There's love steeping over at Kettle Art. The city's feel-good gallery has toasted up a warm-spot in my cardiac for its work as an artist's nexus. Aspiring talent lines Kettle's walls, creating a collaborative visual buffet of area-crafted projects.You always know that you'll find something new and ... More >>
In Happy Endings, foodbitch goes on the hunt for Dallas' unsung and unsurpassed desserts. Today: the ice creams at La Duni.
La Duni may be famous for its intensely beautiful and equally delicious cakes, but, at least for me, the restaurant's simple, homemade ice cream is where it's at. Recently, I ... More >>
Well, damn, if tomorrow isn't the first day of December. With Black Friday under our belts, we are in full-blown holiday mode. And, according to the Polyphonic Spree, "It's Christmas."That's the name of the band's new Christmas single, which earned its release today on the Good Records Recordings ... More >>
On this slow, gray Black Friday, allow me to spend some of the day suggesting gifts you need not stand in line (or put on pants or risk a pepper-spraying) to purchase. Over the last few days and weeks I've stockpiled a few auction items for the wish list; all, of course, are local lost-and-found ... More >>
Tuckered out form the tryptophan-induced turkey coma? Blacked out from the Black Friday shop-a-palooza? Adventure and escape awaits at the cinema. It's a family friendly weekend at the theater for Thanksgiving weekend so round up the kiddos and the rest of your clan, because here's what's new at the ... More >>
Sitting around the house waiting for Turkey Day to roll around got me to thinking about all the things I'm thankful for. Of course, I'm lucky to have my family and friends and, these days, I am very thankful to have a job. But musically speaking, the Dallas scene has provided many a band, show and ... More >>
Photos by Kristy YangMaybe tackling JS Chen's prodigious crab fried rice the day after Thanksgiving wasn't such a great idea, after all.
Wanting to refresh our palates from turkey and stuffing bombardment, boyfriend and I took a breather from our half-hearted Black Friday shopping to pay a ... More >>
Justin Terveen"Self Apparition," one of the few self-portraits taken by Justin TerveenIt was three years ago I was first introduced to the work of Justin Terveen, though I didn't know it then -- clearly. But since then, of course, I've fallen in love with his photos -- clearly. Hard to say which ... More >>
EisleyIf you've already picked up a copy of this weeks Dallas Observer, you might have noticed our music feature on Tyler band Eisley, who will be in town at The Loft on Saturday night with Ives The Band, and Christie DuPree. The story sheds light on the ups and downs that the band has experience ... More >>
Listen, I love Thanksgiving. I love Christmas. I've never get more excited than I do during the holidays. It's just that I hate Black Friday.
Last year I worked two jobs. 7 a.m. found me selling candles at Yankee Candle when there was no one there to buy them. Then at noon I switched over t ... More >>
Atlanta-based RaceTrac gas station and convenience store chain wants to energize consumers by offering free coffee on Black Friday, November 26. Those touched enough to wake up at an ungodly hour for silly deals now have another one to take advantage of. The promotion will be available from m ... More >>
At the grocery store this weekend, we were stuck in a checkout line five deep. Seems that everyone but us decided to shop for their Butterballs days ahead of Thanksgiving. We aren't cooking this year because, well, we aren't keen on the idea of spending the entire day in the kitchen. Plus, how coul ... More >>