I couldn’t help thinking back to an ancient regret of my own when reading the story of Rodney Kitchens, a man who literally brought Ecstasy to the legendary Starck Club at its mid-’80s hedonistic heights. The article, which first appeared in the October 1989 issue of D Magazine, is the first of the 40 greatest stories in our print product’s history that we’ll be highlighting over the coming months. Read the whole thing here. Our excuse for revisiting the past is the 40th anniversary of the first issue of D, an event we’ll officially celebrate this fall.Full Story
The folks up on the 22nd floor of our building shared some good news today:
Integrated content marketing agency D Custom announced today its exclusive publishing partnership with the Dallas Regional Chamber.
D Custom will produce the Dallas Regional Chamber’s four publications: the Economic Development Guide, the Dallas-Fort Worth Real Estate Review, the Dallas Relocation & Newcomer Guide and the Dallas Regional Chamber Membership Guide. The publications will be available in print as well as online in an interactive, digital format.
“There is a huge opportunity in our partnership with the Dallas Regional Chamber,” says Gordon Price Locke, president of D Custom. “As we re-launch these publications in print and online, we will be able to use the latest in web optimization science to broaden our reach and build an incredible experience for readers and advertisers.”Full Story
If you’ve ever read a community newspaper on a regular basis, then you know that the police blotter is almost always the most interesting section. It’s also the most popular section. To give readers even more of what they love most, our sister People Newspapers will soon launch a weekly e-newsletter with an expanded edition […]Full Story
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 […]Full Story
Last year, we started something really great at D. It’s called D Academy. It’s a leadership program for smart, passionate people who give a damn about Dallas. We meet once a month in various venues around the city. We bring in speakers who are pertinent to that day’s topic. And then we take all this […]Full Story
Devastating Tornado in Oklahoma: Another horrific tragedy. There are dozens dead, a lot of them children who were taking cover in the hallway of an elementary school. Thousands more are left homeless, their possessions in shambles. And while the death and destruction will eventually be quantified and ranked historically, the grief and suffering is immeasurable. […]Full Story
Anthony Swofford, a former Marine and the author of Jarhead, has made one of those newfangled electronic books about the tragic death of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. It’s titled Death of an American Sniper. In this excerpt, Swofford writes of the first time he ever heard of Kyle: I would have liked to get down on […]Full Story
I promise I’ll stop talking about The Big Read Dallas soon. I just have one more thing to share. The great folks at TZOM Films gave a lot of their time and talent to shoot this teaser video for us from our Read-In at Klyde Warren Park a couple of Saturdays ago. If you weren’t […]Full Story
This morning, DISD superintendent Mike Miles, city manager Mary Suhm, and the wonderful step team from Garza Early College High School all joined us at Union Station to hand out 1,000 books to commuters to officially kick off The Big Read Dallas. It went really well. By 7:40, we were out of books, and we […]Full Story
I’ve told you about it before, but just a quick refresher: The Big Read Dallas is a citywide reading initiative. We’re asking the entire city to read Fahrenheit 451 in April and join us at various events throughout the month. We’ve tasked ninth- and tenth-grade DISD students to lead the charge, so we’re giving every […]Full Story
It’s only one day, but to quote our partner, London Broadcasting’s Phil Hurley, “This just doesn’t happen in this business.” D Living, hosted by Kimberly Whitman and Hilary Kennedy, was #1 in its 10 a.m. time slot yesterday among adults 18-49, beating out The View at #2. D: The Broadcast with Lisa Pineiro, Suzie Humphreys, Pat […]Full Story