I was out wandering around not far from my house this morning when I was lucky enough to catch a bit of the annual Elite News-sponsored Martin Luther King Day Parade. Hundreds of people turned out to watch, lining the former Forest Avenue for at least a mile. The marchers included the mayor (trailin ... More >>
bcWORKSHOPIf you notice anything different about the Knights of Pythias Temple, or Union Bankers Building, in Deep Ellum ...Last year, you may recall, Brent Brown's bcWORKSHOP spent the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by posting 'round town those cutouts intended to raise awareness about ho ... More >>
There's a good handful of shows in town this weekend, including The Local Edge's showcase with Burning Hotels, Mon Julien (Cory Watson of Black Tie Dynasty), Air Review and Menkena at the Granada Theater tomorrow night.Triple Play: Hunter Hendrickson, Spooky Folk, Exit 380Friday, January 13, at t ... More >>
Known: Thanksgiving is one of the best food holidays ever. So, where do the other 99 holidays we could think of rank? We're so glad you asked.
1. Day After Thanksgiving: All the food, none of the family. Plus you get Leftovers Sandwiches. Choose to deny that this is the best food holiday of all foo ... More >>
Photo by Erin WaltersThe North Texans for 9/11 Truth-ers riding in the 2009 MLK Day Parade down Martin Luther King Jr. BoulevardWith the decade anniversary of 9/11 almost here, there's been a run of stories in every media outlet, major and minor, about both the September 11 attacks and the decade th ... More >>
Dallas City Council remains on vacation till August (well, not everyone), but City Manager Mary Suhm and her staff remain at work needing to trim $20 million more out of the FY2011-12 budget to balance that sucker. Hence the memos sent to the council and mayor last night: One deals with just some ... More >>
While a lot of you are off work today, take time to remember and refresh the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The rest of us? Let's commemorate MLK Day with an impossible task: Selecting the world's all-time greatest black athletes.
First step, choosing the criteria. Sheer athleticism? ... More >>
Just got the heads-up: At this very moment, volunteers with the bcWORKSHOP are out and about installing cut-outs like those you see below across the city, from North Dallas to downtown to White Rock and points in between. They're intended to raise awareness about how to end homelessness. The c ... More >>
Valentine's Day means chocolate, Thanksgiving means turkey and Martin Luther King Jr. Day means somebody gets in trouble for serving fried chicken.
Last year, the Denver Public Schools issued an apology for putting "Southern-style chicken" and collard greens on its cafeteria menu under the h ... More >>
This isn't shtick in advance of Monday's annual observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It's about the Dallas Cowboys' locker room chemistry out at Valley Ranch.
Ray Sherman was a respected voice and, at times, yes, a coddling sounding board among the team's black players. Now that h ... More >>
The holidays are over, and unless you've got Martin Luther King Jr. Day or Presidents' Day off, there aren't any work holidays until Memorial Day on May 30. Christmas and holiday beers are disappearing from taps and shelves faster than your New Year's resolutions. But before you put a gun in you ... More >>
WWMLKD? We bet he wouldn't sleep in on Monday.Monday, January 17, is when we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in honor of a courageous man who believed in all of us and believed we all deserve an equal share of the American dream. It's no wonder then that MLK Day is an official Day of Se ... More >>