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Denton Arts and Jazz Festival

April 7th, 2009 · 5 Comments

A few weeks back, on April 27, I had the privilege of attending the Denton Arts and Jazz Festival — one of about 200,000 people to do so this year. It was free, after all, even if they wouldn’t let you carry any coolers inside (didn’t want to stifle the beer concessions, y’know). The festival […]

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Mesothelioma Attorneys Dallas

February 19th, 2009 · No Comments

A pretty sad topic really.   As I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that is almost always caused by previous exposure to asbestos. I’m please to read that finally the Covington Homes public housing complex in Texarkana is going to be cleaned up.  Those people who lived there […]

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No more nofollow, yes I do follow

February 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This blog uses the NoFollow Free and is (or will be) listed in the Do Follow directory.

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Recessional

September 11th, 2008 · No Comments

LEST WE FORGET September 11, 2001 New York, New YorkWashington, D.C. Shanksville, Pennsylvania

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Upcoming Events in DFW, May 2008

May 7th, 2008 · No Comments

 Before we return to our regularly scheduled program, folks, I wanted to point out that May is chockfull of exciting events to attend — so many, in fact, that I expect to be writing about them well into June (which is also an eventful month).  While the various Cinco de Mayo celebrations and Richardson’s Cottonwood […]

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Deep Ellum Arts Festival

April 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Deep Ellum is well known for its artistic inclinations (one need only look at all the murals all over, not to mention the Deep Ellum Art Park), and once a year they hold a fun little blowout called the Deep Ellum Arts Festival. This year’s took place April 4-6, and was sponsored primarily by Jeep […]

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Deep Ellum, Dallas

December 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Deep inside Dallas, just west of Fair Park and a mile or so east of the West End, you’ll find a historic district called Deep Ellum. Exactly why it’s called this no one really knows, except that “Ellum” is a corruption of “Elm” perpetrated by the jazz and blues musicians who used to congregate here […]

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Dallas’ West End

November 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

  In previous posts I’ve discussed a number of interesting and historical attractions that grace the downtown Dallas district we call the West End, but I’ve never actually addressed the reality of the West End itself. Well, that changes today! If you’d like a quick-and-dirty tour of the West End, hop in, fasten your seatbelt, […]

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Things Really Are Bigger In Texas

June 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Welcome to my new blog about the wondrous complexity of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. My intention here is to prepare you for your vacation to our fine conglomeration of cities, and to give you a few clues about what to do, where to go, and how to act while you’re here. Dallas is the ninth […]

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