In the very wee hours as my eye first opened to the light of this day, I thought I heard a rushing of wings aloft. I caught my breath. Was this ...? And then distinctly as if from the next room, I heard the oinking of pigs.
Only later with coffee in hand and the daily newspaper on my knees did I co ... More >>
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Earlier this week, Glenn Beck announced that he was reinventing The Blaze, his online media property, as a global libertarian news network, complete with three foreign bureaus, a nightly news magazine, and, no doubt, lots of Beck himself.
Last night, he announ ... More >>
One years ago, when Mayor Mike Rawlings was merely Park Board President Mike Rawlings, the city held its first-ever Dallas Parks Summit at the Music Hall at Fair Park. By way of invite in 2010, ad man Rawlings said this:"Walt Disney once said he didn't want the public to see the world where
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A scaled-back version of the House of Blues' gospel brunch, which was mothballed in August, is set to return to the West End restaurant next month.
According to featured performer Lady Diamond, who starred in the weekly hallelujah-and-hash show until January 2010, "Gospel Sunday" will be a m ... More >>
Sam MertenMike Rawlings, Park Board prez and poetAnd speaking of the city of Dallas's parks ...No doubt you've forgotten all about the August 19 save the date sent by the city -- an invite to this weekend's first-ever Dallas
Parks Stakeholders' Summit at the Music Hall at Fair Park. Hence, the ju ... More >>
For cynics wondering whether the hype surrounding Hatch chiles is justified, here's the Santa Fe School of Cooking's culinary director's take on the pepper:
"I'm not saying they're better, but they are to me," Rocky Durham told members of the Association of Food Journalists at a meeting in S ... More >>
Churchmouse ProductionsJoey Folsom and Stephanie Hall star in Churchmouse Productions' Georgie Gets a Facelift and Thank U Berry MunchEach summer the Festival of Independent Theatres puts Dallas' hottest stage actors in a bunch of short one-act plays in rotating rep over four weekends. The 12th a ... More >>
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We have been down this road before. You know -- the road of questionable food origins and, more important, what we consider to be the authoritative version of whatever it is we are eating. Be it a cheeseburger, a pizza or a soupy dumpling, we all have thoughts on what the ... More >>
Veracruz Cafe408 N. Bishop214-948-4746Expectations are a bitch. When me and my date talked about going to Veracruz Cafe in Bishop Arts, somehow my mind conjured images of Spanish wine and olives, chorizo and Manchego cheese...Which is weird since I've traveled in both Spain and Mexico and scoff when ... More >>