• Culture

    June 27, 2013
  • News

    September 20, 2012

    Why Do Mexicans Boycott Columbus Day?

    And why do white people like to brag about where they travel?

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Tracing the Hops in Deep Ellum Brewing Company's Newest Beer

    See also: *Inside the Fermenting Mind of Drew Huerter, Head Brewer at DEBC When one thinks of fresh farm-to-market produce, it's usually in the vein of carrots and lettuce. And when food is flown across the country via special delivery, it's usually for fish that was swimming in an ocean one day an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Rating Saint Arnold Divine Reserve 11, And Where You Can Try It

    ​Houston brewery Saint Arnold cracked this year's just-released Brewers Association Top 50 Craft Brewing Companies list, coming in just ahead of a fellow Texas brewery No. 49 Real Ale (Blanco) but well behind the only other Texas company on the list, the No. 4-ranked Spoetzl (Shiner) -- which also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Sampling Spring Seasonals From Samuel Adams and Magic Hat

    Jesse Hughey​Boy, doesn't this lovely weather just put you in the mood for a crisp, cold spring beer? Well, the temperatures may not quite yet be spring-like, and spring may not officially begin for more than a month, but spring seasonals are already appearing on grocery shelves -- just as it seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Pedestrian Playlist: What Does The Executive Director of the Dallas Zoo Listen To?

    Welcome to a new recurring feature here on DC9 where we talk to people of interest in the metroplex about their taste in music, including likes, dislikes, and guilty pleasures. We're calling it Pedestrian Playlist -- because, hey, everyone listens to music.I wonder what Turtles listen to?​The Dall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Faux Belgian Brews: Ranking Celis Grand Cru And Flying Dog Raging Bitch

    ​This week's special Avery events at the Libertine Bar, The Common Table and the Meddlesome Moth are putting a special emphasis on the Colorado brewery's Salvation Belgian-style golden ale. The Libertine and Common Table have already offered up food pairings especially made to go with the beer, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Samuel Adams LongShot Six Packs Let Homebrewers Shine, Plus Flying Saucer Events Info

    Jesse HugheyMile High Barley Wine, one of three beers available in the Samuel Adams LongShot six pack.​Homebrewing is a labor of love, the creative pursuit of some new twist on beer or refinement on a standard style. Few homebrewers expect anything more than a fresh supply of tasty beer and perhap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2010

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: Little Feat at Convention Center in '78

    ​Don't bogart this boot, my Friends, as The Wayback Machine presents this guh-roovy groover's flashback to June 2, 1978 -- the final time Little Feat would play Dallas with Lowell George, who died one year later, and the last time the band would come through till a Bronco Bowl show in the summer o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Hophead: Homebrewing For St. Brigid

    Jesse HugheySteeping grains. ​I'd like to give a lake of beer to God / I'd love the Heavenly Host to be tippling there for all eternity ... I'd sit with the men, the women of God, there by the lake of beer / We'd be drinking good health forever and every drop would be a prayer. --From Saint Brigid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    On The Range: Jalapenos

    ​On The Range is a weekly exploration of the history and lore of Texas menu items.Take a couple slices of meat and stuff them into my flour tortilla, along with some handy rice, beans, salsa and, finally, jalapenos. We know the last ingredient colloquially as a pepper, yet pepper is also the name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Top 25 Food-Related Quotes Of The Past Decade

    ​Almost a decade ago, I wrote this: "Every time this country ends up with a Bush in the White House, several things most assuredly occur: The government inflicts some regrettable incident on Japan, the nation tumbles into a recession, a presidential pet writes a book, and everyone worries about th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    If Memory Serves: Red Beer

    ​If Memory Serves chronicles moments from my dining past, perhaps explaining why I'm so damn warped.My first wife's clan would gather at least once a year in the middle of nowhere, otherwise known as Columbus, Nebraska.Yes, first wife--for some reason my firm belief that life revolves around telev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Dude Food: The Porch

    Holy shit, dudes.​The Porch2912 N. Henderson Ave.Dude Factor: 10, or The Stodg, on a scale of 1 (The Great Pyramid of Giza) to 10. This Dude Food is being filed from the home office, where I'm currently enjoying a productive birthday staycation. In honor of this momentous occasion (alas, the last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    American Baseball, the European Way

    ​Even if European soccer owner Tom Hicks convinced Major League Baseball to inject the same screwy tables that govern soccer into America's pasttime your Texas Rangers wouldn't be a playoff team. But, alas, they wouldn't be relegated, either. If baseball were run according to European soccer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yeah, But What If Baseball Went To The European Football Table?

