Joe Louis

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    The City of Dallas Just Renamed its Convention Center After Kay Bailey Hutchison

    A couple of speakers showed up at the 1500 Marilla this morning to ask that the City Council to hold off on a fast-moving proposal to rename the Dallas Convention Center after recently retired U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. Former councilwoman Sandra Crenshaw called for a public hearing before a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    For Sale: R.C. Hickman's Photo of a Late, Great South Dallas Gathering Place's Neon Welcome

    Photo by R.C. Hickman​Way back in July I stumbled across a cache of R.C. Hickman photos being sold on eBay. Some are long gone; I wound up with one, which, according to the Fort Worth-based seller, came from the legendary Dallas Star Post photographer's personal collection. Four months on many rem ... More >>

  • Film

    September 25, 2008

    Miracle at Santa Anna

    No matter the runtime and budget, Spike Lee's World War II drama is an epic bore

  • News

    December 20, 2007

    Knights' Tale

    Another historic emblem of black Dallas stands on the brink

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2003

    No Burden

    This Beast is a stormy success

  • Dining

    January 7, 1999

    Bare-knuckle steak

    Sullivan's isn't a knockout, but the points add up

  • News

    June 25, 1998

    The good fight

    Thirty years ago, Curtis Cokes was the world-champion welterweight. Now, he trains young boxers and just wants to be recognized in his hometown.