Remember Jack Handey? He went to Eastwood, and wrote Deep Thoughts for Saturday Night Live, back when SNL was good.
Día de Nuestra Señora
Yesterday I went to Juarez for the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Our Lady of Guadalupe is the
Urban Revitalization, Winston-Salem Style
Here’s an article about Winston-Salem from Politico, from a series called What Works. The series is dedicated to exploring the
The K Club is Open Again
According to reliable taxista Benjamin, the Kentucky Club is open again. “They’ve been open about eight days,” he told me
The City’s War on Small Business
God bless those nice people in city government. They are completely clueless. Here’s a letter to the editor of the
Remember when you were four or five, and you found out that Santa Claus was just a character invented by
What’s the Rush?
Why is City Council in such a hurry to build an arena? Well, City Council won’t tell us, so I
I shouldn’t put all the blame for city governance on bad intentions. I’m sure that almost everyone involved wants the
It’s All Good, But It’s Not OK(C)
There’s a lot of talk about how El Paso could be the next Oklahoma City, developing downtown through sports infrastructure.
El Late Night with Special Guest Richard Wright
Walking across the bridge, I wish I’d brought a scarf, except the holiday house guests were between me and the
Feliz Día Desgracia
Today is the day we express our thanks for everything we should be thankful for. Like family. Friends. Sunshine. Music.
Arena-gate: Another lie?
This weekend the El Paso Inc. ran a story about the City’s newest volley in the fight over the arena.
El Mariachi Rides Again!
There’s a new bar over on the Drag. El Mariachi. Okay, it’s not new if you’re a dinosaur. But still,
Taking a Ride
How long do you think the trolley will run every day? How long, till, like the Wyler Aerial Tramway, it
The Summer of ’69
A conscious reader alerted me to this piece on MSN.com: When Michael Lightbourn agreed to look at an old hot
I’ve got a pal in Kalamazoo
Did you hear about the philanthropists in Kalamazoo, Michigan? The city of Kalamazoo, Michigan recently approached two local philanthropists about
Take a look at this October 24 story from the El Paso Inc. Now that City Council has approved a
City Council: “If we’d known the truth, we probably would have chosen the rail yard.”
Did you see this story in the El Paso Times? A majority of City Council members told the El Paso
Here’s a piece from the New York Times with an El Paso dateline. It talks about the choice American futbol
The Fenenbucks Controversy
Graphic designer Jud Burgess has been campaigning against the El Paso Independent School District $669 million bond proposal. [Disclosure: Mr.