Lady Bird Johnson

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    "City of Hate" or Innocent Bystander: The New York Times Keeps Changing Its Mind on Dallas

    The guilt Dallas once felt over the Kennedy assassination has mostly faded. For most Dallasites, the "city of hate" label is an abstraction, useful to riff on for local food blog titles but otherwise bearing no resemblance to the modern city. That's not to say that it's not worth marveling at how f ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013

    50 Important SXSW Music Questions

    Editor: We have so many questions in Austin. Here are 50 of them. 1. Will I like the pedicab costumed as The Hulk if he gets angry? 2. Are we all really just in New York? 3. Is this t-shirt rad? 4. Do you want to get some 'za, which is now absolutely the slang for pizza? 5. How far can you sprint w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Winfrey Point Debate Stirs Up a Memory of a Blooming Genius

    Of course I can't read about the ugly mess at the Dallas Arboretum without remembering Bobby Scott, my weird brilliant friend and enemy who patrolled in front of my house for a year muttering that he wanted to kill me. Then at the very end I visited him in the hospital and saw that, as I suspected, ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Searching for the Soul of Austin

    The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Bill Maher's Coming to Dallas This Sunday. But Not Before His Unfair Park Interview.

    ​There was a time in the 1980s when Bill Maher was little more than a modestly successful comedian for whom small roles on big television shows were considered the mark of having Made It. His early résumé reads like a Nick at Nite who's-who, with roles on Alice; Murder, She Wrote and Newhart amo ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009
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    June 11, 2009
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    May 20, 2009

    On The Range: Chiles Rellenos

    Chiles rellenos, Emeril-stylePoblano peppers or Anaheim? When making chiles rellenos, the chef must first consider which pepper might better serve his or her vision of the completed dish. Indeed, they are similar and both are widely used, but tasting reveals subtle but noticeable differences. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2008

    Minding the House: Recollections from Stanley Marcus' Family

    From DeGolyer Library Collection, SMU Billie Marcus, left, and Stanley Marcus with Coco Chanel before the first Neiman Marcus Fortnight in 1957 Swear, I will not turn Unfair Park into a 24-7 Marcus House drive-thru; in fact, this will likely be our last posting on the subject as it moves its way in ... More >>

  • News

    January 3, 2008

    Dallas Flashes Back to 1997

    A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2007

    Become One of Dallas' Card-Carrying Tourists, Courtesy UT Press

    We just received our University of Texas Press Fall and Winter 2007 catalog, and toward the back we found word of a new travel book -- kinda, sorta. Titled Placenotes -- Dallas, it's actually described as a "boxed set of cards that guides you to the unique and memorable places that give Dallas its d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    "Just Like a Drift of Blossoms..."

    A transcript of Lady Bird Johnson's account of the events of November 22, 1963, is available at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. The latest issue of U.S. News & World Report features a cover story headlined "Eyewitness to History," which is running in conjunction with an exhibit called "Eye ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 13, 2006

    Lone Star Legends

    The Dallas Historical Society admires Courage, Honor & Dignity

  • Culture

    June 15, 2006

    Standard Transmission

    Tune up and laugh at Stanton's Garage; a fun ride into Bombay Dreams

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    February 2, 2006
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    February 5, 2004
  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Come Together

    Local bands unite!

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    March 20, 2003
  • News

    September 7, 2000

    Party Girl

    Confronting advanced breast cancer without a dime to her name, Texas legend Priscilla Davis insists the good times aren't over yet

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    February 4, 1999
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    September 11, 1997
  • Dining

    June 19, 1997

    Liquid sky

    Fort Worth's Flying Saucer offers a cozy space for quaffing alien beers

  • News

    May 8, 1997
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    February 22, 1996