Rest assured

You would think that after 40-some Christmas mornings, my holiday memories would revolve around mounds of presents, songs and scents of the season, and…

Taking the news as it comes

Jon and Heidi Dahlander have a lot to say about what happens in their neighborhood. As DISD’s director of community relations, Jon wishes he…

Trimming the tree

Holiday ritual brings particular joy to neighborhood collector. Phillip Corcoran likes to collect things – art deco furniture, martini shakers. Christmas trees. “I started…

Something’s gotta give

“If we don’t fly, then the terrorists have won.” “If we don’t spend, then the terrorists have won.” If, then. If, then. We’ve been…

A masterpiece of theater

At the Adolphus Hotel downtown, serving tea is light business taken seriously, and for that the hotel ranks first in Texas for the afternoon…

Mayor league

A history-making era in Dallas politics ended last month when neighborhood resident Ron Kirk resigned his post as mayor after having served since May…