How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
The Learning Tree in the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, as seen in the virtual fly-throughThere was a small wingding at Dallas City Hall this afternoon at which it was announced that the Rotary Club of Dallas is kicking in $500,000 for the under-construction Woodall Rodgers Deck Park. For its donatio ... More >>
Of all the books written about Dallas, it's easily the one most often cited: Warren Leslie's 1964 Dallas Public and Private, with a later edition underscoring its heretofore subtle subtitle "Aspects of an American City." Subsequent histories-of -- from Patricia Evridge Hill's Dallas: The Making o ... More >>
You have asked, and Frank Librio, the public information officer at Dallas City Hall, has answered by providing a recent sampling of the famous, infamous and who's-that?'s who have received keys to the city of Dallas. At last, a list I can get behind. Because, as I've been reminded more than once ... More >>
Most voters in Dallas end their Election Day observance at the polls. But, in the northeastern United States, electoral festivities typically conclude around a community dinner table. According to Irv Dean, city editor for The Daily Gazette in Schenectady, New York, there's "at least one or ... More >>
Cool River1045 Hidden RidgeIrving (which used to have a football team and an important golf tournament)972-871-8881When anyone mentions Cool River, those within earshot instantly conjure images of flabby gentleman draped in adult Garanimals desperately maneuvering to isolate younger, outnumbered pre ... More >>
While speaking with one of Mayor Tom Leppert's consultants last month, I asked if Leppert was considering running for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's seat. At that point, I heard he was contemplating the political leap from a few sources, but the response was something along the lines of: "Right ... More >>
Anne Raymond at the CATOH press conference today The mayor and city council have used secret meetings to devise a plan to fund a convention center hotel with millions in taxpayers’ dough, and its time to give voters a say, since they’re the ones assuming the risk. At least, that’s what Crow Ho ... More >>
Anne Raymond Harlan Crow, owner of the Hilton Anatole and longtime critic of a publicly owned convention center hotel, upped the ante Wednesday afternoon in his quest to kill the project. Turns out, he's spearheading a political action committee called Citizens Against a Taxpayer Owned Hotel, which ... More >>
When Dallas' political elite need a win, Carol Reed cheers them on and calls the plays
No border fences make for mad neighbors in Farmers Branch
You can't beat the Beast
Spielberg, once more, is caught up in the thrill of the chase
No fix for potholes, but big parks for the fat cats
A band of East Texas environmentalists takes on a polluting paper plant and proves that might doesn't always make right, even in a company town
Not waiting for Guffman
Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history
Candidate Bob Stimson claims his opponent's shoddy bookkeeping is a sneaky way to campaign at taxpayer expense
Vance Miller lives in a Highland Park mansion, carries weight in the GOP, and parties with high society. He owes you, the taxpayer, $26 million, and he ain't paying.
When things go bad for the Cowboys, they go Barry bad
Is Dallas County's most explosive bureaucrat ruining the health department?
Rush to eulogize RISD icon J.J. Pearce ignores 25-year-old victim