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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?
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 >>
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 >>
The Dallas Historical Society admires Courage, Honor & Dignity
Tune up and laugh at Stanton's Garage; a fun ride into Bombay Dreams
Local bands unite!
Confronting advanced breast cancer without a dime to her name, Texas legend Priscilla Davis insists the good times aren't over yet
Fort Worth's Flying Saucer offers a cozy space for quaffing alien beers