D Magazine March 2023
Fifty years ago, the city decided that, no, the Trinity River should not be turned into a barge canal all the way to Galveston. Let’s celebrate that vote and Ned Fritz, the man who made it happen.
By Laray Polk
Two years ago, Dallas Fire-Rescue experienced a disaster unlike any it had seen in its 150-year history. This is the story of how Parkland nursing director Katie Mapula and her staff rescued the rescuers.
Nature & Environment
Fifty years ago, Dallas killed a plan that would have turned the Trinity River into a barge canal. The journalist Laray Polk recounted that history in our March issue.
Person of Interest
After a lifetime of crappie achievement, Wally Marshall will be inducted into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. We found out how Marshall jumped from plumber to fishing master–it took over 90,000 miles of road time.
We all know Tobin as the owner of Goodfriend, a beer garden and burger house hybrid. But here’s a fun fact about him: he has been fascinated with watches ever since his parents got matching Omegas. And now, Tobin has acquired a full collection.
By Zac Crain
Food & Drink
This year marks 20 years of Deep Ellum’s Local, which is still going strong under the leadership of chef-owner Tracy Miller. Though Miller is known for her fresh seafood and tasting menus, one thing’s for sure: Local serves an outstanding salad.
Food & Drink
Looking for a luxe Champagne bar with a side of Foie Gras? Oak Lawn newcomer, Coupes, is your answer.
I’d been a teacher, a preacher, and a basketball coach. But my dream since my days at Adair’s had always been to open a beer joint where I could drink with my friends.