"Let me pour you the good stuff. I like to reward the creative drinkers," he said as he pulled out a fresh glass. The audience had just poured out of the McDermott Concert Hall in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center on the vibrations of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's dynamic final offering from ... More >>
Yesterday was the deadline for state and local candidates to report their fundraising totals for the last six months of 2012, which meant a flurry of last-minute clicks on the City Secretary's website. The reported figures first real glimpse at candidates' fundraising prowess and a suggestion of whi ... More >>
OK, I've got my idiot coloring book out again. Sorry. Just have to do this. I just want to help people not get totally lost in the delicious detritus of the FBI affidavit released yesterday in the Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price corruption probe. The details are delectable -- a web-work ... More >>
"Queens for a day" could be a sign that feds are getting really ambitious.
Two malnourished horses the county took in after they were abandoned.I know we had some fun earlier in the week with Dallas County's stash of for-sale gas masks, which has climbed to $50 since last we checked. But I see the county's also auctioning off quite a few donkeys, mules and horses -- all ... More >>
Mark Cuban was fuming. His team had just blown a 23-point lead in a Game 4 loss to Portland in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Mavericks were two losses from another early-round exit, the likely firing of head coach Rick Carlisle and yet another in a seemingly endless re-shuffling of ... More >>
Erron Star Depew, up to par in TopGolf's kitchen.Erron Star Depew is the chef at the new TopGolf location in Allen. Yes, you heard me right. Chef. TopGolf. Allen. Just because folks are swinging clubs doesn't mean they don't want to eat well too. At least that's what Depew figured when she cr ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Jerry Jones is desperate to break the Super Bowl attendance record, set at the Rose Bowl back in 1980. To do so, he needs to pack 104,000 into Cowboys Stadium. Or around it? He wants to sell ticke ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsAfter cutting the ribbon, Mayor Tom Leppert suggests Howard Hallam, chair of the AT&T Performing Arts Center Board of Directors, try the giant scissors out on his pinky as well. SMU President Gerald Turner looks on. Hundreds of art supporters and political types, from ... More >>
Earlier this month, the city council's Economic Development Committee was briefed on something called "Effective Business Strategies to Support Sustainable Growth." Translated, that means hiking building inspection fees in order to "recover the true costs of delivering services to our customers" ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *OK, OK, I get it. So I write that Dez Bryant almost assuredly wouldn't be signed by Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys' training camp. "Barring an 11th-hour agreement ... " I think I penned. Never wish ... More >>
Say it is so. And, I'll be damned, it is. Taking three of four at Fenway for the first time in 15 years is impressive and acquiring Cliff Lee is intriguing, but the Texas Rangers luring Mark Cuban as a potential new owner is down right life-changing. (All I had to do was go on vacation and a ... More >>
Sam MertenEd Oakley ran a below-the-belt ad attacking Tom Leppert in his attempt to beat him in the mayoral runoff. Now he's joined a group formed to defend Leppert against the negative attacks from the anti-hotel group. Got it?As mentioned in this week's cover story, one of the reasons former coun ... More >>
Early this morning, Christina Hughes Babb wrote on the Advocate's blog that N9NE Steakhouse in Victory Park sent its employees packing last night. Nothing official, just the word of staffers who found their way to Kenichi last night in search of a drink or a job. It's been a difficult story to confi ... More >>
Old boys act like a bunch of hicks over the inland port that could mean progress in South Dallas
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Mayor Miller hits the dusty trail to find out why downtown Cowtown doesn't suck
What if people downtown actually got smart?
What are those green things in fruitcake?
An arena foe sets her sights on what she claims are unlawful tax exemptions
Ross Perot inspired his Reform Party followers to throw the hypocritical rascals out of politics. They did.
How much longer must we suffer the woeful Mavericks? Well, that's too long
Tei Tei Robata pushes the envelope on foodstuffs, and does it very well
When Mark Aguirre left the Dallas Mavericks a decade ago, he became the fall guy for the team's decline. Now he's back, dealing with his ghosts and trying to help the franchise regain its former glory.
Teachers, parents, and black and Hispanic activists say no to the Perot-funded DISD survey
Ross Perot Jr. owns the Dallas Mavericks, but--for better or worse--it's Don Nelson's team
Hotel St. Germain forgets a culinary dictum: "The eye has its rights"