Eric's post this morning about the shit storm controversy stirred up by Molly Forthright, a columnist for Fort Worth, Texas Magazine who came down firmly against mothers breast feeding their babies in church -- or pretty much anywhere else -- drew the usual pro- and anti-nip commenters. Yeah, we exp ... More >>
In July, reeling from state budget cuts, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department came up with a surefire way to make a bit of extra scratch: corporate sponsorships.
The proposal didn't include naming rights -- no British Petroleum State Park at Galveston Island, for example -- but companies who paid ... More >>
"They wear Hawaiian shirts in Arizona, don't they?"Update, 3:42 p.m.: This could get awkward. Yahoo! is now reporting that several sources are saying June Jones will not be ASU's next coach, because -- well, basically because of all those Tweets below, or whatever the big-money-booster equiva ... More >>
FlickrPlease don't try to eat your monitor.Just a head's up: The editors of Prevention Magazine think you're fat.
In an article published on Yahoo, both Lubbock and Dallas landed among the top eight most artery-clogging cities in America, based on data culled from the Centers for Disease Co ... More >>
Photo by Sam MertenChuck Greenberg and Texas Rangers co-chair Bob Simpson celebrate after outbidding Mark Cuban in an auction to own the clubWhether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's Merten's End:
*Well, that was quick. Chuck Greenberg formed ... More >>
Sarah Jaffe isn't the only local receiving national attention this year with year-end nods. In a not very surprising turn, hometown heroes Erykah Badu and Midlake have also received honors around the world.
Photo by Sara KerensI just wouldn't feel like a food writer if my first e-mail of the morning didn't have the subject line "Fuck You."
Fortunately, Rock n Taco co-owner Billy Salsberg -- or, as he claims, someone using his Yahoo e-mail account -- came through for me today. I reviewed his restaur ... More >>
Dallas Area Rapid Transit said yesterday that "for the third consecutive year more than nine out of ten Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) customers report overall satisfaction with the agency." Most riders surveyed believe the trains and buses run on time and as scheduled, are plenty safe and bett ... More >>
.... tonight's your lucky night. Mavs man Matt Miller sends word that just in time for tonight's face-off against the San Antonio Spurs, Your Dallas Mavericks are launching what the team calls a "first-of-its-kind live game companion designed to enhance the television viewing experience for fans. ... More >>
Erykah Badu at Good Records on Saturday, April 18
Happy belated birthday, Bill Wisener! The owner of Bill's Records on Lamar Street celebrated his 65th birthday and National Record Store Day with the eccentric First Lady of Neo-Soul and Dallas-native Erykah Badu (among others) at Good Records.  ... More >>
Robert RiggsBobby Goldstein Productions is best known as the company behind the TV series Cheaters. Robert Riggs is best known as the ace TV investigative reporter who, in March 2008, was among those at KTVT-Channel 11 inexplicably laid off during a round of CBS-mandated downsizing. Both Bobs turn u ... More >>
Gabriel Hernandez In this week's paper, you'll see my countown of the eight biggest Dallas music scene stories of '08. But one of the more bizarre stories of '08 didn't appear on that list: The Rise and Fall of The New Frontiers.The band's been around town for a few years, yeah, but 2008 sure seemed ... More >>