6 days ago | Commentary
10. The three most naively optimistic words you can utter on Greenville Avenue during St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dallas: “Table for 12.” In 20 years of parades, I’ve been on the Observer float, the 105.3 The Fan float and even (in 2012) a co-gran...
27 days ago | Housing
What are we gonna build? “A wall!” Who’s gonna pay for it? “Mexi … er, TxDOT!” Residents in Lake Highlands are getting some long-sought peace and quiet, thanks to the construction of a giant, gaudy wall. Not the one at the heart of President Donal...
1 month ago | Feature Stories
When the Texas Rangers’ Double-A minor league affiliate threw its first pitch in Frisco 16 years ago, it was from the ground floor of an impending phenomenon. In its infancy, Stonebriar Centre offered vacant spaces and ample parking. The “$5 Billi...
2 months ago | Healthcare
Performing miracles at a rented duplex in Oak Lawn this week, ladies and gentlemen how ’bout a big round of applause forrrr … God? “No, I’m not God,” says Jim Weathers. “Just his big, ugly conduit.” Um, yeah, about that glaring lack of a miracle-w...
5 months ago | Feature Stories
Can’t touch the net, or even dream of dunking. If named head coach, promises the team would have started the season 0-8. Admits to being only a 50 percent free throw shooter. Nine months ago, didn’t know the name Mark Cuban. Despite that flimsiest...
6 months ago | Education
In Animal House, John Belushi’s “Bluto” and his fraternity brothers shoot a horse, throw a toga party, commence a food fight, molest an unconscious girl and get placed on double secret probation. In Old School, Will Ferrell’s “Frank the Tank” and ...