Karen Harper Brooks
4 years ago | Police
It’s easy to see why smaller communities like Frisco don’t even consider Dallas as part of their competition for new recruits. Once an officer decides they don’t need to work in the big city, the larger departments rarely have anything better to o...
4 years ago | DFW Music News
Earlier this month songwriter Alejandro Escovedo invited the Observer to his Dallas apartment to discuss the long road he's traveled between albums. During the visit he played an acoustic rendition of "Heartbeat Smile," the first single off his ne...
In May, we brought you a list of 10 unique things you can see from Texas highways - but that was just the beginning. We asked our readers for cool sights they’d experienced from their vehicles while driving in Texas, and the more than 100 observat...
There are scores of beloved Texas brands that were born here but are no longer manufactured in the Lone Star State, thanks to mergers, acquisitions, outsourcing to other countries and all that. So here we celebrate those global products — co...
Compiling a list of history-making places in Dallas could be a task of the lazy — there are many well-known landmarks — but we chose a different path. Let’s assume we all know about Dealey Plaza, and the Old Red Courthouse, and the Dallas Heritage...