Once or twice a week for the past couple of months, an e-mail will pop up in the in-box about a proposal to put a gas station and convenience store in the Lowe's parking lot on Inwood Road just off of Forest Lane. It's no small development, either: According to city docs, the complex will eat up ... More >>
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 >>
Flickr user: tofutti breakYup -- says so right here. The Maple Ave. location, that is. Elliott's has been there since '84, 37 years after Jerre and Kathleen Elliott turned an old house on Maple into a hardware-etc. institution. Says The News story, the family-owned-and-operated establishment just ... More >>
DISD trustee Carla RangerIn case you missed it, on Tuesday Tawnell Hobbs published Dallas Independent School District trustee Jack Lowe's list of things he's looking for in an "ideal" trustee. Among his bullet points: "Supports our vision of being the best urban school district in the country." F ... More >>
That headline's intended with all due respect -- because, see, the new director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library on the SMU campus will be Bourbon County, Kentucky, native Alan Lowe, currently exec director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy on the University of Tennessee ... More >>
Last month, while working on this profile of Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa, I met DISD board of trustees president Jack Lowe for coffee at the La Madeline by SMU. Lowe, as you may recall, said upon the revelation of the district's initial $64-million budget shor ... More >>