Jim Atkinson changes out his insulation.
Café Pita, Houston and Rise no1, Dallas
“Just because you played the game doesn’t mean that you’re confident enough to coach.”
Merchants Grand CaféSan Antonio You might wonder what this simple, white, “big box” space used to be. Then a local tells you it was a hardware store. Ah, that makes perfect sense. The Alamo Heights newcomer has a name chef at the helm (Jonathan Parker, from the River Walk’s
Texas has the country’s most precise state water plan. So how is it that every one of our major cities is still on track to run dry in the next fifty years?
If Josh Beckett is the next Roger Clemens, this six-foot-three-inch lefty with the 96-mile-per-hour fastball could be the next Josh Beckett. After going 13-0 with a 0.77 ERA and 139 strikeouts in 64 innings as a senior at Highland Park High School, in Dallas—including a perfect-game mercy-rule victory in which
In summer months, Houstonians are drinking ice cold . . . toilet water. Courtesy of Dallas.
What will dining be like in decades to come? We asked the state’s top chefs and foodies.
An overnight success at the halfway point in his life—but better late than never, especially when the payoff is an apt comparison to Graham Greene. Born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Fountain majored in English at the University of North Carolina and got a law degree from Duke University. He
David Hanson on robot love.
The first Hispanic to lead Texas will be a Basque jai alai phenom, Dallas attorney, and Democratic state representative whose election, in 2018, will relegate the GOP to semi- permanent minority status. Wanna bet?
Who’s the next Willie? The new Selena?
Katrina Moorhead; Teatro Dallas; Design Life Now.
The perils of prediction.
Can Jim Atkinson change the world?
The future according to third-graders.
What will dining, both out and in, be like in decades to come? We asked the state’s top chefs and food folk, from Dean Fearing and Hugo Ortega to David Bull and Charles Butt.
His LFT is a BFD—those f’s are for “fashion”—and therefore he is too. Following a hugely successful maiden foray into upscale retail with Octane and Premium93, both going strong as storefronts in the West Village neighborhood of Dallas, Varona opened Lifestyle Fashion Terminal last March at Victory Park, northwest of
If you think high school sports are too slick, too big-time, or too professional, just wait. When this Ohio transplant has his way—and he will—they’re going to get slicker, bigger, and much more pro. Stephenson, the former president of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football, founded Titus Sports Marketing in 2003. The
C. F. Payne, Cecilia Ballí, and Gregory Curtis
You’re never going to believe this. Mere weeks ago, Giorgio Armani made the declaration every chic native has longed to hear: “Fashion has arrived in Dallas.” Come again? The city may be the state’s most stylish (two words: Neiman Marcus), but it’s still a distant cousin to the four
The pall over Dallas City Hall.
All over Dallas are working-class dreamers with more will than wallet, would-be entrepreneurs who’d start their own businesses if only they had savings, good credit, home equity. That’s what brings them to the PLAN Fund.
What the double-breasted buffoons in today’s broadcast booths can learn from a legend of the game.
These six entrepreneurs are members of a unique Dallas program that is bringing the promise of microcredit to the Untied States: one small business at a time.
The corn dog’s birthplace may be disputed among gastronomists, but there is no denying that the corny dog, as the fried delicacy is known in these parts, made its first appearance at the State Fair of Texas. Dallas native Neil Fletcher formulated the recipe in 1942, set up a
Of the many things the first black district attorney of Dallas County is doing, none is more important than rethinking the concept of guilt and innocence.
In the ninth-largest city in America, boring is the new exciting.
The DA and the DNA.
Lela Rose on buying a wedding dress.
It’s the best thing Jerry Jones could do for the Cowboys.
Ten foods to gorge on in 2007.
News you’d Rather not use.
Well, first and foremost, Dallas, since four of the year’s ten best new restaurants—including the top three—are there. But if you’re hip and hungry in Houston, Austin, or San Antonio, my list won’t disappoint.
Give yourself the slip.
Facing an energy crisis, Texas is on the verge of a solution that will belch about five billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in the next forty years. Breathe deeply—while you still can.
The best golf holes in Texas, according to the legends of the game.
Dan Patrick is causing nervous breakdowns of various size and duration—and he’s not even in the Texas Senate yet.
Just a few years after nearly being written off the map, the region has become a roaring engine of growth and social transformation.
Jordan’s PickNHL All-Star CelebrationDallasHOCKEY WILL NEVER BE FOOTBALL. In Texas, at least, this truth is self-evident: No matter how many hockey fans rise up in defense of their sport (or write letters to a certain magazine’s editor decrying yet another football cover, as the case may be), the puck will
Senior editor Michael Hall on spending time with Dallas musician Erykah Badu.
Writer-at-large Michael Ennis on writing about politics and culture.
Kenneth Cooper on getting—and staying—fit.
Come home, Dixie Chicks.
And Saturday. And Sunday. The arrival of fall means weekends spent watching football, up close and on-screen, and yet another opportunity to love the greatest game on earth for all the usual reasons. Forty-nine of them, in fact.
From kayaking on Town Lake to mountain biking around Joe Pool Lake, from bass fishing on Lake Fork to horseback riding on the shores of Lake Whitney, here are some of our favorite things to do in, on, and around Texas lakes.
The Spurs versus the Mavs.
“The problem is that there’s nobody who can put their foot down and say, ‘Yep, by God, we’re going to do this . . .’ It’s a city without leadership.”
For that matter, why can’t any incarcerated man or woman with a good reason get one?
The childhood homes of nine famous Texans.