"Visually, to me, this is the best show ever. I get to watch sports highlights with subtitles and a heavy metal show." -- Dick Valentine, lead singer of Electric Six That quote, ladies and gents, might perfectly sum up the madness that occurred between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. at the G ... More >>
Dallas, if you want to ring in 2014 with some good live music, look no further. We have compiled comprehensive guides to all of the city's best New Year's Eve shows, for every different kind of music fan's budget. Today, we bring you the best offerings with cover charges a little more than the shows ... More >>
Fast N' Loud is a TV show on the Discovery Channel (Mondays at 8) in which hosts Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufmann of Dallas-based Gas Monkey Garage find forgotten classic cars and give them new life and then some. Being acute businessmen, they've expanded their brand to a full-service restaurant, ... More >>
He had an uncanny knack for finding tornadoes. Then one found him.
This isn't the first time the Observer has reached out to "VideoBob" Mosely. If memory serves, he popped up in the City of Ate blog when he took over Reno's Grill for a spell, with a pretty visionary menu of barfood taste sensations, lots of self-designed movie props (Mosely does them professionally ... More >>
Special thanks to those who made 2011 so very, very special.
Mecum Car AuctionCalled my dad the other day and asked him: "You know what's coming to the Dallas Convention Center the first week of October?" To which he replied, very matter-of-factly: "Yeah, the Mecum auction." Which he knows because my father, a second-generation car-parts man, spends his oc ... More >>
SMU will host a conversation with the director of the Academy Award-winning doc The Times of Harvey Milk next week at the AngelikaSMU sends words of a media and human rights symposium set for next week -- which includes a tribute to director Rob Epstein, two-time Oscar winner for co-directing the ... More >>
Sex clubs in the 'burbs, teacher layoffs in the district, black holes in the commissioners court—Buzz makes perfect sense of 2008
Gleaning lessons from the darkness, Herzog treks to Antarctica in Encounters at the End of the World
Sam Merten Sheriff Lupe Valdez and District Attorney Craig Watkins, trying to put the commissioners' threat of a lawsuit out of commission. As you may know by now, the Dallas County commissioners voted unanimously this morning to seek a court order stopping the Discovery Channel from filming a docu ... More >>
Is the recession getting you down? If misery loves company, this mixtape is for you
The Fort Worth preacher is accused of beating, threatening and assaulting women for more than 20 years
Band of Horses rides the open range
You've got to have balls to sell BioPerformance's hot product--mothballs
Local marijuana growers cash inon well-heeled tokers' love of fine weed
And Other Adventures with Dallas' Urban Explorers
Pete Hunter grew up in Atlantic City casinos, so he knows he's a long shot to make it in the NFL. Then why does he seem like a sure bet?
After layoffs, KERA tries to assuage staffers and make itself more relevant
A would-be Indiana Jones reopens the debate over who got to America first
Former NASA engineer Tom Moser dreams about launching the next generation of spacecraft from Texas soil
Critical Care tries to do for medicine what Network did for TV, and fails