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Saucy Pictures of Jennifer Nicole Lee at the W Hotel Pool

See here. I did not know who Jennifer Nicole Lee was until I read part of her Wikipedia page. And I took no joy in looking at pictures of her in a tiny bikini at the W Hotel pool. But she’s a celebrity and this happened locally and so it’s my duty to bring you this […]

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Sneak Peek at New Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (aka the Arboretum Expansion)

Yesterday a number of us got to tour the new $62 million, 8-acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden at the Arboretum. It will open September 21. We’re on deadline, so I don’t have time to gush too much about this place, but you need to know this: HUGE. With all due respect to the Perot, […]

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The Perot Museum of Nature and Science Invited Us To Visit, So We Did, and We Liked It

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science invited the city’s media elite / anyone they could scrape together that wasn’t doing actual work to tour their stone edifice today. Tim, Zac, Liz, and I went to this morning’s session; a corduroyed arts editor was seen heading for the 11 a.m. session. In short, it’s a great museum, […]

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Dallas Must-Do List: Trinity River Audubon Center

After dining at Jimmy’s recently, I’ve done seven out of the Things Every Dallasite Must Do. This past weekend, I took on the task of completing my eighth: Explore the Trinity River Audubon Center. Because I was babysitting Sunday afternoon, I thought that bringing the kids to TRAC would be the perfect activity for us […]

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The Dallas Must-Do List: Call in to KERA’s Anything You Ever Wanted to Know

After perusing our list of the Things Every Dallasite Must Do, I realized that I’ve accomplished maybe five. I’m still young, but getting no younger, so I figured I ought to start on number six: Calling in to KERA’s weekly Anything You Ever Wanted to Know. No matter how hard I’ve tried over the years, I’ve […]

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David Brooks, Dallas Cowboys Fan, Tonight at the DMA Arts and Letters Live Series

The real reason I had New York Times columnist and bestselling author David Brooks on the phone was not, as it turns out, to pester him for his thoughts about our Art District, mostly recently the butt of a few jokes in a Simpsons episode. No, I was supposed to be quizzing him about The Social […]

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