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