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  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Chasing The World: One Man's Crazy World Cup Quest

    The roof of my car has sprung a leak in the middle of a tropical rainstorm, and the backseat is rapidly flooding. I'd pull over, but I've been stuck on an under-construction highway for the last half hour, and time is slipping away. We're two weeks into the World Cup. At the behest of my editor, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Dallas Neighbors Say LBJ Construction is Destroying Their Houses

    Driving on LBJ Freeway while it's under construction is pure misery. Living next to it, as Laraine Schaffer and her neighbors have discovered over the past three years, is pure hell. Schaffer's home is in the 12000 block of High Meadow Drive in far Northwest Dallas, a street that backs up to Inters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Tom Corea's Bankruptcy Shows How He Allegedly Spent His Clients' Money

    It hasn't been a terribly good few months for Dallas attorney Tom Corea. He has been sued by several former clients who claim he stole their settlement money, indicted by Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins and stripped of his law license by the Texas State Bar. At the risk of kicking the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Mayor Tom Leppert and Friends Lobby for Dallas Convention Center As World Cup HQ

    Photos by Patrick MichelsFIFA delegates wrap up their tour of the Dallas Convention Center this morning, before hopping a bus to see Cowboys Stadium.​ Along with Mayor Tom Leppert and our good friends at Telemundo, we got up early this morning and rode over to the Dallas Convention Center, where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    MMA - But Not UFC - Comes Back to Metroplex

    ​No way it will be bigger than last summer when UFC took over American Airlines Center, but Mixed Martial Arts - in the form of Bellator - invades the metroplex again tonight. The BFC XIX will hold seven fights at the Nokia Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie, headlined by lightweight champ Joe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Pizza Patrón Takes Pesos. Now, the Dallas-Based Chain Makes Pesos.

    Two years ago, Antonio Swad was all but considered a traitor to the red, white and blue when the Dallas-based pizza man started accepting pesos at Pizza Patrón locations in the DFW. Man got death threats, for God's sakes, even as former Dallas Observer writer Rob Walker was detailing the "peso gimm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008
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    September 26, 2007

    Again, How'd It Play in Farmers Branch?

    NBC's Telemundo tie-in Sunday night worked like a champ: According to the Nielsen Media Group, "more Hispanic households tuned in to watch the Dallas Cowboys' NFL victory Sunday night than any other English-language program" for the week of September 17-23. In third place was the Dane Cook of TV sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2007
  • News

    July 26, 2007
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    July 23, 2007

    Estamos Cambiando Nombres: ¡Hola, Parque Injusto!

    Look out -- they're "chasing after the young Mexicans pouring into the area"! And by they, of course, I mean the local media outlets about which AdWeek writes this morning, as it dissects the ultra-competitive Spanish-language radio stations, television stations and newspapers in Dallas-Fort Worth v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007

    Casey's Recipe: Season with Teardrops

    Lia, at left, gets a farewell drowning from Casey Thompson on Top Chef. Last week, Shinsei's Casey Thompson very easily could have gotten the pointy boot from Bravo's Top Chef for her lousy tuna tartar -- should have too, for putting her two at-risk partners on the judge's grill. This week should ha ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2007
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    December 13, 2006

    Channel 5 Minus Four

    Uncle Barky's reporting that Andrea Burnett, who joined KXAS-Channel 5 as a weekday morning reporter at the beginning of the year, is "the latest casualty of corporate-mandated downsizing." In other words: Last one in, first one out. Or damned near. She came here from Wichita Falls, Ed says, and now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2006

    Malas Noticias

    We mentioned it last month, and the Los Angeles Times repeats it once more today: If you get your local news from Telemundo, well, chances are it ain't really local. Nope--it'll come straight outta Fort Worth. That's because NBC Universal, Telemundo's parent company, is cutting $750 million from its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006
  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    It Was All a Dream

    Morgan Fairchild, being honored by Woman in Film next week, was the Jessica Simpson of her day. But smarter. And prettier. And more talented. For what it's worth, Patrick Duffy--the guy who played Bobby Ewing and, even better, the Man from Atlantis--is against the remake of Dallas, which is on hold ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    Deal or No Deal for Channels 5 and 39?

    This is the man who saved NBC, and he will likely be the very man to kill it altogether. NBC Universal Television Group CEO Jeff Zucker announced yesterday his network's cutting $750 million from the budget by 2008, and it'll get there by canning some 700 employees not only at the network but throug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2006

    No Newy. But There's Always Dr. Mona.

    The Lone Star Emmy Award nominations came out this morning, and at least three of the local network affiliates did pretty well--especially WFAA-Channel 8, which got some 53 nods in pretty much every category (including two for a piece called "Inspirational Songs For the Entire Family To Sing," which ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 27, 2006
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    July 13, 2006
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    December 29, 2005

    Do You See What I See?

    An image of the Blessed Virgin on an Oak Cliff tree trunk proves one thing: Belief is in the eye of the beholder

  • News

    February 3, 2005

    Heat, No Light

    Young Conservatives make a fuss with immigration protest

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2004
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    June 14, 2001

    Living La Vida SIDA

    After his younger brother died of AIDS, Joseluis Partida dedicated his life to warning people about the disease. But the politics of being gay and Hispanic made it tougher than he ever imagined.

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Walk the Walk

    Can shoe leather and signs change immigration law?

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Killing machine

    It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.

  • Culture

    April 22, 1999


    Two Hispanic artists bridge that ugly gap between "us" and "them," and not because they're trying