot to put them out of business. They may be right.

  • News

    February 20, 1997

    The Mac-inations

    The McKinney Avenue Contemporary has survived a turbulent birth, but its artistic mission remains more confused than cutting-edge