The last time I set foot in Valley View Center three or four years ago, it was eerily reminiscent of a post-apocalyptic zombie flick, and not the old-school kind with the undead lurching forward with laughable slowness. The zombies that come to mind are the type that are puma-quick and would have no ... More >>
Today's a celebration of energy conservation and eco-friendly living, but you don't need to put a compost bin in your backyard to observe Earth Day. There are plenty of energy-saving events going on at restaurants and bars today, so grab a date for a little candlelit action at one of these E ... More >>
While we're on the subject of TV shows I actually watch, I'll share with you the contents of a press release that just landed in the Unfair Park in-box. During the Super Bowl Weekend, something called Style Icon will be setting up "a two-day celebrity luxury lounge" at the Crescent Hotel, which t ... More >>
Had a hell of a time just now trying to make the 0.8-mile drive from Oishii to Unfair Park HQ. Outta nowhere, Dallas police officers brusquely blocked off Wycliff Avenue from the Dallas North Tollway to Maple Avenue; officers also closed off Maple, back to God knows where as it took traffic forever ... More >>
Crescent restaurant is neatly tailored, but its edges fray
The coke-drenched era of nightclubs is over, but now a new group of entrepreneurs is ready to reinvent the scene
Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?
Big hair hazard; Mixed hash
John Loza learns that making friends is easy for a city council member. Keeping them is harder.
Maple Avenue Cafe is haunted by its ill-fated predecessor, J Pinnell's