Hey, let's take this new web site's block-quote function for a spin. Here's a memo I sent to the staff a short while ago. If you have any ideas about what we should look for in the next Dallas Observer editor, leave them in the comments. If you su...
A little news: On Monday, we will unveil a new and much-improved website that we feel strongly will improve your experience as readers and viewers and admirers and begrudging admirers and straight-up haters. The best way to preview it is to take a...
6 years ago | Longform
It was a matter of seconds, closer to six than seven, before what was happening became obvious, the colt masked in pink kicking up clouds of red on its way into the lead. It was late November, 2009. This race, the Texas Classic Futurity, was among...
6 years ago | Food News
*Not really. A couple months back, we had some fun at John Tesar's expense, which is one of our favorite pastimes, sort of like table tennis and stand-up paddle boarding, only those ones we only talk about doing. Making fun of Tesar: We do that, o...
6 years ago | Openings and Closings
Back in May, Top Pot Doughnuts, a popular doughnut chain out of Seattle, planted its frosted-and-fried flag in Texas, opening a shop on Hillcrest Road, just north of Northwest Highway. It's a funky location, apparently designed to entrap freeway-a...