Four-and-a-half years ago, Mayor Tom Leppert stood overlooking the old Trinity River channel, now a forlorn muddy course that snakes through the Design District, and unveiled Turtle Creek Plaza, a handsome semi-circle of concrete adorned with a red water fountain that very much resembles a fire hydr ... More >>
Knowing the ending doesn't kill the thrills in the hunt for Bin Laden.
As it turns out, the United States Postal Service is looking at shuttering several post offices in the city -- not just the main processing facility on IH-30, but also its locations in the Earle Cabell Federal Building (known as "Station C"), the Belmont Finance Station on Greenville Avenue and t ... More >>
Stephen MaskerRhett MillerConsidering that this upcoming September 11th will serve as the ten-year anniversary of the day the Twin Towers fell, the fact The Atlantic is using its September issue to look back on 9/11 isn't all that surprising. The fact that the highly regarded publication asked Ol ... More >>
George W. Bush Presidential CenterThe baseball Bush used to throw out the first pitch of Game 3 of the World Series in New York City after September 11, 2001They won't break ground on the George W. Bush Presidential Center at SMU till November 16, around the time his book's released. But beginnin ... More >>
Ozman Kazan, outreach coordinator for the Dallas Islamic Center, isn't planning any political discussions for tonight's interfaith Iftar dinner at Congregation Kol-Ami in Flower Mound. "There are things going on, and we are aware of those things," says Kazan, obliquely referencing the anti-I ... More >>
Just when it looked like Debra Medina could maybe possibly somehow sneak her way past Kay Bailey Hutchison into a runoff with Rick Perry for a chance to grab the Republican nomination in November's gubernatorial election, she melted down during an interview this morning with Glenn Beck, who questio ... More >>
After the jump, the official Trammell Crow obituary sent to local media today. But first, this information concerning services scheduled for Monday:A public service will be held on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Park United Methodist Church, located at 3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dall ... More >>
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Gordon Bellamy Among the paid obituaries in The Dallas Morning News today was the notice that Gordon Bellamy died Tuesday in New York. The 70-year-old Bellamy, a Dallas native and graduate of Crozier Tech, was a respected animator in the motion picture business; among his credits were such films as ... More >>
Director Courtney Hunt, accepting the Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Dramatic Competition from Quentin Tarantino for her film Frozen River PARK CITY, Utah -- As the 2008 Sundance Film Festival drew to a close with a bizarrely country-and-western-themed awards ceremony hosted by William H. Macy, a jury ... More >>
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You sure you wanna be a part of it?
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