Search filters possibly?
MORE

Search Results

Article

Georgie Zang Was Looking for a Home, Instead She Got a Multi-Million Dollar Project

3 hours ago by Karen Gavis
What started as a mission to find a piece of land to build a home soon morphed into an upscale townhome development. "If you would have told me two years ago I'd be right here, I'd have told you [that] you were crazy," says Georgie Zang, who corralled the vision...
Article

How Social Media Misconstrued Lady A, Formerly Lady Antebellum’s, Lawsuit

10 hours ago by Garrett Gravley
Here in the news business, we have a certain affinity for the internet acronym “RTFA,” which stands for “Read the fucking article” (or “read the featured article,” if you’re a softie who insists on a bowdlerized version). Misinformation in the era of “fake news” often parasitically festers because people have...
Article

Join Kent Rathbun (Virtually) for a Cooking Class and a Good Cause

10 hours ago by Taylor Adams
Dallas chef Kent Rathbun is sharing his kitchen for the Dallas Observer at Home Series July 22. Not only can you join to learn a thing or two, but you can help benefit the American Heart Association. The four-time James Beard Award-nominated chef will welcome guests into his home, virtually,...
Article

Good to Go: Trip to Arlington Pays Off with Crispy, Enticing Bánh Xèo

10 hours ago by Taylor Adams
Good to Go is a column where our food writers explore Dallas’ restaurant scene through takeout orders, delivery boxes and reheated leftovers. Bánh xèo can be an incredibly satisfying dish. The crispy rice pancake that’s stuffed with bean sprouts and frequently shrimp can be messy when you wrap it with...
Article

How Peak Inn's Joel Morales Kept One of Dallas' Best Burgers Going in a Pandemic

10 hours ago by Nick Rallo
He’s been a bartender in Dallas for 15 years — nearly every bit of it behind the same bar — then Joel Morales found himself delivering burgers to doorsteps in the neighborhood. It was late in May when the Peak Inn reopened, and he was hunting for every angle possible,...
Article

New COVID Cases Soar While Deaths Slow, but Don't Celebrate Just Yet

10 hours ago by Simone Carter
Coronavirus cases in North Texas continue to soar, setting new record highs nearly every day. Yet some health experts have noticed a surprising trend: a divergence in the rate of additional cases and COVID-related deaths. That shouldn’t be cause for celebration, though, said Dr. Erin Carlson, an associate clinical professor...
Article

North Texas Suburban Police Departments Have Millions of Dollars' Worth of Military Equipment

10 hours ago by Tyler Hicks
On the night of April 19, 2017, 15-year-old Jordan Edwards was in a car driving away from police officers when he was shot in the back of the head. Officer Roy Oliver, who was responding to a call about underage drinking, killed the Balch Springs high schooler with an AR-15...
Article

Garrett Owen and The Texas Gentlemen Release Two Twangy Texas Tunes

10 hours ago by Kelly Dearmore
In an effort to detect as much of 2020’s silver lining as we can, it’s important to note that while live music hasn’t been much of an option in recent months, new music from our favorite local artists has thankfully not been in short supply. Just this week a couple...
Article

The Dallas-Set Novel City of Hate Tells a Timely Story of Haves and Have-Nots

1 day ago by Tyler Hicks
When author Tim Miller reads back his writing, he hears the booming voice of his father, a Pentecostal preacher. Those kinds of preachers speak while they breathe, Miller explains, and their sermons are filled with intense fervor and conviction. The Dallas-based writer, now 49, was never a preacher himself, but...
Article

Dallas Theaters Are Opening Their Curtains Online, Live and at Drive-Ins

1 day ago by Anna Lowery
Those of us still sheltering in place because of the pandemic are getting tired of the same old entertainment on streaming sites; those of us beginning to tentatively venture outside our houses are eager to find live entertainment in a socially distanced world. Artists, too, hunger to provide entertainment and...

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.