The longer the Dallas-area light rail system is around, the less of a habit it becomes, according to a story in this morning's Dallas Morning News. The trend over the years has been for ridership to diminish at many stations after people get over the novelty of a train station nearby. In Michael A ... More >>
There's no shortage of stories extolling the genius of John Tatum, the 45-year-old who in 1994 co-founded Genesco Sports Enterprises, the Woodall Rodgers-based consulting group that marries the right product with the right athlete, sport or major league. Sports Business Journal noted in '08 that ... More >>
Paul TatumCourthouse News brings us this lawsuit filed two days ago in Dallas County District Court: John Tatum and Mary Ann Tatum v. The Dallas Morning News, inc. and Steve Blow. At issue is this column, which appeared in the paper on July 12, 2010: "Shrouding suicide in secrecy leaves its dange ... More >>
Texas Record Historical Photograph CollectionBack when Monroe Shops was the train maintenance facility for the Texas Electric RailwayDallas Area Rapid Transit sends word today: The old Monroe Shops building, near the Blue Line's Illinois Station on Corinth Road, was officially rebirthed today as ... More >>
I know what you're thinking: The year is almost over, and I need more Schutze! More Schutze you say? Me too, which is why I took a look back at his columns from '09 and picked my 10 faves for your reconsideration and, well, appreciation. For those who don't remember the drill from last yea ... More >>
Andrea Grimes, seeking a warm, cozy place in which to curl up before moving south for the winter, is currently at City Hall for those specific use permit yays or nays. Her report, ever-updating, begins here and continues after the jump. 3:56 p.m.: Property owner Billy McCloud is talking. Something ... More >>
Apparently, John Wiley Price was talking about the Knights of Pythias Temple today on KNON. Great minds, hunh? So, a Friend of Unfair Park was doing some Interwebs browsing today came across a piece from the Dallas Business Journal in 1996, wherein Dallas developers Cliff Booth and Randy Moses of So ... More >>
Barry Annino was at council yesterday to cheer on the city's decisions to lay down the (new) law in Deep Ellum. Lost in all the ForwardDallas! doings at City Hall yesterday was agenda item No. 50, regarding proposed zoning changes in Deep Ellum. You'd think, after all the furor over the neighborhood ... More >>
The city council decides our future this week
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City manager disappears--a trick!
The city's future is in the hooves of a winged horse--and in the New Age musings of the Dallas Institute of Humanities.