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Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: Beneath the Lamar Street Sears

Long before Dallas came to know it as the South Side on Lamar apartment complex, the giant building on what is now Botham Jean Boulevard was a Sears warehouse. Its stories are there, beneath the structure.
By Tim Coursey
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Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: Les Poissons

Reunion Tower can be a whimsical place once you get used to your new mode of travel.
By Mag Gabbert
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Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: Fading In

On Jefferson Boulevard, Victor’s was the best place to get a fade. And everyone knew it: the quinceañera happening later in the day doesn’t mean the line for a haircut wouldn’t be there.
By Mike Soto
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Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: Early Retirement

The Robocop producers gifted Dallas one of seven replicas of the suit. And who better to take ownership of it, all these decades later, than the recently retired man who had maintained City Hall since 1978.
By Blake Kimzey
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Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: The Leaning Tree

The city and the state tried many times to erase the Freedman’s Cemetery, but Pearlie Mae Jenkins stayed until its history could be known again.
By Sanderia Faye

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Dallas Summer Reading Series: La Llorona Passes Through

La Llorona’s journey that night began at the Wild Detectives, but she was destined for what the Caddo called the Arkikosa.
By Alex Temblador
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Humor

Breaking News: It’s Hot in July in Texas, and ERCOT Is Still Doing it Wrong

It’s very hot. But it’s always very hot this time of year. So what gives with all this energy panic?
By Alice Laussade
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Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: Granada After Dark

In today’s piece of summer fiction, even vampires play the Granada.
By Kathleen Kent
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Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: The Greeting

Be careful what you say in White Rock Lake.
By A. Kendra Greene
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Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: At Least Let Me Down Easy

The cacophony of the traffic and activity on and along the High Five Interchange can easily drown out a simple request: let me down easy.
By Joe Milazzo