Joe Pappalardo is the former editor-in-chief of the Dallas Observer.
11 months ago | Longform
A pair of fishermen report that there's a body floating in a creek in the obscure wedge of park space called the White Rock Lake Greenbelt. It's Nov. 21, two days before Thanksgiving. The police respond, calling it a "welfare check," but the descr...
12 months ago
12 months ago | News
Well, it's here. Dallas County Health and Human Services announced that "influenza activity is increasing in Dallas County" and issued a report noting an early November spike in reported cases. The emergence and spread of a new strain of the virus...
12 months ago | Transportation
Airports are uniquely suited to use social media to advertise themselves and pass along useful information. When it comes to holiday travel, however, the area’s two airports have distinctly different strategies. One is posting a litany of public s...
12 months ago | Sports
Former Dallas Cowboy wide receiver Terry Glenn has died in a car accident Monday morning in Irving, according to the multiple local news outlets. He was 43. Glenn was the Cowboys' leading receiver in 2005 and played a central role playoff runs in ...
1 year ago | News
Last week, wide-eyed technophiles, venture capitalists and hopeful market disruptors gathered in Portugal for a conference called the Web Summit. The venue may have been in Lisbon, but the news from the conference has a direct bearing on North Tex...