Toys "R" Us Inc.

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    Spec's and Total Wine Are Battling for Wine Supremacy, and You're Drinking the Benefits

    Want to buy a variety of brand-name wine, beer, and liquor practically at cost? Or shop an almost unprecedented number of Texas-made whiskeys, craft beers, and wines? Or choose from thousands and thousands of alcoholic beverages, a selection that dwarfs almost every other retailer in the area? Then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Pallavi Dhawan Describes Last Day of Son's Life in Affidavit

    When the Frisco Police Department discovered the body of 10-year-old Arnav Dhawan in his Frisco home, they said, he was lying in a dry bathtub with a cloth wrapped around him, surrounded by plastic bags. His mother, Pallavi Dhawan, had arranged him that way, and police claimed in a press conference ... More >>

  • Film

    February 27, 2014

    Who Killed the Romantic Comedy?

    Rom-coms used to be a cash cow and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?

  • News

    August 9, 2012

    Barbarians in the Ivory Tower

    America's for-profit colleges offer education only a con man (or a congressman) could love.

  • News

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    One Million Moms Is Now Calling For A Boycott Against "Blasphemous" GCB

    Back in February, it was semi-big news when a group called One Million Moms called for a boycott of Dallas-based J.C. Penney. The reason was the company's new spokeswoman, Ellen DeGeneres, who you will be shocked to learn is gay, and thus obviously unfit to sell pleated Dockers and window treatments ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Developers Out of New Mexico Have a Plan for Old AMC Glen Lakes 8 Space: Arcade!

    Via.‚ÄčNo doubt you're aware by now that beloved Houston-based Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods is due to take over the old Toys "R" Us at Walnut Hill and Central Expressway; originally due to debut 'round Thanksgivingish, Spec's tells Unfair Park this morning that there's now "no specific da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Mayor, Police Chief Ask You Not To Buy Your Christmas Gifts On The Black Market This Year

    Photos by Anna MerlanMayor Rawlings, Chief Brown and the council at this morning's presser to announce "attack" on buyers, sellers of stolen goods​This holiday season, City Hall, the Dallas Police Department and the Dallas County District Attorney's Office would like to remind you not to buy y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    "I Love Animals and People": On Trial for Animal Cruelty, Tyrone McGill Takes the Stand

    ​Late this afternoon, former animal shelter manager Tyrone McGill took the stand to testify in his defense at his felony animal cruelty trial, which began yesterday. While the prosecution attempted to paint a picture of McGill as an indifferent, unreachable bureaucrat who willfully allowed a c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Tiffany Derry Defends For-Profit Culinary Schools

    ​Dallas chef Tiffany Derry this week dove into the maelstrom surrounding financial assistance at for-profit colleges, arguing in an essay for The Hill that the government is threatening the culinary arts by withholding loans from students enrolled in career schools. The Department of Educatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Our Top 5 Broke-Ass Tuesday Dinners

    At half price, carne asada never tasted so good.​So you've probably spent your whole paycheck on gifts for the kids and now you're looking for ways to save some cash. Rather than going on the McDonald's dollar menu diet, check out our list of the best Tuesday food specials. 5. It's not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    No Kidding: Dirk's Not the Only Mavs Man to Make Kids Happy at Christmas

    Say what you will about Jason Kidd being no Devin Harris, but the point guard's no Grinch either: Last week his foundation took 40 kids from the Dallas Children's Advocacy Center on a shopping spree at a local Toys "R" Us. Each child received a $300 gift card -- a most generous gift, most definitely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Clearing the Air Over EPA's News Concerning DFW's Clean Air Plan

    So, the Environmental Protection Agency has approved the Dallas/Fort Worth region's plan to reduce air pollution from ozone, making us the first in the nation to win the EPA's nod for a "state implementation plan." That's nice an all, but don't jump up and shout, "Woo-hoo, We're No. 1!" just yet.Oh, ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2007


    How Michael Hinojosa escaped blame in the DISD credit card scandal

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2007

    Toys "R" Dallas

    This pic was taken outside a recent American International Toy Fair in New York. And, no, these are not the droids you're looking for. Seems Comerica isn't the only bidness moving to town: Yesterday, the Toy Industry Association announced it was moving its fall preview show from the Jacob K. Javits ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    January 4, 2007

    A Legendary Outing

    Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2006
  • Culture

    March 10, 2005

    Stella's Folly

    Frank Stella's colorful tangles and whorls show a midcareer misstep

  • News

    April 29, 2004
  • Dining

    December 4, 2003

    Fish Play

    McCormick & Schmick's has great shucks, no jive

  • Film

    May 8, 2003

    Mr. Mom

    Eddie Murphy plays Daddy, once more, and it becomes him

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Toy Store

    Learning Express

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Small World

    Radio Disney feeds the new pop underground with music for tweens

  • Film

    July 26, 2001

    Ape Escape

    Tim Burton monkeys around with an icon, but is it evolution?

  • Calendar

    May 24, 2001

    Sick, Not Twisted

    Moments of brilliance are few and far between in this year's Spike and Mike

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    For Love of The Game

    Bumper-car warriors take to the courts in WhirlyBall, a new sport blending hockey, polo, and lots of beer

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    International incident

    Dragonball Z is the Cartoon Network's top-rated show, thanks to a Fort Worth-based company that's unleashing a controversial American version of this Japanese hit

  • Music

    January 13, 2000

    Freaks of the industry

    A guide to music on the Web that the RIAA isn't worried about

  • Film

    May 20, 1999

    Star bores

    Don't believe the hype -- oh, like it even matters

  • News

    December 25, 1997

    LiL' Things, big problems

    Why no one is winning the battle of the baby superstores

  • News

    August 21, 1997

    The Art of the Wheel

    No matter what you think, your car is not fully loaded

  • Music

    December 5, 1996

    Jingle bells, Jingle sells

    The industry aims for the heart of Christmas-- with a shotgun

  • News

    April 6, 1995

    Who ya gonna call?

    City Hall's top brass use taxpayer-provided mobile phones to call sweethearts, power brokers, and Pizza Hut.