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Highland Park (Brooklyn)

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Where Chef Matt McCallister Eats In Dallas

    When he's not gently placing foraged herbs on one side of a plate at FT33, Matt McCallister has to rest his tweezing hands and take a break from cooking some of the city's best food. You won't find him eating any trendy dishes drizzled with truffle oil or pulling into any of the area's many Jack In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    Highland Park Responds to Cop Shooting With America's Most Wanted-Style Documentary

    Highland Park police seem to have a pretty strong case that they were justified in shooting David Hartman last summer. Granted, they should have done a more thorough search of his cargo pants, which contained a gun, and made sure he couldn't slip his handcuffs over his legs and reach his pockets, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Where Would House Of Cards' Claire Underwood Dine When Back Home in the Park Cities?

    Spoilers ahead. Tread lightly. If you aren't watching the Netflix original series House of Cards, stop reading this article immediately. If you're at work, go home, turn on Netflix, and prepare to spend the next 12 hours being consumed by one of the best shows sort of on television. You won't regre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Highland Park Presbyterian Aims to Preserve Its Values, Which Apparently Include Homophobia

    David Carr had a good piece in The New York Times Monday about the diminishing value of sexual outing as a moneymaker for the media business. It's about a recent Gawker story outing Fox News breaking news director Shepard Smith as gay. Apparently no one gave a shit. I think I understand the moral c ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 3, 2013

    El Corazon's Got Your Chips and Salsa

    The latest spin on the old Tejano restaurant in Oak Cliff changes things up, but not too much.

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    The Family of David Hartman, the First Man Shot to Death by Highland Park Police, is Suing for $1 Million

    David Hartman's death at the hands of Highland Park police back in June was weird. For starters, there was the shooting itself. The 32-year-old had already been searched and was handcuffed in the back of the squad car when police say he managed to pull out a handgun and shoot out one of the rear wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Nine Places to Picnic Before Summer Hibernation

    We're dangling on the precipice of full-on weather hatin'. It's peeking at us from just around the corner. That means you have just a few days before we all hibernate under the constant buzz of our a/c units until late fall. Following is a list of nine places to consider for an outdoor lunch. This ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    13 Dallas Spots for Healthy Foods That Don't Suck

    Every once in a very long while I like to make believe I have a little something called willpower. And like most other folks on this planet, I get a surge of confidence in my nonexistent willpower right around January 1. See also: Our Best of 2012 Winners Now, I have this thing that tends to ruin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    TJ's Seafood Market and Grill is Now Open in HP/Oaklawn [Photos]

    For chief fishmonger Jon Alexis, the building of TJ's new location in the Shops of Highland Park has been a labor of love and the culmination of all the years he's been running his family's business. "This is what I've always wanted TJ's to become," Alexis says. See also: - Jon Alexis of TJ's Seafo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Cocktails, Food Fears And Summer Camp For Smoke Freaks: This Week In Dallas' Food Blogs

    Hello Dallas. Planning on having a boozy weekend? Craft cocktailery has descended en masse on our city, and Monday could be a little rough. Make sure to drink your Gatorade before imbibing with enthusiasm. And if you do catch a bad case of morning malaise you'd do well to head up to the Crossroads D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Mitt Romney Moves Left With Education Plan. That'll Never Last.

    Oh, man, and me a total Obamatoid! Am I going to have to vote for Mitt Romney? But he's already way to the left of Obama on education and batting 1.000 on one of my favorite themes, the need to integrate schools by class, not race. For years there has been persuasive research out there arguing that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Spring Vegetables, Spring Festivals and Lots of Tequila: The Week In Dallas Eating

    More festivals this weekend. The 6th Annual Real Texas Festival kicks off today. I wasn't around for it last year, but Nick Rallo was and he gave the event a ringing endorsement. There are worse ways to spend your time than sampling barbecue from entrants chasing a $500 grand champion prize. Things ... More >>

  • News

    February 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Dallas' Five Best Margaritas, in Honor of National Margarita Day

    The margarita may be the greatest drink of all time, if only because it almost always comes alongside a free, bottomless basket of chips and salsa. Born out of desperation, the margarita originally provided a way to choke down bad tequila. At some restaurants this still holds true. At others the dri ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 1, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Daiquiri's To Go, To Go

    Click to embiggen the Daquiri's To Go menu​You've been to Daiquiri's To Go, no? Most of our staff has -- something, methinks, to do with its proximity to Unfair Park HQ (it's more or less at Oak Lawn and Market Center Boulevard). That, or there's just something about booze in a cup in a bag -- and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cheese Board
    At The Libertine Bar

    Jesse Hughey​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Chicken-Fried Steak
    At AllGood Cafe

    Photo by Steven Doyle​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Mussels
    At Neighborhood Services

    James Reisman​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Sausage Pizza At Oak Cliff Pizza

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Fried Chicken at Babe's Chicken Dinner House

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: 911 Roll at Oishii

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Californication at Buzzbrews

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Fritto Misto at Cibus

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Grilled Cheese and Chili
    At Highland Park Pharmacy

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Newsweek's Wild About Woodrow. And DISD Still Has the Nation's Top High School.

