Ted Barker

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Preservationists Want to Stop the City from Building the Texas Horse Park Over Historic Spring

    Tucked at the bottom of a hill off Highway 175 in southern Dallas there's a spring. That it hasn't been paved over is remarkable. That you can still cup your hand and drink from it without getting dysentery or guzzling a toxic chemical stew is little short of miraculous. This is the middle of the ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    White Rock Boathouse Gets OK. Finally, Jim Can Join the 1 Percent.

    Yesterday the Dallas Park Board approved plans for a new rowing club boathouse on White Rock Lake. It's going to be right in the way of my yacht when I'm trying to get in and out of there, and I'm worried about spilling my Champagne. See also: - Now We Have to Build a Boat House on White Rock Lake? ... More >>

  • News

    June 6, 2002


    Virginia McGuire takes wing from her troubled nonprofit

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Sweetheart Deal

    How does Virginia McGuire make a profit in the nonprofit business of creating affordable housing? Simple. She pays her husband.