Luke Crosland

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    The Battle for Preston Hollow's Soul

    Luke Crosland stands at the window of his seventh-floor office and looks out across Preston Center. In the foreground, a tangle of luxury SUVs battle for access to a shabby, two-story parking garage that seems to deteriorate before his eyes. The garage is ringed by a jumble of aging retail strips th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Mark Cuban Wants to Turn Several Preston Hollow Estates into Office Buildings

    Last we checked, Mark Cuban was in "no rush to do anything" with the block of five estates he's bought up over the past quarter century behind Ebby Halliday's little white house at Preston and Northwest Highway. But something's changed in the past eight months. In September, Cuban closed on a sixth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    A Brief Primer on Why Preston Center Sucks

    Anyone who's attempted to navigate the intersection of Preston and Northwest Highway at rush hour will have had ample opportunity while sitting through multiple cycles of the stop light to contemplate one of North Dallas' most enduring paradoxes. Here, at the spot where the Park Cities and Preston H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Jack E. Jett Now On Actual Radio, More or Less: Clear Channel-Owned CNN 1190

    ‚ÄčLast we heard from Jack E. Jett, he was jumping off that sinking ship known as Rational Radio, which has since gone Internets-only. But today he sends word: The man's got himself a proper radio job that will keep him occupied every weeknight from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning Monday. Admittedly, I am unf ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 20, 2003

    Lobster Ruckus

    When restaurateurs mix with lawyers, things get messy

  • Dining

    January 2, 2003

    Big Death

    Fading flashiness marked the year in Dallas dining

  • Dining

    October 24, 2002

    Lobster Crypt

    Romano closes Lobster Ranch

  • Dining

    March 28, 2002

    Routh Riddle

    Enigma locks its doors

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Everybody Loves Romano

    How can Phil Romano, the "Steven Spielberg of the food business," become even more successful? By opening more restaurants, making more money--and feeding the homeless.