In honor of the opening of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit's new Silver Line, which connects previously unserved areas of Northern Virginia to the capitol's sprawling public transportation network, Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight data journalism project has released an interactive chart of per ca ... More >>
DART already had the longest light rail system in the country before the $1.3 billion Orange Line added another three stations and several miles with its debut this morning. Sure, DART's soon-to-be 90 miles of track are dwarfed by the subway system in New York City, the L in Chicago, and Washington ... More >>
The Skype wedding witnessed 'round the worldThe Skype'd wedding of Mark Reed and Dante Walkup -- held at the Dallas W hotel, officiated over Internet teleconferencing software in Washington, D.C. -- went viral a few weeks after the gay couple was legally married in our nation's capital in October ... More >>
True to his word, John Keaten, who's handling PR duties for the just-released The Measure of America 2010-2011: Mapping Risks and Resilience, sent over a few stats about Dallas-Fort Worth that didn't make the massive doc -- involving, specifically, income, education and health breakdowns "b ... More >>
Hugh Robinson was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first African American general officer.Dueling obits -- always a bad sign. This time the dark cloud of family unrest gathers over the death of Hugh Robinson (or Hughes, depending on which obit you read).The first obituary, which ran March 5 in T ... More >>
With a no-hassles approach to panhandlers, Dallas' new shelter hopes to kill homelessness with kindness
"We have mortgages, high cholesterol, and I swear I have arthritis in my fingers. Our sixth CD is due out this summer."
At the Palm, it's more about who's on the walls than what's on the plate