Tom Leppert, you might have notice, did not do terribly well in his quest for U.S. Senate. He lost. Got trounced, even. Not Craig James trounced, but defeated rather handily. So he's not going to Washington, but he is going somewhere. On the same day voters go to the polls to choose between one of L ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenMayor Dwaine Caraway asked mayoral candidate Ron Natinksy to put an endorsement sticker on his blazer this afternoon.Mayor Dwaine Caraway and 11 current and former council members endorsed council member Ron Natinksy for mayor this afternoon at City Hall Plaza. Caraway urg ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenMayor Dwaine Caraway, his wife and council member Dave Neumann this morning at the City Hall Flag Room.Just minutes before presiding over his first meeting as the city's newly minted mayor, Dwaine Caraway assured a group of around 150 folks gathered for a light breakfast i ... More >>
While speaking with one of Mayor Tom Leppert's consultants last month, I asked if Leppert was considering running for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's seat. At that point, I heard he was contemplating the political leap from a few sources, but the response was something along the lines of: "Right ... More >>
After the jump, a very interesting communication from former mayoral candidate Edward Okpa, which just arrived in my e-box. Okpa, as the Friends know, is one of the people who got slimed in the whole Dallas Area Rapid Transit board appointment process. --Jim Schutze
Maybe you don't remember how a 400-square-foot closet in this house tore apart Swiss Ave. But some folks do. Do they ever. I like Mary Poss. She's smart, and she did much more good than bad on the council. But before we allow this stuff about her role as a preservationist to pass into posterity, I b ... More >>
Mary Poss has always been very close to Ebby Halliday. Now, Poss is working for the legendary realtor, selling historic homes. Every so often, when we have nothing to do except daydream about living in luxurious historic digs, we browse Preservation Dallas' compendium of "Historic Properties for Sal ... More >>
At least, that's what Darrell Jordan and his people are saying this morning--probably said it yesterday and gonna say it tomorrow too, only they weren't issuing a press release touting his bulging campaign finance report as proof that he's the "leading candidate in the May 2007 Dallas mayoral electi ... More >>
Buzz sheds a tear for 2003
Mary Poss sure stepped in some, didn't she?
NextStage has a full dance card
Is this really the best possible moment for half a billion in bonds?
Plus: Anger Displacement
Poss needs to pony up details on her ethics finding
Letting the Yanomamö speak for themselves
Laura, Mary says you're a phony! Now now, girls.
The new smoking ban will work--if no one lights up
Plus: Sack of Kittens, Trade Bait
The city council fears mice in corners whispering truth
Letters from October 24
Plus: Fast and Dumb, Warped Criticism, Recycling Works
Girls and boys of the city council get "in trouble"
Maybe charter reform could at least get someone up off the floor at Dallas City Hall
The Dallas City Council is about to mark itself for life with its vote on the Palladium deal
That's all the city council cares about in the big debate over downtown development
The city manager system prepares a million tiny snares to defend against the monster mayor
And the Tom Dunning staff member who has been subpoenaed to the grand jury is...
City council thumbs its nose at the White House on Trinity River deal
With Laura Miller as mayor and City Hall in ruins, at least we'd get some fun out of the deal
City Hall is sorry it can't help the White Rock water main victims... or anybody else, for that matter
Somebody on the Dallas City Council skipped school the day they taught the U.S. Constitution
The city will go to great lengths to keep you from seeing women having sex with trees
A proposal for public potties in Dallas builds steam
What happens when you no longer need the levee taxpayers voted to pay for? Why, you just spend the money on some other big dumb project.
The shallow end; All the news that fits; Heart of darkness
Laura Miller says she'd "love" to run for mayor
Paid endorsement; Tagged; Foul ball
Even in these boom times, Dallas is broke, thanks to a city council that has been giving away the store
Will Donna Blumer and Laura Miller ever join the mayor's team? Only if they rent shoes.
Want to get elected to city council in southern Dallas? Forget the race card and patch that pothole.
Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history
It's a scary world out there, but someone's gotta keep it under control. Jim Schutze uncovers the secret agony of the Dallas Citizens Council.
Concerns about the soundness of the city's retirement fund are buried in a political mud fight
The public can have some say on the site for a new cultural center. But not too much.
The votes are in, and Donna Blumer lives on
Ray Nasher wants to give the city his sculptures, but first there's a small zoning matter
Petty politics detour the M Streets traffic plan