In 2008, Fall Creek Vineyards in tiny Tow, Texas, released a couple of wines with a mission. They dedicated their 2007 Sauvignon Blanc and 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon harvests to help raise money and awareness for much-needed restoration of the Mission San Antonio de Valero (aka The Alamo). Spec ... More >>
Today's the official start day of KRLD Restaurant Week's reservation season, a surprisingly meaningless date to some of DFW's most serious gourmands.
Although the list of 132 participating restaurants was officially unveiled today, prospective diners who accessed the list through the Open Ta ... More >>
Charity NavigatorSo says Charity Navigator today in a press release announcing The Most Charity-Conscious Cities in America -- we're right there at No. 3 on the highest-rated-cities list, so barely behind No. 1 Pittsburgh and No. 2 Houston (Houston). So, to all those who give till it hurts, a hea ... More >>
A different kind of homegrown.Had your fill of local festivals lately? Well, too bad, because here's another one for you--and it's quite a doozy. On Saturday, May 22, at the Main Street Gardens in downtown Dallas, the City Tavern and DowntownDallas will present the Homegrown Music and Arts Festiv ... More >>
The Park from kristin gray on Vimeo.This has been around a long time and so far viewed by a few thousand, but till I accidentally came across it moments ago, I'd never seen this video -- a virtual fly-through of the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park currently under construction. Ah, now it all makes sense. ... More >>
Fort Worth's The Burning Hotels are among the artists available for download once you donate to Paste Magazine's Songs For Haiti.Perhaps the best thing about the local music scene is how generous North Texas musicians are when it comes to benefit concerts and other ways of donating to worthy char ... More >>
"This is a journey, and we still have work to do, but expanding our sourcing of beans from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms and partnering with the Gates Foundation represents significant steps." (Steve Yucknut, vice president of sustainability, announcing Kraft's intention to increase coffee be ... More >>