Jesse Hughey

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  • 5 years ago | Longform

    With the temperatures rising just as sharply as discretionary income is falling, we could all use a drink. Preferably cold. Definitely cheap. Thankfully, they're pretty easy to find. Happy hours have become all but mandatory at bars and restaurant...

  • 6 years ago | Longform

    The bar door swings open, and orange sunlight, hazy with cigarette smoke, briefly lights the sparse, dingy environs. On the hardwood bar top, a half-dozen dice tumble from a Yahtzee cup, landing close to a smudged envelope stuffed with cash. Near ...

  • 7 years ago | Longform

    Twenty years ago we launched this annual tradition called the Dallas Observer Music Awards—way back in April of 1988. "Our stated goal with these awards is to narrow the odds a bit in favor of locally created sounds," then-music editor Clay ...