This week, The Dallas Morning News is profiling the three finalists to become Dallas' next city manager. Yesterday, it was interim City Manger/Uber crusher A.C. Gonzalez. Tomorrow, it's Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana's turn. But today? Today belonged to David Cooke, who recently retired a ... More >>
For touring musicians, the ease and profitability of living-room concerts prove there is no place like someone else's home.
You know what's wrong with the Bush Presidential Center at SMU? It's not a terrible thing or place in and of itself, yet. But what's wrong already is that it represents such a lay-down by the leadership of the university. The way the thing is set up is a betrayal of academic excellence, which depend ... More >>
All you ambitious students out there, please take time to understand what Governor Rick Perry is really doing to you when he says he wants to help you graduate from college. It's the opposite. See also: - Rick Perry's Manufactured Miracle What Perry really wants to do is the same old thing he has ... More >>
The Grape's sous chef, Danyele McPherson, sat down with us last week to chat about the life as a sous. Let's just jump right in. How did you initially get into cooking? Well, I went to normal college - got a degree at North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked in offices full time, in a cube. Cube ... More >>
Rick Perry's Texas is a job-making, low-taxing oasis of prosperity. It's also pure fantasy.
It's not just that Rick Perry screwed up in a debate. He is asking supporters to invest millions of dollars in his campaign. When savvy big donors have their phones in their hands about to send the money, they're all asking themselves the presidential timber question: Has he got the stuff? ... More >>
Via.About four years back, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor John D. Kasarda ID'd Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as the city center of the future -- the so-called aerotropolis. Well, Kasarda's turned his article into a full-blown tome that just landed in the mailbox: ... More >>
Lunch!For most eaters, scrutinizing food means checking to make sure the lettuce in their salad's clean and their steak's not overly fatty. Scientists, of course, take a more rigorous approach, using microscopes, MRI scans and sophisticated chemical testing to determine exactly what people ar ... More >>
Et tu, American Heart Association?Animal rights activists may disagree, but beef is delicious. It's primal and earthy and packed with protein, which is probably why many Americans eat more red meat than they should. But the Texas Beef Council's aggressively pushing another rationale for red ... More >>
Last summer, we mentioned that University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor John D. Kasarda was predicting the rise of "the airport city" -- or, ya know, The Aerotropolis. Chief among those new central business districts is, of course, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and GlobeSt.com ... More >>
NASA's Earth Observatory "Similar in shape to the traditional metropolis made up of a central city core and its commuter-linked suburbs, the Aerotropolis consists of an airport city core and outlying corridors and clusters of aviation-linked businesses." That's University of North Carolina at Chap ... More >>
Ya know, that John Edwards sure can give a speech, but only if it's about John Edwards. Democrat vibes permeated the annual Stephen Philbin Awards, held at the Dallas Bar Association for the 23rd year at 11:15 a.m. Couldn't help but be, with several dozen new judges, fresh from the all-but-sweep of ... More >>
How does someone who calls himself "Newdawg" compete with Dale Hansen? By not being Dale Hansen.
Is Antawn Jamison too big a sweetheart to make the Mavs tough enough?
Want to have some fun playing soccer? Stay out of Plano, kid.
Forget the big box in the 'burbs. Developer David Spence does urban apartments for yuppies -- without the razor wire.
Cryptosporidium kills AIDS victims in Dallas. Who will the pathogen claim next?
Tom House's backwoods sound carries essential sparks