And the government that looks the other way.
Photo from www.ssahmbbq.comSigel's is getting ready to fire up its Summer Gourmet Food Truck series, which will host gourmet food trucks serving a variety of cuisines paired with Sigel's wines. I spoke today with with Jasper Russo, the director of wine marketing over at Sigel's, about the food tr ... More >>
Welcome to a new feature here on DC9 called My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Julian Ochoa Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow have (save for a couple years apart) kept The Posi ... More >>
Peter HarnikAbout a month ago we gave you the heads-up that Dallas City Hall would be overrun all day today with planners and politicians looking for a home in the heart of the 21st Century city. Fingers crossed a few of us'll have time enough to slip in and out during the day to report on what J ... More >>
Carla Main says she did everything she could to sit down with Highland Park developer Hiram Walker Royall while reporting her book Bulldozed: "Kelo," Eminent Domain and the American Lust for Land. She finally got in the same room with him today, though, in a morning hearing over Royall's defamati ... More >>
For a guy coping with the dismissal of his long-running challenge to the city's bike helmet law, Paul Woodfield sounded in awfully good spirits this morning when I reached him by phone.Could've had something to do with the 160-mile bike ride through Washington State from which he and his wife have ... More >>
Now may be your best chance for a little raw love
At the end of last week, shares of Dallas-based Brinker International stock took a bit of a dive after an analyst downgraded the stock, insisting the company behind Chili's, Romano's Macaroni Grill, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina and Maggiano's Little Italy was about to hit a rough patch. As ... More >>
For someone not doing PR, as she claims in a missive Unfair Park and FrontBurner received this a.m., former Dallas mayor Laura Miller is doing a pretty good job of, ya know, PR. But, no, insists the anti-coal Miller -- she ain't handling public relations for Washington State-based Summit Energy, as ... More >>
Former Dallas mayor Laura Miller don't waste no time. After her initial e-mail blast early this a.m., I asked her precisely what she means when she writes that she's "negotiating" to get an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle, carbon-capture power plant built in Texas, courtesy a Washington State ... More >>
A hearty Monday-morning "mazel tov" to a couple of local(ish) legal blogs: Unfair Park faves Grits for Breakfast, Scott Henson's statewide crime-and-punishment round-up, and Dallas public defender Mike Howard's The Wretched of the Earth, which deals specifically with the Dallas criminal justice syst ... More >>
We twist open 2005 for a nip. Is this a sign of things to come?
Nothing our rotund reporter tried could help him lose weight. Finally, he attacked his belly through his melon. That's right. He's been hypnotized.
Still fishing; Mixed hash