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  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Here Are the 60-Plus Breweries That Will Tap Kegs at Dallas Observer BrewFest

    Remember last year's BrewFest? Yeah, it's a little foggy for me, too. I do remember large quantities of humans drinking large quantities of good booze, though. Beer snobbery was in full effect, too: The lines for the craft breweries were significantly longer than those that lead to the conventional ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Senator John Carona's Bill Could Raise Cost of Beer Across State

    On Tuesday morning the Business and Commerce Committee convened at the capitol in Austin to discuss, among other things, the future of beer in the state of Texas. In the front of the room, some of Texas' most powerful state senators sat behind their nameplates at a long curved table. Facing them in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    A North Texas Man Has Joined the Important Crusade Against Watered-Down Budweiser

    On Tuesday, beer drinkers in three states filed federal lawsuits against Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer and the purveyor of Budweiser, Bud Light Lime, Michelob Ultra and other innovative beer and beer-like products. A Dallas-area drinker has now joined their ranks. Michael Seidens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Here's the Updated, Official Beer List for BrewFest

    See also: Buy Tickets to BrewFest It's happening tomorrow, rain or shine. Over 250 beers will be flowing for our BrewFest beer party in the Arts District. ICYMI, doors open at 6:00 p.m. for VIP and and 7:00 for General Admission (it's 21 and up obviously), and there'll be food and music from Cody ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    BrewFest VIP Ticket Give-Away!

    See also: The Full Break Down on BrewFest While scattered thunderstorms can always be a bummer, Saturday's forecast high temperature of 77 degrees has me seriously excited about this weekend's BrewFest. Weather aside, participating breweries range from corporate big bottlers like Anheuser-Busch all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    City Inches Forward With Beer-Friendly Zoning Rules

    Wouldn't it be nice if you had a magic wand you could wave and -- voila -- a keg or three of small-batch craft beer from a local microbrewery. The city of Dallas is working on its own version of the trick which, this being the city, happens in slow motion as it requires approval from several layers ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2011

    Obama's War on Weed

    In a strange about-face, the President tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Rick Perry, Jay Nixon Bet Some Dr Pepper, Bud and Various Meats Over World Series Outcome

    Via.​Sam's World Series Game 1 preview-open thread's upcoming any minute now; start polishing your bats. Till then, this: The governor's office sends word that Rick Perry has, but of course, made a wager with Missouri Governor Jay Nixon concerning the outcome of Rangers-Cardinals. And it's not a t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Last Night: Judas Priest, Black Label Society and Thin Lizzy at the Allen Event Center

    Judas Priest, Black Label Society and Thin Lizzy Allen Event Center Sunday, October 16, 2011 Better than: getting all decked out in studs and leather and going to Oak Lawn.Judas Priest​ Back in the '80s, when Allen, Texas, was nothing more than a speed trap between Dallas and Oklahoma City, folk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Austin City Limits Music Festival: A First-Timer's Recap

    Pete FreedmanThe sweet, sweet ACL crowd.​Before this weekend, I'd never been to Austin City Limits Music Festival. Actually, I'd never been to any outdoor music festivals the scale of ACL. I've probably been to eight or nine South By Southwests, and, before heading down to Austin this weekend, I h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Franconia Preparing To Bottle, Host Donnie Nelson Meet-and-Greet Saturday, and More Beer News

    His dad may be banned from bringing beers to press conferences, but Donnie Nelson can have one with you.​Dirk Nowitzki may have grown up just a few minutes away from Franconia brewmaster Dennis Wehrmann's hometown in the Franconia region of Germany, but it will be a different Dallas Mavericks pers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Texas Beer Bill Dies With a Whimper, But Saint Arnold Founder Vows to Keep Up the Fight

    Daniel KramerLooks like Texas legislators still don't want you bringing souvenirs home from Saint Arnold brewery tours.​Sadly and all too predictably, House Bill 602 was never put to a vote as yesterday's deadline for House bills expired. Texas lawmakers found time to legalize catfish noodling and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Why Texas' Craft Beer Bills Are Doomed, And Why They Would've Been Baby Steps Anyway

    Daniel KramerMaybe it's a good thing HB 602 is doomed. Think how much longer the line for this Saint Arnold tour would be if guests could take beer home.​If you're a passionate beer drinker or state-legislation fetishist, you've probably read by now  that two of the House bills favoring Texas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    From the Bud Light Hotel, A Reminder to Drink Responsibly and Take A Yellow Cab Home

    Photos by Patrick MichelsDallas County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Gary Lindsey called drunk driving "the largest problem law enforcement faces."Speaking of drinking ...Across an icy stretch of Young Street from City Hall this morning, an intimate media bunch huddled up at the Bud Light Hotel to hear abo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Did You Know It's American Craft Beer Week? These Bars Do.

