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Scotty Mankoff, aka "Crazy Picture Guy."Scotty Mankoff can be a bit menacing to witness at a live music show, with his hulking frame draped in black clothing, a flowing, curly ma ... More >>
It'd be mighty hard to stay away from Mark Roberts's Forest Lane Reunion scheduled to begin rolling down the road 'round 7 p.m. tomorrow. First, it's about two miles from the house. And, I'm nothing if not a sucker for reliving the past. If only Lt. Col. Mike could make it -- my little brother wa ... More >>
Below, Big Jon Daniel was mazel-tov'ing us Northwest Dallasites about all traffic headed our way, up and down Forest Lane, once Cintra begins planting those managed toll lanes up and down LBJ between I-35 and N. Central Expressway. Which reminded me: Way back in January, Mark Roberts -- the man b ... More >>
Good Friend of Unfair Park Mark Roberts sent word last night: The full schedule for this weekend's Rockers vs. Mods shindig is up and running -- from the Belmont Hotel to Trees to the Dubliner, with myriad rest stops in between. And, yes, our Danny Hurley will be riding shotgun yet again, so do y ... More >>