From the archives of The Baltimore SunTwice now we've been fortunate enough to discover photos from the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park being disposed of on eBay by the Tribune Company. Now there's a third stack of old Baltimore Sun photos consisting of four shots, each one a nightt ... More >>
Tribune Photo ArchivesThe original Tenor and Contralto statues over the Esplenade Fountain, which have since been recreated and returned to their original positionsSpeaking of Fair Park ...The very week we -- and only we, for whatever reason -- commemorate the June 6, 1936, opening of the Texas C ... More >>
From the archives of The Baltimore SunNot sure if you're aware of it, because damned if I've seen mention of this anywhere, but we're mere days away from the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Gates opened June 6, 1936, and it ran through the end of N ... More >>
Photos courtesy UT DallasSixth-year grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez studies his options against a fellow grandmaster from UT Brownsville on Sunday.Maybe you've heard, but chess is serious business at UT Dallas. Perennial contenders for the national championship, the Comets are one of three Texas te ... More >>
Editor's note: We tried to get Hanna to wear former critic Dave Faries' dining disguise, but she just wouldn't do it.I'm proud to be a member of a community of food writers that care about working conditions in food processing factories, the availability of fruits and vegetables in impoverish ... More >>
Sarah Jaffe isn't the only local receiving national attention this year with year-end nods. In a not very surprising turn, hometown heroes Erykah Badu and Midlake have also received honors around the world.
WJZ-TV BaltimoreTwo years ago, John Crowder was playing basketball for God's Academy in Grand Prairie and considered one of the top talents in Dallas-Fort Worth. He was 15. Crowder came to the area to escape life in his native Baltimore, where, he says in a 2008 video on The Dallas Morning News's ... More >>
The device you see here is the new Sony Reader Daily Edition, which shipped this week at the not-so low, low price of $399. Reason we mention it: Today, courtesy Engadget, we discover that Sony's fleshing out its list of newspapers available for download over the device. And, yes, that newly rele ... More >>
David Simon, sitting to the left of Dallas Morning News publisher Jim Moroney at today's Senate subcommittee hearing on "The Future of Journalism," edited his prepared testimony. The creator of The Wire left out the part about how, when a newspaper exec complains about how technology is the sole rea ... More >>
James Moroney IIIDallas Morning News publisher and CEO Jim Moroney will be in D.C. tomorrow for a hearing on "The Future of Journalism," scheduled to kick off at 1:30 p.m. C.S.T. in front of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee's Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and t ... More >>
Known it for a while, but yesterday the head honchos at our two local dailies made it official:
Beginning next month the newspaper sports war competition is over. The former rivals are now shaking hands, sharing headlines.
It's happening all over the place, with even super powers like the Washingto ... More >>