When I was growing up a few blocks away from the Spanish Village shopping center in Far North Dallas it was, if never booming, at least heavily trafficked. It was the site of Chuck's Hamburgers, where we'd walk for lunch when my junior high got out early for end-of-semester exams. Border's was ther ... More >>
The city's having a press conference Thursday morning during which Mayor Dwaine Caraway, Park and Rec officials and others will unveil the city's new "Happy Trails" campaign designed to make the 104 miles of the city's Dallas Trail Network jes' a little bit safer. You recall this campaign: We sne ... More >>
Ties are for Troy Dungan or calf ropin' or Oscar night or Mila Kunis' brother (cuz kissin' his sister would be bueno). But UFC? Watched UFC 127 with some buddies Saturday night and was entertained, but confused. Always figured in this manliest of men sport featuring bloody knockouts and ... More >>
So, about that local TV news rumor to which I alluded below ... Earlier today we got a call that Troy Dungan, the longtime WFAA-Channel 8 weatherman who stepped down in July 2007 after 31 years on the air, has been seen loitering around the KTVT-Channel 11 studios in recent days, briefcase in ... More >>
Let's start with this premise: Nobody knows nothin'. Or, better said, nobody knows nothin' different than anybody else. Weatherhumans aren't like sportscasters, who can, on a given night, at least give you a prediction on opposite teams or breaking news in different sports. Weather ... More >>
In the annals of local meteorological-teevee history, Mike Burger never achieved the renown of, say, a Harold Taft. Or Troy Dungan. Or David Finfrock. Or Rebecca Miller, even. Still. He's had two swims through Dallas -- first in 1989, when he went to work at KDFW-Channel 4 (a stint that lasted se ... More >>
UncleBarkyI've heard of the 20-20 feat in baseball. But never the 20-20 final score. I was at a premiere party/fundraiser last night and unable to attend The Ticket's second annual "Great Game" at Frisco's Dr Pepper Ballpark, but from what I'm gathering it was - as expected - a unique, m ... More >>
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