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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Mike Rawlings's campaignRawlings, bracketed by his son and mother at North Dallas High School yesterdayForthcoming 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 >>
The Cowboys want to move back to Fair Park--so, there goes the neighborhood?
The protesters at Laura Miller's house were Dallas-style terrorists, working for the chief of police
City Hall is sorry it can't help the White Rock water main victims... or anybody else, for that matter
With a homeboy headed for the White House, a handful of his Dallas pals have hopes of making their mark on Washington
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City council speaks with forked tongue on tax funding for the Olympic bid
Everybody's talking about a takeover at DISD, but nobody wants to do anything about it
While Dallas fools around with the Olympics, the Cotton Bowl crumbles
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Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history
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Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.
Olympics committee finds Dallas boosters' attitudes toward our city council a little scary
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.
A politically dysfunctional DISD board heads into a May election that's looking so scary, few voters or contributors want to go near it