Club Extasis, the nondescript Grand Avenue night club where Orr-Reed owner John Hargrove was brutally beaten to death in the early hours one January morning, has always had a vacant look to it, at least during the daytime. The bars across the door were a permanent fixture, and the neon sign, just "e ... More >>
It looks like Okon Metals, a fourth-generation-owned scrap recycling company, may have found safe haven after all. If nothing else, at least Okon's proposed move to a site even more isolated than its current address on an island between downtown and the river will put it out of the prying eyes of Th ... More >>
In early hours last Saturday morning, police arrived at Club Extasis to find John Hargrove sprawled in the middle of the floor, unconscious. He had been badly beaten in a bar fight, struck with a chair and pool cues by several attackers. He was dead by the time his body arrived at Baylor Hospital. ... More >>
When I made a call yesterday about John Hargrove, owner of Orr-reed Wrecking who was beaten to death in a Dallas bar over the weekend, I told the person I called I was calling only for personal reasons and not working on a story. I guess I'm going back on that a little. But this is not a story about ... More >>
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