It's an oft-repeated pattern in families of diverse nationalities and cultures: A family member goes to the United States to work and person sends money back to relatives in their home country. Repeat until further notice. This is a way of life that could soon come to a screeching halt, or at lea ... More >>
You could be dealing with a mosquito-virus one-two punch this season. Along with West Nile, a new virus could rear its ugly head in Texas. It's name is chikungunya, and it's pronounced "chicken-goon-ya." This mosquito season already has one twist to it. Because of the drought, mosquitoes that carr ... More >>
To say that Mexican food in Texas is in a period of transformation is a serious understatement. Tex-Mex restaurants that were inspired much more by Tejanos in Texas may have once been more popular than traditional interior Mexican dishes, but chefs like Nico Sanchez at Meso Maya and Abraham Salum of ... More >>
Since her appearance on ABC's popular cooking show The Taste, Chef Uno Immanivong has been on a pretty wild ride. Just a year and a half after filming the show alongside mentor Anthony Bourdain, Immanivong is three months into owning her first restaurant. That restaurant, Trinity Groves' Chino Chin ... More >>
Don't even talk to me right now, Dallas. Twenty notable concerts in the next four days? We don't have time for your problems, you need to figure out how to be at Childish Gambino and Bobby Patterson's birthday party at the same time. Oh, you didn't get a ticket to the Conan tapings? Cry me a river. ... More >>
It's like clockwork. Each October, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announces that Eric Nadel, the longtime voice of the Texas Rangers, is a finalist for the Ford C. Frick Award. And every year, the award goes to someone else. Not this time. This morning, the hall of fame declared Nade ... More >>
I try. I keep offering. Dallas doesn't have any problems it couldn't solve if it just looked to more advanced cities. I make suggestions. Dallas gets pissed off. I don't know what else I can do. Recently I pointed out that Dallas could resolve its seemingly intractable 15-year-old standoff on what ... More >>
Bandele Tyehimba, who, with his wife Akwete, owned Pan African Connection, a 23-year-old South Dallas art gallery and meeting space, died in his sleep Wednesday night. He was 58 years old. We wrote about Tyehimba and Pan African just a month ago; at that time, the Tyehimbas were recovering from a ... More >>
Former Dallas Morning News star reporter Olive Talley has a piece in the paper today saying Walker Railey killed his wife and got away with it. Not in so many words. Forgive me if you're under 100 years old and this is all Greek to you. Railey was a certain local archetype -- the very promin ... More >>
It's a weird and wonderful variety of shows happening in our area this evening. Fans of classic reggae and neo-classical avant-garde will be especially pleased...
â€‹Discovering a taqueria is like finding your own secret place. And not the place everyone on Chowhound is raving about, such as El Fuego, Fuel City, or Chitos. No, I mean the one you stumble on by accident while doing your routine morning rounds. Suddenly you hear your stomach growling incessan ... More >>
New book depicts true life and history on the Mexican border
Hispanic evangelical leaders join to push for compassionate immigration reform
This is Lalo, the man to whom the U.S. government paid $260,000 to act as an informant -- and the man believed to be responsible for at least one murder, if not many more. The cover story in this week's issue of Unfair Park is based largely on court documents and internal government memos, most of w ... More >>
If anything, now is the time to embrace the Cotton Bowl
Yes, we're very excited David Lynch and Lauren Bacall are coming to AFI. But, c'mon, so's Ron Livingston. Yeeaaah. We just received the complete schedule for the inaugural AFI Dallas International film festival, which opens with a screening of Music Within at the Majestic Theater on March 22 and clo ... More >>
Evil spirits walk in the criminal world
North Texas' booming Guatemalan population struggles without a consulate
Uncle Sam wants you--especially if you're Latino
Minutemen train their sights on a new target: Hispanic day laborers
Is FC Dallas star Carlos Ruiz ready to change, or is he telling a whopper?
Adventurous chef "Pyles" it on
Two long-lost reissues shed light on a punk icon.
Who's in the right about Dallas' charity hospital?
Or, what does Miramax have against Asian films?
In The Dancer Upstairs, Bardem is the quiet amid the violence
A year of capital-city pretensions and "Untitled Turkeys"
CompUSA and Latin America's richest man get a $450 million lesson from a Dallas jury: Friendship and business don't mix.
Three photographers choose Spain and Latin America as their subjects, with breathtaking results
Rock bottom; It's the money, honey Network TV, RIP Lovely Havana Invisible man Bunch of blarney
A Fort Worth storm victim died to save the family truck
Bibendum doesn't roll with the Samuel standard
Rodizio Grill needs to tighten its twirl
Great acting saves Echo Theatre's Body from becoming a short course on feminist studies
The statue doesn't look like a traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe, but its appearance is just the start of the puzzle
August 6 - 12, 1998
Does 500 Inc. bully small Dallas arts groups to perform for their grants?