Iranian-American Dallas City Official Says He Was Stopped From Boarding Virgin Flight [Updated]

Bobby Abtahi, a Dallas attorney who also serves as the vice-chair of the City Plan Commission, tweeted Monday that Virgin Airlines wouldn’t allow him to board a flight in New York. A crew member told him the captain didn’t feel “comfortable” with him on board. Abtahi, a Dallas native, is Iranian-American. »Yesterday 7:00pm11/30/15 7:00pm


Beloved Baby Giraffe Dies in Freak Accident at Dallas Zoo

A three-month-old baby giraffe named Kipenzi has died in an accident at the Dallas Zoo. The zoo announced on Facebook that the giraffe was running around her enclosure when she ran into its perimeter edge and broke her neck. The zoo livestreamed her birth online in April. According to the zoo’s announcement, Kipenzi… »7/29/15 9:20am7/29/15 9:20am

Ex-Congressman Allen West Thought He Got Sharia Law-ed at a Walmart

Former Congressman and noted crackpot Allen West had a disturbing encounter at a Dallas Walmart Monday, the surest sign yet that Sharia law is creeping across this great nation and into Allen West’s personal space. A cashier with what he thought was a Muslim-sounding name wouldn’t sell him alcohol. As it turns out,… »5/12/15 11:50am5/12/15 11:50am

Tallywackers, the Male Version of Hooters Is Coming for Us

If you ever thought it’d be nice to have a place where you could hang your hat after a long day and see scantily-clad hunks do “The Worm” while serving you a platter of mozzarella cheese sticks, that wish might very well be coming true. Tallywackers, a new eatery in Dallas that looks to be the male counterpart to… »4/22/15 8:00pm4/22/15 8:00pm

This Kid's Amazing Bar Mitzvah Dance Has Raised the Bar for Everyone

A young man who was once a boy named Sam Horowitz has outdone all other Jewish Sams who will ever be Bar Mitzvahed, in this video of a performance he did during his special coming of age ceremony last fall. As a preview: after being introduced by some "burlesque" dancers to the tune of the Christina Aguilera classic… »8/13/13 2:40pm8/13/13 2:40pm

Meet 'Lucille Baller,' the Violent Rap Alter-Ego of a Dallas Cop

During the day, Dallas Police Lieutenant Regina Smith oversees burglary and theft investigative detectives. Off hours, however, she's a rapper named "Lucille Baller," who calls her revolver "Ms. Lucy," brags about her shooting skills, and, much like any run-of-the-mill rapper, threatens to fuck her haters up. The… »11/29/12 4:00pm11/29/12 4:00pm

Dallas Socialite Gets Busted With Tons of Child Porn in Her McMansion

When you think of the kind of person most likely to be trafficking child pornography, a wealthy Texas socialite is probably not the first person who comes to mind. Yet that is exactly how one would describe 41-year-old Erika Perdue, whom police in Dallas arrested after investigators found she was in possession of… »6/06/12 10:25am6/06/12 10:25am

Now You Can Apply Your Mary Kay Cosmetics in Your Very Own Mary Kay House

If you love the color pink and have a spare 3.3 million dollars laying around, you might want to consider investing in Dallas real estate because the home of cosmetics legend Mary Kay Ash is for sale. Yes, the Mary Kay. She died last year at the age of 83, and her former home is now on the market. It's a pale pink… »2/20/12 10:20am2/20/12 10:20am