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

8 hours ago 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...

With Days Left in the Race, Senate Hopeful MJ Hegar Appeals to Disenchanted Texas Republicans

8 hours ago by Simone Carter
Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate MJ Hegar hopes to sway disenchanted Texas Republicans.

Who Shot the Protesters? DA Needs Help Finding Out.

8 hours ago by Jacob Vaughn
The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office says it needs help investigating incidents of potential police misconduct during this summer's protests against police violence that took place after the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis cops. “We have come to a point where we need some assistance from...

Music News: Willie Nelson and Karen O Collaborate, Midlake Begin Work on New Album

8 hours ago by Diamond Rodrigue
Your week in music news, in case you missed it: Just in time for Halloween, Danny Elfman released a visually horrifying video this week for his first solo song in almost 40 years, “Happy.” The former Oingo Boingo frontman and voice of the singing Jack Skellington from A Nightmare Before...

These Cereal and Booze Cocktails are Grown-Up Tested and Approved

8 hours ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
In Noble Ape, stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan recounts taking his five kids to London and how exhausting it was to chauffeur them around all day, lamenting, “Kids never wanna do something fun like sit in a dark bar and drink beer.” Well, Dallas has a bar Gaffigan and his kids...

From Naples to Dallas: Partenope Continues to Serve Downtown

8 hours ago by Alex Gonzalez
There are several Italian restaurants in and around Dallas, but many fans of the cuisine complain that truly good Italian is hard to find here. At Partenope in downtown Dallas, husband-and-wife duo Megan and Dino Santonicola incorporate Neapolitan tradition throughout their restaurant. The restaurant’s name comes from the original name...

Ahead of Fair Park Show, Mt. Joy Singer Matt Quinn Talks Concerts in the Time of COVID

1 day 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...

Need Help Getting to the Polls? These Two Organizations Have You Covered.

1 day ago by Simone Carter
Two organizations, Rideshare2Vote and Politisit, are working to get Dallas voters to the polls.

The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park Gets a Helping Hand

1 day ago by Jacob Vaughn
Council member Adam Bazaldua is trying to save the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park

Ghosts Have Invaded Reunion Tower to Tell Haunted Tall Tales for Halloween

1 day 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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