Crescent Hotel

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    The New Valley View Will Be Like Uptown, With a Gondola

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Eco-Friendly Eats And Events On Earth Day

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Sofia Vergara Will Be In Dallas for the Super Bowl. Something at Crescent. If You Need Me.

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2008

    Felipe Calderón Must Have a Hell of a Time in a Drive-Thru

    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 >>

  • Dining

    March 13, 2008
  • Dining

    March 1, 2007

    Does Beau Know?

    Crescent restaurant is neatly tailored, but its edges fray

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Kings of Clubs

    The coke-drenched era of nightclubs is over, but now a new group of entrepreneurs is ready to reinvent the scene

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Divided She Stands

    Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?

  • Dining

    November 25, 1999

    Hash Over

    Big hair hazard; Mixed hash

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    Whipping boy

    John Loza learns that making friends is easy for a city council member. Keeping them is harder.

  • Dining

    November 24, 1994

    Ghost of restaurants past

    Maple Avenue Cafe is haunted by its ill-fated predecessor, J Pinnell's