    ​As mentioned in Hophead a couple of weeks back, this week (May 17 to 23) is American Craft Beer Week. That item already mentioned the Texas Craft Brewers Festival Saturday night at the Dancing Bear Pub in Waco, but there are a few other ways to celebrate closer to home. This effort by the Brewer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    The Top 10 Best Super Bowl Commercials in the History of My Memory

    No Cowboys? No problem. We're still watching Sunday's Super Bowl, right? Still ingesting chips, dips, beer, bets on the coin flip and, of course, commercials. The ads had better be good. At $3 million per 30-second spot, you'd think they'd be great. That's right, three friggin' millio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Hophead: Beer Of The Year

    ​It's almost time to pop the cork on your favorite bottle of bubbly (and surely anyone reading this column will know that beer is bubbly too). That means it's time for Hophead's contribution to City of Ate's endless stream of Year In Review posts. While I may not have sampled all of them (some hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Hophead: Michelob Rye P.A. And Bavarian Wheat Outdo Some Craft Brewers. What Is The World Coming To?

    Jesse HugheyMichelob Bavarian Wheat​Last week, Pyramid's Haywire Hefeweizen proved a tad, shall we say, underwhelming. This week seemed a perfect opportunity to try a couple of macro-brewed attempts at craft-brew styles, just to put things in perspective. After all, if a relatively small outfit li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Hophead: Camping Out In The 'Broo-er's Festival' Tent At Bonnaroo

    Mark C. AustinHophead wasn't the only one thirsty for beer at Bonnaroo last weekend. Hophead spent a four-day weekend at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. The music, comedy, people-watching and general chaos of the thing made for an outstanding trip. But one of the hig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Hophead: Michelob's Weak Wheats

    Patrick MichelsI have bought perhaps half a dozen Michelobs in my entire life. Compared to Anheuser-Busch's flagship Budweiser, Michelob is a serviceable brew. But the pricing is pushed just enough that it makes more sense to go with the much better imports or small production beers. Michelob recent ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2009

    Buzz Reviews the News of 2008: Yes. It Was All Bad.

    Sex clubs in the 'burbs, teacher layoffs in the district, black holes in the commissioners court—Buzz makes perfect sense of 2008

  • Dining

    October 16, 2008
  • Dining

    October 16, 2008

    Beer Is Good

    Texas law stifles state's craft brewers

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2007

    Institutional Change

    We received word this morning that Timothy Bray, an associate professor of criminology at the University of Texas at Dallas, has been named the new director of the J. McDonald Williams Institute, effective September 1. Bray replaces the institutes's co-founder, Marcus Martin, who's going to head up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2007

    That's So Craig Watkins!

    Craig Watkins, you are one powerful man. Seriously, that's what Ebony says in its May issue (the "Ebony Power 150" issue, to be exact), and who are we to argue with the fact that the Dallas County District Attorney has "The New Power"? The magazine's list of "the next generation of African-American ... More >>

  • News

    November 9, 2006

    Highway Robbery

    Crime doesn't pay? Tell that to truck cargo thieves.

  • News

    August 17, 2006
  • Music

    June 23, 2005

    Pioneer Days

    Jeff Swaney celebrates 20 years of Club Clearview by spilling somedirt

  • News

    April 28, 2005

    Remember the Bass-amo

    Plus: Move Over, Kids

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2003

    Born to Run

    Lace up, Gramps

  • News

    October 23, 2003

    Vice is Nice

    Checking in on the wages of sin

  • Dining

    September 12, 2002

    Malternative Lifestyles

    Does drinking flavored malt beverages make men more appealing to women?

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    White Boys and Booze

    Forget Hispanics and tequila. What we're really worried about are those darn homosocials.

  • Dining

    January 25, 2001

    Near Beer

    The fad fades, but brewpubs survive

  • News

    February 25, 1999

    Bucking Crazy

    Want in on the dirt floor of rodeo's marquee event? A guy in Mansfield has your ride.

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Stick it in your ear

    Frank Mitchell thought he was a made man in the all-powerful 'family' that controls professional golf. Then the PGA Tour shoved him out into the cold.