Category Archives: DFW

How Dallas compares to other Texas cities in poverty, income and housing

Here’s one chart that caught my attention from this Dallas Morning News article.

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Dirk Does His Best Trump

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Time-Lapse: Galleria Dallas Christmas Tree is raised and decorated

Watch as the 5-ton Galleria Dallas Christmas Tree is built 90 ft. high above the ice rink. It took a crew of workers nearly 3 days to build the structure containing 450,000 twinkling LED lights, 10,000 colored ornaments and 1,700 … Continue reading

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Decades Before Moneyball, The Dallas Cowboys Used Advanced Stats To Win Super Bowls

A. Salam Qureishi grew up in India and knew nothing about football — or America. And yet in the early 1960s, Qureishi, a computer programmer and statistician, helped the Dallas Cowboys overhaul their scouting system, replacing hunches with hard numbers. … Continue reading

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Denton – $399 million in bonds on ballot didn’t pass because of no voters

While $399 million worth of bonds were on the ballot for the Alpha Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Denton and Wise counties, no one showed up to vote. Six propositions asked the voters — or voter … Continue reading

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There’s a dollar sign on top of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

  GoogleMaps I discovered this from this Reddit post.

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Can’t help but think of November 22, 1963 when I see that entrance

And on a personal note, I never thought that I’d one day walk through that entrance myself. That happened when my mother was transported there, where she later died.  

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Something for local wrestling fans who have two hours and forty minutes to spare

This DVD spends a great time explaining… what made WCCW so special, both inside the ring and outside of it. Unfortunately, the saga of WCCW is one of the saddest in wrestling history. The story of WCCW is directly tied … Continue reading

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A local pastor is brave enough to love his Muslim neighbors

Pastor Bob Roberts is a committed evangelical Christian, a barbeque-loving Texan, and head of a large conservative congregation just outside Dallas with an essential mission to plant new churches around the world. So he’s the first to say that it’s … Continue reading

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Arts and Craftsy Tony Romo 

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1,000 FT Slip-N-Slide – The Urban Slide – Coming to Dallas July 11 and 12

Jul 11 at 10:00am to Jul 12 at 6:00pm 3400 Sylvan Ave Dallas, Texas 75238 www.TheUrbanSlide.com

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“O” Face

Check out the guy in the upper left with the black shirt, he knows that ball is gone. Kershaw didn’t handle it well.

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