Subject:

Tom Luce

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Did Mike Snyder Also Troll Unfair Park in Defense of Museum Tower? A Blog Can Dream.

    It has come to our attention that some people in Dallas are leaving comments on the Internet under a false identity. Our world is thusly shattered. In an investigation published Sunday, The Dallas Morning News revealed that the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System has been orchestrating a PR campa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Embracing Our Dumbness: Bills Before Legislature Would Turn Back the Clock on Education Standards

    So in the end will all of the public school principals and teachers with the worst test scores for minority and poor kids wind up in a big political wet kiss with the Tea Party? Wait, am I naive? Have they always been smoochers? While we spend our time worrying about job security for public school ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    In Museum Tower vs. Nasher, Tower Officials Say the Only Sure Fix is Fixing the Nasher Roof

    It seems like decades, or perhaps centuries, since we first started hearing about the feud between the Nasher Sculpture Center and its shiny new neighbor, Museum Tower, a high-end condo building owned by the pensioners of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System. The latest development, aside fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    The Museum Tower-Nasher Debacle is Getting Uglier By the Minute [Updated]

    The Morning News has obtained an email from Dallas attorney Tom Luce, in which he tenders his resignation as the facilitator in the endless dispute between the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System. The email, sent to pension system administrator Richard Tettamant, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Pension Fund Administrator to Museum Tower Homeowners: Tower Is Bringing "Gracious Living to the Heart of Dallas"

    Earlier today, Dallas attorney Tom Luce abruptly resigned as the mediator in the dispute between Museum Tower and the Nasher Sculpture Center. This afternoon, Dallas Police and Fire Pension System administrator Richard Tettamant quickly released a lengthy letter to Museum Tower's homeowners, assurin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Dallas Police & Fire Pension Says Lawsuit Isn't Imminent, Questions Morning News' Ethics

    Perhaps you've heard by now: the Morning News reports that negotiations "have all but broken down" between the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System, who own the neighboring Museum Tower, which its critics say is really lighting up the neighborhood. But a statement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    In the Nasher vs. the Museum Tower, Who's the Aggressor? Who Cares?

    I just get a little tummy ache every time I see the Nasher Sculpture Center back in the news again treated like it's holy Bethlehem. Please. The stuff in there is art, not the preserved teeth and hair of the saints. Renzo Piano, the architect, is on the front page of the official government newspap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Dallas Police & Fire Pension Fund "Would Look Very Hard At Investing in Dallas Again" After Museum Tower, Administrator Says

    Museum Tower and the Nasher Sculpture Center have been in mediation for months now to try to hammer out the Case of All That Incredibly Reflective Glass. In an interview with The Dallas Morning News today, Nasher architect Renzo Piano harshly criticized Museum Tower's owners and developers, saying t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Dallas Police and Fire Pension Boss: Fund's Risky Investments "Are Building America"

    The Nasher Sculpture Center and the developers of the Museum Tower project are continuing to hammer out their white light, white heat debacle behind closed doors. They recently hired a mediator in lawyer Tom Luce, who promptly asked both sides to quit talking to the media already. Above, however, y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    In New Video about Museum Tower, the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Promises: We Got This

    Before we decamp for Le Bar: If you haven't been following the spat between the Nasher Sculpture Center and the owner of the Museum Tower project -- which happens to be the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System -- Schutze had a thoughtful, balanced take on the matter last week. The gist, basically, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Give Mike Rawlings's Education Plan a Grade

    Mike Rawlings's campaignRawlings, bracketed by his son and mother at North Dallas High School yesterday​Forthcoming are Jim's thoughts on the mayoral candidates' forum held last night at Thomas Jefferson High School, which looks like it needs every cent of the $8-mil renovation that's just commenc ... More >>

  • News

    May 27, 2004

    Going Deep

    The Cowboys want to move back to Fair Park--so, there goes the neighborhood?

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Dump Bolton

    The protesters at Laura Miller's house were Dallas-style terrorists, working for the chief of police

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Crocodile Tears

    City Hall is sorry it can't help the White Rock water main victims... or anybody else, for that matter

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Dubya, We Knew You When...

    With a homeboy headed for the White House, a handful of his Dallas pals have hopes of making their mark on Washington

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Gold gamble

    Voters would decide if Olympic efforts get up to $100 million in state subsidies

  • News

    April 22, 1999
  • News

    March 18, 1999

    No means yes

    City council speaks with forked tongue on tax funding for the Olympic bid

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Gutless coup

    Everybody's talking about a takeover at DISD, but nobody wants to do anything about it

  • News

    March 11, 1999
  • Culture

    March 4, 1999

    Pickin' Cotton

    While Dallas fools around with the Olympics, the Cotton Bowl crumbles

  • News

    February 25, 1999
  • News

    February 11, 1999

    Truth hurts

    Think Dallas' Olympic bid won't cost taxpayers anything? Take a look at Plan B.

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    Look back in confusion

    Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Peep-hole power

    It's a scary world out there, but someone's gotta keep it under control. Jim Schutze uncovers the secret agony of the Dallas Citizens Council.

  • News

    October 15, 1998

    The Race Not Run

    Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.

  • News

    October 15, 1998

    Give her what she wants

    Olympics committee finds Dallas boosters' attitudes toward our city council a little scary

  • News

    September 17, 1998

    Smoke-filled room

    When Dan Morales brokered Texas' $17.3 billion tobacco settlement, he blew away Governor Bush. He also made sure his friends got a few puffs.

  • News

    September 11, 1997
  • News

    March 6, 1997

    Chaos theory

    A politically dysfunctional DISD board heads into a May election that's looking so scary, few voters or contributors want to go near it

  • News

    April 6, 1995
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