A couple years back I spotted spotting a black SUV with tinted windows and, strangely, "Mary Kay Protective Services" emblazoned on the side. Mary Kay, I found out, does have its own private security company, with officers who carry guns and everything. What I never figured out was why Mary Kay ha ... More >>
Blues veteran Jim Suhler takes us on a tour of the city's musical past.
Lillian Moore BradshawI've spent the better part of the morning trying to get to know Lillian Moore Bradshaw, who has died at the age of 95. The memo City Manager Mary Suhm sent to the mayor and city council last night is brief, a few sentences containing a few notable accomplishments -- chief am ... More >>
Friend of Unfair Park The Big Guy just shot us an e-mail with the subject header "Mary Kay > Christopher Columbus." Also contained within his missive: a link to this Associated Press story about the brewing battle over State Board of Education's new social studies curriculum standards, for whi ... More >>
Another year, another 10 to 15 pounds gained in pursuit of the best burgers, pizza and Tex-Mex I can find. Sure, I do it for you, dear readers, but mostly I do it for me. Culled from some 25 entries, here are my five favorite Dude Food moments of 2009.5. El Fenix Dude Factor: 10, or Jerry Ha ... More >>
So much for this, because I was driving down Douglas Avenue yesterday when I noticed a certain local landmark (sure, why not) remains on the market: the former manse of Mary Kay Ash. But almost two years after we first noticed the for-sale sign, one thing's changed: The $5.7 million asking price has ... More >>
Sad news today: Robert Altman, director of some of the greatest American movies of the past 40 years (among them M*A*S*H, Nashville, The Player, The Long Goodbye and even this year's joyful A Prairie Home Companion), died last night at a Hollywood hospital. He was 81. The cause of death hasn't been ... More >>
How Mary Kay got its groove back
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Buzz looks back on 2001 and proves once again that the boy just ain't normal
Robert Altman nails Dallas' shallow society to a T
After 13 years of survival and success, Dallas Sidekicks coach Gordon Jago leaves behind the team he kept alive
Kathy and Richard Kingsmore seemed like such nice church folk. But the Feds say their greed trumped their gospel.
A celebrity home tour of Dallas' rich, famous--and all too often tasteless--movers and fakers