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  • Trump comes to Tulsa. Is the Empire striking back?
    June 21 at 10:48 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    All roads lead to Tulsa...2020 is an election year but with the Coronavirus still in bloom President Trump has been notably absent from the campaign trail, Joe Biden has turned his basement into a political Wayne's World, and the politics of the…

  • Dallas Marches On
    June 7 at 10:09 p.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Marchers gathered at Belo Garden Park and peacefully made their way throughout downtown Dallas for the ninth consecutive day. Protesters are demanding justice for those who have lost their lives to police brutality, and for racial equality in our…

  • Dallas Rallies for Solidarity in Protest
    May 30 at 8:34 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Demonstrators gathered on Friday to peacefully protest police brutality at Dallas Police Headquarters but after the sun went down, sparks flew and tear gas filled the air.

  • Surreal Empty Spaces: Dallas Catches COVID19
    March 19 at 8:32 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    On a sunny spring afternoon, March 18, 2020, Dallas is a ghost town due to restaurant and business shutdowns from Coronavirus.  By Mike Brooks

  • Bernie and the Vandoliers Draw Texas Crowds
    February 15 at 11:18 a.m. by Andrew Sherman

    Around 5,000 supporters rallied for Bernie Friday night in Mesquite. The Vandoliers performed making the appearance feel like a show. Bernie is a frontrunner as the democratic nominee and is trying to secure Texas delegates before the March 3 Super…

  • NYE on the streets of Deep Ellum
    January 1 at 11 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    What better place to shake off 2019 than Deep Ellum. Hello 2020! Photos by Mike Brooks

  • Best Dallas Observer Covers 2019
    December 24 at 11:42 p.m. by Sarah Schumacher

    DO covered a lot in 2019—from the best burgers in town to the heart-wrenching tale of a father avoiding jail time. Because of our tabloid structure, DO has the chance to tell you what's hot on our minds every week—visually—with our cover. Here we…

  • Spirits Walk Denton Streets for Denton Day of the Dead
    October 29 at 10:03 a.m. by Ed Steele

    Coffins, ghosts, and ghouls hit the streets Saturday to partake in Denton's Day of the Dead Festival. Ed Steele was there as always to capture as many souls as he could with his lens.

  • North Dallas Tornado Aftermath
    October 21 at 12:29 p.m. by Taylor Adams

    A tornado ripped through North Dallas Sunday evening, dramatically impacting the intersection of Preston Road and Royal Lane. Businesses in the area are without power while crews work to clear debris and pursue repairs. Trees were mangled, roofs…

  • Dallas Brings Cool New Greenspace to Downtown
    October 20 at 2:29 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    Pave paradise and put up a parking lot? No so fast, how about tearing up the parking lot and planting grass.  And Trees. And playgrounds and sculpture and other cool stuff. Dallas has an amazing new green space, and it had a week-long grand…

  • Trump Rallies His Followers in Dallas
    October 18 at 5:04 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    It was a night of bashing Democrats and the media at American Airlines Center on Thursday. Supporters crowded the streets at Victory Park where they waited in line for hours. Photos by Melissa Hennings

  • DIY Daredevils Risk Life and Limb at the Red Bull Soapbox Race!
    September 28 at 7:43 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    DIY Daredevils Risk Life and Limb at the Red Bull Soapbox Race! Lots of thrills and a couple of spills as racers speed down Austin Ranch Road in The Colony! In weird costumes. And homemade racers. All Photos by Mike Brooks

  • Your Ringside Seat to the Ticket's Fight Night at the Bomb Factory
    August 30 at 4:29 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    Big crowds packed the Bomb Factory as the Ticket transformed the world's worst boxing into high entertainment. We were ringside to capture all the fury. Photos by Mike Brooks

  • Blondes Versus Brunettes Battle on the Field Again
    August 17 at 10:50 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    It's that time of year again! The great flag football battle to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer's where a team of blonde women play against a team of brunette women. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Museum Moves to the Colony
    June 27 at 8:39 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    The Colony and the new Truck Yard are lucky recipients of Barney Smith's artistry: decorated toilet seats. His museum was in San Antonio but made the move with the opening of the new Truck Yard. Take a gander at his work. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • The Star-studded Dirk Nowitzki's 2019 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game
    June 8 at 10:32 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    The level of baseball might have been uneven, but the level of fun and celebrity was off the charts! We were on hand from the pre-game batting practice all the way till the fireworks. Photos by Mike Brooks

  • Pooches on Parade in Easter Bonnets
    April 22 at 3:21 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Easter brought out all the best-dressed pups and dog lovers in Dallas to Turtle Creek Park. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Luck O' the Drunk
    March 18 at 2:23 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Another St. Paddy's Day Parade enters history. Lower Greenville reveled in the sunshine and green beer. It was a spectacle. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Stretching the Wingspan of a Bridge
    March 4 at 9:43 a.m. by Nathan Hunsinger

    On Saturday, March 2, yogis of every stripe joined to do yoga across the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. It was cold and wet, but fun. Photos by Nathan Hunsinger

  • With Dallas Blooms, Find Time to Stroll in the Garden
    February 23 at 9:20 p.m. by Sarah Schumacher

    The Dallas Arboretum is starting to show life with Dallas Blooms, the spring flower festival. Right now the daffodils are showing and within the next couple of weeks, there will be a lot of tulip show too. Photos courtesy of the Dallas Arboretum…


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