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Jamie Thompson’s Standoff Leads Stellar List of Dallas Authors at Texas Book Festival

0 seconds by Tyler Hicks
When Jamie Thompson woke up on July 8, 2016, the city of Dallas and its brass were still trying to figure out what the hell happened the night before. There was a shooting, and five law enforcement officers were dead. The perpetrator had been killed by a robot-controlled bomb. And...
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Ahead of Fair Park Show, Mt. Joy Singer Matt Quinn Talks Concerts in the Time of COVID

18 hours ago by Tyler Hicks
At some point, Matt Quinn realized his life was a series of windows. One day, he’d be watching the country pass by through the window of a plane. The next day, it’d be a bus window. Quinn, lead singer of the band Mt. Joy, was constantly on the road. He’s...
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Need Help Getting to the Polls? These Two Organizations Have You Covered.

22 hours ago by Simone Carter
Two organizations, Rideshare2Vote and Politisit, are working to get Dallas voters to the polls.
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The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park Gets a Helping Hand

22 hours ago by Jacob Vaughn
Council member Adam Bazaldua is trying to save the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park
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Ghosts Have Invaded Reunion Tower to Tell Haunted Tall Tales for Halloween

22 hours ago by Danny Gallagher
The city of Dallas is full of ghosts; it's hard to know where to look or how to find them, because, well, they're ghosts. You can't see them. Duh. This Halloween season, though, some of them will materialize every night at Reunion Tower to tell a series of spooky tales...
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Dallas City Council Temporarily Waives Parking Requirements for Restaurants’ Patios

22 hours ago by Taylor Adams
While restaurants usually have to have one parking spot per 100 or 200 square feet of usable space, that’s now not the case for their patio areas, at least for a little while. The Dallas City Council approved a resolution Wednesday temporarily authorizing covered, unenclosed patio areas to to be...
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Social Distancing, Paperwork Snafus Shut 4 Restaurants/Bars for the Moment

22 hours ago by Taylor Adams
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has suspended permits for four establishments in Dallas: Shuck N Jive, Alamo Club, Bungalow and High Fives. “These violations represent a very small number of the more than 20,000 licensed businesses inspected by TABC since the beginning of May,” TABC Chairman Kevin J. Lilly said...
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Gov. Abbott Thinks Cities May Need Texas Guard's Help On Election Day

2 days ago by Jacob Vaughn
Gov. Greg Abbott asked the Texas National Guard to deploy 1,000 troops across five cities, including Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Austin and Houston. The Dallas Police Department, Dallas voters and officials said they don’t see the need for the National Guard at this time.
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Eye Moon the Experience Is Creating a Platform for Sobriety

2 days ago by Tyler Hicks
Artist Regina Marsha' Gulley used to use every drug in the book. Alcohol, weed, cocaine, you name it. Gulley (who uses they/them pronouns) was an addict with no plan to stop, and no idea how to even try. Then, in the late summer of 2017, they woke up in a...
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Make Your Scary Sweet with These Bishop Arts Doughnuts

2 days ago by Taylor Adams
There are some festive sweet goods coming out of Bishop Arts this weekend worth breaking a keto diet. The Salty Donut, the doughnut shop bringing breakfast goods of total excess, has announced a few items to get us in the Halloween spirit, and we’re willing to get a sugar overload...

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