• Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Dallas-based Mooyah Is Taking its Burgers (and Those Perfect Fries) to the Middle East

    After opening 50 stores in 11 states, Mooyah, the Dallas-based burger chain, has gone overseas, and not where you might expect: It opened its first restaurant in Dubai earlier this month, and is expanding their culinary reach to Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar all by the end of 2013 Mooyah has signed a m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Why Smashburger Sucks More Than It Has To

    Gratuitous macro depicting maximum crustiness.​Late last year, Forbes named Smashburger America's most promising company. The article describes an American population as burger-obsessed and compares the Denver-based smashers to other chains, including Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Jack in the B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Don't Forget to Watch Our Video of U.S.A. Memory Champ Ron White in Action

    The paper version of Unfair Park this week features the story of Ron White, the 2009 U.S.A. Memory Champion, who lives in Euless.To help document his quest to prove that everyone -- even a college dropout -- can not only accomplish daunting mental feats but literally do anything they put their mind ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008

    Pizza Inn to Make it Bahrain

    Pizza Inn The first Pizza Inn, which opened across the street from SMU in 1958 Fifty years ago, Pizza Inn opened its first eatery right across the street from the SMU campus; and, far as I was concerned 'round about the time I was about 8, the long-gone location at Forest and Marsh lanes proffered ... More >>

  • Film

    May 3, 2007


    Banned in his home country, Iranian Jafar Panahi scores with his sports movie as social commentary

  • News

    January 11, 2007

    Girls Will Be Boys

    It's a mixed-up world, but who cares?

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2006

    Kristy Kruger's Brother Killed in Iraq

    Eric Kruger, the brother of singer-songwriter Kristy Kruger, was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq last week. A Friend of Unfair Park who introduced us years ago to 2006 Dallas Observer Music Awards-winner Kristy Kruger sends sad news. Kruger, who took the trophy for Best Female Singer, posted on h ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 27, 2006

    Mr. Electric

    George Lopez hits Nokia

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    Death Pool For Cutie

    Check the Vegas odds-- it's time to predict this year's rock star deaths

  • Dining

    January 17, 2002

    Okra Shock

    Gumbo's grub could be addicting

  • News

    October 29, 1998

    Bush's free ride

    With a little help from his Democratic pals, George W. Bush has become the GOP front-runner for president. But it's a cold world beyond Texas' borders, and it may take more than charm and luck to carry a good ol' boy to the White House.

  • News

    March 12, 1998

    City Hall's Slam-Dunk Gang

    Quick--someone take a pulse. The Dallas City Council hasn't peeped in months. And John Ware and Ron Kirk are looking awfully well-fed.