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  • The Awesome Cheese Fries of Dallas

    published Jul 31, 2012

    A few weeks ago we asked you to let us know about some of your favorite cheese fries in Dallas. We took those suggestions and put together an ultra-cheesy slideshow, just for you. Because we're supe... More >>

  • Old-Ass Typewriters, a Dolphin Lamp and Other Awesomeness from Lula B's

    published Jul 30, 2012

    The other day, while cruising Lula B's West on our lunch break, we found a bunch of typewriters and lucite gems, plus an amazing white and gold ceramic dolphin lamp. We felt compelled to share them wi... More >>

  • The Dallas Half-Priced Food and Drink Calendar

    published Jul 20, 2012

    Dallas loves its half-priced food and drink deals. That's why we built this calendar of half-price food and drink deals, listing the restaurant and time under each day. We'll do our best to keep you... More >>

  • Kaskade at the Palladium Ballroom

    published July 19, 2012

    A year after the Identity Festival — co-founded by Kaskade and DJ Steve Aoki, and billed as the "first-ever touring festival exclusively... More >>

  • Rosemont Opens, Bicycle Cafe Closes and More From a Very Busy June for Dallas Restaurants
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    Rosemont Opens, Bicycle Cafe Closes and More From a Very Busy June for Dallas Restaurants

    published Jul 03, 2012

    June was another incredibly busy month in the Dallas restaurant scene. Dallas welcomed a ton of new restaurants last month, and alas, said farewell to a few. Read on for the full list and be sure to s... More >>

  • Street Style: Spotted at Beauty Bar
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    Street Style: Spotted at Beauty Bar

    published Jul 02, 2012

    Name: Antonio Barnes Age: 21 Occupation: Full-time college student Location: Beauty Bar Style influences: "I'm into new fashion. I'm always looking at style guides and catalogs for different co... More >>

  • Jane Aldridge: The Princess of the Pumps

    published Jun 29, 2012

    In this week's Dallas Observer we profile 30 of the metro area's most interesting characters, with new portraits of each from local photographer Mark Graham. See the entire Dallas Observer People Iss... More >>

  • Street Style: Spotted at Double Wide

    published Jun 28, 2012

    Name: Khristina Khounlamith Age: 23 Occupation: Hairstylist/college student Location: Double Wide Style influences: "Floral grunge, gypsies and cats." Style breakdown: UNIF t-shirt and shoes, Ameri... More >>

  • Street Style: Spotted in Old Downtown Carrollton

    published Jun 25, 2012

    Name: Becky Bruenig Age: 54 Occupation: Senior registered assistant at Merrill Lynch\ Style blogger Location: Old Downtown Carrollton Style influences: "I pour over every single fashion magazine a... More >>

  • Street Style: Spotted at Single Wide

    published Jun 22, 2012

    Name: Katie Womack Age: 29 Occupation: Piano teacher/Freelance Observer contributor Location: Single Wide Style influences: "I primarily shop based on the colors and shapes I feel comfortable in." St... More >>

  • Street Style: Spotted at Sissy's Fried Chicken

    published Jun 21, 2012

    Name: Jason Corcoran Age: 23 Occupation: Member of Gaston Light Location: Sissy's Fried Chicken Style influences: "I ride the fine line between spotlight and factory light. My style is American cl... More >>

  • Street Style: Spotted in Deep Ellum

    published Jun 20, 2012

    Name: Candace Martinez Age: 32 Location: Deep Ellum Style influences: "I dress how I'm feeling. I like eclectic and vintage things but I don't want to look like I've come straight out of a thrift s... More >>

  • Eleven Great Photos from East Dallas Gallery Day
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    Eleven Great Photos from East Dallas Gallery Day

    published Jun 19, 2012

    Saturday was East Dallas Gallery Day, and while it was a total scorcher out, art appreciators were lured to each gallery by air conditioning, free beer and of course, art. Below are some shots from t... More >>

