Tyler (Texas)

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    William Clark Green is a Hidden Gem of Texas Country Music

    In terms of what is classified as country music, the definition seems to be expanding at a faster rate than ever. Southern rock, folk, and even hip hop have all recently cemented with Nashville artists that have historically been resistant to a whole lot of change. Fortunately, scenes cropped up acr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Tyler News Director Goes on Rant about Climate Change, Calls Global Warming "Laughable"

    Tyler, Texas, which has produced many yellow roses and U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert, is also home to Neal Barton. Barton is the news director of KETK, the local NBC affiliate, who occasionally takes the liberty of delivering a bombastic on-air op-ed. Think Dale Hansen, minus the humor and self- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    Whiskey Myers Leads an Unlikely Texas Country Revolution in Tyler

    It's less than an hour's drive from Palestine, Texas to the World's Rose Capital, Tyler, Texas. Both are considered to be the "Big City," for the folks living outside of their borders. Though that Dogwood-scented pocket of East Texas isn't a Metropolis by most standards, there's a great deal of musi ... More >>

  • News

    January 10, 2013

    The Story of the Handsome Guy Bandit Was Made for Hollywood*

    (*The Handsome Guy Bandit thinks so, anyway.)

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Last Night: New Found Glory At Gilley's

    New Found Glory The Loft (Palladium) Gilley's April 6, 2009Better Than: Being one of those poor suckers who got their glasses smashed off by 250lb. hardcore dancers with flailing fists. Hey, it happened. Twice.Last night's New Found Glory show was scheduled to take place in the Palladium's Loft.&n ... More >>

  • News

    December 11, 2008
  • Calendar

    February 2, 2006

    Tinseltown Treasures

    Tyler's reels get special screenings

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Generation Rx

    Adrift in a sea of psychotropic pharmacology, it's easy for a kid to drown.

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    2004 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    You voted. We counted. It's your favorite local acts, amplified.

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2004
  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004

    Active Cultures

    Juneteenth Film Festival is worth the wait

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Race With a Killer

    A Dallas doctor believes he holds a miracle treatment for a disease that maims and kills children. Proving it will take another miracle.

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Fantasy League

    Bill Rossell had two dreams: owning a bar and running a baseball team. The first dream came true. The second is about to. Somebody wake him.

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    Unfair Share

    High-pressure sales tactics and promises of fabulous prizes make Dallas-based Silverleaf Resorts the champion of Texas time-shares, but dissatisfied customers say, "Buyer beware"

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    A Killer Abroad

    In 1977, Tyler native Holly Maddux was murdered by Earth Day creator Ira Einhorn. More than two decades later, her family is still waiting for the fugitive to return.

  • Calendar

    February 11, 1999

    Night & Day

    February 11 - 17, 1999

  • News

    August 27, 1998

    Bugged By the Millennium

    A computer glitch has some Dallasites predicting an apocalyptic meltdown. They may not be that crazy.

  • Culture

    July 27, 1995

    The Cowboy nobody knows

    David Lang gets ready to sit in Emmitt's shadow