So Trinity East, the gas drilling company that did a secret deal with the Dallas city manager to drill on city-owned parkland, is threatening to sue an environmental group because the group demanded more transparency about previous drilling operations.
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Before City Manager Mary Suhm struck a secret side deal with natural gas producer Trinity East to drill on parkland in the Trinity River floodplain, there were two, lesser-known gas wells situated in Irving that Dallas stood to collect royalty checks on.
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At around midnight last night, neighbors in the Dallas Power & Light building called police to complain of loud music coming from Kamiel Moore's apartment.
Officers pounded on the door several times before Moore opened it. They told her that neighbors were complaining about the noise and asked to s ... More >>
While Dallas ISD is debating a change to their rules in order to make their campuses more gay-friendly, two local universities have landed, once again, on the Princeton Review's list of "LGBT Unfriendly" schools. Released last week as part of Princeton Review's mammoth collection of college ranki ... More >>
L.M. Kit Carson in David Holzman's DiaryFrom time to time we'll name-drop L.M. Kit Carson, perhaps the most influential local-born filmmaker, with good reason: The Irving-born actor (Running on Empty, great on Miami Vice) and writer (Paris, Texas with Sam Shepard; that Breathless remake) was co-f ... More >>
Noah JeppsonJust came from that joint meeting of the Downtown Connection Tax Increment Financing District board and Downtown Dallas Development Authority (please don't ask me what any of that means), and I am happy to report that Ted and Larry Hamilton's Atmos Center project is a go, with, matter ... More >>
OK. So, I just spoke with Maura Gast, head of the Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau, and sorry, but there won't be any T-shirts or bumper stickers or posters available bearing "The Last Tailgate Party" logo. "I've got more bubble gum than I can chew," she says, meaning: She's busy enough wi ... More >>
He denied and denied that he was taking the top spot at the New York City Opera, going so far as to tell Bloomberg News right before Christmas, "I'm not interested in the job at New York City Opera." Well, so much for that. Because not five months after he was tapped to head Dallas Opera, soon to mo ... More >>