Photos by Patrick MichelsCouncilman Dave Neumann uses his hands to clear up confusion over XTO's gas drilling plans at Hensley Field along the Grand Prairie border.
Never one to let an unwelcome neighbor move in unannounced, Councilman Dave Neumann invited residents around far west Oak Cliff's Hensl ... More >>
Dallas CountyGreg KitchenOn January 22, a 32-year-old Dallas County Jail inmate named Gregory Kitchen was pepper-sprayed -- twice, in the face -- by guards who, according to a report released in March, also choked him from behind while kneeling on his back. Less than a minute later, he stopped br ... More >>
Ian WillmsWar deserter and Dallas-area native Kim Rivera in her new home in Toronto.We just got word that Kim Rivera, the 27-year-old soldier and mother of three who deserted to Toronto and who you'll remember from "Gimme Shelter," cover story from the paper version of Unfair Park back in March, ... More >>
Say what you will about Eliseo Garcia's sculpture in front of the Walnut Hill Lane firehouse, but he's the official state "three-dimensional artist" for 2009, so there.Last December, we directed your attention to the publicly funded sculptures dropped in front of Fire Station No. 35 near the Marsh-W ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*Of the Texas Rangers' hot start - they are 20-14 compared to 14-20 last year - the most amazing feat is pitcher Matt Harrison's back-to-back complete games. If you're looking for Nolan Ryan's st ... More >>
Jeremy Renner will be in attendance at tonight's Dallas debut of The Hurt Locker, at the Magnolia at 7:30.Last night at the AMC NorthPark, where he accepted the AFI Dallas Star Award following a screening of Chinatown, the film's writer, Robert Towne, spoke of how films were once the place where aud ... More >>
Jim SchutzeThe Trinity River in June 2007On February 11, I wrote a piece for the paper version of Unfair Park in which I said officials in New Orleans shared blame for the levee failures during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Specifically, I wrote, "The locals had pushed and pulled for a century to get t ... More >>