Uber, thanks in no small part to Dallas' reactionary, lobbyist-led crackdown, has been getting a lot of love in recent weeks. Uber's convenient, fast, chic, and fits nicely into the role of a dashingly handsome David taking on Yellow Cab's Goliath. If this Uber love has geographic center, it's in s ... More >>
Eric tells us this morning we have two southern Dallas clergymen, Stephen C. Nash, pastor of Mount Tabor Baptist Church, and Jerry C. Christian of Kirkwood CME Church, stepping from the pulpit to the street to denounce as racist plotters the company called Uber, which provides an app-based car-ride ... More >>
A federal judge has ruled that the City of Dallas pretty much lied about every single aspect of its so-called "flow-control" trash program. Judge Reed O'Connor granted a permanent injunction against a new city ordinance that would have forced commercial haulers to take all their trash to the city- ... More >>
Even his opponents say Rawlings is a good guy. Why is that exactly?
Photo by Danny HurleyPaul Quinn College President Michael J. Sorrell at the flow-control protest before the council's vote last monthNew Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is in for the first serious grassroots challenge to his leadership -- a march on City Hall announced today by a broad-based coalition ... More >>
How will City Hall's garbage dump vote turn trash into treasure? Ask the Reverend Stephen Nash.
At around 9, before the Dallas City Council voted on the measure that would direct all trash collected in the city to the landfill in southeast Dallas, more than 50 students and teachers at Paul Quinn College marched around City Hall chanting and wearing white T-shirts that read, "I AM NOT TRASH," a ... More >>
Photo by Anna MerlanMike Rawlings is the new mayor of the city of Dallas, besting David Kunkle by some 7,000 votes: 30,487 to 23,853 with all but a few precincts having reported in. Anna Merlan, one of crack newcomers, is at the Meddlesome Moth. She files this:Rawlings said he just got off the ph ... More >>
A vicious fight between John Wiley Price and a small black-owned newspaper reopens ancient wounds in southern Dallas
Who says the mayor is a racist? You'll be surprised by the answer.