Reunion Tower’s Observation Deck to Re-Open on — Wait, It’s Called WHAT?

Big Bob has the details about the opening here. (It’s October 5, by the way.) I will instead focus on the name. Here’s is my short take: SO DUMB. Here is a long one: Sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo dumb. GeO-Deck?! That’s the name of a Lego knock-off that your kid will hate you for buying instead of the […]

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What’s Going on With the Alamo Plaza Sign?

From our friends at Oak Cliff People: Michael Amonnet, past president of the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League, is none too pleased about Sylvan Thirty developers’ new call for public input on the historic Alamo Plaza Hotel Courts sign. He was under the impression it would stay put, Amonnet tells me, adding that such signage “reflects […]

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Twenty Years Ago Today, the Dallas Cowboys Destroyed the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVII

If the pains of the past three seasons are still too much, don’t continue reading. Just skip ahead to watching Michael Jackson’s Halftime Spectacuganza. I’m watching it with fresh eyes – I was eight when it first aired – and it’s glorious. Multiple Michaels, a lightshow during daylight, James Earl Jones, everything. As for the […]

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Arizona Man Launches ‘Take Alex Jones’ Guns Away’ Petition

The full text, from the White House’s “We The People” petition site: Alex Jones’ gun obsessed tirades on national TV and the internet have drawn grave concerns about his mental wellbeing. It’s apparent from his conspiracy driven rants that he may be mentally unstable and potentially poses a risk to himself or others. In short, […]

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College Station State Rep: ‘Ping-Pongs Are More Dangerous Than Guns’

In a fairly obvious-yet-necessary story, the Bryan-College Station Eagle caught up with all of the state representatives fr order viagra om the area, asking them about gun control. In a word: hate. They hate it. District 12 Rep. Kyle Kacal hates it so much, because guns, like, aren’t even dangerous really: Kacal echoed a common […]

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Someone Is Trying to Rename Klyde Warren Park ‘Barack Obama Park’

Carol just directed my attention to possibly the loneliest Facebook page in the history of Facebook pages, the one dedicated to renaming Klyde Warren Park ‘Barack Obama Park.” As of this morning, it had one “like.” The main thrust behind the page: “Who @KlydeWarrenPark was responsible for the decision to name ‘a central gathering space […]

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Dallas Kids Still Abnormally Poor, Census Shows

Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week show that Dallas County children, on whole, are poorer than not only most other Texas children, but most other children in America’s largest cities. Close to 30 percent of children in Dallas County between the ages of five and 17 live in poverty, the numbers show, nearly a […]

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