We already knew that North Texas' air is terrible. The ground isn't much better. And according to the EPA, school buses may have a lot to do with that ground pollution. A school bus can emit nearly twice as much pollution per mile as a semi-truck, and it doesn't help that the kids who ride them, ... More >>
In Ride Along, Ice Cube plays a nobly abusive police officer - for laughs
When a tiny hippie co-op refused to clean up its yard, the city of Arlington came down hard -- and brought the SWAT team with it.
In Oak Cliff, ex-warriors charge into the local food movement.
Buzz looks back on 2012 before the memories go where they belong: up in smoke.
Lots of Top Chef QuickFires and elimination challenges are sponsored by brands (it's a TV show, product placement happens), but this week was especially annoying. See also: Top Chef: Seattle Episode 5 Recap: The Ginger Curse Is Real Truvia sponsored the QuickFire, and the prize for the Eliminatio ... More >>
Texas is totally on the verge of seceding, after 25,000 people signed a petition calling for the state's removal from the ones that are United. We're pretty much set on sticking it out as Texans, because the only thing worse than living out our existence in a destined-to-fail non-American country go ... More >>
Michael Ehlert moved to Texas from New York City in 2011, where he worked at DBGB, one of Daniel Boulud's concepts. In Dallas his first kitchen home was at The Chesterfield in downtown. Last month, he moved over to Campo, where he is now the executive chef. We sat down last week to discuss his culin ... More >>
In one of America's wealthiest suburbs, an unlikely band of drilling opponents helped drive away the world's biggest energy companies. Did they save the town or ruin it?
A little housekeeping first, yes? We were relieved from Top Chef All Stars blogging duties during the holidays, but not relieved by the elimination that occurred: Spike, cute and surly Spike, was sent packing after Jamie bailed on competing once again and left him to flounder in the last episode, ... More >>
Friday, November 27, at House of Blues
"Little boxes on a hillside, little boxes made of ticky-tacky, little boxes, little..." Okay, okay--I'll stop. But doesn't The Colony remind you of that town Agrestic from the show Weeds? Well, maybe not quite as affluent. And there definitely aren't any hills to speak of. But the houses all loo ... More >>
The Paulas and the Bobbys and the (ugh) Rachaels better watch their beaters. A new crop of food stars are shaking up the old "if you cook it, they will watch" formula with new concepts, insider tips and sheer, unadulterated gluttony. Oh, and one of these up-and-comers is even giving that blond guy ... More >>
Rocco's Uptown 2916 McKinney Dallas, TX 75204 (214)871-9207 Promised delivery time: 30 minutes Actual delivery time: 60 minutes Ordering online and not worrying if you will be put on hold listening to Kenny G : 20 Singing along with the website's Italian music while I ordered : 30 Comment box rem ... More >>
Yeah, she's one of those budding Hollywood stars. Price played in films good (Mystery, Alaska) and bad (Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector)...so clearly she's paid her dues.These days she's part of the ensemble driving the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement, set to begin its third season on Monday, M ... More >>
The day before Thanksgiving, Kansas-based Ash Grove Cement Company filed a suit against, among others, the City of Dallas, claiming that the city's desire to go green will take the green right out of Ash Grove's wallet. The lawsuit, which also names Plano and Fort Worth and Arlington and Tarrant Cou ... More >>
The so-called Barnett Shale Gallery in the new Tom Hunt Energy Hall, from which they will not broadcast Shale.tv, sadly. After the jump, the world's longest press release, sent to media folks today following the unveiling of plans for the Tom Hunt Energy Hall at the Perot Museum of Nature & Science ... More >>
See some cyclical art at Meridian Room
I briefly considered getting a Prius, till I was informed they're only for earth-hating douchebags. So, instead, I think I'll pick up a used 2001 Greater Dallas EMS ambulance, currently available on eBay for $22,800 -- which sounds a bit high, given the 233,230 miles, but it does come fully loaded w ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park sends us a link to an online petition virtually circulating amongst local motorcycle and scooter enthusiasts demanding City Hall create "off street motorcycle parking in all public parking lots, whether privately or municipally owned." The petition offers myriad reasons for s ... More >>
And get it on at Pawn Gallery
Laurie David and Sheryl Crow want to remind you, and the rest of The Huffington Post's readers, that they're kicking off their Stop Global Warming College Tour tonight at 8 on the SMU campus. And at this very moment, I can hear every gas-guzzling, Exxon-lovin', non-believing crank clucking over the ... More >>
It's all happening at White Rock
You know what's killing the planet? Steak. Yeah, steak. No one needs reminding that Dallas is a steakhouse holy land. But there are also a lot of folks here who embrace the anthropogenic global-warming hypothesis and its concomitant pieties and hysterics. Don't look now, but Dallas is sitting on a p ... More >>
Saporé is easy to love
Last week, The Wall Street Journal ran a special car section exploring, among other things, alternative fuels, car recycling and the coming global traffic jams as the number of cars in service worldwide hits 1 billion by 2020. It also had an article on hybrids, stating that hybrid buyers tend huddle ... More >>
Brilliant, confounding Syriana digs for a necessary truth