Feral hogs are, by all accounts, a pain in the ass. They're voracious. They obliterate crops, gardens and natural vegetation. They can do a helluva lot of damage to your front fender. And mostly? They're just dicks.
In Texas, their prevalence has prompted all sorts of countermeasures. One legislato ... More >>
There have been 111 documented human cases of the West Nile Virus in the city of Dallas this year, a full quarter of cases nationwide. The county declared a state of emergency a couple of days ago and, this morning, Mayor Mike Rawlings followed suit this morning. That puts the decision over whether ... More >>
Sherri Johnson's condo butts up against a wooded creek a few blocks from Presbyterian Hospital. She likes to keep a few cats around, strays really, to keep the raccoons and possums and other creek denizens from making themselves too comfortable on her property. It works for the most part, but the ca ... More >>
Vandalized bee hives at Eden's Organic.Marie Tedei created Eden's Organic Garden Center and CSA farm for several reasons. One was self-fulfilling: She's a studied horticulturist and has a passion for living clean and healthy off the land. But the primary reason was to have a place where the l ... More >>
Zebra mussels are really Schutze's thing; he likes his with saffron and a white-wine broth, though of late he's taken to the far more exotic variation with aquavit, tarragon and cream. And per a release just dispatched by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ... More >>
Worth the effort.The key to enjoying crawfish, according to chef Michelle Carpenter, is patience.
Carpenter, of Zen Sushi, is advising attendees at Mardi Gras Oak Cliff's first-ever crawfish boil this Sunday to accept there's no quick way to peel a mud bug. Carpenter, who's preparing 500 pou ... More >>
"Hey, Fuddruckers, suck it!"A leader of the North American Elk Breeders Association says the newest addition to Fuddruckers' menu could help push elk meat into the mainstream.
The burger chain this summer introduced Fudds Exotics, a line of sandwiches made from meat that didn't come from cow ... More >>
See ya later, bastard.The sun rose in the east this morning. But don't kid yourself, it's a vastly different planet for your Dallas Cowboys.
A world, that is, free of monkeys, gorillas, primates, mandrills, King Kongs and, most imporantly, playoff pratfalls.
In what will surely be referenc ... More >>