James O'Keefe may be the motive force behind Project Veritas, the conservative nonprofit that has taken down ACORN, an NPR executive, and now a handful of health-insurance navigators, but its latest undercover video sting wouldn't have packed the same punch had it been him walking into the Urban Lea ... More >>
Dallas is home to one of the richest religious music scenes in the country. Over the summer, we'll be attending services, both big and small, of many denominations, as well talking to musicians, directors and pastors. Raised Baptist and currently Lutheran, Cynthia Fruth has performed at many diffe ... More >>
Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. Best Jazz Act Damon K. Clark Damon K. Clark might ... More >>
See Also: *The College Diet: Breaking Down the Food at SMU's Cafeteria *Digg's Taco Shop: Yeah, We Can Dig It Well, RFOC is out. Big surprise. I distinctly remember finding the choices so taste-numbing that I once ate nothing but a bowl of croutons for dinner during my freshman year at SMU. Perha ... More >>
Wilco is coming for you!The hits just keep on coming this week and the fall concert calender keeps getting beefier and beefier: Wilco, the inspiration for countless terrible area bands and a handful of decent ones, has announced today that it will be returning to North Texas on November ... More >>
Courtesy Dallas Municipal Archives/City Secretary's OfficeSpeaking of City Archivist John Slate and the Dallas Farmers Market ...Maybe you remember: Back in May Slate told us the city had recently gotten its hands on "several hundred vintage images of the Dallas Farmers Market -- really, really c ... More >>
Another Monday comes around just in time to spoil all those good feeling brought on by the Cowboys finally winning a game. Not to worry, though: This evening's musical offerings are decidedly eclectic and one shouldn't have too difficult of a time finding some kind of ear candy.
Sam MertenA programming note.A few weeks ago we gave you the very advance heads-up that tonight, at the Belo Mansion, the Dallas Bar Association is hosting the "Dallas Tomorrow" forum featuring quite the bold-faced line-up: Mayor Tom Leppert, University of North Texas Chancellor Lee Jackson, Trin ... More >>
Dallas Municipal Archives, City Secretary's OfficeWhen I was on the phone with city archivist John Slate yesterday, talking about his Historic Dallas Parks book, I asked him about something else he'd mentioned in May -- the city's recent acquisition of "several hundred vintage images of the Dalla ... More >>
The Trinity TrustI know, I know -- it's a few weeks off. Still, write it down in your Trapper Keeper: Beginning at 5 p.m. that Tuesday, the Dallas Bar Association's Public Forum Committee is holding a three-hour what's-up-Dallas at the Belo Mansion featuring quite the foursome: Mayor Tom Leppert, ... More >>
It's too late to bid on the photo above -- it's a couple days past closing time. But good news for those of who don't tire of these detours into Dallas's ancient history: No one bought this picture (going for a lousy $24.99) of a grocery I'd never heard of till Friend of Unfair Park PeterK sent i ... More >>
Lindsey CoynePanel: DFW, The Arts, and The Future: A Roundtable DiscussionVenue: BanterTime: 1 p.m. Perhaps the most appropriate way to kick off a music festival in a town of burgeoning music and artistic talent is to discuss the bigger picture. How do festivals, art galleries, house shows and t ... More >>
Dallas Area Rapid TransitThis is what DART says Walnut Hill Lane and Denton Drive will look like once the Green Line gets that far into Northwest Dallas. OK ...We attended today's meeting of the council's Transportation and Environment Committee in the hopes of finding out from DART officials whe ... More >>
Click to expland the image if you actually want to peek at DART's 2030 Transit PlanThis morning at Dallas Area Rapid Transit HQ, president Gary Thomas lauded the rail expansion as "on time and under budget," and presented a new study by professors at the University of North Texas's Center for Econom ... More >>
There are plenty of interesting council committee briefings scheduled for Monday; we'll get to them in the a.m., as usual. But this early sneak preview courtesy the Public Safety Committee: the results of Public Trust and Confidence in the Police: The 2008 Dallas Community Survey provided by the rec ... More >>
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