The drive south down Interstate 35 isn't a particularly pleasant one, but there soon there may be something to distract you, namely a 243-mile elevated rail line dedicated to shipping freight.
The Texas Department of Transportation is close to reaching a deal to lease highway right-of-way to Freigh ... More >>
Remember how we keep talking about getting the kids out of town more often? How they need to see open fields, get some fresh air and experience the snail's pace of small-town life? And how that's good for about three hours at which point it gets boring and then it's time to head back to the big cit ... More >>
While I was in Waxahachie a few months ago, I meant to stop by the Catfish Plantation, a Waxahachie legend, made famous because it's allegedly haunted. Eager to see some ghosts and possibly Dale Hansen, I headed back out to the 'Hachie to see what I could scare up. (See what I did there?)
Before I ... More >>
By now you've probably heard that the Magnablend chemical-manufacturing plant in Waxahachie is on fire, "sending huge plumes of black smoke and explosions billowing into the air," per KDFW-Channel 4's characterization of the blaze. What you see above is the view out Unfair Park HQ's window of the ... More >>
On and off since posting that original item about Andy Carl Valentin and Chris Durbin's plans to save the Bottle Rocket motel in Hillsboro I've spoken with the twosome about ... related matters, let's say. And today, we can officially announce at least one significant bit of breaking news: The Au ... More >>
Steve Brown tips us to the story, but not the site: Newmark Knight Frank's sprawling online ad for the Superconducting Super Collider down in Ellis County, just outside Waxahachie, where the feds sunk $800 million into a project that's been kaput since '93. Can't be going for more than $6.5 mil: ... More >>