Posts Tagged ‘dallas’
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Big Tex Burns (30 Years Too Late)

Jeff Prince
A native North Texan such as myself could be considered profane for saying good riddance to an iconic mascot such as Big Tex. It’s blasphemous. But when news spread about Big Tex going up in blazes this morning, my first ...


TOMATO FIGHTERS.

Another Example Of Dallas Sophistication

Jeff Prince
City slickers in Dallas tend to look at Fort Worth as unsophisticated country rubes infatuated with cows and ranches. But even us Cowtown hicks might think twice about wasting hundreds of thousands of pounds of tomatoes in a fo...



Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Deep in the Heart (PG-13) Jon Gries (Napoleon Dynamite) stars in this drama as a recovering alcoholic determined to put his kids through college. Also with Elaine Hendrix, Rheagan Wallace, James Haven, Donny Boaz, Kath...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 8 The Dallas Architecture Forum takes its lecture series to Arlington this evening when widely acclaimed architect James Carpenter comes to UTA to discuss the role of glass in architecture and his work developing new ty...



Think U Can Dance?

Jeff Prince
I know nothing about FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance (other than just inherently knowing that I’d rather douse my eyes with boric acid than watch one second of it). It must be a popular, however, because the show&#...


A Tale of Two Rail Systems

Tarrant and Dallas took different public transit routes. Guess who’s ahead.
DAN McGRAW Photos by Chase Martinez
Anyone who has ever tried taking the  Trinity Railway Express to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport knows how poorly planned this commuter rail line is.



Fort Worth’s Rock Roots

A new photobook details Cowtown’s mighty rockin’ lineage.
ANTHONY MARIANI
In a recent story on DC9 at Night, the Dallas Observer’s music blog, several local media types, including this writer, were asked to assess the North Texas music scene. Everyone seemed to agree that Fort Worth is the hottest ...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 28 With the Texas Brahmas set to embark on a 17-day road trip, their game tonight is a chance to give them a nice send-off. The Brahmas want a win against the Laredo Bucks, the team currently in the cellar of their divi...



Fort Worth Drunker Than Dallas?

Anthony Mariani
In almost every top this or top that national list that comes out, Dallas always beats Fort Worth. Not this time, though. Insurance.com has just posted its annual list of top cities for DUIs. Fort Worth finished No. 8, up from ...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Descendants (R) George Clooney stars in Alexander Payne’s adaptation of Kaui Hart Hemmings’ novel about a wealthy Hawaii lawyer trying to raise his daughters in the aftermath of a boating accident that left his...