Am I in the happy-news business? Does a bear use air freshener in the woods? Look, I'm just bringing it to you like it is. As bad as the situation with the Trinity River levees may look locally, you should see what it looks like when you put it in perspective with national levee problems.
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Steven DoyleRed tide, the naturally occurring algae bloom that causes toxicity in shellfish, continues to plague the state's coastline -- keeping Texas oysters out of local restaurants and threatening the $18.5 million Texas oyster industry.
The state closed the entire coast of Texas to oyst ... More >>
Wednesday night I scared my wife by shouting during a basketball game, which I rarely do, because I don't watch basketball.
I said: "Hey! I know that guy!"
She watches basketball. She fulfills the role in our marriage of the normal person. I was walking through the room. I saw Harry Shearer sittin ... More >>
If you're feeling a little guilty that your Thanksgiving is going to feature three turkeys, 27 different sides and the Mississippi River's worth of wine while others go without, relax. Dallas has plenty of charitable eating options coming up this month.
The place: Smashburger
The cause: Salv ... More >>
‚ÄčThere are a lot of musical acts other than Lady Gaga playing our area this evening. But for those wanting to slow things down a bit after the hectic pace set by the Dallas Observer Music Awards, I can't think of a better change of pace than Kentucky's Anchor in the Valley.
Actually, despite the ... More >>