  • Street Style: Spotted in Deep Ellum

    published Jun 18, 2012

    Name: Elaine Sun Age: 20 Location: Deep Ellum Style influences: "I like simple things, and having fun with [my style]." Style breakdown: Urban Outfitters dress, vest from Goodwill, Palladium boots a... More >>

  • For Father's Day: Top Ten Daddy Issues Movies
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    For Father's Day: Top Ten "Daddy Issues" Movies

    published Jun 15, 2012

    10. Blame It On Rio In honor of Father's Day, we put together a list of our favorite daddy issue flicks. The first movie featured is the 1984 "rom-com" Blame It On Rio, an unintentionally creepy gem a... More >>

  • Say Hello to Johnny Cash

    published May 31, 2012

    Johnny Cash knew a thing or two about pairing music with booze. The Man in Black was known for his whiskey-soaked performances, and also sang... More >>

  • The Dallas Half-Priced Food and Drink Calendar
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    The Dallas Half-Priced Food and Drink Calendar

    published Jun 13, 2012

    Dallas loves its half-priced food and drink deals. That's why we built this calendar of half-price food and drink deals, listing the restaurant and time under each day. This week we added specials a... More >>

  • Beat Connection at LaGrange

    published June 14, 2012

    It's been two years since Seattle synth-pop duo Beat Connection released their debut EP, Surf Noir. The album, steeped in post-beach... More >>

  • Taco Joint Opens, The Soda Gallery Closes and More From a Busy May for Dallas Restaurants
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    Taco Joint Opens, The Soda Gallery Closes and More From a Busy May for Dallas Restaurants

    published Jun 04, 2012

    Another busy month in the Dallas restaurant scene has come and gone. Read on for the full list of opening and closing restaurants, and be sure to share tips about restaurant openings or closings in ... More >>

  • Pet Profiles: Meet Lucy, Mr. Sandwiches and Pretty Bird of Dolly Python
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    Pet Profiles: Meet Lucy, Mr. Sandwiches and Pretty Bird of Dolly Python

    published May 25, 2012

    Our pet profiles series celebrates those supportive (and adorable) friends who round out the homes of notable members of the Dallas community. Names: Lucy, 7-year-old chocolate lab. Mr. Sandwiches 3... More >>

  • The Soda Gallery is Closed
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    The Soda Gallery is Closed

    published May 21, 2012

    Bishop Avenue was blocked off on Sunday afternoon for the third-annual Brew Riot, a homebrew competition featuring more than 50 homebrew teams. But while beer drinkers sipped their carbonated beverage... More >>

  • Street Style Spotted in Deep Ellum
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    Street Style Spotted in Deep Ellum

    published May 15, 2012

    Name: Desiree Griffith Location: Deep Ellum Style influences: "I do a lot of different things, it depends on my mood, on the weekends I like to relax, right now I'm [dressed] pretty chill." Style b... More >>

  • The Dallas Half-Priced Food and Drink Calendar
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    The Dallas Half-Priced Food and Drink Calendar

    published May 11, 2012

    Dallas loves its half-priced food and drink deals, and we're no different. That's why we built the above calendar of half-price food and drink deals, listing the restaurant and time under each day. ... More >>

  • Top 5 Photos Of Adorable Pups From Sunday's Dog Bowl
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    Top 5 Photos Of Adorable Pups From Sunday's Dog Bowl

    published May 07, 2012

    Hundreds of pooches dragged their owners out to Fair Park on Sunday afternoon for the annual Dog Bowl, an event that converts the historic Cotton Bowl into a giant dog park for one afternoon. Here's... More >>

  • Driftwood Opens, Vapiano Closes and More From a Busy April for Dallas Restaurants
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    Driftwood Opens, Vapiano Closes and More From a Busy April for Dallas Restaurants

    published May 03, 2012

    Last month was a busy one in the Dallas restaurant scene. Read on for the full slate of opening and closing restaurants, and be sure to share tips about restaurant openings or closings in the comments... More >>

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