Opinion

Preston Hollow Activists Offer Misinformation on Zoning, City Council Elections

By Jon Anderson / February 19, 2019 / 6 Comments

[Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com who lives in District 13. His opinions are his own.] I have to admit, had I been drinking milk, it would have squirted out of my nose when I was forwarded an email from a few Preston Hollow residents. It blared out: CHANGE IS COMING to District […]

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My New Year’s Resolutions – For The World

By Jon Anderson / January 1, 2019 / 8 Comments

Regardless of your definition, the world got worse in many ways this past year. While many large problems seem out of our control to fix or influence, there are several things we can all do to make me feel better. Yes, me. In this season of giving, what have you done for me?  If you’re […]

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Wednesday’s City Council Homeless Briefing: We Have Way More Concerns Than Just Rec Centers

By Candy Evans / August 3, 2018 / 2 Comments

By Cynthia Weatherall Special Contributor I attended Wednesday’s City Council meeting when the council was briefed on proposed homeless strategies by Monica Hardman, the managing director of the city’s Office of Homeless Solutions. This was the fiery meeting where the “Track 2” proposal to transport the homeless across the city stirred citizens to action as […]

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So, About Yesterday’s Wednesday WTF

By Bethany Erickson / January 25, 2018 / Comments Off on So, About Yesterday’s Wednesday WTF

Yesterday, we ran our weekly Wednesday WTF, and some of you had some serious issues with it. Our entire staff was on it all day. I was also called a few names, but that’s neither here nor there. What I would like to say is this: I in no way saw any humor in what […]

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Santa Doesn’t Play Around in the Park Cities, Apparently

By Bethany Erickson / December 22, 2017 / 22 Comments
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Ooof — the things we get messaged or emailed to us. Like this picture of an inflatable Santa, for instance. If the measure of a good day, as Ice Cube explains, is not having to use your AK, then this Kris Kringle in University Park is having a pretty bad Christmas Eve Eve Eve. This photo […]

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And Now, the Hard Work of Righting Dallas’ Racial Wrongs Actually Begins

By Bethany Erickson / October 1, 2017 / 9 Comments
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This may cost me some kind of journalistic cool kids card, but I’m not sure if I care. I mean, I’ve been known to refuse to move with the herd on other occasions as well.  I agree with Bernadette Nutall. “Until we start changing some policies that affect African-Americans and Latinos,” Nutall said at Thursday […]

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