Is that numbing pain in your shoulder diminishing? It can only mean one thing: The weekend is coming! Unwind from your stressball career with runway shows, stand-up comedy and drag queen brunch. It's all happening this weekend, kids. Here's a little guide to cool stuff happening around town. Share i ... More >>
We're so excited about the return of the Pin Show, that Mixmaster ran downtown today and touched base with the runway extravaganza's organizers during an afternoon fitting session.
With more than 30 local and national designers on the bill, the team of the Pin Show is already ahead of schedule. Th ... More >>
Photos by Leslie MinoraRaffi Cavoukian, children's singer and advocate, performed for the crowd at the SMU Global Summit on Ending Corporal Punishment last night. Well, that was certainly...unexpected. Last night I went to the SMU-hosted Global Summit on Ending Corporal
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Below, in the comments accompanying Sam's recap of Tuesday night's mayoral debate at the Fairmont Hotel, several readers wanted -- nay, demanded -- a fuller accounting of who said what. To that end, one Friend of Unfair Park pointed out that the debate's sponsor, The Real Estate Council, did inde ... More >>
At this very moment, something called the 8th Annual Texas ACG Capital Connection is taking place at the Fairmont Hotel; long story short, suits and ties and private equity and Ben Stein as the lunchtime speaker (ah, but will he do this for an hour?). Bill Lively kicked off the morning session, and ... More >>
Photo by Jose Ralat MaldanadoThe Pyramid Restaurant's Andre Natera was this week's media darling.This week's Dallas foodie coverage is an assortment of organic, frozen and fried foods, dried and proscuitto-wrapped figs at the height of fig season, fancy Finnish foods and a battle at the Pyramid. ... More >>
Gwen Beauchamp, left, after winning five grand at the 43rd Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest at the FairmontI knew the name Gwen Beauchamp sounded familiar -- back in April of '08, her Toffee-Banana Brownies recipe picked up $5,000 at the 43rd Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest held at the Fairmont Hotel. Whi ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsThere's a salad around there somewhere, trust us.Chefs from 10 of the top kitchens in Dallas vied for top honors in the Sunday night's Caesar salad competition, vying for diners' votes with salads dressed up with merguez sausage, scallop ceviche or brisket tacos, or resty ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park who's thinking of spending the Fourth of July tea-partying out at Southfork Ranch -- "but only for Mickey Dolenz," she writes, and I smell fresh-baked sarcasm -- directs our attention to a forthcoming Dallas appearance by Ann Coulter, who'll be at the Fairmont Hotel on August ... More >>
Scrambling to find a romantic, yet hip and unique option for Valentine's Day? Lucky for you, many local restaurants have special menus, special dishes or just special prices to choose from on this, er, special day.
Here are some options:
Cupid would be proud of Central 214's naughty new chef, Bly ... More >>