Policymakers in Austin, having finally come to terms immensity of the state's water challenges, are about to throw some serious cash at the issue. But the vast majority of this, more than 96 percent, is going toward building new reservoirs and pipelines. Trammell S. Crow, among others, has a proble ... More >>
Dallas' only historically black college was on the brink of collapse. Now the students are protesters, the football field is a farm and the president is the star.
How will City Hall's garbage dump vote turn trash into treasure? Ask the Reverend Stephen Nash.
Photo by Kimberly ThorpeMichael SorrellNot so very long ago it looked as though Paul Quinn College on Simpson Stuart Road might not be long for this world, following the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' decision to yank its accreditation. Appeals were made; lawsuits, filed. And the e ... More >>
If you're headed down to Earth Day Dallas, which begins right about now in downtown and runs through tomorrow, you're invited to check out the mammoth map of the Trinity River Corridor Project that'll be on display between Booker T. and the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (Above, that's just a p ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsTrammell S. Crow, donated $1 million for the demolition of 13 abandoned buildings at Paul Quinn College, takes down the first chunk of the old T.M. Chambers House Tuesday morning.The football field's already given way to a Pepsi-sponsored urban farm at Paul Quinn College, an ... More >>
As Mayor Tom Leppert pushes for a convention center hotel, critics demand more details and less tax money. At least, those who haven't been silenced do.
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Why is this man smiling (he is smiling, isn't he)? Because he's already got $103,000 to spend on running for mayor, and the race is still almost a year away. Just got back from City Hall, where I snagged copies of Gary Griffith and Laura Miller's campaign finance reports, which are due to the city's ... More >>
The strange tale of a man and his Chinese bride that has Dallas talking