Eric Garcia

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Eight of September's Best Music Photos

    Hot Wet Mess, North Texas Fairgrounds, September 1

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    A Few of the Impressive Beers at BrewFest

    See also: The People of BrewFest The Dallas Arts District proved to be a natural spot for a street festival during Saturday's BrewFest, even if the boozy crowd winding throughout was by and large more interested in Hooter's wing-eating contests, arcade games and pulled-pork nachos than taking in ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Long Lines at BrewFest Show Local Drinkers Support Local Beer

    At first it was hard for me to shroud my disappointment. Sure, I was drinking outside in nice weather with access to more beer than I've ever had at my disposal in one location, but the monkeys were missing. BrewFest moved to the Art's District after last year's Brew at the Zoo because of attendance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Radiohead - American Airlines Center - 3/5/12

    Radiohead American Airlines Center Monday, March 5 Around 9:30 last night, the sold-out American Airlines Center was singing along to the climactic roar of Radiohead's 2003 single "There There": We are accidents / waiting to happen Here's the question: Who is Radiohead? Are they rock music's mos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Oktoberbest 2011: Announcing the Winner of the Final Pour

    Alexander Flores​We've finally beaten the Germans at their own game. That's the only rational conclusion one can draw from the results of Oktoberbest 2011, in which the lone Teutonic entry got its ass handed to it. Paul Hightower and Brian Brown, Craft Beer Examiners for Dallas and Plano, respec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Sampling Samuel Adams Utopias With Fellow Beer Bloggers, Taco Trailblazers, Unfair Parkers and Buzz

    Patrick Michels​I thought I was lucky back in 2009 when The Boston Beer Company sent a sample-sized bottle of the remarkable but ruinously expensive Samuel Adams Utopias. But in drumming up pub for the 2011 release, the company outdid itself and sent a full 24-ounce decanter, along with a fine Rie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2011

    Assassination City Roller Derby Skates to Its New Home: The Fair Park Coliseum

    Eric Garcia​Speaking of Fair Park attractions ...Here's another one: Beginning with the March 26 season-opener -- a double-header pitting the Deadly Kennedys against Viva La Revolucion! and the Bombshell Brigade against last year's champs the Lone Star Assassins -- Assassination City Roller Derby ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2011

    Guy Fieri Takes a Big Bite Out of Super Bowl XLV

    Eric Garcia​ We're combing through the massive influx of photos from the Super Bowl parties, and we caught this gem from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives host Guy Fieri. He was among a whole slew of celebrities at the Maxim Super Bowl party at Fair Park in Dallas, but one of the few to nearly t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2011

    Picture Show: Super Bowl XLV Party Performer Round Up

    Eric GarciaSnoop! Snoop!​So, the ice finally thawed. Honestly, the weekend was looking a little disappointing right around the Prince cancellation, but the warmer weather brought out the big Super Bowl parties on Saturday. Downtown was buzzing. So was Uptown. Hell, so was everything. Over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    The Calatrava's Kind of Blue

    Tomorrow morning, Justin Terveen's promised us a close-up of the Margaret Hunt Hill's promised light-er-up from his perch on the Continental Avenue Bridge. But, well, we've got an awful good view of the Calatrava from Unfair Park HQ, and our Eric Garcia climbed up to the roof to get a good look-see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Picture Show Tracklist: The Local Hang's One-Year Anniversary at The Libertine

    All photos by Eric GarciaSpector 45, always the showmen.​Well, last night, as promised, we indeed celebrated the one-year anniversary of The Local Hang at The Libertine, with some help from top-notch local performers The O's, Leg Sweeper, Spector 45 and A.Dd .Our one regret? Not bringing ear plugs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Tornado? Watch!

    Photos by Eric Garcia​As I said below, I picked, like, the worst possible time to drive north on the tollway to the folks' Walnut Hill house this evening -- or the best, since a bottle of decent wine had already been cracked open for the Rosh. (As I told the missus upon my arrival, she almost got ... More >>

  • Film

    September 11, 2003

    Con Heir

    In Matchstick Men, a father meets daughter and sets a paper moon ablaze

  • News

    April 6, 1995