Pete Freedman is the founder and editor of He has written for Spin, The Miami Herald, The Dallas Observer, and The Toronto Star, among other publications.

Going Viral

The virus appears to be contained within a Dallas hospital for now, but concerns are spreading through local parishes, where congregants may have personal experience with Ebola’s toll.

Hipsters on the Border

Dallas’ Bishop Arts district is more than just a cute hipster enclave. It’s an oasis of culture in the land of prefabricated strip malls.

Head Games

The NFL is finally taking concussions seriously, but what about the youth leagues? Pete Freedman reports from football-crazed Texas.


Nearly 1,000 gun rights advocates converged on the Alamo on Saturday for a rally that was peaceful—but well armed. Pete Freedman reports.

The D.C. Navy Yard shooter was a fixture at the lone Buddhist temple in a small Fort Worth suburb. His friends say he was there just for the Thai women.