Dallas Country Club Sues Appraisal District Over Its $15 Million Valuation

Imagine this bizarre scenario: the Dallas Country Club has itself a membership crisis. Swine flu sweeps through the city this winter and kills off all the older members. The DCC can’t replenish its numbers with enough new members because anyone serious about golf knows that Lakewood, Dallas Athletic Club, and Brook Hollow all have better […]

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Jerry Jones, Frank DeFord, and a Waitress’ Signed Breasts

A lot of people are moving a little slower today after three days at the Mayborn writer’s conference, held this weekend in Grapevine. There are plenty of entertaining anecdotes from the event, some of which I’ll put up in a later post. (Teaser: A multiple-Pulitzer Prize winner smoking pot, the dark world of reptile smuggling, […]

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Where You Should Be This Thursday: Watching Bottle Rocket at the Kessler Theater

This Thursday evening we’ll continue FrontRow’s latest film series, entitled “Dallas, Outlaws, and the American Dream,” with a screening of Wes Anderson’s debut film, Bottle Rocket. Doors open at 6 p.m. and before the screening, there will be live music from Kevin Deal and Miles Penhall. Now, assuming you have all seen the comic masterpiece […]

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