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  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Norma's Expands to Frisco Becuase We All Need More Pie and Chicken-Fried Steak

    I have a special place in my heart for Norma's, probably because it was where I had my first chicken-fried steak. It strikes me as odd that CFS isn't more popular outside of Texas but it isn't. And the fact that its become a regular part of my new culinary repertoire concerns me (not that much, thou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2008

    Taking Stock: Not a Good Time for "Fast Casual" or Casual Furniture Biz

    By now you've surely noticed that Friday's stock market gains have been adiosed by today's 372-point drop in the Dow Jones, courtesy frayed nerves over the bailout plan and oil rising by some $16 a barrel. Close to home, some local players suffered major stock plunges -- Brinker International chief ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2006

    Who Hoak?

    Ever heard of Hoak Media? No? Me neither. Not till this morning, anyway. It's a Dallas-based broadcasting company that, according to its Web site, acquires and operates TV and radio stations in "small and medium-sized markets...that rank 75 to 200," as ranked by the A.C. Nielsen Company. Hoak Media, ... More >>

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    The Living End

    After two decades, the West End is a pale shadow of its former self. Will it rise again?

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Invisible Mansfield

    When black and white histories collided in their small town, Phyllis Allen and fellow church members made sure Mansfield didn't white-wash the truth.