Neighbors were growing concerned about the fate of Pemberton Spring. In recent months, surveyors with the city had come within spitting distance of the site as they drilled soil samples and staked out buildings for $10 million Texas Horse Park. They feared the imminent disappearance of the spring, w ... More >>
Tucked at the bottom of a hill off Highway 175 in southern Dallas there's a spring. That it hasn't been paved over is remarkable. That you can still cup your hand and drink from it without getting dysentery or guzzling a toxic chemical stew is little short of miraculous. This is the middle of the ci ... More >>
Before the city of Dallas was contacted several years ago about accepting a few dozen mostly undeveloped acres along the edge of the escarpment in southwest Dallas, few outside the Niblo family knew what it contained. It had been settled as part of the Peters Colony, which was founded at roughly the ... More >>
Heritage Auction GalleriesSome of the titles presently available for a few dollars till 10 tonightThis morning I was scouting Heritage Auction Galleries' website for local items of note perched on the auction block when I noticed a few bookshelves' worth of titles being offered at the low, low pr ... More >>
Justin TerveenDallas City HallWoke up this morning all prepared to direct your attention to Monday's Transportation and Environment Committee briefing involving neighborhood farmers markets, in which the key city-staff recommendation reads, "Neighborhood Farmers Markets may operate 24 non-consecu ... More >>
Brandon ThibodeauxBrent Brown, Mary Suhm's choice to head up the Dallas CityDesign StudioEven after having mentioned the Dallas CityDesign Studio -- which the Trinity Trust is paying for, thanks to Rusty and Deedie Rose's $5 million donation -- a few times, we still didn't know what the what it's ... More >>
After two decades, the West End is a pale shadow of its former self. Will it rise again?
For supporters of an improved and expensive Trinity River, everything old is new again