Princess Diana

  • Film

    August 7, 2014
  • Film

    May 29, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    The Best Record Store in Denton You Haven't Been To

    When you walk into Books & More in north Denton, everything about the tiny-looking used-media shop comes as a surprise. "When I first went there, they had a bunch of comic books, I was a kid, and the lady there let me work there," says Charles Wright, 22, a customer of Books & More for the last nin ... More >>

  • Film

    October 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    This Week In Dallas Music History: Leap Frogging Through History With The Toadies

    The beginning of history as we know it‚ÄčIn this edition of This Week In Dallas Music History, we look back at an infographic we here at the Observer published to chart the career arc of The Toadies, following the release of their seminal record Rubberneck and through the production of their at-the- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2007

    What Would Diana Eat?

    Darren McGrady is the so-called "Royal Chef" -- because, as he's quick to remind you on his Web site, he spent "11 years at Buckingham Palace and 4 years until the tragic accident, as personal chef to Princess Diana." He's lived in Dallas since 1998, working as a personal chef and offering cooking c ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    April 26, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 22, 2006

    Lucky 13

    Robert Rowling is the richest Dallasite. He looks like it. Forbes' list of "The 400 Richest Americans" is out, and 13 of 'em are from Dallas. To save you some time (because time is money), we're including only the locals here--chief among them the man who owns the company that owns Omni Hotels and ... More >>

  • News

    September 14, 2006


    A B-actress, computer mayhem and families feudin'! Making a movie with your rich friends is just courting disaster.

  • Calendar

    June 8, 2006

    To Di For

    The Panther City Players sniff England's rose

  • Culture

    May 11, 2006

    Painting as Petting Zoo

    Candace M. Briceño's sewn surfaces are touchy-feely

  • Culture

    April 20, 2006

    Nintendo Wizards

    Senses are overloaded

    at And/Or, the new gallery

    on the block

  • Culture

    February 23, 2006

    Up in Arms

    Evita has her moments, and some style, at Lyric; Alabama Sky bright at Jubilee

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Money for Nothing

    A fund aimed at boosting South Dallas is hammered by deadbeat borrowers and city hall neglect.

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    Reach Out

    AIDS Outreach Center has family fun and a family fund-raiser

  • Culture

    August 14, 2003

    For Love of the Game

    Kevin Costner doesn't make friends. He makes movies, dang it.

  • Film

    December 26, 2002

    Tango and Cash

    Chicago dances its way through the origins of the celebrity crook

  • Film

    November 8, 2001

    Emma Goes to France

    Amélie serves up a daring, moving take on Jane Austen's best-loved heroine

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Drag King

    Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    Mommy's little angel

    Marshall Ball can't talk. So he listens to God. Everyone else listens to Marshall.

  • Dining

    August 12, 1999

    Monument to an ego

    Why is multimillionaire Scott Ginsburg building one of the world's most expensive restaurants in Dallas? Because he can.

  • Music

    May 27, 1999


    Leap-frogging through history with the Toadies

  • Calendar

    December 10, 1998
  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    At a Toad's pace

    No, the Toadies haven't broken up. They're just taking their own sweet time

  • Film

    September 24, 1998

    The thrill is back

    John Frankenheimer reclaims his suspense-film crown with Ronin

  • Culture

    February 5, 1998

    Les enfants terribles

    Stage West's brat pack makes The Misanthrope sizzle

  • Dining

    January 29, 1998

    Go figure

    Enigma is a dazzling puzzle of utter befuddlement

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Rock and roll over

    In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad

  • News

    December 25, 1997

    Parting shots

    As Laura Miller rides off to tilt at political windmills, we recall some of her choicest words

  • News

    October 30, 1997

    Swiss Misses

    A tempest in a teacup over azaleas erupts into a class war in Dallas' Swiss Avenue Historic District

  • Calendar

    September 18, 1997
  • News

    September 18, 1997

    Soul food & crackers

    How two black Dallas men learned to love the lily-white Republic of Texas--especially the part about phony checks and payment-free plastic

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    Bread and Circuses

    When food legend Julia Child came to Texas spreading her gospel of good eating, no one was spared. Not even Big Tex

  • News

    December 21, 1995

    Bad planning

    Commission chairman's departure leaves panel in weaker hands

  • Music

    May 25, 1995

    Under the covers

    How could Duran Duran make a comeback when it never went away?

  • News

    April 6, 1995

    Who ya gonna call?

    City Hall's top brass use taxpayer-provided mobile phones to call sweethearts, power brokers, and Pizza Hut.