Instagram friend @ianaberle caught the weather situation in the Southern Methodist University area about an hour ago.
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Where do you hide if you’re living here? How do you take cover? There’s nothing. There’s no hiding. This tornado was a monster.
Staff photographer Vernon Bryant found this blown-out Dairy Queen sign in Ennis, Texas, a casualty of last night’s storms in that town about 30 miles southeast of Dallas.
Fort Worth’s Coyote Drive-In is officially open. The three-screen theater is situated north of downtown Cowtown and features a playground, a grassy area for non-car patrons, a beer garden and gourmet food.
The developers behind the project said they are eyeing other possible locations — including Dallas.
(Photos: Kye R. Lee/The Dallas Morning News)
Pat Hall stands in the same spot in Lee Harvey Oswald’s old room in Oak Cliff where her grandmother Gladys Johnson was photographed by Life magazine photographer Allan Grant soon after John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
Hall is selling the house at 1026 N. Beckley Ave., but she hasn’t announced an asking price yet. “It’s not going to be too low,” she says. “I’m selling history here.”
The 1961 Lincoln Continental convertible that drove the Kennedys through downtown Dallas was stylish, but it was woefully unprotected. Take a look at changes that were made to presidential vehicles after the assassination and the differences between the ‘61 Lincoln and President Obama’s ride.
(Graphic: Michael Hogue/Staff Artist)
The George W. Bush Presidential Center officially opened to the public today, and who was one of the first folks in line? Newlyweds Larry and Yolonda Touchon of Amarillo, who are visiting Big D on their honeymoon. Here they are in the replica of the Oval Office. #bushcenter
#bushlibrary #dallas (at George W. Bush Presidential Center)
One of downtown Dallas’ largest empty landmarks – the 57-year-old Statler Hilton Hotel on Commerce Street – has attracted the attention of one of well-known Dallas investor and developer Jack Matthews.
You might better know it as the big, retro looking hotel that sits across from downtown’s Main Street Garden park. It’s been empty for about a decade.
Designed by noted architect William B. Tabler, the $16 million Statler Hilton was the most modern hotel on the planet when it opened its doors in 1956.
The president’s in Big D. The first couple is in town for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center (the third presidential library in Texas, thankyouverymuch) Thursday morning. About 100 people greeted them at Love Field this evening before President Obama spoke to high-dollar Democratic donors at a fundraiser in Preston Hollow. “Whatever our political differences, President Bush loves this country and loves its people …. But what’s also true is that policy matters.”
Under pressure over its longstanding ban on gays, the North Texas-based Boys Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders. The BSA said today it changed course due in part to results of surveys sent out this year to members of the scouting community.
(Photo: David Woo/DMN)