Joe Pappalardo is editor in chief of the Dallas Observer.
11 days ago | News
It's not every day that a religious leader with the ear of the U.S. president advocates raining hellfire down on another nation. But that's what happened yesterday when Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, released a statement t...
20 days ago | Arts
Bidders at an auction in Dallas this weekend matched a world record for the highest amount ever paid for a vintage movie poster: $478,000 for a 1946 Italian piece touting the classic film Casablanca. Several bidders vied for the 55.5-by-78.25...
1 month ago | Technology
You know you’re witnessing a particular kind of aviation history when the models show up. A pair of them in jean shorts and cowboy hats stalked the flight line at Addison Airport, hired to be eye candy for the photographers chronicl...
2 months ago | News
On Wednesday, the Dallas City Council voted to spend nearly $2 million to remove a whitewater feature in the Trinity River. The infamous Standing Wave, installed at a cost of more than $4 million in 2011, has never worked as planned. The...
3 months ago | Technology
Robots are walking, crawling and flying into the future. And Dallas has opened the doors of the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center to them for Xponential, a three-day event put on by the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International. Intel C...
4 months ago | DFW Music News
On the heels of a comeback in 2016, Ween announced they are visiting Dallas for a Halloween show at the Bomb Factory. Last year, the band reformed for a few shows and a festival, ending a four-year concert hiatus and supporting their first live al...