Posts Tagged ‘dallas’
DALLAS SKYLINE (flickr photo by Ken Lund)

XTO Gets PO’d At Big D

JEFF PRINCE
Dallas is being much more cautious than Fort Worth when it comes to dealing with the natural gas drilling industry. The drillers came first to Fort Worth, where a powerful and persuasive mayor with deep ties to the oil and gas ...


weekly web logo

What’s Local in No-Man’s Land?

HEARSAY
I admit, I’m having a hard time keeping track of which musicians are “Fort Worth-based” and which ones are from Dallas, Denton, or beyond. Even more screwy, I’ve had my ear low enough to the ground to know that some ban...



puppet

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...