Category: Feature

Pat down

Queer crime queen Patricia Cornwell, on Scarpetta and embracing ‘Chaos’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES...

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DRIVE!: Welcome to the neighborhood

With their move from Irving to Lemmon Avenue — the ’hood’s Motor Mile — Goodson Acura has undertaken a bumper-to-bumper overhaul. At the new facility, there’s clearly an emphasis on style. Sleek, sophisticated interiors are...

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DRIVE!: Now we’re cookin’!

Fiery under the hood and on the road, these sporty rides know how to burn rubber CASEY WILLIAMS | Auto Reviewer I love Hell’s Kitchen: Watching Gordon Ramsey make snarky remarks as he collects aprons at the end of each culinary...

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DRIVE!: Little pleasures

‘Everything’s bigger in Texas’ doesn’t have to include your gasoline bill. Try one of these fun little numbers CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer It’s not the size of your car that matters, but the pleasure you derive from it. Some...

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DRIVE!: Out of drag

Aerodynamic cars are sexy and fuel efficient — as Detroit has long known CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer My stylishly fabulous friend from Paris once said, “These are the most uncomfortable shoes ever, but they are Prada.” My...

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DRIVE!: Drivers seat

Reality TV star (and gay gearhead) Drew Ginsburg stays in the family business — and has two rides to show for it As the lone gay member of the cast of the recently ended reality show Most Eligible Dallas, Drew Ginsburg had to be...

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Defining Homes: Ask the Experts

As Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and a number of other social networking sites are more and more prevalent in everyday life — professional and personal — we wondered whether the trend is effective as a marketing tool in the real...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2010 Online Exclusives

GADGET REST STOP There is that one person who is a little too attached to their smartphone or mp3 player. Perhaps this stocking stuffer can give both him and the gadget some much needed rest. As a throwback to 1970s basement...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2010

>> home & hearth CHAISE IT DOWN Sometimes you just have to opt for cool in living rooms and Cantoni’s Fly Chaise Lounge delivers just that. The futuristic piece comes in black or red leather. The sleek lines make it...

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DRIVE! 2010 • Crossover conundrum

A car, an SUV or something else entirely? These rides defy easy classification, but all combine roominess with style CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer FORD VERSUS FORD | Having difficulty deciding between the Ford Edge and the...

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DRIVE! 2010 • Volt ’n jive

Electric cars can finally claim excellent looks & genuine pick-up, making green the new black CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer PURE ELECTRIC | Chevrolet’s Volt, above, can be charged from a home outlet and go 40 miles on...

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DRIVE! 2010 • Gay adoption

Cross-cultural automaking combines American and foreign sensibilities for these mixed-parentage rides CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer PUSH BUTTON MIRACLE | GM almost nixed Saab, but when Spyker took over, they gave it a...

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DRIVE! 2010 • Petite cowboys

When it comes to pickup trucks, these models prove that, on some occasions, bigger isn’t always better — even in Texas CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer I love cute little cowboys, all dressed up in their western wear for a night...

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Change of plans • Defining Homes

So you want to be a real estate agent. Just be sure you know what you’re in for By Rich Lopez No one needs to remind you that these are tough economic times. Sometimes that means calling for serious measures like a career...

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Real(ity) estate • Defining Homes

A Dallas couple’s adventure in house selling becomes an episode of HGTV’s ‘My First Sale’ By Arnold Wayne Jones Keith Yonick, left, turned Dallas couple Troy and Cindy Hughes on to the idea of being on TV. But their youngest...

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Little crooked house • Defining Homes

Don’t get tripped up on uneven floors before buying that new home By M. ­­M. Adjarian After a long stretch of searching, finding that perfect house is not only a relief, it’s a glimpse into a whole new future. When the pieces...

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