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Storm Chasers: Local Activists Exposed Three North Texans Pictured at Capitol Riot

3 hours ago by Simone Carter
While the nation watched in horror, Courtney Brooks got to work. On Jan. 6, the day Congress met to certify the results of the November presidential election, outgoing President Donald Trump spoke to a sea of supporters, urging them to “fight like hell” or risk losing their country. They did,...

COVID-19 Variant Found in Dallas

3 hours ago by Jacob Vaughn
Different variants, besides SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7, have been reported in other parts of the world, but not yet in the U.S.

It's Not Just a Saying – Music Does Save Lives

3 hours ago by Tyler Hicks
Around the time humans started dipping their fingers in ochre and telling stories on cave walls, a group of shamans forged flutes from bone and drums from animal skin. Those shamans were, by definition, healers, and the sounds they made with their flutes and drums were part of the therapeutic...

A Local Guide to Girl Scout Cookie and Craft Beer Pairings

3 hours ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
Tables are already set up with stacks of cookies and wee little Girl Scouts hiding behind them, honing their sales skills and testing your gullibility. Despite the pandemic, they're still out at some regular spots, but there are some online options and delivery. Asking Facebook is the best bet on...

Pickletopia: An Old-School Specialty Store Stays on Top of the Latest Trends

3 hours ago by Kristina Rowe
You can’t see Pickletopia from Bryan Street, so you need to know it’s there to find it. It’s worth finding, though, so drive through the parking lot accessible from North Fitzhugh Avenue, and you can park right in front of it. Pleasant aromas greet you when you walk into the...

Josh Smith's Facebook Group Is Connecting Dallasites During These Strange, Divisive Times

3 hours ago by Danny Gallagher
Facebook and Twitter are riddled with opinions and posts that sit on a shaky foundation of conspiracy and hearsay. It's only after almost four years of baseless claims, outright lies and a violent insurrection at the center of our democracy that these platforms are starting to take serious action against...

The Whippersnapper Shoots for the Blue Sky with New Breaking Bad Themed Pop-Up Bar

3 hours ago by Danny Gallagher
If it wasn't for the critically acclaimed and fan-beloved AMC show Breaking Bad, methamphetamines would not be an acceptable theme for any gathering place — except, of course, at actual meth dens. The Whippersnapper on McMillian Avenue in the Henderson Avenue development is getting the Heinsenberg treatment with a new...

Poor Communication at All Levels of Government Fuels Confusion over COVID Shots

1 day ago by Jacob Vaughn
Miscommunication between city and county officials causes drama over COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Meanwhile, the people they serve just want to be protected from the virus.

Lessons on the Vaccine: Be Your Own Advocate, but Also Your Grandma’s (Mostly Hers)

1 day ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
Multiple registration sites, mixed messages, broken promises and lack of outreach have created frustration with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. One significant contributor to the confusion came two weeks ago when Texas Gov. Greg Abbott opened the floodgates to Phase 1B, catching county health departments off guard. Abbott read a report...

Frisco Pastor Tells Congregants to Prepare to Shoot Intruders Ahead of Biden Inauguration

1 day ago by Simone Carter
A Frisco pastor told congregants to have their weapons loaded ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

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