Welcome to the Winter Storm Cleon live blog, where will be constantly updating you about a storm that is potentially the apocalypse, another damp squib, or somewhere in between the two. As you are no doubt aware, the Weather Channel's harbinger of sky death, Jim Cantore, is on the ground in Dallas. ... More >>
Two weeks ago, Dallas breathed out a triumphant chuckle when the massive winter storm that promised to encase the city in ice and smother all signs of life arrived instead as a chilly but gentle rain. No way would the weather gods have the chutzpah to mess with Big D, right? Turns out, the weather ... More >>
He had an uncanny knack for finding tornadoes. Then one found him.
Cambodian immigrants are growing and selling a plant so invasive it's banned in several states. How did you think that water spinach ended up in your bowl?
Men's Fitness has taken measure of our nation and, once again, growing girth is the trend. In the March issue, which is on newsstands but not online, the magazine uses fitness industry and CDC stats to compile a list of America's 25 fattest cities. Houston is the fattest, which the magazine partia ... More >>
Let me make myself clear: I love Chris Botti's music. Not in an ironic or tongue-in-cheek way. Yes, Botti, the trumpet player who's played with everyone from Sting to Josh Groban to Steven Tyler. He's the kind of guy your parents love, along with Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand. This admis ... More >>
This Friday and Saturday night, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will perform "Gamelan D'Drum," a concert percussion piece written by Stewart Copeland. The former drummer of The Police was specifically commissioned to write the concerto for the Dallas Symphony in conjunction with the local drum ensembl ... More >>
Flickr user: SigalakosToday's Washington Post offers this heads-up: Last week in U.S. District Court in California, Greenville Avenue-based personal-injury attorney Majed Nachawati and West End-dwelling personal-injury attorney Jeremy Wilson filed a class-action suit in which three locals, among ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, July 8, 2009... Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney has started a band with four other drummers. The act is called... wait for it... Drummer. Trent Reznor has already gone back on his word regarding his claims that NIN's last show was B ... More >>
Every now and then folks like to subject Dallas to an F5 tornado for the sake of a terrifying what-if short film. The first in line remains the best: the Discovery Channel's Perfect Disaster "Supertornado" episode, which is only missing Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton; if that's what'll happen to the Bal ... More >>
The Inwood brings in the logic probe
Black is back
As coastal Texans head inland to escape heavy weather, landlocked beach boys are catching waves and sitting on top of the world
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