I'm not sure if it's a trend or a genuine movement, but something feels different about Dallas' newest gastropubs. It feels like reinvention. It's not just about gathering freshly-farmed Swiss chard, pigs that had names 10 hours before you ate them or local beer anymore. Now there are iconic foods l ... More >>
The Antlers With Thus Owls Trees, Dallas Saturday, July 19, 2014 I was more than a little shocked when I walked in to Trees on Saturday night. Call me stupid, but my expectation was a respectable and respectful turnout for the Antlers. After all, this is a band whose main currency is lyrical explor ... More >>
When they formed in the early 1980's, Tesla was a pleasant anomaly, a group of regular guys from California that for some reason got lumped in with the seemingly endless array of hair metal and glam bands. Although Tesla's music always had its pop/metal side, the band members themselves seemed a lot ... More >>
Unlike many restaurants entering their second year, Matt McCallister's Design District gem is gaining momentum.
There's not much reason to go there otherwise.
In 2011, state lawmakers took a break from slashing school funding, dreaming up new abortion restrictions and fighting against the encroachment of Islamic law to do battle with a new enemy: the compact fluorescent light bulb. More and more, those tightly coiled tubes were replacing Edison's good ol ... More >>
Cook Hall, pegged as a modern "American gastropub" has taken over the space that once housed Tom Colicchio's Craft. The restaurant has been transformed from a formal dining room to a laid back-ish (let's keep in mind this is the W Hotel) gastropub. The space is steeped in rich woods, Edison bulbs d ... More >>
By Jason Roche Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
Buzz-restaurant FT33 opened it's enormous glass doors to Dallas' 1 percent (and $30,000 millionaires) this past Saturday. The 80-seat restaurant, tucked between retailers in what can only be described as a glorified strip mall, has been eagerly awaited by Dallas' foodie community since chef Matt McC ... More >>
A North Dallas Indian restaurant captures the spirit of home.
The Smoker's Club Tour/Aesop Rock Trees/The Granada Theater Thursday, August 9 Last night was a hard night for a hip-hop fan in Dallas. The Smoker's Club Tour had favorites like Juicy J and next big things Smoke DZA and Joey Bada$$ at Trees. Aesop Rock was bringing his flavor back to Dallas with Br ... More >>
McKinney Avenue's newest restaurant is turning heads - and eating them.
Lauren Drewes DanielsCompany Café's second location is open, in a renovated building tucked behind Texas de Brazil alongside the Katy Trail. Its modern design is coupled with vintage flare where patchwork walls made from old barn wood contrasts with contemporary pieces, like metal chairs and ... More >>
It was already a bad week for Dez Bryant, after former mentor Deion Sanders reiterated that he is severing ties with the firebrand Cowboys' receiver. Now Bryant is on the verge of more legal trouble after standing up a New Jersey memorabilia show. According to organizers of the Collectors ... More >>
It's been a long while since Dallas Independent School District District 6 trustee served up a hot sports opinion on her blog. But given the looming "new reality" that has led to trustees being asked to consider giving teachers $10 million to scoot before they're fired, Ranger can hold her tongue ... More >>
A handful of Dallas Independent School District gatheredn the old board room at 3700 Ross this morning to poke at a question with big implications: How can the district get the most of its new partnerships charter schools, possibly even next school year? Born out of April's West Dallas "School Zo ... More >>
DISD Superintendent Michael HinojosaSuperintendent Michael Hinojosa drew a roomful of huzzahs two weeks ago when he announced that DISD was getting involved in a new effort for school reform in West Dallas. A handful of DISD trustees were among the cheering crowd, including Lew Blackburn and boar ... More >>
Sam MertenGovernor Rick Perry touted the Legislature's ability to balance the state's budget while stashing away $9 billion in "rainy day" funds during a Dallas County Republican Party fund-raiser this afternoon at Edison's. "That is the type of government that America is looking for," he ... More >>
Wavvves (Fat Possum)
Dallas DJs drop two needles on the record and change turntablism forever
Think it's brutal to send a 14-year-old boy to prison for decades? Meet Billy Ray Dennis, and think again.
Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?
DISD wins its case defending Edison Schools. Now the district wants payback. Lots of it.
In a school district that still sees the city in terms of black and white, Hispanics say their children are robbed of a fair share
If Antitrust were written in computer code, it'd come up all zeroes
Or, why chicks learn to love all things Steve
Very personal injury; Parrot squawk
No, you take him; Scenic Huntsville; Hell's grannies; Not us; Fair market; Blame it on Bossa Nova
Schoonerville Trolley; Silence is golden
Mr. Conflict; Not easy getting green
Execution specialist goes Nazi-partying in Errol Morris' disturbing new documentary
A pack of unions struggle for the right to represent DISD workers
Leavin' on a jet plane; Crummy teachers; Learning experience
Slip up; Sinking ship; Cookie cutters
Breaching the stonewall; Venable rides again
New York-based Edison Schools flunked out with trying to privatize Sherman's public schools. Why should things be any different in Dallas?
1999, the year Bill Rojas brought panic and paranoia to DISD. But was there any other good news? Buzz takes a look back.
Rojas proves he'll slap around board members to get what he wants -- an Edison deal
Carrot Top offers up vulgar humor about bodily functions and castration
Earnest eggheads came to Texas with an idea that for-profit schools can save public education. So far, it ain't working.