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Each year hundreds of pumpkins take over the front lawn of Kessler Park United Methodist Church. They range from the 50-cent handheld size to $30 gourds that might appeal to


For 28 years, FRANÇOIS CHANDOU and his wife, Anne, have called Kessler Park home. The oenologist, whose family has a 200-year-old vineyard near the French Bordeaux region,  has spent more

It’s not a good time to be a corn-dependent company. In 1986, Dallas Tortilla and Tamale Factory president Ruben Leal could fill up his corn silo for $2,100, “and I

Missing the mercantileDespite having recently gotten settled in their new location, it appears that we’re losing Oak Cliff Mercantile for good now. Having relocated from the Bishop Arts District into


Nothing about the pink restaurant with blue awning makes it stand out from the auto repair shops and taquerias that pepper this section of Clarendon. What could set it apart

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     David Lucas admits that he is a light sleeper.     After waking up on a recent Sunday at 5:45 a.m. after the wrath of Hurricane Ike, Lucas looked out his

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It all started a few months ago when one of my sons, unprompted, decided to venture into fashion commentary.“Hey, your hair looks like a comb-over,” he chortled.“What do you mean?”

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