Five years ago a fierce battle was fought to stop the demolition of a house on my block in Dallas's first and oldest historic district (The Swiss Avenue Historic District). Blogista (and friend) Sharon Boyd called those of us who wanted to save the house "Preservation Nazis," which I guess is be ... More >>
View Larger MapFellow Northwest Dallas resident Sharon Boyd directs our attention today to some heretofore unreported news involving a significant piece of the neighborhood: On Monday, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage will conduct hearings concerning several bars located at 2900 Walnut Hill Lane, otherw ... More >>
Blame it on a bad economy, a bad idea or both. Ross Perot Jr.'s glitzy downtown district is in big trouble
We're doing the hokey pokey on race and ethnicity. What's that all about?
When Dallas' political elite need a win, Carol Reed cheers them on and calls the plays
I have nothing but ambiguity, confusion and darkness to offer you, Friends of Unfair Park, on the eve of tomorrow’s mayoral election. There are no certainties, only wild cards. Here are just a few:
Photo taken by Ash Creek resident Jack Loughead For the last year or so, the plight of the Ash Creeek Mobile Home Park -- a low-income enclave on Highland Road, between Interstate 30 and White Rock Lake, that's been around since the 1940s -- has been the source of much contention and controversy: ... More >>
Ed Oakley doesn't like Jim Schutze's stance on the Trinity River bridges. Can't even say his name. Say it, Ed, SAY IT! Kathleen Matsumura, publicist for the League of Women Voters of Dallas and a contributor to Sharon Boyd's Dallas Arena, also sends out her own newsletter via e-mail, which seems lik ... More >>
Avi Adelman is a happy man--wow, ya don't type that sentence very often. But this afternoon he found out Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle fired three officers and two sergeants accused of misconduct involving forms of retaliation, and one of them was Sgt. Ramon Gonzalez. He's the patrol sergeant Ade ... More >>
One sentence in this Dallas Morning News story about the redo of 20-year-old Plaza at Bachman Creek shopping center on Northwest Highway caught my eye: "'We are going to try and create a European town square feeling,'" Archstone-Smith's Tom Scaling said Monday." It's notable mostly to those of wh ... More >>
At long last, Al, have you no sense of decency?
Jones' stadium tax is in for one rough fight
Sheriff Bowles, Terrell Bolton turn out to be same guy!
Great on the toob, but no machine
Mary Poss sure stepped in some, didn't she?
Plus: Anger Displacement
Plus: Laura-blanca, Color Coded
Buzz hacks through the past in search of the cool cats and fools of the year that was
Personal vendettas drain Dallas' wading pools for poor kids
From the week of March 9
Petty politics detour the M Streets traffic plan
You don't take Rick Finlan and Don Venable seriously? That could be a mistake you live to regret.