Category: Dallas

Is This Thing On?

Is This Thing On?

It’s only been like four years since I posted to this site. I kind of wanted to see if I could still log in on a WordPress site.  Plus I’ve been waxing poetic on the fact that this blog is almost 10 years old (let’s not count the 3+ year...

Photos: Champagne and Strawberries Book Release Party – Blogging While Black

Photos: Champagne and Strawberries Book Release Party – Blogging While Black

Saturday December 3, 2011 at Chocolate Secrets in Dallas.

John Spriggins’ “Paper Dolls” debuts at the South Dallas Cultural Center October 24th

John Spriggins’ “Paper Dolls” debuts at the South Dallas Cultural Center October 24th

Cross posted at Dallas nonprofit news organization DallasSouthNews.org On Saturday, South Dallas artist John Spriggins will open a new show just down the street from his work space.  Spriggins latest work “Paper Dolls” debuts at the South Dallas Cultural Center on October 24th and is a look at how media...

Southwest Center Mall is sold.

Southwest Center Mall is sold.

By Shawn Williams – Dallas South News Editor In a community meeting at the atrium of Southwest Center Mall on Monday night, the public was informed that after months in foreclosure, Southwest Center Mall has a new owner.  When Councilman Tennell Atkins and Mayor Tom Leppert opened the meeting of...

Youth Activist Groups Honor Local First Responders on Sept. 11

Youth Activist Groups Honor Local First Responders on Sept. 11

Dallas County Young Democrats (DCYD) and Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats (DSYD) Host Barbecue for National Day of Service Dallas (September 10) — The Dallas County Young Democrats and Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats are honoring service men and women with the “Serving Those Who Serve Us” Barbecue, this upcoming Friday at...

Southern Dallas Left in the Dark on Main Post Office decision

Southern Dallas Left in the Dark on Main Post Office decision

From DallasSouthNews.org Last night I moderated a Town Hall meeting hosted by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson at Dallas City Hall regarding an Area Mail Processing (AMP) Feasibility Study conducted by the United States Post Office.  AMP Studies are taking place all across the country. Tim Vierling, Dallas Sr. Plant Manager,...

District Attorney Craig Watkins Responds to Dallas Morning News Editorial

District Attorney Craig Watkins Responds to Dallas Morning News Editorial

The following is a response from District Attorney Craig Watkins regarding the Dallas Morning News Editorial “Watkins Needs to Investigate the Constables.” By Craig Watkins – Dallas County District Attorney In (Monday’s) editorial, “Watkins needs to investigate the constables,” the Dallas Morning News failed to print my actual comment and...

Alert/Update: U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson to hold townhall on Dallas postal operations Monday moderated by Shawn P.

Alert/Update: U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson to hold townhall on Dallas postal operations Monday moderated by Shawn P.

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will hold a townhall meeting on Monday August 24th regarding the Dallas Main Post Office and Distribution Center.  A few weeks ago we reacted here to rumors that the Dallas Main Post Office was closing. While rumors of the Post Office’s demise were a bit exaggerated,...