The Thomas Avenue Beverage Company has served its last beer in Uptown. A series of signs on the doors indicates non-payment of rent followed by a note from owner Russell Hayward that the spot is now closed. Hayward has dabbled in a variety of local restaurants, including Tom Tom and Lazare in the ... More >>
There's trouble brewing in the land of lofts, bros and trolleys. Owners of Uptown spots such as Thomas Ave. Beverage Company, The Nodding Donkey and Si Tapas say they're getting squeezed by irascible homeowners who've had whole swaths of Thomas Avenue and Allen Street designated for residents only, ... More >>
Patrick MichelsDrinks at Lazare.No one relishes disaster.Take that back. No one relishes disaster in their own community. While wary of competition, restaurant owners also know that a popular venue opening nearby helps drive traffic, and traffic means potential profit.Yet sometimes man's reach ex ... More >>
Will the Rangers strike out against Jennie Bueno?
A lawsuit stemming from this ugly incident in Oakland in 2004 is so nasty it makes this photo of the brawl look almost quaint. This almost unbelievable item comes to Unfair Park courtesy our sister paper in Oakland, the East Bay Express, which today breaks the news that a lawsuit involving Your Tex ... More >>
Two Dallas actors and directors have acquired the rights to adapt Valley of the Dolls into a stage production. Yeah, we're surprised it hasn't already been done too. "You've got to climb Mount Everest to reach the Valley of the Dolls." That's just one of the great/bad lines from Jacqueline Susann's ... More >>
Preston Center noodle house closes
Want some privacy? Don't leave your house.
Nikita is sticking around
Royce Ring anxious to cut ties with Triple R
Frankie Carabetta makes a move to Routh Street
Carlson's decision to dump its upscale restaurant division scarcely bothers its founder