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  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Sundown Chef Patrick Stark on Avoiding GMOs and What Greenville Avenue Needs

    At 9 p.m. on Wednesday nights, Sundown at Granada's executive chef Patrick Stark unties his apron and steps out of the kitchen into the bar. Half-price whiskey, live music and a late night menu, it's little wonder Stark can't drag himself away. "I'm trying to break myself of this, but I'm a creatur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Fatal UTD Crane Collapse

    The weather on July 7 quickly turned windy, almost violently so. The sudden gusts, which reached 40 miles per hour, capsized a surfboarding 55-year-old into the waters of White Rock Lake, where he drowned. Even more dramatic was the scene a dozen miles to the north, when a construction crane toppled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Lawsuit: Dallas Cement Company Drug Tested Dying Employee Before Calling 911

    Back in July, Benino Perez was working at a cement plant on Corinth Street in Dallas when he lost his balance. He fell from a height of several feet and was knocked unconscious from the impact. And according to a lawsuit filed in Dallas County District Court by his family and first reported by Court ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    Private Social Hears No Evil, and That's the Problem

    The loudest restaurant in Dallas can't hear (or see or taste) its mistakes.

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Dallas County Constable Ben Adamcik Is Soliciting For Whistleblowers' Legal Defense

    Ben Adamcik​Maybe you read the piece in the paper over the weekend about how all those Dallas County deputy constables who blew all those whistles on Dallas County Precinct 1 Constable Derick Evans and former Precinct 5 Constable Jaime Cortes are scared of losing their jobs. They have good reason: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Is It Too Loud in the AAC? What?

    Flickr user CameliaTWU​This is how loud Mavs playoffs games were at Reunion Arena. And this is how regular season games sound at the American Airlines Center, where, writes The New York Times's Alan Schwartz, "it is hard to tell if the Mavericks' favorite machine during these playoffs is Dirk Nowi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Collapse, Chaos and Carnage at Valley Ranch

    It was just last week I was watching The Science Channel's Build It Bigger. The show details modern construction marvels, and this episode zeroed in on Jonestown Coliseum. "An engineering marvel that will revolutionize the football experience," the host gloated in detailing Cowboys owner Jerry Jones ... More >>