    ​The latest Newsweek ranking of Best High Schools in the U.S. of A. is out, and, yet again, The School for the Talented and Gifted at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center is at the very tippy-top. And it's joined by eight other Dallas schools -- though one's Highland Park, and the other's La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Wrestling the Ghost of Jimmy Buffett at Preston Center's Flying Fish

    Photos by Patrick MichelsI once at a fish this big.​Flying Fish6126 Luther Ln.214-696-FISHDude Factor: 8, or Don Knotts, on a scale of 1 (Kevin Costner) to 10 (Ernest Borgnine) I'd been too long on the turf, dudes, and got the hunger for a little surf. Fish Shack would have done nicely, but no way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    A Talk with Kyle Rote Jr.: Dallas Tornado, Hall of Famer, Soccer "Missionary"

    NASL Jerseys​Kyle Rote Jr. -- who, it was announced this week, is finally being inducted into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame as a "veteran," no kidding -- did indeed call me back earlier this week. Said I'd have better luck trying him later -- meaning, oh, 'round 11 p.m. or midnight, he'd b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Hash Over: Comfort Food On The Second Floor, $3 Maredsous 8 Drafts, Farmers Market Is In The Bag And More

    Meredith L. MooreSecond Floor executive chef J. Chastain​The comfort food trend strikes again. Chefs Scott Gottlich and J Chastain have updated the menu at The Second Floor to focus more on contemporary comfort food along with its signature bistro items. But this being the place that claims to hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Old School Sweets

    One of these guys has been hittin' the sauce...well, the extract, really.Long before these dismal days of gut-busting King Size Snickers and 3 Musketeers Dark Chocolate Mint (an unholy creation, for sure), there were Goo Goo Clusters and Zagnuts and Squirrel Nut Zippers...uh...must...resist...Beavi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Short Orders: Who's Who Burgers

    Who's Who Burgers69 Highland Park Village214-522-1980I'm almost certain Laura Bush walked by as I readied to try my first Who's Who burger in about five years. I say "almost," because if it really were the former first lady and only cognizant person in the White House, federal agents would have torn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Wait, Bush Supporters Want To "Do Sex Acts On" Code Pink Protesters? Is Borat There?

    Fifteen people, count 'em, at Code Pink's "No War Criminals in my Neighborhood!" protest so far on the bridge at Mockingbird Lane and N. Central Expressway. All very orderly except for the occasional SMU fraternity numbnut driving by in the Escalade and giving them the finger. Trish Major, communi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    For $15,000, You Too Can Move Your RV Into TMS' Burnout Alley

    Texas Motor Speedway announced today it's ditching some 21,022 seats on the backstretch, which'll put the track's total number of butts allowed at right around 138,000. ESPN says it's because of "the economic recession that has affected most tracks which play host to NASCAR events." But TMS presiden ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 21, 2008

    Still I Rise

    A new Highland Park souffle joint is blowin' up

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    Troy Aikman Slept Here! You Can Too!

    This is at least one of the rooms in Troy Aikman's for-sale home in which the QB went long, deep. If you’re a pasty, doughy dork, you could use the fortune ransacked from the couch cushions to monopolize Madden ’08. Or, if you’re true blue Cowboys fan, you can live with Troy Aikman -- or, at l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007

    The Good, the Bad and the Fugly

    A trio of late-lunch items for your light reading pleasure: It's bad enough that WFAA.com's running what appears to be either a bloody-nose or Hitler-mustache mugshot of 75-year-old Jason Sowell Jr., who's been popped for selling drugs out of his Beverly Drive home. But then Brad Watson has to go a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 28, 2006

    Little Lolita

    Celia Rivenbark campaigns against child skankiness

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2006
  • Calendar

    December 11, 2003

    White Rock Gridlock

    Running the rock is hard, but so is driving the rock

  • Dining

    August 21, 2003

    The AA List

    Who are the best bartenders in Dallas?

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    No Smoking Gun

    The new smoking ban will work--if no one lights up

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001
  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best Exorcism

    Mark Cuban raising the Mavericks from the dead

  • Calendar

    September 30, 1999

    Spirits in the material world

    A haunted house with a real ghost of a chance

  • News

    December 1, 1994

    Forward to the Past

    Grapevine Lake project takes aim at the automobile

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