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  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: Bob Wills, Who Died 36 Years Ago Today

    This photo of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys was taken at the Ranch House and comes from the MySpace page of former Playboys vocalist Ramona Reed, who joined the band in 1951​Kosse, down in Limestone County, is known as the "Little Town With a Big Heart" -- and as the birthplace of Bob Wills, wh ... More >>

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    January 17, 2011

    City's Ready to Alter Terms of Lease Agreement With XTO at Oak Cliff Gas Drilling Site

    Via.​Patrick Michels, our go-to guy on all things having to do with XTO's efforts to drill for oil and gas at Hensley Field, is presently occupied, and so, once more, it falls to me to point out what some Friends of Unfair Park have mentioned in the comments below: On Wednesday, before the council ... More >>

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    December 10, 2010

    Dealey Plaza Vendor's Lawyer Has a Very Strong Opinion About New "Solicitation-Free Zones"

    Robert Groden​Yesterday, in the comments to the item about the city's new-and-improved panhandlingsolicitation ordinance, longtime Friend of Unfair Park Syd Nancy wondered: "Will this affect the JFK Conspiracy Guy who sells stuff down by the Depository?" Syd's referring to Robert Groden, who's cur ... More >>

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    December 4, 2007

    "Demolition by Neglect"?

    William Sydney Pittman, the man behind the Knights of Pythias Temple So, Mike Pumphrey from the city's Development Services Department just called back to say he and Mark Doty, conservation district planner with the city, and Preservation Dallas executive director Katherine Seale will indeed tour th ... More >>

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    October 31, 2007

    Calendar Girl

    Lorlee Bartos Quite the pin-up, eh, fellas? And while we're on the subject of local winners -- and, look, you're all winners, far as I am concerned -- Friend of Unfair Park Lorlee Bartos has done won herself a spot in the National Park Service's forthcoming National Historic Landmarks calendar, whi ... More >>

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    March 9, 2007

    Re: Hard Rock and a Hard Place

    I finally talked to Jack Gosnell, the broker handling the Hard Rock Cafe sale on behalf of Brett Landes, and he could not have been more insightful concerning the battle over the fate of the 97-year-old former church on McKinney Avenue. Turns out, our Friend who attended Monday's Landmark Commission ... More >>

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    June 1, 2006
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    April 12, 2001

    Let the Chips Fall

    Texas' Kickapoo Indians once lived in squalor under a bridge and worked as migrant laborers. Now things are looking up, thanks to a new Native American tradition: casino gambling.

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    April 20, 2000

    Sweating it out in Saipan

    While other major retailers settle sweatshop lawsuits, J.C. Penney insists everything's cool

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    June 3, 1999
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    March 26, 1998
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    February 19, 1998

    Our Man in Saipan

    Dick Armey thinks he's found a free-market paradise in the Marianas Islands, a U.S. territory where the workers never complain, the factories never quit, and wages are so low, even welfare mothers can hire a Filipino maid

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    September 21, 1995

    Lost Tribe

    Grand Prairie's Henry Clayton has proclaimed himself chief of the new 'nato Nation. Is he the head of Texas' largest Indian tribe-or an indian impostor?

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    March 2, 1995

    Crazy day in Nootsville

    Job Creation Act threatens sanity of our environmental and health laws