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Old Buildings In The Way of Dallas Progress
NBC 5 Three old buildings on Elm Street in Dallas are a step closer to the wrecking ball after a City Council vote last week. The buildings at the southwest corner of Elm and Cesar Chavez Boulevard are in the way of progress on a road widening project planned years ago.
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Dallas Convention Center Hotel making the money | City Hall Blog |
This memo, fresh from the city manager's office, has a whiff of the 'told ya so' about it. You'll recall there was much debate over whether the Convention Center Hotel could meet the lofty numbers City Hall set for it when it was selling the deal to Dallas. Well, it's early yet.
Sally Beauty sees future sales from ‘The Hunger Games’ | Dallas-Fort Worth Business News - News for Dallas, Texas - The Dallas Morning News
Denton-based Sally Beauty expects nail polish inspired by The Hunger Games to be a strong seller. It goes on sale March 1.
Fashion, Beauty and Retail News -
The brand is preparing to unveil a sporty ready-to-wear and accessories collection at London Fashion Week. The Nicole Richie Collection is set to debut on the home-shopping network's "The Buzz on the Red Carpet - Live From L.A." show on Feb. 24.
Anthony Shadid talks about journalism: ‘A narrative can play out over two paragraphs or 10′ | Poynter.
New York Times foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid, who died Thursday of an apparent asthma attack in Syria, dedicated much of his life to reporting from dangerous, war-torn countries. In 2007, Shadid shared journalism lessons learned in an essay for Poynter's 2007-'08 "Best Newspaper Writing" book.
Texas in line for continued job growth in 2012, Dallas Fed chief says | Dallas-Fort Worth Business News - News for Dallas, Texas - The Dallas Morning News
The state’s unemployment rate remains too high but is trending downward, Richard Fisher tells manufacturers.
Gift from Mark Cuban will keep Greenville Avenue St. Patrick's Day parade rolling | - News for Dallas, Texas - The Dallas Morning News
If you want to stage a parade in this town, apparently the man to see is Mark Cuban. The Dallas Mavericks' owner has written a check of undisclosed size that will allow this year's Greenville Avenue St. Patrick's Day parade to proceed as planned.
Market Street is opening a supermarket in Flower Mound next year | Biz Beat Blog |
Market Street is opening in Flower Mound next year. It will be the seventh Dallas area store for Lubbock-based United Supermarkets. It's expected to be completed by spring 2013 on the northeast corner of the intersection of FM 1171 and FM 2499.
Richardson watchmaker Fossil reports higher profit and outlines growth | Dallas-Fort Worth Business News - News for Dallas, Texas - The Dallas Morning News
The Richardson-based watch and accessory maker reported its fifth consecutive quarter of double-digit sales increases and a full-year milestone of $2.5 billion in sales.
Legislator apologizes for shoplifting incident at Neiman Marcus
Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) offered a public apology Monday after pleading no contest last week to charges that she tried to shoplift $2,500 in clothes from the Neiman Marcus in San Francisco. The lawmaker has stated that she simply forgot to pay for the items - which included a white blouse, black skirt and leather pants - because she was talking on her cellphone and got distracted.
'Beverly Hillbillies' actress settles suit over Barbie doll
By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times A Clampett may have struck it rich yet again. Or at least the actress who played the beautiful tomboy Elly May on the television show "The Beverly Hillbillies," who settled a lawsuit with toy giant Mattel Inc. and CBS Consumer Products over a Barbie doll modeled after her character.
Beyond the uncanny valley
Kevin Kelly argues that Spielberg's Tintin movie passes beyond the uncanny valley into the "plains of hyperreality". One of the great charms of the Tin Tin movie (besides its solid story, and uplifting sensibility) is the incredible degree of detail, texture, lighting, and drama that infuses every scene.
Wipeout track using quantum levitation
The quantum levitation videos I showed you a couple months ago are pretty cool, but scientists scienticiens at the Japan Institute of Science and Technology have upped the game by using QL CGI to build a real-world Wipeout track. Say it with me: science!! Also, do Rainbow Road next!
Hero fixes grandparents' wifi
From McSweeney's, In Which I Fix My Girlfriend's Grandparents' WiFi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero. But then one gray morning did Internet Explorer 6 no longer load The Google. Refresh was clicked, again and again, but still did Internet Explorer 6 not load The Google.
Gary Oldman Screaming Call of Duty Orders on Conan
ace attorney 488 Ace Attorney Is the Best Video Game Movie Ever (Take That, Hollywood!) super mario world 324 Lowest. Score. Ever. (In Super Mario World) fancy pants 319 The Very Best In Cosplay: Lindze tim schafer 258 Wait, it Costs $40,000 to PATCH a Console Game?
‘True Blood’: The sex-friendly show in which sex is usually bad or dangerous |
Jun 27 2011 04:35 PM ET The same weekend that New York state legalized same-sex marriage, True Blood guru Alan Ball revealed in the season premiere that, over the course of a one-year time-jump since last season, Tara had (a) become an MMA-style cage wrestler, and (b) found comfort, happiness, and sex in the arms of a woman (a work colleague, the nicely trim fighter Naomi).
The Walking Dead Season 2 Premiere You'll Never Get to See
It's hard to hate AMC. After all, they're still the network that brings us Mad Men and Breaking Bad, two of the best dramas on television. But with The Walking Dead, they've really dropped the ball. Sam Witwer certainly feels that way.