Posts Tagged ‘officials’

Studying Fire While Rome Burns

“I woke up in a puddle of my vomit … I might have stopped breathing … I might have been slipping into a coma … I might have actually temporarily died. I can’t say for sure.”

‘Tween a Rock and a Parking Lot

Residents on Roosevelt Street felt like they’d been blindsided by a burly linebacker after Arlington city officials announced in August that they would begin charging $25 a car for parking on city-owned lots during Dallas...

Sludge Fund

Decades after it closed, an Eastside sewage treatment plant still isn’t cleaned up.
Stagnant, luminescent green water trapped inside huge concrete tanks is like a slap in the face to Chris Waring.

Sneak Play

Politicians pull an end-around to benefit the Cowboys.
Jeff Prince
A cold drizzle doesn’t stop Julia Burgen from climbing out of a warm pickup truck and walking along Johnson Creek in Arlington’s entertainment district, near I-30 and Collins Street, where Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor, Ameri...

Decision: Deported

Dan Malone
When he finally returned home, Mahmoud Alafyouny’s life fell into a predictable routine. During the days, he held down a job at a North Texas tire store. During the evenings and days off, he tackled a honey-do list that h...