Robert Dedman

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2014

    A Simple Plan for Redesigning the Trinity Toll Road: Don't Build It

    Two moments caught my ear last week when Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings addressed a well-heeled, smoothly coiffed crowd about the latest effort to get a new highway built along the river through downtown. He's hiring a panel of experts to help redesign the road, months before a final federal ruling up o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    They Done Tore Down Sue Ellen Ewing's House

    Photos courtesy Scott Dorn​Friend of Unfair Park PeterK directs our attention this morning to a just-posted Flickr set from friend of the show Scott Dorn, a photographer who has spent the last several years documenting this teardown town. Turns out, Scott got a last-minute call late last week from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Mayor's Now a "Distinguished Business Leader"

    Sam Merten​So says the press release forwarded this morning by Mayor Tom Leppert's chief of staff, Chris Heinbaugh. It comes from the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Association of Business, which will honor Leppert with its annual Distinguished Business Leader Award early next year, at the 13th A ... More >>

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    The Little-People Tax

    Dallas tax appraisers can't keep up with Ross Perot. But if you're Average Joe, they've got your number.

  • News

    July 3, 1997

    The son almost rises

    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.

  • News

    June 13, 1996

    Taxman cometh

    IRS drops the other shoe on former First Republic bankers