D Magazine March 2023
What Would Dallas Look Like If the Trinity River Was a Barge Canal? We Will Never Know.
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
The Excellence in Nursing Awards 2023
Every year, we ask local hospitals, doctors, nursing organizations, and patients to nominate nurses that made an impact. Here are the selections for 2023, from across North Texas.
By D Magazine
Nature & Environment
How Ned Fritz and Others Fought for the Trinity River
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
Mr. Crappie is Texas’ Reel, Live Hall of Famer
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.
One Day In…
How to Spend a Day in Allen
Allen is known for its high school sports. But with revitalization in the works, this 26.5 mile town offers shopping, dining, and events galore. Here’s where to start.
Food & Drink
Local Celebrates 20 Years of Fine Dining in Deep Ellum
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.
The Coronation of King Carlos
El Carlos Elegante is the crowning achievement of Duro Hospitality’s burgeoning empire. And it has the elevated Mexican fare to prove it.
Food & Drink
Raise a Glass to the Park Cities’ Newest Bubbly Bar
Looking for a luxe Champagne bar with a side of Foie Gras? Oak Lawn newcomer, Coupes, is your answer.
Inside the East Dallas Groundswell Against Airbnb
Norma Minnis has spent decades killing projects that would have forever altered her neighborhood and single-family neighborhoods across Dallas. Her current target: Airbnb.
By Matt Goodman
Frisco: The Giving City
Some thoughts on Frisco, Shel Silverstein style.