Alabama-raised Jason Isbell has pretty much met, if not exceeded, the expectations of just about any interested party following his departure from the beloved band of southern-rock story-tellers, The Drive By Truckers.
Each of Isbell's three albums since leaving his former band in 2007 has progres ... More >>
On May 5 I wrote a column about the city's bungled "whitewater feature" in the Trinity River -- a fake rapids for kayaks that cost $4 million to build -- and I included the following observation about a so-called safe bypass around the fake rapids for canoers:
"One powerful current slams you ... More >>
The Walkmen don't actually look like this.Over the last 10 years, The Walkmen have released acclaimed album after acclaimed album, with only a few duds along the way. 2008's You & Me proved the band's longevity, and 2010's Lisbon fortified it. And they'll be bringing their raucous fly-by-the- ... More >>
Not together, mind you -- this isn't a joint project between Ewing Oil and the Hilltop. But both Larry Hagman, now positioning himself as the Anti-Palin, and Southern Methodist are making a singular push for solar power -- the former Dallas star in a highly publicized ad for a German photovoltaic ... More >>
Note to self: See how Patrick "Car-Free" Kennedy feels about getting rid of one-way downtown streets. Oh, wait.Right on schedule, City Hall's Thoroughfare Committee next Thursday will finally get around to something that's been on Downtown Dallas's to-do list since '06: converting several downtow ... More >>
Ross Perot Jr. is pushing 40, and still trying to slip from his father's shadow. He's built Alliance Airport, bought the Mavericks, and is trying to ramrod a new arena. But he isn't a pit bull like his old man. That's where Frank Zaccanelli comes in.