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Taft

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Dallas Has Its First Real Bike Lane, and It's in Oak Cliff

    It's easy to bemoan Dallas' glacial progress on the bike plan that is supposed to, one day, connect the city with an extensive network of bike lanes, but credit should be given where it's due. In the spring, it was the shared lane that randomly sprung up on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard next to F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    The Favorite Foods of All 44 Presidents

    ​After an exhaustive search of public records and historical documents at the Library of Congress (read: drunken Google search), we are ready to honor President's Day with a comprehensive list of the foods enjoyed by our fearless leaders of the past. Throughout this process one question continued ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    The Eaters in Chief

    Thomas Jefferson: great taste in food -- plus he helped give us that whole separation of church/state thing.​The federal holiday Americans observe next Monday was originally designed to honor George Washington. But when the government standardized its celebrations in 1968, they stuck the annua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    The Spookiest Joint in San Antonio

    Given that the Cowboys last season won a playoff game and buried their ghosts of Decembers past, I have a hunch where these spirits now live: The Menger Hotel. It may or may not actually be haunted, but man is it creepy. The Menger is just across the street from The Alamo, where since the 185 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Eric from Cincinnati, the Kimbell's New Boss

    The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth officially announced this morning that it has appointed Eric McCauley Lee as its new director. Lee's moving to Fort Worth from Cincinnati, where he's been director of the Taft Museum of Art for only two years. Notes the Kimbell's release, which follows in full af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 8, 2006

    Instant Nostalgia (Or: How Old is John McCaa, Anyway?)

    This morning, we stumbled across some vintage video recently posted to YouTube featuring Dallas newscasts from the early and mid-1980s. So, yeah, there's Iola Johnson, John Criswell, a boyishly rugged Dale Hansen and John "Dorian Gray" McCaa (seriously, wow) on WFAA-Channel 8...

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2004

    Motor Away

    Get your motor running for Houston's Art Car Weekend

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Merry Xmas, Mr. Davis

    A hearing officer finds that a convicted killer did not violate parole

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