Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>
With burgers, like many things, beauty is in the mouth of the be-eater. While I've been running around town looking for my perfect burger, I realize that everyone has their favorites, and no amount of smackdownin' is going to change the mind of a devoted burger enthusiast. I polled the staff of the ... More >>
In this week's print edition, staff writer Anna Merlan provides a handy guide to natural-gas drilling debate in Dallas. Read on for a primer, a glossary of terms, a look at the opponents and supporters and a special fracking board game! Important civic issues have a way of sneaking up on you. They ... More >>
The Bowery on McKinney, in the charming old house that used to be Lumi, had a low-key opening this weekend. This upscale hot dog restaurant is the brainchild of three blossoming restaurateurs: Richard and Tiffanee Ellman of Oak and John Paul Valverde, part owner of Campo. For all involved, it's an ... More >>
Oak Cliff's newest burger house is still searching for its identity
How would you like to have a federally designated wild and scenic river within a 90-minute drive from Dallas? That could be kind of a life-changer for a lot of us. We wouldn't have to be satisfied with donning a Hazmat suit and a motorcycle helmet, signing a new will and medical power of atto ... More >>
Lauren Drewes DanielsThe Wicked, a beef on wek.Weinberger's Deli sits in downtown Grapevine, flanked by places that give off that special "tourist trap" vibe. Fancy passenger buses drive by wrapped in splashy advertisements for the Gaylord Texas and the local wineries, their hot exhaust smell ... More >>
Scott ReitzDeep fried, delicious buffalo style wingsIt's a lousy obsession but the burden is mine to bear. I've loved tearing into chicken wings since I discovered them in college. A small chain originally called BW3's that's gone on to become a Chicken Wing Walmart served decently fried rend ... More >>
Patrick MichelsThis weekend, Adrian "the Rabbit" Morgan looks to improve on his 20.5 hot dog performance at Winstar last year. With less than a month left before this year's Nathan's Famous hot dog eating championships at Coney Island, just a handful of qualifying contests remain for big eaters hop ... More >>
Today in Buffalo, New York, it's 37 degrees. There's snow on the ground, and more is expected tonight. Who cares, right? Well, Arron Wight does. He's from Buffalo and came to Texas for opening day at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington with his uncle Steve Greis, who lives in Dallas. Photos by Lauren Drew ... More >>
A whole three months have passed since we first shared with you the above video for "Only In My Double Mind," the awesome lead single off Centro-matic's forthcoming release, Candidate Waltz. So, we'll excuse you if you haven't seen it yet, I guess. Some things have changed over that time, though -- ... More >>
It's another hopping musical Thursday evening around town with a show for just about everyone.
I've been known to be a glass-half-empty sorta guy. (Psst: I'm geniunely positive, I just like to play an a-hole in here and on 105.3 The Fan.) Last summer I wished failure upon the noggin' of one Terrell Owens. Whatdya know, he sucked in Buffalo and these days is without a job. Recently I t ... More >>
Judge Mike SnipesA Vietnam veteran accused of forcing a 6-year-old girl into his car to ride on his lap became the first to sign on for Dallas County's new veterans court program on Tuesday, with a chance to avoid having a conviction on his record if he completes a six-month treatment program. Ch ... More >>
District Judge Mike Snipes, who served with the Army's First Infantry Division in Iraq in 2004.Back in January, the paper version of Unfair Park featured Megan Feldman's story on a specialized Dallas County court that's connecting ex-prostitues with treatment and, provided they stick ... More >>
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Jim Carrey has the power in Bruce Almighty
Café Izmir founder dares to ask the question, "got hummus?"
Patty Loveless isn't just Down From the Mountain, because she never left
Mercury Rev looks to the future without forgetting its past
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The Whitney Biennial has brought out the worst in the art world -- fussing, feuding, and in-fighting. But Fort Worth's Michael Auping stands by his decision to bring a few Texans to New York.
Don't ask Ani DiFranco about her business
The Irving stepmother of a man linked to the shootings of abortion doctors wrestles with questions about his involvement
Fourteen years after breaking up, the Plimsouls return with a new record and an old sound
Reconsidering the image of the do-it-yourself poster child
Lessons I learned the hard way: a personal report
For Dallas' wackiest speaking gig, Cheyenne Turner brings in UFO inventors, alien abductees, and millennial prophets. But she has to keep her antennae up. These days, E.T. could be a neo-Nazi.
World-class embezzler Gary Lewellyn rebounds with a fast-selling treatment for A.D.D.