These eco-friendly tips make your home more marketable — and cheaper to live in JEF TINGLEY | Contributing Writer With images of melting ice caps and dying polar bears populating headlines and newsfeeds, now more than ever is the time for individuals to think about the effect of their carbon footprint on the world. And [...]
By reducing expenses and a carbon footprint, downsizing can make sense and cents JONANNA WIDNER | Contributing Writer It’s always been the Dallas dream: A giant house in the midst of a sprawling central neighborhood, plenty of space for the kids, a game room and a suite for the in-laws, all topped with a nice big [...]
Home inspectors can keep you on track to make buying and selling a home easier RICH LOPEZ | Contributing Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Don’t ignore those cracks in the walls or that hint of separation between the windows and the house. Structural engineer Dave Vannier says those are the clues that the building is in need of an [...]
Lake Highlands gives East Dallas its own take on the gayborhood ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor Part of the fun of urban exploration — as far as home-buying is concerned — is discovering the hidden gem. Once a neighborhood like Oak Lawn or Oak Cliff is widely known as gay-friendly or funky or affordable, [...]
‘Throwing Shade’ podcasters Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi take on Dallas Feminasty” Erin Gibson and “Homosensual” Bryan Safi just want to make you laugh. And trust me, they will, as they hit the stage of Dallas Comedy House March 14 with their absurdist, stream-of-consciousness comedic dialogue in the podcast-cum-live-show Throwing Shade. The West Hollywood-based (and [...]
It’s Elaine’s world, and we get to watch her live it ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor The last time I interviewed Elaine Stritch, more than a decade ago, the call had to take place at 11 p.m. Eastern, because she was used to getting off the stage around then and was wired. So [...]
Bear rapper Big Dipper, laughing & sashaying his way through Texas RICH LOPEZ | Contributing Writer email@example.com There are three things someone is quick to notice about Big Dipper — and he’s fully aware of them. “When people write me up, [they usually describe me] as a ‘gay white rapper,’” he says. “Now they add [...]
Friday 03.07 Out of the Loop shows 10 days of plays WaterTower returns with its acclaimed Out of the Loop festival of fringe theater, featuring nearly 20 artists, companies and performers, from dance to music to plays. Among the offerings are Brandon Simmons’ Falling Man, about a gay hustler, a drag queen and Jeffrey Dahmer, Diana [...]
My Oscar picks!
The Oscars are this Sunday, and you have a chance to see two of the nominees beforehand at the Angelika: The Wind Rises (nominated for best animated feature) and Omar (nominated for best foreign language film). Both are worth your time.