A little over two years ago The Battery Conservancy, a nonprofit support group for Battery Park at the confluence of the Hudson and East rivers on the southern tip of Manhattan, decided that it needed a new chair. The conservancy wanted a new park chair that would be light enough to tote around, hea ... More >>
The New York Times today contains what apparently is going to be a regular feature on how cool Wendy Davis is. Today's installment is called "Democrats see value in Texas in candidacy for governor." The one two weeks ago was, "Democrats see hope in Texas star."The one three days before that was "Dem ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenWe're guessing this was Rawlings's reaction when he received bills from his consultants.Former TracyLocke CEO Mike Rawlings easily outpaced the field of mayoral candidates by raising a whopping $1.03 million -- nearly three times the combined haul of Ron Natinksy and David ... More >>
Rob AllynLongtime observers of the local political landscape probably hear the name Rob Allyn and think of the Trinity River Corridor Project (Schutze insists it was Allyn who came up with those solar-powered water taxis), myriad mayoral campaigns, those Dubya ads attacking John McCain's environm ... More >>
Owen and Luke Wilson in the '92 Bottle Rocket short, which screens tonight at the TexasI'll be out of pocket this evening, otherwise I'd be at the Texas Theatre for A Very Special Program of short films presently on a statrwide tour courtesy the Texas Independent Film Network, a coalition of Texa ... More >>
When Dallas' political elite need a win, Carol Reed cheers them on and calls the plays
Pod people speak with one voice on Trinity toll road
As Rob Allyn's folks haven't yet had much luck -- they're workin' on it, sure -- if anybody out there has a means of getting copies of the television ads that ran in 1998 urging people to vote for the Trinity River bond issue, I sure wish that person would contact me. It’s sort of a Holy Grail. I ... More >>
Why is the DMN's mild-mannered columnist suddenly impatient about the Trinity River?
Right, but not quite right, Dallas County Judge Margaret Keliher is reforming county government while infuriating her Republican colleagues
Forget political science. The strong-mayor debate is about Laura on the sofa.
Think a strong mayor is a good idea? See who agrees with you.
Cowboys back out of Fair Park deal
The Cowboys want to move back to Fair Park--so, there goes the neighborhood?
Terrell Bolton didn't get much help when dealing with the media
Did the intern blow it? No.
How they got the media to miss the point on the Trinity River
Mary Poss sure stepped in some, didn't she?
Laura, Mary says you're a phony! Now now, girls.
Plus: Miller the Unifier, Second-guessing Goya, Lucy Is a Band
Hint: His initials are D.G., and he has a moustache
Laura Miller's white hat has a few stains
The race is on, and Laura Miller's leading the way
A city gone shabby yearns for a mayor to put things right
Feudal grudges and an imprisoned holy man in the Dallas mayoral race
With a homeboy headed for the White House, a handful of his Dallas pals have hopes of making their mark on Washington
Rock bottom; It's the money, honey Network TV, RIP Lovely Havana Invisible man Bunch of blarney
Caught napping; Save that gerbil; Ill-chosen words
The motive behind a series of Bush attack ads may have been business, not politics
The Deep Throat secret of the Trinity River Plan is, "Follow the fill dirt"
KERA makes a stab for its former glory with less wheedling and more programming
John Wiley Price, the man who once toted a bullhorn in protests outside Mayor Ron Kirk's home, learns that it helps to have friends in high places
A politically dysfunctional DISD board heads into a May election that's looking so scary, few voters or contributors want to go near it
How Dallas' new mayor pulled it off