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  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Josh Yingling & Matt Tobin: Beer Guys and Empire Builders

    The past three years have been kind to Josh Yingling and Matt Tobin. After opening Goodfriend Burger House in East Dallas to rave reviews and a dedicated neighborhood following, the duo struck gold a second time with Greenville Avenue gastropub The Blind Butcher. Whether it's the unlikely ascent of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Texans Can Academies Hits the Charter-School Jackpot, Picking Up an Old Wilmer-Hutchins School Cheaply

    There's a reason you find so many charter schools in decrepit strip centers and old Walmarts. Decent, school-appropriate real estate is hard to come by. When it is available, it's expensive, and charter operators, who don't get facilities funding from the state like public schools do, are often forc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    ICE FORCE LEVEL TWO: May The Lord Have Mercy On Us All

    Welcome to our second ever live weather blog, where the news is made up and the weather doesn't really matter. Here are the facts -- it's cold. How cold, you ask? Well, imaginary internet person, it's really very cold. Cold enough that, were Jack Nicholson to head outside with an axe right now and e ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2013

    Southern Dallas' Uncounted Workers

    The feds say these people aren't in the labor force. That doesn't mean they're not working hard.

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Hofmann Hot Dogs To Open Restaurant in Trinity Groves

    Earlier this year we reported that the Zaccanelli Food Group, who includes Frank Zaccanelli, Phil Romano and Roger Staubach, purchased the Syracuse, New York-based Hofmann Sausage Company. See also: - Hofmann Sausage is Bringing Snappy Grillers to Dallas - Shepard Fairey Caught In the Act Hofmann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    15 Places to Spill Food On Your Beard During 35 Denton

    At its inception, the 35 Denton music festival was simply North Texas' answer to Austin'sfamous shitshow, South by Southwest. In its third year, 35 Denton has become a legitimate music showcase, pulling names like Big Boi, The Flaming Lips and Mavis Staples into its funky little downtown square. The ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2011

    What Do The Kessler, the Trinity River Toll Road, Forest Lane Have In Common? This Item.

    Photo by Dylan HollingsworthA certain "sleepy-eyed Dr Pepper addict with grizzled blond dreadlocks"​That's a mighty nice piece about The Kessler in The New York Times this morning; nice illustration too, courtesy the great Paul Rogers. The story's by local boy Ben Fountain, the att'y-turned-author ... More >>

  • News

    January 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Chef Tell: What's Black and White and Bitchy All Over?

    ​Even from the previews for last night's Top Chef Just Desserts it was clear that Heather H. had daggers for Dallas' Morgan Wilson. And from the top of the episode, she was making it clear with free character analysis (assassination perhaps?) that seemed to stem from a greener place deep inside th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Chef Tell: Morgan "Straight Man From Texas" Wilson Wins

    ​Let's just say that last night on Top Chef Just Desserts, Dallas' Morgan Wilson made quite an impression. Good, bad, sweet, saucy and everything else in between. He was even bold enough to overshadow the super enthusiastic and over-confident Team Go Diva (Flamboyant Zac, aka Zamboyant, Yigit and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    In Search of the Divine at the Divine Coffee Shop

    Photos By Daniel Rodrigue​Roasted first noticed the signs for Divine Coffee Shop while driving to White Rock Coffee on Northwest Highway, and figured that any coffee shop called "divine" was worth checking out. More on the divine part later. For now, let's deal with the coffee-shop portion of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Progress Dallas Says Let's Get Wet and Spend the 10 Million Bucks in Extra Tax Dough on Fixing Potholes

    Daniel Rodrigue​Today, in the foyer of the Kroger at 5665 E. Mockingbird Lane, Progress Dallas officially launched its effort to collect the 68,846 signatures needed to call a local option election giving residents the chance to vote for the elimination the dry areas of Dallas, as well as endi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Oliver's Eatery

    ​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Oliver's Eatery 4727 Frankford Rd972-818-5445Promised Delivery Time: 25 minutes Actual Delivery Time: 15 minutes Scoring Summary:Speed Racer type delivery: 40 Extra crac ... More >>

  • Music

    July 2, 2009
  • News

    January 3, 2008

    Dallas Flashes Back to 1997

    A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?

  • Dining

    November 23, 2006

    I Smell a McRat

    McDonalds serves up a rodent, then scurries for cover

  • Dining

    October 19, 2006


    Catalina Room is like a California Applebee's

  • Dining

    June 16, 2005

    Really Fast Food

    Where do race-car drivers eat?

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    Democracy Inaction

    Mr. Gonz doesn't go to Washington

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Tough Love

    Can Julius Jones win a place in Parcells' heart? Assuming Parcells has one, of course.

  • Dining

    June 26, 2003

    Supermarket Smackdown

    Is Central Market worth it?

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Paul Evans

    Vine Texas

  • News

    August 8, 2002

    Tropic of Groceries

    Dallas' pent-up lust for exotic foods has finally been met with the opening of Central Market. Will shopping ever be the same? Will our appetites?

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Right and Wronged

    The taste of victory is bittersweet for a local meatpacker who challenged the USDA

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Sour Victory

    Supreme Beef wins in federal appeals court, but not soon enough to save its plant

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Tale of the Tapes

    With headliners like Mike Judge and an impressive list of films, the Dallas Video Festival once again wins by knockout

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Off the Killing Floor

    Dallas-based Supreme Beef wins a major round in its court battle with the USDA

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Slaughterhouse Jive

    Dallas-based Supreme Beef fought what it believes are unfair regulations, only to wind up on the USDA's killing floor

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Pumped Out

    Major gas companies are driving away independent station operators, all in the name of greed

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Al's atonement

    For starters, why not help undo the crooked cab laws he helped pass?

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Lost and found

    Poor, brown, and inner-city. These Adamson High School kids weren't supposed to make it. They did anyway.

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Crime watch

    A new publication keeps an eye on cops and robbers

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Fowled Out

    Does City Hall's rooster ban signal the end of old Oak Cliff? Rose Farley goes to the front lines of a cultural war that threatens to turn the 'hood into something truly heinous...North Dallas

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    Cola kids

    Public school students become a captive audience for corporate advertisers

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Fatal Perfection

    Don Crowder was obsessed with being the best--as a lawyer, family man, and friend. So why did he kill himself?

  • News

    March 11, 1999
  • News

    February 4, 1999

    On holy ground

    The fight over St. Ann's snares the city, Hispanics, and the Catholic diocese in a battle that tests Dallas' commitment to preserving its past

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Blowing smoke

    Denton residents like Parks and Delores Olmon want to know how a posse of city slickers managed to railroad plans for a lead-belching copper factory in their town

  • News

    December 3, 1998

    The garden of life

    In East Dallas' Little Asia, a community blooms in fields of litter

  • News

    October 16, 1997

    Paving paradise

    Defenders of the simple life in east Plano fight an uphill battle against a developer's bulldozers

  • News

    May 8, 1997

    We are the R.O.T.

    The Enloes are Republic of Texas stalwarts, but they don't go for hostage-taking. They prefer using bogus money orders to battle "the eight banking families that control the world."

  • Film

    March 6, 1997

    Amateur hour

    Standing center stage, Guffman salutes and satirizes small-town America

  • Dining

    February 20, 1997

    Outstanding miss

    Imaginative home cooking takes Rooster almost all the way

  • Calendar

    June 8, 1995

    Undue process

    In JP Jones' court, you can be found guilty without even being charged