D Magazine January 2021
The Dawn of the North Texas Distillery Golden Age
In just over a decade, North Texas spirits have come of age. Hit the distillery trail to find history, black-eyed pea martinis, and the best bourbon in the world.
How Squatters Stole My House
Ten months ago, we bought a little house in East Dallas for my aging father-in-law. Why hasn’t he been able to move in?
By Mary Glenn
Hey Employers, Watch Out for the Emojis
Hotshot employment attorney Terah Moxley has some advice for employers managing all those people working and texting from home.
By Kathy Wise
14 Things You Must Do This January in Dallas
Gallery exhibitions, live streams, and a few distanced in-person events kick off 2021.
By D Magazine
The LiquorHound Has the Finest Palate in Texas
How a postal carrier became the palate and nose for North Texas’ most promising distillery.
The YesYes Tamale Way: Hot, Fresh, Delivered, and Marvelous
Yesenia Lopez wants to be your modern tamale lady. (Plus, a recipe so you can make your own.)
Dallas Is Now Home to the Fourth-Largest Bell in America
Harlan Crow didn’t necessarily intend to build a nearly record-setting bell. But he had a tower to top.
By Tim Rogers
The Most Important School in Texas
Dade Middle School was a disaster. Then it showed legislators what education reform (and testing) can achieve.
By Jim Schutze
At CitySquare, Larry James Harnessed the Wealth of the Poor
The outgoing head of CitySquare invented a new bottom-up approach to philanthropy by investing in an overlooked resource: the people he served.
By Peter Simek
How Dallas Really Got Its Name
Alas, we have solved a mystery.
By Vic Prosper
Health & Wellness
New Year, New You
Consider 2021 a rare opportunity to make a second first impression.