Bob Allen

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Frisco Just Banned E-Cigarettes in Public Places, But Why?

    Electronic cigarettes look like cigarettes. They supply nicotine like cigarettes. Users exhale a puffy cloud like cigarettes. So they must be cigarettes, right? According to the Frisco City Council, yes. On Tuesday night, its members voted unanimously to ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever traditi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    The West End Pub Has Closed After 25 Years

    On Sunday evening as most people in the universe were watching a chemist rig a gun in his trunk, the West End Pub was preparing for its very own finale. After 25 years of business in the West End, the self-described "neighborhood pub without a neighborhood" shut the doors for the last time. Bob Al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Downtown Wish List, Anyone?

    Megan FeldmanWhat does downtown Dallas need? You name it.​Gail Sachson, vice chair of the city's Cultural Affairs Commission, would love to see more public art installations grace the streets of downtown. Bob Allen, owner of the West End Pub, wants the city to make it easier for small businesses ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 18, 2005

    Over the Rump

    Why doesn't anyone go to the West End?

  • News

    August 2, 2001


    Kissy, kissy

  • Music

    January 18, 2001

    Still the Rage

    Even at 73, Patti Page isn't ready to fade away just yet