Kids, house, husband—these are the natural enemies of a well-ordered day.
Can Texans be won over to the antique tradition of tea and little sandwiches in the afternoon? Dallas’ and Houston’s new gilded hotels are counting on it.
Jim Collins is running for the Senate on the claim that it’s better to be right (wing) than to pass bills. If he wins, it will change Texas politics.
What you won’t see from Dallas designers is lots of froufrou. What you will see is a look tailored for the working woman.
Who’s who, and who’s doing what to whom: a brief guide.
Harding Lawrence was obsessed with making Braniff great. Maybe too obsessed.
A Dallas engineer you’ve probably never heard of has done more to change our daily lives than almost anyone else alive. How? He invented the silicon chip.
Outside the back door stretches the lonely prairie; there is deep silence broken sometimes by gunshots and things that go bump in the night. But here on the edge of Dallas’s suburbs, you can always retreat to the whirlpool in the bathroom.
They used to be virtuous and wooden and they were good. Now they’re commercial and plastic and they’re great.
He’s the man with the Word, and the Word is for you.
Four performers in Dallas are making a new kind of music that combines precision, grace, and crazy humor.
Everybody knows the story about the young Texan who goes into business, works hard, and makes millions. But what happens when his luck runs out?
Drew Pearson, Tony Hill, and Butch Johnson are wide receivers for the Dallas Cowboys—in other words, they’re artists, egomaniacs, fierce competitors, and the heart of the team.
Vesta Cawley turned to the city bureaucracy for help with a problem that didn’t matter to any of the other 900,000 residents of Dallas. But it should have mattered more to city hall.
How you can—and why you should—go camping in the middle of the week.
Onstage, all happy lounge acts are alike; offstage, all unhappy lounge acts are unhappy in their own ways.
When buyers and sellers converge on Dallas’s Apparel Mart for a week-long orgy of fashionable commerce, high style and discriminating taste confront the cold reality of the bottom line.
Welcome to Highland Park, a small town right in the middle of Dallas where the living is easy and time stands still.
Football has degenerated into a routine encounter between two sets of programmed, steroid-stuffed robots. These trick plays could change all that.
What you don’t know about your fire department could burn you up.
‘The Icebergs’ is the most expensive American painting in history, but it is also the center of an art-world mystery with a trail leading from an English boys’ school to a Dallas millionaire.
How Gordon McLendon stormed Texas with Top 40 . . . da doo ron ron.
Talk to coaches and team owners about AstroTurf and you’ll hear all its advantages. Talk to the players and you’ll hear a different story.
“In the League, you’ll run into a little tradition, some noblesse oblige, and a lot of talk about diets, dyslexia, designer dresses, and divorce.”
She learned the truth about selling cosmetics. Her customers didn’t want to buy products, they wanted to buy dreams.
He knows the secrets behind closed doors.
With friends like these, Box’s company didn’t need enemies.
At the top, a good family helps, clothes help, manners help, the right friends help, but nothing helps like money.
The feuding over H. L. Hunt’s vast fortune is a family affair, and what a family!
Big D is not called Big D for nothing.
The world is full of monuments to art—but how many can you live in?
Who is Roger Horchow and why is he doing these terrible things to our Christmas budgets?
Inside the cushy private boxes at Texas’ top sports stadiums, far from the madding crowd.
One week with a thousand cheerleaders.
Roger Staubach is one Cowboy who always wears a white hat.
You don’t have to be crazy to attend Texas-OU Weekend, but it helps.
Spring cleaning in the house that Zale built.
Those who haunt the singles bars aren’t always what they seem—namely, single.
The life and times of Candy Barr—the woman who made headlines by always being in the wrong place at the right time.
The Greenhouse is where the rich and the chic go to play I spa.
Two self-styled Texas soldiers of fortune engineered one of the more bizarre jailbreaks in history. Here’s how it happened.
The girl wanted love, the men wanted money, and when they all got together it was murder.
Splendor in the suburbs.
Hugh Aynesworth can’t escape what he witnessed in 1963.
Hint: his initials are B.S.
Will Texas International Airlines's “whiz kids” fizzle?! Will sexy Southwest conquer all?! Will Braniff lose its routes?!
If you thought you knew, you were probably wrong.
Choosing the best features of Texas newspapers is a thankless job, hard on the spirit, and difficult for all the wrong reasons.
One Dallas paper clings tightly to tradition while the other, with a new editor, looks for something to cling to of its own.
Mothers and fathers in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston can explore an exciting concept with their children: the city as playground.