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  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Lakewood Parents Nix School-Roof Cell Tower, But Their Cell Phones Are the Bigger Danger

    Congrats to the concerned parents of Lakewood Elementary. Seriously. You guys piled into a public meeting and shot down a Dallas ISD proposal to stick a Verizon cell tower on the school's roof. That's how democracy's supposed to work. Good on DISD, too, which has the bureaucratic heft to plow throug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Genghis Grill a Last Bastion of Free Turkey Ritual

    ​For much of the last century, many workers who worried about which stuffing recipe to use and whether to serve Aunt Gertrude a second glass of wine didn't have to fret about buying a turkey, which came courtesy of the boss man. But the ritual of rewarding every worker with a Thanksgiving bir ... More >>

  • News

    February 18, 2010
  • Dining

    February 19, 2009

    Stay Hungry, Live Longer: the Science Behind the Calorie Restriction Diet

    An SMU biologist thinks the secret to the fountain of youth may be found by putting fruit flies on a diet.

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    Proud of My Fellow T.J. Patriots

    Thomas Urquidez and his wife, with some of the T.J. Patriots who've achieved Academic Success Sure, fine -- you can "T.J. Who?" me all you want. Won't make a difference. Not today, as Friend of Unfair Park and Dallas Independent School District yeasayer Louisa Meyer sends word that 21 kids from good ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2008

    Bringing the Cedars to Downtown. Or: Some Good Ideas, Goodspeed.

    Rob Goodspeed From Belleview Place, the winning design for the Cedars in the Urban Land Institute competition In January, we mentioned that the Urban Land Institute annual Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition was using Dallas's very own Cedars neighborhood as the site of its contest. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008
  • News

    April 26, 2007

    Jesus in the Jailhouse

    Old-time religion confronts 21st-century Texas prisons: Does it work, and is it constitutional?

  • Film

    October 6, 2005

    Goy Gevalt

    In Her Shoes is pretty but useless, a Prada with a broken heel

  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    Legend in the Making

    As a teenager, John Legend was already recording with Lauryn Hill. Seven years later, he's only gotten bigger.

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    The Heavenly States

    Black Comet (Baria)

  • News

    May 26, 2005

    Life, Death and Money

    Will Texas pony up bucks to lead in stem cell research? Pro-lifers hope not.

  • News

    March 3, 2005

    An Irritating Woman

    Susan Diamond learned that it doesn't pay to annoy your kids' psychiatrists, even if you're a doctor

  • News

    June 17, 2004

    "Nice Kid, But..."

    To get into the right college, sometimes you have to be better than perfect

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    In the Wolf's Mouth

    SMU's Bryan Mark Rigg uncovers the story of Hitler's Jewish soldiers

  • News

    November 20, 2003

    Monica at 10

    A decade ago, Eduardo Greene abandoned his wife, his home and a successful restaurant, expecting a nightmare in pursuit of a dream

  • News

    February 22, 2001

    For God and Country

    For a South Oak Cliff church considered a model for mixing faith and government, the line between church and state is thin indeeda

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    A Killer Abroad

    In 1977, Tyler native Holly Maddux was murdered by Earth Day creator Ira Einhorn. More than two decades later, her family is still waiting for the fugitive to return.

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Put your ears on

    Disney hopes its upstart kids radio network will be more than just a Mickey Mouse effort

  • News

    June 4, 1998


    When an animal rights activist came up against Neiman Marcus, she had more than some dead fur to contend with

  • News

    August 21, 1997

    Payback Time

    How two hacked-off Cowboys scored on Channel 5 and Marty Griffin

  • News

    January 11, 1996

    Quest for fire

    The Dallas Museum of Natural History seeks a hot new concept to save itself from extinction

  • News

    June 22, 1995