Just Pretend the Calatrava Bridge Really Is Opening, Sit Back and Listen to Lyle.

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The tickets, by the way, are $200 at the cheap end, up to $100,000 if you want to be a "signature sponsor." The Park Cities ladies have offered to allow signature sponsors to put something with their names on it in the "favor bag" for the party.

Favor bag. Kind of gives you a flavor, doesn't it?

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Jim Schutze has been the city columnist for the Dallas Observer since 1998. He has been a recipient of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies’ national award for best commentary and Lincoln University’s national Unity Award for writing on civil rights and racial issues. In 2011 he was admitted to the Texas Institute of Letters.
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