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D Magazine October 1996

1 ROUND Meet the Fighters Working for Downtown

A few years ago it looked like downtown was down for the count. 10…9…8 The crowd was starting to drift away. But some never-say-die visionaries got up off the canvas and kept punching back. Their spirit and commitment will knock you out.
By D Magazine

A PLACE OF HIS OWN

A small space, filled with color and the books he loves, got this marriage off to a good start.
By Kimberly Goad

BAD CREDIT

IRS uncovers prostitution credit-card laundering scheme.
By D Magazine

BUILDING A DESIGN TRADITION

Schooled in the postmodern, architect Richard Davis makes a name for himself as an interpreter of traditional design.
By Kimberly Goad

BUILDING TOWARD A FUTURE

Remodeling puts the shine of the new on the old and familiar.
By HELEN BOND

BUSINESS Newspaper War: Dealeys vs. Basses?

In business money is sometimes secondary. Civic rivalry, family ties and plain old ego matter more.
By Robert Deitz

CONNECTIONS

Bridging the Gaps Downtown
By D Magazine

Dallas-coded

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ENJOYING YOURSELF DOWNTOWN

YOUR TWELVE – MONTH GUIDE
By D Magazine

Exploring Dallas & Fort Worth

Where to Shop, Play & Stay
By D Magazine

FOOD & DRINK

OUR MONTHLY MENU OF TRENDS & TIDBITS
By D Magazine

FUN & GAMES

THE VARIED PERSONALITIES OF THE AREAS THAT MAKE UP DOWNTOWN DALLAS WILL BE QUITE EVIDENT TO NTERTAINMENT SEEKERS. HERE’S A ROUNDUP THAT SCRATCHES THE SURFACE OF WHAT’S AVAILABLE; MORE INFORMATION ON RESTAURANTS AND SPECIFIC EVENTS LISTINGS CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 154 AND 161.
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It’s called practicing

what you preach, Putting your money where your mouth is, We believe in the message of this special edition because we’ve experienced it, So, we asked ourselves, “What do we like about downtown?”
By D Magazine

Judges Jockey for Class Credit

Parenting courses are hot. So’s the argument over who started them.
By Larry Upshaw

KEEVER SAYS HE’LL CALL IT QUITS

Schools president sets deadline for departure.
By Rebecca Sherman

LETTERS

By D Magazine

Luckily, Dallas Went the Right Way.

The I-30 Shantytown Case Was a Turning Point for Downtown.
By Rob Teir

LUXURY HOMES

Homes of (Those Who Sell to) The Stars
By SALLY GIDDENS STEPHENSON

New Technology, Old Problem

Sure, you can broadcast over TV, radio and Internet simultaneously-but do you have anything to say?
By D Magazine

On the Town

What to Do & Where to Go: Our Selective Guide
THE MYSTERY OF THINGS…
A Woman’s Explanation of Lear
By D Magazine

OUT FRONT The New Dallas

Downtown is about to give birth to a whole new city.

PEOPLE Who, Me? A Racist?

Dan Peavy’s infuriating epithets and shady dealings outraged the city-and could still ruin reputations all across town. He’d like you to believe he’s just a normal East Dallas good old boy. The sad thing is, he’s probably right.
By Rebecca Sherman

Pioneer Spirit

A Park Cities couple’s midlife change of course steers them toward a downtown loft renovation.
By Kimberly Goad

POLITICS Out of Control

Ross Perot’s 1992 campaign was a soap opera mixing tragedy with comedy. Here’s why it blew apart then-and could again.
By GERALD L. POSNER

REPORTS WHAT’S UP DOWN TOWN

LIVING & WORKING
By D Magazine
Restaurant Review

Restaurant Reviews

Places to Meet & Eat: Our Critics’ Picks
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SPORTS Major League-At Last

The new Rangers are the unCowboys-a bunch of largely unknown, modest, boring winners. Don’t you just love it?
By SKIP BAYLESS

Street Scenes

By D Magazine

STYLE Soldier Chic

Fall in line! The season’s newest uniform gets its marching orders from the military.
By Kimberly Goad

TAKING A BITE OF DOWNTOWN

FROM THE FARMER’S GRILL TO THE FRENCH ROOM, FROM SOL’S TACO LOUNGE TO STAR CANYON, IT’S ONE BIG SMORGASBORD OUT THERE.
By D Magazine

Tenor Troubles

St. Paul Foundation seeks legal penance (and $$) from Placido Domingo.
By D Magazine

They built THIS CITY

Remembering the key players in downtown’s first period of greatness.
By Torn Peeler

Visitor Information

Things You Need to Know; How to Get Around
By D Magazine

Why I Live

In the heart of the city, I found a small-town community of neighbors who care.
By David McCormick

YESTERDAY

Signs of the Times
How downtown streets got their names.
By Tom Peeler