Becca Morrison's husband came home from Iraq and killed himself. She's "still here, and still fighting."
This week the Golden, Texas native Kacey Musgraves finally releases her eagerly-awaited debut album, Same Trailer, Different Park. Indeed, it's fitting that she's from a town named Golden, as the new album is but the most recent example of some serious Solid Country Gold that's come from the younger ... More >>
Stacey Hargraves was pulling in $300 per week from his job in the sanitation department at Mary Kay, but it never seemed to stretch far enough to support his wife, children and his propensity to gamble and go to sporting events. And so, according to the FBI, he walked into the Comerica Bank on Illi ... More >>
You might have noticed that there was a marathon this weekend, and that two Cowboys were caught up in a deadly car accident before an emotional win on Sunday. You may also have heard that it snowed. There's probably a reason you didn't hear about the stuff below, culled from the weekend's Dallas PD ... More >>
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 >>
Dearest Dallas, I've been watching you for quite some time. And if you don't mind me sayin', you look good. Real good. I like a city with an air of mystery; where every neighborhood mashes up its own definition of "culture." You've got it in spades. It's reflected in your curvacious architecture ... More >>
Late yesterday I got a call back from Dallas Water Utilities Director Jody Puckett, for whom I'd left a message about Irving and the North Texas Municipal Water District's need to buy water from the city. We set up a time to chat this morning, and just got through visiting for a little while abou ... More >>
The Rangers' newest prospect fled communism in Cuba for center field in Frisco. He won't be there for long.
OK, so I should have had this thing posted half an hour ago.But, you see, I just finished a long conversation with Jesse "Hophead" Hughey on the relative value of doing beer flights in a crowded pub. Before that I was involved in a discussion about rye whiskey. Then our receptionist--I wasn't ha ... 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 >>
Sex clubs in the 'burbs, teacher layoffs in the district, black holes in the commissioners court—Buzz makes perfect sense of 2008
Former County Judge Margaret Keliher keeps trying to blow away the smoke over pollution plans
After 27 years in prison, DNA exoneree Charles Chatman tries to pick up the pieces and catch up with a world that has left him behind
You've got to have balls to sell BioPerformance's hot product--mothballs
Why doesn't anyone go to the West End?
What a disturbing new lawsuit says about the county jail
Women, children and chiefs of staff first
Crossroads Guitar Festival celebrates six-strings and the men who make them famous
Jones' stadium tax is in for one rough fight
How Mary Kay got its groove back
Inventor, musician and self-professed man of God, Al Petty says he hit on the perfect moneymaking scheme. His bright idea could cost him 1,200 years behind bars.
Geode's menu hits a few bumps
Buzz looks back on 2001 and proves once again that the boy just ain't normal
McKinney Avenue is in the grips of a gustatory curse
With a homeboy headed for the White House, a handful of his Dallas pals have hopes of making their mark on Washington
The InnerChange Freedom Initiative says it can rehabilitate Texas prison inmates through God--a conservative evangelical Christian God, to be more precise
Welcome to our world; Service with a smile; Working for a living
In Dallas' cantinas, where the company of pretty young meseras is doled out by the drink, a killer lurks
Candidate Bob Stimson claims his opponent's shoddy bookkeeping is a sneaky way to campaign at taxpayer expense
A computer glitch has some Dallasites predicting an apocalyptic meltdown. They may not be that crazy.
Revamped Seventeen Seventeen may overfill its considerable footwear inheritance
A tempest in a teacup over azaleas erupts into a class war in Dallas' Swiss Avenue Historic District
Fogo de Chao's herd of beef-toting gauchos brings home the range
A celebrity home tour of Dallas' rich, famous--and all too often tasteless--movers and fakers
Two entries in the short film anthology "Short Stuff" are harrowingly effective
What City Hall isn't willing to hear about the new arena
In the 1950s and '60s, Tony Zoppi wrote about -- and rode with -- the stars