Neighborhoods

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Austin's ultra-serious Houndstooth Coffee to bring baristas and beer to East Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins / Culture Map / 11.30.12 | 12:00 am

Dallas' coffee scene keeps getting bigger, and now it'll have a taste from Austin. Houndstooth Coffee, the ultra-cool minimalist coffee shop/bar, will open a branch in East Dallas, at the corner of Skillman Avenue and Oram Street, in early 2013.

Brothers Sean and Paul Henry opened the first Houndstooth in Austin in 2010, in a tiny, but ultra-clean spot on North Lamar near 45th. They're part of the "third wave" of coffee, with an attentiveness to everything from the harvest of the plant to the grind of the bean.

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By Avi S. Adelman under Neighborhoods , Lower Greenville
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Historical marker for slain police officer J.D. Tippit unveiled in Oak Cliff ceremony

By Roy Appleton / Dallas Morning News

President Kennedy had been shot in downtown Dallas. A police dispatcher ordered Officer J.D. Tippit into central Oak Cliff and minutes later told him to be "at large for any emergency that comes in."


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Police broadcasts described the shooting suspect as a "white male, approximately 30, slender build, height 5 foot 10 inches, weight 165 pounds."

At about 1:15 p.m. a cruising Tippit stopped a man walking on a sidewalk along Patton Avenue near 10th Street. Within seconds, four gunshots erupt.

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By Avi S. Adelman under Neighborhoods , Safe streets
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Cause DC-06-00718 Dallas County, Texas, Melissa and Philip Kingston v Michelle Goll

All documents from the suit styled Cause DC-06-00718, Dallas County, Texas, Melissa and Philip Kingston v Michelle Goll are posted to this page after being printed at the Dallas County Courthouse and scanned. Documents such as receipts and cover pages are not posted. This case was dismissed for lack of prosecution.

Also online: Melissa Kingston v Avi S. Adelman

Belmont Addition Conservation District (Philip Kingston, Attorney) v LeComte Group

Dixie Kingston v George Vann et al (San Antonio) [documents pending]


Cause DC-06-00718_Dallas County, Texas_Melissa and Philip Kingston v Michelle Goll

By Avi S. Adelman under Neighborhoods , Legal issues
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And the walls came tumbling down...

The much-anticipated first step in the construction process for Trader Joe's Lowest Greenville started at 8:35 am this Thursday morning, when demolition started on the old Encore nightclub on Sears Street. This opens up space for customer parking behind the store, slated to be built on the former Arcadia Theatre space on Greenville Avenue.

According to old criss-cross directories, the building was a transmission repair facility. It was the only building with its own attached loading dock. The demolition confirmed the super-thick walls, with a strength you could almost feel standing inside and can see in this photo.

By Avi S. Adelman under Neighborhoods , Lower Greenville
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Reporters Committee brief asks federal appeals court to review whether blogger is a journalist

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has filed a friend-of-the-court brief asking the U.S. Court of Appeals (9th Cir.) to review how trial courts evaluate who is a member of the news media for purposes of libel law, which in some states leads to a requirement of a higher standard of proof, which benefits journalists.

Blogger Crystal Cox lost a $2.5 million libel verdict after a narrow interpretation of Oregon law determined that she was not a journalist and her work did not involve a matter of public concern. Had she been classified as a journalist, the standard for fault would have been substantially different.

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By Avi S. Adelman under Neighborhoods , Legal issues
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