No longer judged a lightweight.
Head of the class.
The people’s mayor.
The late folk artist Willard Watson was a funky fixture of Dallas’ art scene. Better known as the Texas Kid, he was famous or his courly manners, cockammy yard art in his Love Field-area home, and eye-popping, Longhourn-crowned luxury cars. Watson often collaborated with other artists; in 1976, for example,
After years of arguing that vigorous activity is a key to good health, Kenneth Cooper is exercising his right to change his mind.
When burglars targeted my Dallas business for repreated break-ins, I felt violated—and I fought back.
During the first week of April, as the Legislature considered the case for concealed weapons, Texas mourned the consequences of two gun-related tragedies in Corpus Christi: the murder of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla Perez and the shooting of five workers at a refinery inspection company by a disgruntled
Phil Gramm is a world-class fundraiser, but it will take more than money to carry him to the White House in 1996.
Meet the hip young chefs at two Texas restaurants that everyone’s buzzing about.
The rookie Cowboys coach has turned out to be exactly what all the critics said he wasn’t: a winner.
As a curator and in his own work as a painter, Jerry Bywaters left a lasting legacy of Texas art.
Life as it really was in Texas’ African American community, as seen through the eyes of almost forgotten photographers.
One night the pastor of Dallas’ all-powerful First Baptist Church mysteriously resigned. To this day, no one is sure why.
Only sixteen, and very much in Vogue,
It’s junior’s mint, and he’s making the most of it.
The arts impresario of Dallas.
The trash-TV titan.
Turning denim into dollars for AIDS.
If casino gambling comes to Texas, it’s a safe bet that the Pratt family of Dallas will be in on the jackpot.
This creation mixes and matches ingredients from the countries of the Mediterranean: grilled portobello mushrooms from Italy, olive oil from France or Spain, hummus-tahini spread from the Middle East.“This sandwich was my wife’s idea,” says David Holben, the executive chef at Dallas’ Mediterraneo. “She’s a vegetarian and she asked me
Jerry Jones may have the biggest ego in football, but don’t bet against him. Even without Jimmy Johnson, he still has the best team.
Around the state, a smorgasbord of stylish new restaurants defines the Texas bitegeist.
The ingredients are earthy but the effect is divine in chef Mark Morrow’s rustic anitra arrosto, or roast duck. Morrow’s recipes from Mi Piaci in Dallas (14854 Montfort) do a turn on traditional Italian fare: fresh fowl brushed with honey and balsamic vinegar and slow-cooked creamy polenta, made from simple cornmeal.The
She was the princess who wore Tiffany perfume. He was the middle-class guy who raced cars. But when they met on the cystic fibrosis wing of a Dallas hospital, romance bloomed.
Until I house-sat there last year, I thought I knew rarefied Highland Park. To my surprise, it was much more fragile and defensive than it had seemed.
My third year organizing the JFK assassination conference was one year too many.
In a chilling excerpt from his autobiography, the late John Connally offers his close-up account of the Kennedy assassination.
For country club developer Robert Dedman, success is won by squeezing every minute out of every hour of every day.
Police officers Randy Harris and Swany Davenport were called heroes for busting Dallas drug dealers. But when they broke the laws they had pledged to uphold, the dealers cried foul—and the heroes got busted.
The latest culinary crazy, Cowboy Cuisine has put a new spin on traditional Texas cooking.
Even after his baseball career is over, Nolan Ryan will continue to be a role model for my kids—and me.
Dallas police say Charles Albright is the coldest, most depraved killer of women in the city’s history. To me, he seems like a perfect gentleman. Maybe too perfect.
From Paris to Dallas, everyone’s asking, Will the bullet train ever get on track?
So what if Barney’s New Age niceness annoys some parents? His TV show is a hit with toddlers—and a financial bonanza for the Dallasites who brought him to life.
Jimmy Johnson said he’d see us in the Super Bowl, and he was right. Now he is a hero, and his critics are eating crow.
He’s no longer at the helm of Neiman’s, but 87-year-old Stanley Marcus still knows how to run a successful business. Just ask him.
Recipe from Dean Fearing of Dallas’ Mansion on Turtle Creek.
In Texas, October is the kindest month, bringing idle breezes and the promise of nippy mornings followed by glorious blue afternoons. In weather like this, you want to have friends over for Sunday brunch, but you don’t want to kill yourself cooking. That’s when you need recipes that get you
“People will watch anything,” says B-film director Bret McCormick.
Bare and spare, J. Crew’s newest retail outlet pays homage to refined minimalism.
Three years after he replaced Tom Landry, Jimmy Johnson is giving Dallas Cowboys fans something to cheer about—and his critics are eating their words.
Haven’t heard of Geof Kern, Texas’ most famous photographer? You must live here.
The face of Dallas’ most eclectic neighborhood changes every day, but its appeal remains familiar—and it keeps getting stronger.
George H. W. Bush's commencement speech at Southern Methodist University was long on rhetoric and short on specifics.
A Dallas stylist’s patrons enjoy hair-raising experiences.
For six years, my landlord and his wife were the perfect neighbors. Then he was accused of murdering her—and suddenly I didn’t know what to believe.
Dallas sportswriter Skip Bayless takes his column high tech.
Today, TGI Friday’s is sedate, but twenty years ago this month, the place started the singles era in Dallas.
Director Oliver Stone may not be sure who did it or how, but he is sure he knows why.