Socrates once said, "Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten, imparting grace and making the soul of him who is rightly educated graceful, or of him who is ill-educated un ... More >>
There he was again yesterday commenting on my thing here about the convention center hotel, Wylie H., the city's smartest best informed and most mysterious commenter, and all I could think of was how badly I want to see him exposed. Wait. Why would I want to see Wylie H. exposed? How would that hel ... More >>
A week before Christmas, Cedric Dewayne Caddell, Jr. and a friend went to the Denny's at Stemmons Freeway and Walnut Hill. Their goal: to score some weed. To that end, Caddell had gotten in touch with a dealer, later identified by police as 20-year-old Dangelo Dewayne Wilhite, who showed up with thr ... More >>
Oh snap! Pizza Hut is trying to steal some thunder from IHOP by giving away free pizza on National Pancake Day. Now all day we'll argue with ourselves, "Pizza! No, pancakes! Well, maybe pizza. No, pancakes! Both!" Both, of course. Always go for both. IHOP gives away free hotcakes on this day eac ... More >>
We're going streaking! For the first time in many years, the Dallas Cowboys are on a roll. After gutting out a few wins against mediocre teams, the Cowboys have now claimed back-to-back victories against AFC playoff contenders. Anything can happen in the final two games of the season, but for now ... More >>
You see all those chain restaurants, Dallas? All those bright shiny lights, beckoning you in to eat products of a questionable providence at a price so reasonable there's no need to go home and time-consumingly construct a meal for your baying, hungry, ungrateful family? You grew up around them (the ... More >>
It's a Tuesday night at Austin's Horseshoe Lounge and two members of the band Mike and the Moonpies are here to do an interview. Frontman Mike Harmeier is wearing snakeskin boots and a Dwight Yoakam trucker cap. Lead guitarist Catlin Rutherford vaguely resembles Chris Hillman when he wears a mustach ... More >>
Roger Emrich: New 'Boys VoiceWhile the Cowboys cut familiar faces in an attempt to reshape their team on the field, the organization has also decided to give its stadium an audio makeover. Out as Cowboys Stadium public address announcer is Jody Dean, to be replaced by local award-wi ... More >>
Welcome to My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Trevor Keith and the guys in Face to FacceFor those dis ... More >>
Investors say a former Dallas judge is the face of a multimillion-dollar investment scheme. But investors and investigators are catching on.
Photos by Lauren Drewes DanielsChef Sergi Arola visits Central Market.Madrid was a little lighter this past weekend and Dallas a little fuller as chef Sergi Arola of Spain traveled here to dispense his passion for food, music, Harley Davidsons and life in general. Through Central Market's Pas ... More >>
If you like lists or food trucks (and who doesn't?) it was a good week to be a Dallas blog reader. Nancy Nichols ate a bunch of steak, a blog post inspires readers to plug their iPods into onions, and Fuzzy's Tacos shops are popping up like.... Something that pops up quickly and all over. Lik ... More >>
Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourTillman's bangin' blunch Bennie and the Jets.Sunday morning dawned early, but not bright, in my house. You know how people say cheap beer gives you a bad hangover? Well, expensive beer does too, if you drink enough of it. I have the Anvil Pub to blame fo ... More >>
Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourThe Gloria's Mexican OmeletWaterfront dining is one of the great mysteries of the universe. For reasons unknown to us mortals, the Great and Powerful Spiritual Being of Oneness and Things of the Like has decreed that all restaurants within 20 feet of a b ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *You heard it here first back in October as a sorta be-on-the-lookout rumor. Now it's more solid, as in, Michael Irvin's days on 103.3 FM ESPN are numbered. Radio industry sources keep telling me h ... More >>
Patrick Michels Folds working the ivories alongside conductor Rei HotodaBen Folds returned to the Meyerson Symphony Center last night to accompany the DSO in a night of classed-up favorites and a few new tunes.Conductor and pianist Rei Hotoda led the orchestra beside Folds at the piano. The o ... More >>
To the victor go the spoils. Right, Hines?Steelers 27, Cardinals 23: Best Super Bowl ever? Santonio Holmes' tip-toe TD: Best Super Bowl catch ever? The Boss: Best Super Bowl halftime show ever? Better late than never, I've got XLIII thoughts about Super Bowl 43: 43. Gotta make it sn ... More >>
The old Rick Stein's, soon to be the new Tre Amici. Every so often the planets slip completely out of alignment and all kinds of improbable things occur. Just yesterday, for example, Judd Fruia said of his soon-to-open Tre Amici restaurant in North Dallas, “the wine list is too big—I have to ... More >>
Crossing between American and Egyptian cultures, he Said girls made one deadly misstep: They fell in love
Is baseball's youngest general manager man enough to rebuild the Rangers?
NASCAR team owner Jeff Milburn might never win a race, but there's more to life than a checkered flag
Native-born and immigrant both get bled at Swift's beef plant
Tune up and laugh at Stanton's Garage; a fun ride into Bombay Dreams
Nickel and Dimed works up minimum rage; Zero does a number on manhood
What is a good margarita?
No Kathy, no Mo no mo', but Parallel Lives still proves feminist humor's not an oxymoron
Costner and Allen are the upside to The Upside of Anger
No one knows who murdered Brent Gutheinz. Thanks to a sloppy investigation, it's likely no one ever will.
The Mayor of the Sunset Strip presides over pop
"We have mortgages, high cholesterol, and I swear I have arthritis in my fingers. Our sixth CD is due out this summer."
How do restaurants set their prices?
Plus: Man Crush; I Already Miss the Sumbitch
Once more, Tim Allen drops a lump of coal down the chimney
Chomsky, Brutal Juice and others make the news
World of Hurt; Yucky Bathrooms; Don't Call Home; Cops and Ravers; Legal Kidnappings; Clarification
Pyramid Grill is good, in a dull way
April 30 - May 6, 1998
Quick--someone take a pulse. The Dallas City Council hasn't peeped in months. And John Ware and Ron Kirk are looking awfully well-fed.
As the new trustee takes his seat on the school board, he comes out slashing
Pizza man sent packing for lounging in city park
The industry aims for the heart of Christmas-- with a shotgun
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
Branford Marsalis does the 'unspeakable' once more
Breakfast makes a comeback at Jack Java