Lakewood Theater Receives Historic DesignationThe designation means the east Dallas 1938 icon would look the same for years to come. There can be no changes to the façade, marquee, tower or interior murals – no matter what the space becomes.
Prince Was A One-Man Band & A Friend To Many OthersOn his own, Prince was a revolutionary recording artist and one-man band. But his nearly-40 year career that was hardly a private party. The other half of his musical legacy were his many collaborations and contributions.
Commission Approves Historic Designation For Lakewood TheaterToday the Dallas Landmark Commission voted unanimously in favor of designating it a historical building; maintaining its architectural integrity.
Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead At 82Style icon Oscar de la Renta has died. The 82-year-old fashion designer was battling cancer. The official cause of his death hasn't been released yet.
Iconic Big State Pharmacy ShuttersThursday marked the end of an Irving tradition when the Big State Drug Store closed its doors after more than 65 years in the historic downtown area.
North Texans Eagerly Awaiting Big Tex's RevealEver since Big Tex burned to the ground one year ago, fans of the State Fair of Texas have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of his replacement.
Big Tex Back Home; In Hiding Until State Fair OpensBig Tex is back home in Fair Park. Crews returned the rebuilt mechanical cowboy Friday. But the cultural icon is hiding out for now under a large white tent.
Sony Walkman Turns 34Long before iPod nanos were on the scene, Sony gave us the Walkman
Big Tex Has A Voice; Still Needs A BodyThe State Fair of Texas has chosen a new voice for Big Tex when he is resurrected on September 27, 2013.
Austin's Cross-Dressing, Often Homeless Icon DiesA cross-dressing, often homeless man who became something of a local icon in Austin has died. An unofficial motto in Texas' capital city is "Keep Austin Weird," and Leslie Cochran exemplified it like no one else.
'Leave it to Beaver's' Barbara Billingsley was typical American Mom