They don't work. At least not in the way they're intended to. Study after study shows that red light cameras are, at best, an inefficient revenue generator and, at worst, increase accidents. Dallas' red light enforcement is especially bad. Because the city signed its contract with Xerox -- the comp ... More >>
After the conclusion of arguments that started Friday morning, District Judge Phyllis Lister Brown ruled against a neighborhood group seeking a temporary injunction aimed at stopping construction of a 130,000-square-foot Sam's Club store near the intersection of Haskell Avenue and U.S. 75. The deci ... More >>
A pretty fantastic local lineup tomorrow at Rubber Gloves for all you fans of the heavy stuff, as part of Gutterth's latest live episode. Lechuguillas and Terminator 2 are about to run away on tour together, terrorizing people with low end from Wichita all the way to NYC, so it should be a good send ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people more behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth local music. Tom Morningstar's art can be seen adorning the walls of a few Gaston-area spots of Deep Ellum: The Elbow Room, Big-E's Convenience Store (killers tacos there, by the way), ... More >>
Researchers say the new UNT stadium will pump $29 million a year into Denton's economy. You'll never guess where the researchers work.The University of North Texas unveiled its shiny new football stadium last week, a $79 million complex designed to bring some juice to Denton come college foot ... More >>
Outside the Theatre Gallery in Deep Ellum a quarter-century ago.It was the summer of 1984 and the city of Dallas was in the midst of a serious makeover. The Republican National Convention was coming to town and Big D was trying to put a conservative foot forward as the media spotlight fixated on our ... More >>
Seventh Tree (Mute)
CNN Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton during last night's CNN-Univision debate in Austin AUSTIN -- I rolled into the University of Texas' Recreational Sports Center a couple of hours before the Texas Democratic Debate between Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama last night; also with me, severa ... More >>
While channeling Woody Allen, this film offers a dinged-up love story
The mayor wants the council to reconsider David Dean's deal with the city. And she only has till Wednesday to get it done. So, the weekend's almost here, and you say you still can't get enough of David Dean? Well, neither can Mayor Laura Miller, who, come Wednesday's city council meeting, is determi ... More >>
Our critics survey the local art scene
Our critics survey the local art scene
After Pat Green's last album, few of his fans are feeling like Lucky Ones
Criminal swipes its story from a far superior movie
What a Dildo Same Old Tune
The End of All Things to Come (Sony)
Gary Patterson flew to El Paso for a job interview--and never returned. It took nearly two years for the Texas Rangers and Waco police to unravel the bizarre web of lies and treachery that led to his disappearance.
Magnum CPA; Advise and consent;Regina who?
May 6 - 12, 1999
Dallas-raised Terry Southern wrote Easy Rider, hung with the Beatles, and influenced a generation. But he died penniless, and now his son must pay off Terry's debts--and restore his father's legacy.
Sunny Day, everything's A-OK with the band three years after a miserable break-up
Are bad-boy lawyers Bill Brewer and John Bickel building a bridge to Dallas' minority communities, or trying to sell them one?
March 19-25, 1998
Pegasus does its old-movie spoof in Another Murder: Another Show!
Through a lens darkly Juarez's street photographers capture the face of a horrific future--and the future is closer than you think
Undermain holds fast through the chaos of The Sound and the Fury
With the Cicadas, Rodney Crowell exits Nashville's cocoon
He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.
The Preacher's Wife is a tepid remake of a tepid original
Teatro Dallas conjures thoughtful chills with Night of the Chupacabras
The City of Dallas could make a fortune from WRR-FM. But powerful friends don't want anything to change at their little radio station.
The Strafers tune in to rebel radio and the Clash's echoes
How a giant lawsuit against General Motors could leave lawyers with millions - and Texas truck owners breathing fumes
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX