Family Dollar Stores Inc.

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    The Crips Have Apparently Been Reduced to Shoplifting Fabric Softener

    There was a time when the Highland Hills Crips were a big enough catch that the Feds targeted them with "Operation Greedy Grove" and trumpeted the arrest of several members with a press release. Fast forward two-and-a-half years. It's Sunday morning, 11 a.m. A youngish gentleman, who might ought to ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 29, 2012

    An Englishman in BBQ Sauce

    An expatriate Brit learns to love Texas, one pound of brisket at a time.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    An Englishman Reviews the BBQ of Smoke

    I feel like I'm not the novice I used to be with these reviews. When I started out I didn't know what brisket was, what heavenly planet barbecue sauce had descended from, why I could just suddenly order meat by the pound now (and why I'd never been able to do this before) and basically where on eart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2012

    Street Style: The Friday Fans of 35 Denton

    Name (from left to right): Bonnie Rue, Chris Flemmons Style influences: Bonnie: "I used to have a fashion line called Model Citizen Clothing, but that project's currently on hold. When it's cold I wear dark colors." Chris: "Family Dollar." At 35 Denton to catch: Bonnie: "The Baptist Generals, wh ... More >>

  • Film

    August 11, 2011

    It's All in the Delivery

    Despite promise in its pizza boy premise, 30 Minutes or Less plays it too safe

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    With Another Branch on Mockingbird, Fuzzy's Taco Shop is the New Starbucks

    ​We're putting it out there: Fuzzy's is the New Starbucks. The Fort Worth-based juggernaut is set to open its 32nd store in four states in late summer -- in The Shops at Mockingbird at Mockingbird Lane and Lemmon Avenue. That would make it the second location on Mockingbird. An outpost opened ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    7-Eleven and Blockbuster to Duke It Out Over DVD Rental-Box Business

    In June 2007, Jim Keyes took over as chairman and CEO of Dallas-based Blockbuster Inc. -- after having been president and CEO of 7-Eleven Inc., for which he'd worked for years. And now, the circle is complete. Because last summer, Blockbuster announced that it would be installing in its stores DVD-r ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2007

    Fort Worth Is Farked Up

    I'm currently assembling a package of madd props to send over to Startlgram writer Alex Branch, because his/her story about the Fort Worth deaf guy who got hit in the head with a crowbar for not talking to a cashier made the Fark news feed today under the "Dumbass" banner. The cashier of a Lancaste ... More >>

  • News

    April 5, 2007

    Ground Meat

    Native-born and immigrant both get bled at Swift's beef plant

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    Requiem for a Record Shop?

    The fate of Bill's