Driftwood, the restaurant planned for the former ConFusion space on West Davis, hired Omar Lopez, formerly of Abacus, as executive chef.

Members of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship church in Red Bird were the target of a ponzi scheme. In happier news, a member of that congregation, 16-year-old Bryson Lewis, received an organ donation and recently met and publicly thanked the mother of his organ donor.

Here’s an interview with Ray Wylie Hubbard, in which he cites musicians he met as a student at Adamson High School as early influences.

Check out Elliot Muñoz’s photos from Cliff Fest last weekend.

Twenty five homes in near Morrell and Corinth were evacuated earlier this week because of a gas-line leak.

This is a touching story about Dallas Police Chief David Brown, a South Oak Cliff High School graduate who was bused to an all-white elementary school.