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Sharon Boyd

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    UT Southwestern Professor to Replace Bane of Sharon Boyd's Existence on Plan Commission

    UT SouthwesternDr. Bill PetersonCouncil member Angela Hunt has nominated Dr. Bill Peterson, a professor of biochemistry at UT Southwestern Medical Center, to replace term-limited Neil Emmons on the city plan commission. Peterson's term as Hunt's appointee to the city's senior affairs commission exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    It's Back to Paradise for City Council

    ​No, literally. It would appear the Trinity River Audubon Center wasn't good enough for Mayor Tom Leppert. That's where the Dallas city council met last year for its annual retreat, a much closer-to-home and, at around $2,700, slightly less expensive alternative to '07's choice: the Garrett Creek ... More >>

  • News

    June 26, 2008
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    November 22, 2007
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    June 21, 2007

    Digging Up Some Irony at the Mayor's Last Groundbreaking Ceremony

    Mayor Laura Miller -- and her pal Councilman Leo Chaney, standing to her immediate right -- attended her last groundbreaking today. Pastor Fredrick Eddington is third from the left. Mayor Laura Miller, Councilman Leo Chaney, my pastor -- Elder Fredrick Eddington, Sr. -- and several other city and ne ... More >>

  • News

    June 7, 2007
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    June 1, 2007

    Playing Land Grab-Ass

    Ed Oakley was all for taking a man's land, till he realized, ya know, people aren't gonna react well to that. Which, come to think of it, is very mayoral. Well, well, well. I am getting quite a bit of response to my column in this week’s paper version of Unfair Park about Mayor Laura Miller and Ho ... More >>

  • News

    May 10, 2007

    Democracy in Action

    Sharon Boyd messes with the Ol' Dirty Blockers

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    Sam Coats Whips Out His Fresh Eyes...

    ...in a new TV spot in which, once more, Coats tells us he's against the Trinity River toll road -- or at least all for a toll road referendum. Dig the folksy music. Dig it hard. Then head over to Sharon Boyd's Web site to see Max Wells' latest flier, which went out only to folks in Oak Cliff and So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2007

    The Former Mayor Pro Tem Would Be Delighted to Sell You a New (Or Very Old) House

    Mary Poss has always been very close to Ebby Halliday. Now, Poss is working for the legendary realtor, selling historic homes. Every so often, when we have nothing to do except daydream about living in luxurious historic digs, we browse Preservation Dallas' compendium of "Historic Properties for Sal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2007

    No Homes for the Homeless, Again

    Though they have nothing to do with the homeless, a Craig Miller (at left) catchphrase has apparently entered the DPD lexicon. There's a piece in Dallas' Only Daily this a.m. about how Bill Blaydes helped kill a proposed homes-for-the-homeless complex in Lake Highlands, on the site where the Jules ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2006
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    September 21, 2006

    Suckers

    Hey, City Hall--Schutze is rubber, and you're glue

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2006
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    June 21, 2006

    A Taxing Sports Equation

    Really, by the time you get to the end of this, you'll feel much better about the Dallas Mavericks' loss last night. Really. If nothing else, you will be so confused you'll forget there even was a basketball game last night. But try. I is not very good at the maths, so I can't say for sure whether t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2006

    Too Much Information

    Well, the blogster microscope has really drilled down into the cellular structure of the story involving Mayor Laura Miller, her AMR Corp. stock and alleged conflict of interest, and Dallas Morning News reporter Dave Levinthal. Now we've got detailed accounts, via e-mail, from everyone involved--inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2006

    Leo the Lion

    How come city council member Leo Chaney doesn't yell at us? Why can't we be as lucky as Sharon Boyd, who got an earful from Chaney on Monday when all she wanted was a mouthful of food? The man Boyd refers to as "Shakedown Leo" won't even call us back, for God's sake. According to the longtime local ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2006
  • Blogs

    March 2, 2006

    It's Getting Bloggy Up in This Piece

    So, what are the rules here, anyway? Just blog blog blog? Is that the rule? Paul Kix wrote an item for the D Magazine blog about blog maven Sharon Boyd suing a dead guy. (He got it from us, but whatever.) But Paul, a great reporter, never called Sharon to get her side. Now I'm writing a blog item ab ... More >>

  • News

    April 7, 2005

    With Friends Like These...

    Unlikely allies form a coalition of the willing--for now

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    United They Stand

    And the lion shall lie down with the lamb

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    Bubble Brains

    Think a strong mayor is a good idea? See who agrees with you.

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    No Girlie Girl

    Sharon Boyd just keeps going and going

  • News

    July 8, 2004

    Home Suh-weet Home

    Plus: Dispirited; Getting the Boot

  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Stepford Mayor

    Laura Miller's husband orders a shift for City Hall

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    The more things change

    Sharon Boyd visits the land of disenchantment

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Sob Story

    Buzz sheds a tear for 2003

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Feel Coppers

    The city council weighs a serious new sex law

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Say Anything

    Plus: What a Boob, Sweet Lovin'

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Crack Up

    Conductor keels over during Nutcracker performance

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    February 21, 2002

    Fellow Travelers

    What's to become of the Internet gadflies?

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    Letters, November 15

    Same Old Prejudice, Gutsy Gal, Sick Kids

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Run, Domingo, Run

    Looks like Domingo Garcia will coming to a ballot near you.

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    It's Her Nature, Stupid!

    With Laura Miller as mayor and City Hall in ruins, at least we'd get some fun out of the deal

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Letters

    Ganging Up, Parrott Uncaged

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    Absentee Minded

    Hey, Mr. Zillionaire Developer, got a big public project you want to sell? Black Dallas has the votes you need--dirt cheap.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Buzz

    Sauce for the goose

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Legal Learning Differences

    Somebody on the Dallas City Council skipped school the day they taught the U.S. Constitution

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Buzz

    Tow to tangle, Ho-ho-ho

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best Gadfly/Activist

    Anne Carlson, Dallas County chair, Common Cause Texas

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    The exterminator

    Black politico Dwaine Caraway sounds a lot like a redneck when it comes to slamming his enemies

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Letters

    Those magic bridges; Baby Buddha; Duh; The happy snob

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Letters

    Eyes wide shut; Vigilante justice; Long live the queen; And more

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    Letters

    Judging John Marshall; Can't fight City Hall; Hair band hell ...

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Bad break

    An arena foe sets her sights on what she claims are unlawful tax exemptions

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    September 9, 1999

    Buzz

    Truth hurts; What's in a name?

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    Whipping boy

    John Loza learns that making friends is easy for a city council member. Keeping them is harder.

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    April 1, 1999
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    January 29, 1998
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    January 22, 1998
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