Paul Sims

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Dallas Park Board Doesn't Want You to Email Them, So Here Are Their Email Addresses

    If you were to do a power ranking of city of Dallas governmental bodies, the Park Board would come in third, behind the City Council (obviously) and the City Plan Commission, the whims of which can make or break multimillion dollar development deals. The Park Board's 15 members are appointed by the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2011

    Scenes From a Better Ross Avenue

    ​Tomorrow, we'll have much more from the Build a Better Boulevard event presently slowing traffic along a stretch of Ross near and into downtown; maybe I'll even let Leslie run the photo she took of me submerged into the dumpster swimming pool parked in Fellowship Church's lot at Ross and Central ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    You're a Mean One, Mayor Grinch: Leppert Taking Hunt Out of Committee Chair Not Nice

    flickrBut the opposite of this.​I have been keeping my mouth shut for months about this deal between Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and city council member Angela Hunt concerning committee assignments and Hunt's ability to care for her new baby. But today there's a good story about it by Rudy Bush on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Happier, Safer Trails

    ​Apparently we have a stack of photos from yesterday's running of the White Rock Marathon forthcoming; till then, then, this is, for obvious reasons, an early front-runner for kosher fan favorite (speaking of, Happy Hanukkah!). And speaking of White Rock, more or less, users of Dallas's trails net ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2008

    Talking Political Futures With Guests at Angela Hunt's Fund-Raiser Last Night

    Esther Weisbrod, with the inspiration for her paper on "The War Over the Trinity." Almost a year ago to the day, Angela Hunt dropped off 90,000 signatures at City Hall, triggering the Trinity River toll road referendum. And it felt like old times last night as former council members Sandy Greyson an ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2007
  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Trouble in the House of Tudor

    A nasty neighborhood battle is brewing between McMansion-dwellers and self-righteous homeowners in the M Streets