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suburbs

Wild at Heart

Jan 20, 2013 By Rick Bass

My mother trained me to be a naturalist in our suburban backyard, one bird call at a time.

Suburban Renewal

Mar 1, 1999 By howardwen

How three Dallas area developers are beating back the threat of soulless sprawl by restoring a sense of community.

City Limits

Apr 30, 1998 By Paul Burka

How serious is the fight by suburbs to limit the annexation power of cities? It’s become a matter of life and death. In Kingwood, which was recently swallowed by Houston, opponents of annexation are blaming several deaths in the area on slow response time by Houston ambulances. Annexation is also…

Death and the Matrons

Sep 30, 1996 By Jim Atkinson

What could drive a suburban housewife to murder? The bizarre cases of Rowlett’s Darlie Routier and Fairview’s Candy Montgomery hint at the answer, and it may be closer to home than we’d like to think.

Trashy Business

Nov 1, 1984 By Alison Cook

When Houston’s rich and powerful join forces with environmentalists to battle big corporations, they can be fighting over only one thing. Garbarge.

No Man’s Land

Dec 1, 1980 By Richard West

Welcome to Highland Park, a small town right in the middle of Dallas where the living is easy and time stands still.