Little Rock

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    Group of Black Lawyers and Judges Seeks Dallas Police Data to Root Out Brutality

    A national organization of black lawyers and judges is still awaiting a response from the Dallas Police Department to the group's recent request for 10 years worth of public information "regarding the number of individuals who have been killed, racially profiled, wrongfully arrested and/or injured w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Perry Will Cement That Strong National Image If He Sends the Guard to the Border

    The Austin American-Statesmanand The Houston Chronicle this morning are reporting that Governor Rick Perry will hold a press conference this afternoon to announce he's sending 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to defend Texas against an invasion of unarmed Central American chil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2013

    An Ice Storm Is Headed Straight for Dallas. For Real This Time.

    Two weeks ago, Dallas breathed out a triumphant chuckle when the massive winter storm that promised to encase the city in ice and smother all signs of life arrived instead as a chilly but gentle rain. No way would the weather gods have the chutzpah to mess with Big D, right? Turns out, the weather ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Hayes Carll on Hecklers, Hate Mail and Spending "A Lot of Years Playing Shows For Ten People"

    With or without the controversy surrounding his song "She Left Me for Jesus", Hayes Carll would still be considered one of our state's greatest songwriters. Over the course of a decade, Carll has released four superb country/rock albums, each one better and more successful than the last. Speaking w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Whole Foods Market to Close Local Bakehouse and Ship from Houston Instead

    Whole Foods Market​Whole Foods Market announced recently that it will close its Dallas bakehouse, located on University near Central, which for the past 12 years has produced breads and pastries for its eight area stores, as well as Little Rock, Tulsa and Oklahoma City. After the spring closur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    The Conversation: North Texas Bands on Tour!

    Time to load up the van and hit the road, bros.​Going on tour is pretty much the funnest thing that a band can do, ever. On the road with your bros, drinking during the day, making tons of money, and so on and so on.Well, probably not that part about making money. Not early on in a band's career, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Fair To Midland Officially Sets June 14 Release Date For New Album, Arrows and Anchors.

    Fair to Midland​ Back in November, the Sulphur Springs-sprung progressive hard rock act Fair to Midland announced a new label home and promised its fourth full-length come springtime. Well, clearly, they really meant summertime. A new press released issued late yesterday announces a new release da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Last Night: Leg Sweeper, B L A C K I E and Xry at Canton Co-Op

    Leg Sweeper, B L A C K I E, XryCanton Co-OpJanuary 18, 2010Better than: seeing a show at a venue that actually makes me pay for beer.Josh RobertsonLeg Sweeper's Justin "Boots" Gomez crowd surfs during his band's final song of the night.​ Tuesdays sometimes seem like the neglected middle child day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Dallas ISD One of Five U.S. Districts to See Slice of $3 Mil Aimed at Feeding Kids Breakfast

    ​This morning, the D.C.-based Food Research and Action Center released a report -- School Breakfast in America's Big Cities 2011 -- that takes a look at the free-breakfast programs in 29 of the nation's largest school districts, including the Dallas Independent School District. Says the study, dur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Whitt's End: 12.10.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *In the ALCS, the Rangers beat the Yankees in six games. In the pursuit of Cliff Lee, looks like the Yankees will beat the Rangers in seven years. *I've been rough on the Rangers, who at one point ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    What It Was Like: Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp 2010

    ​Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp is a chance for musicians to get a crash course in playing in a rock band. Whether your drumming skills are on par with Meg White's or somebody who can play "Pride & Joy" note-for-note in a dark corner of a Guitar Center, the intent of the camp is to become a better ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Found, Finally: One Team Photo Of the 1953 Dallas Eagles, Champions of the Texas League

    ​There was a time -- 12 years ago, say -- when I could have named each man in this photo by sight. Even, at the far right in the middle row, PR man Jerry Doggett, ex of WRR and, after his stint in Dallas, the longtime voice of the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers (with, natch, Vin Scully). But, se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    How Dallas Could Help Spread Cheese Dip Love

    The recent purchase of a Little Rock institution by the restaurant group that owns Burger Girl and Lemon Bar could help push cheese dip into the national mainstream. Kraft Foods​Steve Davis, who partnered with Jast Partners to re-open Browning's after a short hiatus, last week told the Arkansas T ... More >>

