A teacher gives her love to the Mexican.
When Mary Kay Beckman was ambushed in the garage of her Las Vegas home in January 2011, it made national headlines. That was partly because of the brutality of the attack. The attacker "knocked her to the ground, and began stabbing her repeatedly until he recognized that the knife broke," according ... More >>
How About We has been spreading VD one date at a time with the innovative idea that users propose a specific and simple activity for a first date. The idea is that simple activities make for good icebreakers and possibly prevent painful first date marathons. For instance, proposing "how about we try ... More >>
The Dallas Cowboys almost snatched up the Cowboys.com domain five years ago. They called in the winning bid at auction but backed out after realizing that the "275" the agreed to was $275,000, not just $275.00, according to a report at the time from Domain Name News. The name was finally purchased f ... More >>
Ever think about food photography and Internet dating in tandem? Come on, don't be shy. You know you've logged on to OkCupid, or Match, or eHarmony or whatever, and looked at pictures of prospective dates and thought, oh my, I've gotta have that. Same thing happens when you're checking out a restaur ... More >>
Peter Burks, as you can see here, was the very model of The American Hero: a Trinity Christian Academy and Texas A&M graduate (he was also president of Pi Kappa Phi) who, after stints working for, among others, the Dallas Desperados and FC Dallas, decided to join the U.S. Army in 2006. Accord ... More >>
Looking for love in all the wrong places? Looking for 35 Denton wristbands? If you find yourself clumsily walking behind pretty girls (or chasing a choice piece of man-tail) like the video above, then come out to the Mellow Mushroom on Monday, February 13. 35 Denton and The Indie-Verse have partne ... More >>
Dallas is quick to hop in the sack while Houston would rather woo, according to a recent study by dating website HowAboutWe.com. Unlike other popular sites E-Harmony, Match and OK Cupid, HowAboutWe.com keeps it simple: Rather than filling out a lengthy profile, participants suggest their perfect ... More >>
Via.From time to time we'll come across federal suits filed by scorned subscribers to Preston Center-based Match.com, all of whom more or less say the same thing: The dating service is nothing but a tease, its "winks" little more than hollow promises of hook-ups between prospective partners -- on ... More >>
Dating advice. Everyone: books, shows, friends, animals, parents, tries to give it to you, but it never works. "Just be yourself," "Play hard to get," "Wait three days" are all about as useful as anger management tips from Meat Loaf. Since most first dates involve eating something, and City of At ... More >>
With the Borders on McKinney closing, I'm reminded of how my hockey player date once prepped at the book store before our first date. I met this guy in an elevator as I was leaving a book club meeting. He asked if I lived in the building. I replied no and told him that I came there for book club on ... More >>
Who knew you'd be driving to romantic Frisco to experience some crepes this Valentine's Day? But that's where you need to go if you want to try the tasty sweet and savory crepes at Café Flair and pretend you're eating in Paris, the City of Love. While Café Flair, located in a Frisco strip ... More >>
Mi Cocina's West Village location.For a lot of my friends, Mi Cocina is their go-to restaurant for Mexican and Tex-Mex food in the DFW area. I'm still partial to the New Mexican food I grew up on, with all of its green chile and tons of cheese, but I've come to like Mi Cocina. It consistently ser ... More >>
I don't work in Dallas and driving there for lunch, a blind date lunch no less, was a hard sell. So, when my friend who set me up on my first blind lunch date said it was five minutes from my office, I said "deal." (I recently went on two different blind dates. Why? I don't know. Maybe becaus ... More >>
Sara KernsAfter my last date at a seafood establishment, I was leery to go to another one. But when a new guy suggested S. & D. Oyster Company for our dinner date, I felt relieved and said "of course." If you've never eaten at S. & D. Oyster Company, you must go there...as soon as possible. T ... More >>
A week ago, two friends and I ate dinner at Café Madrid. One had never eaten there -- shame on her. The other friend and I remarked how we both loved Café Madrid's tapas but hadn't been there in awhile. Then I remembered how long it had been and who I had been there with last -- the infamou ... More >>
All right, I know it's not Valentine's Day, but for those of you who like to plan for the future, I have a theme date for you. The first two words are Lover's Pizza. I recently shared a booth with a date at the great place on Lovers Lane. If you're going to a place with "lovers" in the title ... More >>
Better on your plate than as your dateTruluck's could be a great date place, if you're there with a good date. Intimate, cozy lit booths make you feel comfortable talking to someone without worrying about other customers hearing your banter. It even has a special Date Night Menu for $35 per p ... More >>
Editor's note: Monica Berry is a Dallas dater who's bravely agreed to file dispatches from her dining expeditions with eligible bachelors. Berry, City of Ate's resident date place scout, will size up restaurants from a dater's perspective. Enjoy. When I recently passed The Common Table on my way ho ... More >>
Mid-week date nights are a staple in our romantic relationships. The dates themselves don't necessarily have to be romantic, but it's a happy occasion when date night and romance actually do intersect. Starting tonight and continuing on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through February, the very r ... More >>
Amid headlines about record-high crude prices, strained airlines and a deepening housing slump, True.com’s Herb Vest has some rosy news: Apparently, the crap economy isn’t dissuading daters from their zealous quests for love, no matter the cost of their sushi dinners, movie dates and weekends aw ... More >>
On Christmas Eve, The New York Times noted that Dallas-based Chemistry.com -- a Match.com spinoff aimed at coupling "independent-thinking, confident, diverse singles" -- was out to out eHarmony.com as homophobic. (But only because it is?) Over the course of 2007, Chemistry.com ran several ad campaig ... More >>
After the jump, Girl on Top explains precisely why Dallas-based Match.com is a sexist, clueless, women-hating bastion of evilness. Frankly, we think she's just PMSing.
Imagine the scene: You're out on the town, schmoozing with friends and spending wads of cash. Or you're busy running errands: hitting up the grocery store, picking up your dry cleaning, taking the dog for a walk. Whatever it is, you're not sitting at home alone in your underwear trolling for tail on ... More >>
You've tried the personals; you've tried MySpace; you've tried blind dates and virtually everything else to find a mate--or a least someone worth a second date. What, oh what, is a girl to do in Dallas' dating desert? No. Not that. Sheesh. Get your mind out of the gutter and onto a higher plane. Th ... More >>
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Janeane Garofalo and romantic comedy area match made in hell