Posts Tagged ‘Dallas’

I go to public libraries for free internet. Good people watching is a splendid side benefit. But I don’t like what has happened to many of America’s inner city libraries. They are veritable military zones! Two days ago I tried to go to Washington’s central library, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, located downtown. But […]


“Walking to the Sky,” at Dallas’s Nasher Sculpture Center. The best museum in the city.


Hunt Oil has a new home in Dallas. I like the building a lot. It lights up at night. A friend in the construction biz pointed out that the curved glass is quite expensive, helping to push the price tag to $120 million. The city of Dallas kicked in a tax abatement of more than […]


If you want real BBQ you got to go to Central Texas. Folks up North don’t get that. “You’re from Texas. Good barbecue down there.” Well, yes. And, no. Dallas is decidedly not a BBQ town. (A very funny thing with an NYC chain called “Dallas BBQ.”) But, then again, they say it’s the least […]


Former White House lawyer and failed Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers is now a lobbyist for Pakistan. Miers, a former graduate of Hillcrest High and SMU Law School, was involved in the US attorney firing scandal. In February of this year, Congress voted to hold her and Bush’s Chief of Staff Josh Bolten in contempt […]


Just makes me want to do some bargain shopping! I will, however, give it credit for the freezer lights, which go on by motion censors. Something I haven’t seen before at a grocery store. And, by the way, Dallas was the first big city market conquered by WalMart grocery stores, taking the local market share […]


     Karl Rove Arrested: Congress Grows Balls and Does Something? Photo from flickr user Knuckledragger. Yesterday Karl Rove was politicking in Dallas, future home of George W. Bush and a rare remaining political stronghold, at the home of real-estate mogul Harlan Crowe. The subject of the gathering was not publicly reported.  A local group was organizing a protest of Mr. […]