  • Music

    January 21, 2010
  • News

    September 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    More Arguing Over Viability of Hypothetical Dallas-Houston High-Speed Rail Link

    ​Earlier this month, Harvard economic pro Ed Glaeser wrote a series of pieces for The New York Times's Economix blog in which he argued that a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston wouldn't be economically viable. (Keep in mind, this was all hypothetical, since the Obama administration's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Time: George Bush Has Already Raised $100 Mil for His $300-Mil SMU Library

    George W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation Mark Langdale won't tell Time how much the ex-president's raised for his SMU library -- or who's given to the cause of reshaping his legacy. But the magazine this morning notes that sources close to Bush are reporting he's done pocketed $100 million sin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009

    Travelin' Ballers

    The RoughRiders take on Arkansas' best

  • News

    July 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008

    Clang, Clang, Clang Goes the Downtown Trolley, Just Maybe?

    Johns Hopkins University Well, thank goodness for Morgan Lyons, that’s all I can say. A little birdie called to alert me to a very important meeting taking place Friday at City Hall to discuss building a trolley line through downtown and also to talk about the second downtown light-rail alignm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2008

    Mavs Win! Mavs Win!

    UTA Mavs UTA's Anthony Vereen, who scored 25 points during yesterday's Southland Conference championship game in Katy Not those Mavs, though they did too. These Mavs. The never-ever-ever been to the Big Dance and hey-that’s-my-alma-mater Mavs. Our area’s big boys can’t win a lick with a Dohe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    D-Notes: On Thursday, February 14

    Little Rock's Bear Colony played The Prophet Bar last night Interesting night out last night around the D. Sure, it was Valentine's Day, so the crowds weren't exactly huge, but there were certainly plenty of movers and shakers about town. Met this guy, this gal, this guy, this guy and a few others. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2007
  • Dining

    June 7, 2007

    Bejeweled and Bedeviled

    La Joya makes boilerplate Mexican transcendent

  • Music

    May 3, 2007


    Who would you party with?

  • Calendar

    February 8, 2007

    Man From Hope

    Clinton comes calling at Nokia

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2006
  • Calendar

    March 23, 2006

    Bush's Books

    How the library could affect the ledger

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2006

    One for the Show

    Publicists exist to give journalists free stuff. (Alternatively, they also coordinate attempts to prevent us from trying to get the information we really need vs. what they want to tell us.) They may also make a mean meat loaf or run a four-minute mile, but in the grand scheme of things, their ultim ... More >>

  • Music

    December 22, 2005
  • Culture

    December 1, 2005

    Pirates of Conspiracy

    The artists of Oh6 turn assassination into comic revelry

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Hayes Carll

    Saturday, August 6, at Sons of Hermann Hall

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    Hayes Carll

    Little Rock (Highway 97 Music)

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2004

    Type Cast

    Texas authors talk about their state and the arts

  • Dining

    October 23, 2003

    Uptown Strikes Back

    Medici and Il Mulino founders join forces

  • Dining

    November 7, 2002

    Fish Not Foul

    Shannon Wynne scores with downscale seafood at Flying Fish

  • Music

    June 20, 2002
  • Dining

    February 28, 2002

    Eat to Live

    New seafood spot to open this spring

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    AOJ is AOK

    The Adventures of Jet are alive and kicking. And recording.

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Deep Ellum's club owners and retailers set aside egos in the name of charity

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Band on the Run

    With an army of fans behind them and a new album in front, the members of Chomsky are ready to take the next step. They're just not sure where it will take them.

  • Music

    November 30, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    London ain't so great

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Across the Bar

    Hagfish meets Bobgoblin; Touring the giglist; Toadies just might hatch

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    Across the Bar

    Gatti's back; Pagan's out; 900 Ft Jesus bathes; Records due for release

  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    Legendary stardust cowboy

    "Groovy" Joe Poovey dies just as his Greatest Grooves are set for release

  • Dining

    June 18, 1998

    Good clean feed

    Spotless Rigatoni offers ample helpings of fresh Italian food

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    The Jones Boys

    How a troupe of button-down Dallas lawyers breathed life into Jones vs. Clinton and found themselves the nation's most unlikely feminist heroes

  • Film

    October 31, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • News

    January 4, 1996
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