Had Jerri Truhill been born a quarter century later, she very well might have made it into space. Some argue she should have. She and the dozen other women who composed the Mercury 13 program passed whatever tests NASA threw at them, and she seemed to possess as much of the "right stuff" as John Gle ... More >>
Index Festival kicked off in Deep Ellum last night with sets from some 30-plus bands on 9 stages. Killer Mike and EL-P's Run the Jewels project kicked things off in high spirits, and a solid mix of local and touring bands kept the streets of Deep Ellum lively until past 2 a.m. Index brought plenty ... More >>
It's no secret the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the AT&T Performing Arts Center are "facing some financial challenges," as AT&TPAC chair Howard Hallam told Unfair Park a few weeks ago, following the resignation of president and CEO Mark Nerenhausen. Not long after Nerenhausen turned in h ... More >>
Jack Lowe, DISD school board president For eight months, while the Dallas Independent School District was fiddling its way into financial conflagration, we heard radio silence from the business community. But now the Dallas Citizens Council and chambers of commerce are suddenly flapping around like ... More >>
When Dallas' political elite need a win, Carol Reed cheers them on and calls the plays
Dallas running guru remembers when The Rock was just a pebble
He claims to have invented e-mail. He holds a world skydiving record. But his current invention promises to top them all
Wait a minute...There's democracy in Dallas?
It's overpriced, it's gaudy and we have to put it on a credit card. Yep, that Calatrava bridge says Dallas all over.
Indian IT workers scammed on the promise of U.S. entry
Will Clarke has a deal with a New York publisher and a Hollywood studio, and it only took him eight years to become an overnight success
Adrift in a sea of psychotropic pharmacology, it's easy for a kid to drown.
Dallas' young entrepreneurs live by their creed: Just do it.
As president of Texas-financed Magnolia Pictures, respected indie-film vet Eamonn Bowles projects a bright future
A group of Falun Gong, the outlawed Chinese spiritual movement, travel from Dallas to D.C. on an urgent rescue mission, sending out righteous thoughts and cultivating Xing Xing along the way
Councilman John Loza plans to fight for a city ordinance banning discrimination against gays
For a South Oak Cliff church considered a model for mixing faith and government, the line between church and state is thin indeeda
Politics and mismanagement closed the books on the city's anti-gang program, but try telling this South Dallas fixture the problem's solved
Overpaid, Over Here; Best What ?; Free Dr. Laura
Determination and a little Tupperware help create a museum honoring American women
Shooting victim William Long was painted as a dangerous vagrant. His friends say otherwise.
Dallas activists fight
for a living wage from city contractors
Even in these boom times, Dallas is broke, thanks to a city council that has been giving away the store
The state attorney general joins forces with a private citizen in his battle with DISD
John Loza learns that making friends is easy for a city council member. Keeping them is harder.
Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.
A computer glitch has some Dallasites predicting an apocalyptic meltdown. They may not be that crazy.
For burglar Carnell Johnson, willing fences, indifferent neighbors, and friendly dogs ame for an easy living
Fans of the Dallas Symphony Easter concert in Lee Park fear it will be moved
American Airlines refuses to let a threat from the religious right steer the company off its gay-friendly course
Dallas oncologist Dennis Birenbaum claims he's been given a bad rap by the state and media. Now he's going to make them pay.
Death of Rockadelic co-owner leaves a scene in the lurch
From his raccoon-infested headquarters, Phil Thomas besieges enemies by fax and phone. He says he's fighting for ghetto kids. His targets say he's just bizarre.
IRS drops the other shoe on former First Republic bankers
For city Councilman Al Lipscomb, taking handouts from power brokers has become a way of life. Is there a problem?
Making a buck off Internet neophytes
How John Wiley Price and Chad Woolery have made students pawns in Dallas' racial politics
Recruiting violations. Cutthroat competion. Big money. Larger egos. It isn't NCAA football. It's kids' soccer, Dallas style.
Only the fates could land me in J.P. Jones' court
The Dallas Museum of Natural History seeks a hot new concept to save itself from extinction
Zach Loafman, a gifted St. Mark's teen, fights an addiction to the Internet.
Haunted by his mother's suicide, Dallas-born artist barron Storey has won fame drawing the darkness
Passion and pride ignite upon the dance floor of Dallas' salsa community
On Dead Dog's Eyeball, Kathy McCarty breathes life into Daniel Johnston's songs