Hey, City Hall, You Might Wanna Get Off Yer "S" and Fix That Thing Before Visitors Arrive

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This morning, the 7-year-old who lives in my house and I got way tangled in downtown traffic -- hundreds, if not thousands, of anti-choice protesters filled the streets, with Dallas police officers blocking off every other intersection between the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe and the Earle Cabell. The boy and I were out on our Saturday scout-and-about -- today, among other things on his to-do list, he wanted to see the ginormo Super Bowl sign now perched in front of the convention center, a photo of which follows.

As we were driving away, passing in front of Dallas City Hall, he suggested we turn around. Kid's got a keen eye. The city might wanna get that fixed before the outta-towners show up. It ain't "Texa, Our Texa," dig?

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taofx1
taofx1

I called to report this to CrimeStoppers, but evidently the program is out of money?

Joshua
Joshua

BUDGET SHORTFALL! CITY MANAGEMENT = ATTENTION DEFICIT.

Dallas Diner
Dallas Diner

Don't worry Robert, to us your boy will always be the Jimmy Olsen to your Clark Kent.

Uppercase Matt
Uppercase Matt

Er, something got deleted. Was supposed to say "...6pm news tonight. No mention of Unfair Park, of course..."

Uppercase Matt
Uppercase Matt

This was the lead story on WFAA 6pm news tonUnfair Park, of course, and they said twice that the vandalism occurred "over the weekend" -- so when your kid saw it Saturday morning, he must have been on the heels of those dirty vandals. Unless, of course, they simply don't have a clue about when it happened and are lying. They also pointed out that DPD hasn't actually viewed their security videos to see when it happened....

ANN
ANN

NEED A LITTLE SPRAY PAINT TO GO WITH THE REST OF DALLAS

Mister_Mean
Mister_Mean

Just another example of the ineptness of city hall. Left hand has no idea what the right hand is doing.

Stan
Stan

City Hall staffers did not notice because they all park underground and never look outside on the Plaza.

Clark
Clark

It adds character and proves that Dallas isn't Arlington, or "North Texa_". Sometime shit isn't perfect and that's what a major city is all about, even if they have managed to scoot all their homeless out from under the overpasses in time for " The Big Game* "

*We can't legally say "Su*er B^wl" without paying rights, even though we are giving our city, tax dollars and patience for a week to house the "Players that play the ball with the foot** ".

** "NFL"

Anon
Anon

Why does our city hall plaza look like Aztec ruins?

OED_Denizen
OED_Denizen

Why would someone want to steal an "S"? Oh yeah I forgot. The price of metal just went up and anything that is loose is subject to stealing and melting for recycling.

Chri U
Chri U

enjoy the uper Bowl

Oak Cliff Townie
Oak Cliff Townie

In ROBOCOP...its Futuristic Detroit.....Which might have been a few years ago if I stay true ti the FILM.

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