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  • Dallas Voters To Weigh In On Convention Center Expansion. The Dallas City Council Wednesday approved a measure that will ask voters to OK plans for expanding Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and upgrading Fair Park buildings. The matter will appear on the November ballot. Child Shot By Unknown Driver. Dallas police said a 10-year-old was … Continued The post Leading Off (8/11/22) appeared first on D Magazine. ...

  • We made it past a month and I’m still doing this. A month is sort of an arbitrary milestone to celebrate. To me, these days, if you can do something two weeks in a row, high fives all around and let’s let the social media love pour in. No monologue this week. It’s not the … Continued The post Photo Dump (8/10/22) appeared first on D Magazine. ...

  • In a huge upset this morning, Deep Fried Buc-ee’s did not make it into the 2022 Big Tex Choice Awards Finals. The result fractured the current timeline of the State-Fair-of-Texasverse, and it’s unclear what the future holds for Big Tex. Even more frightening, Deep Fried Charcuterie Board is vying for the title of Best Savory … Continued The post The 2022 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists Are Here, and Bucc-ee’s Got Snubbed appeared first on D Magazine. ...

  • Our intern program will put you to work. You’ll report and write stories. You’ll get experience with fact checking. You’ll help throw events. You’ll come up with social media content and collaborate with staff who are working to grow our audience. If you’re interested in experiencing how a magazine operation runs, we want to talk … Continued The post Alert: Intern this Fall With <i>D Magazine</i> appeared first on D Magazine. ...

  • Most North Texans old enough to rent a car have probably heard of Paul Slavens. The 60-year-old has fronted the band Ten Hands for 35 years (with a break here and there). He plays with the Baptist Generals and the Travoltas. He was the music director for the improv troupe Four Day Weekend. He has … Continued The post Paul Slavens Cleans Up Well appeared first on D Magazine. ...

  • Valley View Mall has been ruins for years. April marked the 10th anniversary of Beck Ventures purchasing the property. Next June will mark a decade since what was known as the “Midtown” project went before the City Council. Last week, one of the three largest landowners there put its acreage for sale, raising even more … Continued The post With Part of the Old Valley View Mall Up for Sale, Will the Site Ever Be Developed? appeared first on D Magazine. ...

  • Salon Shooter Indicted. Jeremy Theron Smith, 37, has been indicted by a grand jury on seven charges of aggravated assault related to the shooting of three women of Asian descent at a northwest Dallas hair salon. The grand jury found that Smith’s crime included a racial bias, which boosts the potential punishment from two to … Continued The post Leading Off (8/10/22) appeared first on D Magazine. ...

  • For years, Dallas’ government fought a stubborn war against food trucks, trailers, and carts. Food trailers were allowed to operate only at special events and had to get separate permits for each event. Food trucks pulled up to a limited number of locations, such as Klyde Warren Park, and had to drive to their commissary … Continued The post Dallas’ Mobile Food Revolution Is Finally In Gear appeared first on D Magazine. ...

  • The Receiving Clerk inhaled through a slurp of pencil-infused Irish, savored the retro-olfaction of shaved cedar, and found its spice less strident than at first pour—fairly complex, really, the cedar wood was; she savored again the lithophone-like brittle crockery note of No. 2/HB pencil lead, and the lingering finish—bitter chocolate, she thought, or, no, it’s … Continued The post Dallas Summer Reading Series: Beneath the Lamar Street Sears appeared first on D Magazine. ...

  • It’s 8:30 a.m. on a Wednesday in late July, and Karen Albracht meets me in Tenison Park, a loosely treed stretch of land in East Dallas. The park is nestled between northbound and southbound Grand Avenue, the sound of traffic fading in the distance. She wears a sun hat and a smile. At her side … Continued The post How the Tenison Park Pollinator Garden Is Saving the Monarch Butterfly with Flowers appeared first on D Magazine. ...

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