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D Magazine May 2004


138 Feet of Fury

The best female soccer players in North Texas may play for their high
schools during the regular season, but their hearts (and cleats) belong
to the Lake Highlands Girls Classic League, one of the top recruiting
grounds in the country.
Best Lists

Best Hair Salons and Day Spas in Dallas

Local spas and salons offer a
mind-boggling array of options to help us deal with our obsession for
perfection. It’s not just manicures and facials anymore; hot rocks,
Botox, and oxygen detox are all the rage. To help you through the
beauty maze, we scoured the city to bring you the best places to curl
up and rub down.


Go Wild, Stay Cool

Head to the wilderness of British Columbia, where whale watching, seakayaking, and chasing an occasional black bear out of camp are all in aday’s play.

LAST HURRAH: Queasy Rider

Guess who nearly killed himself on a celebrity motorcycle run.

LAW ENFORCEMENT: Wanted: One Good Cop

If you haven’t been raped, burgled, or murdered lately, you’ll find this peek at the résumés of people who applied for Dallas police chief absolutely hysterical.


Mommy Dearest

We scoured Dallas to find the perfect Mother’s Day gifts so you don’t have to.

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Can the University of Dallas Survive?

When people say the problem is money, it’s a sign of deeper trouble. Lack of money is only the symptom.


The man with big plans for the Meadows, the busiest little jail in
Dallas, Tracy Rowlett talks with DISD superintendent Mike Moses, a very
cool DJ, and more.

SOCIETY: From the Palace to Dallas

Darren McGrady, the former chef for Princess Diana, is now a private chef in Dallas. For years, he kept quiet about his former boss, but, after NBC’s “secret” tapes and Paul Burrell’s controversial book, My Royal Duty, McGrady sat down to dinner to

Spring Bling

Get a quick fix of flash with giant gemstone rings. PLUS: hot gold accessories.
Best Lists

The Best Brunches in Dallas

Tired of the same old omelets? We ate our way across the city in search of the tastiest brunch dishes in town. With baked custard French toast, dim sum, or spanakopita on the menu, you’ll wish every day were Sunday.
Best Lists

The Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas

Our exclusive list of the Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas. PLUS: pity
young lawyers. They have it tougher than the old guard ever did. D Magazine recently sat down with David McAtee, president-elect of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, to talk a

Welcome to Ferris, Texas (Where Everyone Hates Each Other)

Ferris, just 21 miles south of Dallas, was just like any other smalltown with a sex scandal and racial tension and a city councilman whoallegedly hit his ex-wife in the face with a pipe. Then the communitynewspaper started printing the whole, ugly truth.