    I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    On The Range: Cabrito

    Goats helped settle America. Not kidding: According to Robb Walsh, author of The Tex-Mex Cookbook, goats were the preferred diet of common folk in Europe, so when Columbus sailed to the New World on his second voyage in 1493 he brought goats for meat, cheese, and milk--along with Spanish sheph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Swing State Rock: Ohio’s Two Cow Garage Release CD, Set Tour Stop in Denton

    One of the best purveyors of rootsy punk, Columbus, Ohio’s Two Cow Garage, has just released Speaking in Cursive, the band’s 4th effort. The album hit the streets yesterday, and is the first Two Cow effort not to feature founding member/drummer Dustin Harigle. Before a CD release show in its ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2008

    Airline Gets Some College Radio Love

    You are now free to move about the country. (Jason Upshaw) Almost three months after its early March release, Airline's Farewell Republica is starting to get some love on the college radio circuit. According to a Myspace bulletin just sent out, the band's been receiving airplay of late on the fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2008

    UFL Passing on '08 Start Date

    Sure, you've already forgotten about the United Football League -- it's already a distant memory, less than a year after The New York Times broke the news of the upstart football league set to bow this August with eight teams in non-NFL towns. Turns out, it's not dead -- it's just gotten a little .. ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2007

    American Toxic

    The railroad tie plant that gave birth to tiny Somerville may now be killing the town, residents claim

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2007

    Holier Than Thou? The Church of God in Christ Fights for Its Roots.

    Is Church of God in Christ Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake soft on homosexuality and too cozy with loose-living celebrities? Is he taking his denomination -- the biggest Pentecostal body in the United States -- far away from its roots as a “holiness” church? Or is he ushering in much-needed m ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2007

    Ready to Rumble

    Dallas entrepreneur pushes his own brand of ultimate fighting

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Whiz Kid

    Daniel Folmer wants you to wear headphones but stop watching football

  • News

    October 5, 2006
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2006
  • News

    December 8, 2005

    Card Shark

    Amateur collector making a killin'

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2005
  • Dining

    February 17, 2005

    Chili-ing Out

    Why can't they make Texas food outside Texas?

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Secret Soul

    Recent compilations unearth the hidden history of funk

  • Film

    August 5, 2004

    Wet Kisses

    Riding Giants gushes over the legends of "big wave" surfing

  • Music

    October 16, 2003

    Electric Shtick

    The Electric Six's shenanigans have them laughing all the way to the bank

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    Evil Eyes

    Coral Eugene Watts is a serial killer. He says he'll murder again. Why can't Texas stop him?

  • Dining

    February 6, 2003

    Bag Limits

    Why do men hit on female bartenders?

  • Dining

    May 31, 2001

    Tippling Tips

    Can you please solve all our alcohol-related mysteries?

  • Calendar

    May 24, 2001

    History's Mysteries

    For better or worse, progress has been made

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    Gave the People What They Had

    Sometimes, the best new music is the best old music

  • News

    June 1, 2000


    Cultural ignoramuses; Steppin' out with Mr. F; Hail to the chief; Take a trolley Uptown; Muddy waters

  • Music

    September 30, 1999
  • Culture

    July 1, 1999


    Terry Martin dives into WaterTower

  • Music

    March 26, 1998

    Lush life

    Nancy Wilson may be the greatest jazz singer left

  • News

    September 18, 1997

    Rest in peace

    A compromise promises to end a battle over development in Greenwood Cemetery

  • News

    September 4, 1997

    Digging in

    Friends of Greenwood Cemetery prepare a long-shot effort to protect paupers' graves

  • News

    May 15, 1997

    Accidental activists

    A fight over Greenwood Cemetery's future wakes the living

  • Dining

    January 30, 1997

    Fusion fireworks

    Anzu proves anew that whatever works, works

  • News

    January 2, 1997

    Grateful Dead

    Holly Mullen explains how a massive paupers' graveyard barely survived greedy landowners and a stealth real-estate deal

  • News

    November 21, 1996

    Dig 'em up, move 'em out

    Columbus Realty races to move paupers graves

  • News

    November 23, 1995

    Paint it Black

    Haunted by his mother's suicide, Dallas-born artist barron Storey has won fame drawing the darkness

  • Dining

    September 7, 1995

    The pizzas of summer

    Frantoni's fresh basil pie makes the season worth living through

  • Dining

    November 10, 1994

    Thai one on

    Bangkok City offers thrills beyond searing spices

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