RIP, Dave Neumann’s Free Parking

Yesterday, I posted that former Dallas city councilman Dave Neumann would probably never, ever get a parking ticket in the city of Dallas. Rudy Bush at the Morning News picked up the ball and ran with it, and, earlier today, Neumann returned his city council parking pass.

Let me be the first to say this: I’m so sorry, Mr. Neumann. Had I known that you were doing anything but being a simple chauffeur for other city councilmembers—a mensch of epic proportions—I would’ve never dimed on you. So we here at D Magazine would like to make it up to you.

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Former Dallas City Councilman Dave Neumann Did Not Get a Parking Ticket Today, and Likely Never Will

In May 2011, Scott Griggs unseated Dave Neumann for the District 3 slot on the Dallas City Council. Today, Dave Neumann left a downtown event, hopped into a car on Lamar Street, pulled a quick U-turn, and headed off.

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Fort Worth Couple Raffling Off Their Unborn Daughter’s Middle Name

Fort Worth real estate agent Drew Myers and his wife already have the first name of their daughter picked out. Ily will come into the world in August, with an abbreviation for a name: Ily = I Love You. Problem is, they don’t have a middle name for their daughter. That’s where you come in. […]

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Two Truck Drivers Risked Their Lives For Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies This Morning

From the Morning News’ Scoop Blog: No injuries were reported, but fans of snack food were in for a scare overnight after an 18-wheeler carrying thousands of Little Debbie snack cakes caught fire on Interstate 35E near the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Two men were driving the truck from Arkansas to San Antonio when the […]

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Ex-Cowboy Martellus Bennett Is Basically The Greatest Human Being in History. Just Ask Him.

The other night, Martellus Bennett caught an overzealous fan who fell over a railing at MetLife Stadium. Great job, Martellus! Explain what it was like! “I caught him and then I was about to set him down gently, kinda like when Lois Lane is caught by Superman and then he kind of takes her down […]

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North Dallas Woman Claims Walmart Toilet Water ‘Burned Her Bottom’

A North Dallas woman is claiming that the water from a Walmart toilet scalded her while she sat on a Walmart toilet. Sat on a Walmart toilet. Again, this whole situation seems like it could’ve been avoided by not sitting on a Walmart toilet. According to Fox 4: …she bought a thermometer from the store and went […]

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Leading Off (7/16/12)

Grandma, Baby Survive Wild Middle of The Night Adventure Unscathed: Elizabeth Smith’s grand baby was sick, and so early Saturday morning around 3 a.m. she headed to a 24-hour pharmacy in Pleasant Grove. On the way back, a man in a passing truck stopped and told her to get in his vehicle. Smith refused, the […]

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Leading Off (7/9/12)

More Texas Doctors Not Accepting Medicaid: According to a survey by the Texas Medical Association, only 31 percent of Texas doctors say they are accepting new patients who use Medicaid, a 11 percentage point drop from 2010. In 2000, 67 percent of Texas doctors accepted Medicaid. Doctors complain about red tape and low pay, but […]

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