While other upscale suburbs are known for having clean air and being far from dirty factories, Frisco went against the grain. The affluent north Texas suburb last year had the distinct honor of being one of only 21 areas in the United States that failed federal air quality standards for lead, thanks ... More >>
Nothing says Dallas quite an unbroken line of cars inching down a four-lane freeway from far-flung suburbs, wrapping themselves and the rest of the city in a shroud of exhaust. We live for this stuff. Why else would Dallasites spend 58 hours per year in traffic? Apparently, though, our love of traf ... More >>
An SMU biologist thinks the secret to the fountain of youth may be found by putting fruit flies on a diet.
OK, you know the drill by now: Collect 'em all! Today, it's Edwin Flores's turn.First, a disclaimer: I've always liked Flores, who's pictured at right; he's affable and accessible. And you get the sense that he loves being a trustee and is able to shrug off the criticism that comes with the job. Th ... More >>
In his debut novel, Plano's Stefan Merrill Block makes peace with a family curse
For Quinn Eaker, a son of the radical "unschooling" movement, school's out forever
To get into the right college, sometimes you have to be better than perfect
Dallas' matrons of charity find that ostentation is out and value is in when it comes to raising money