Huntington Beach

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 7/11-7/13

    So let's get this straight: right when it's starting to resemble something akin to a real Texas summer, with some triple-digit temperatures in the forecast, we start hearing about a polar vortex? Well, anything's possible. And with the World Cup drawing to a close this weekend, we might all be teete ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Taco Bell Is Launching U.S. Taco, a New "Fast Casual" Spot Where the Tacos Will Channel Dallas

    You with the Instagram camera. Taco Bell is looking at you. The latest idea that came down from the YUM brand Olympus: In the style of the Arlington-born Super Chix, KFC's anti-Chick-Fil-A spot, Taco Bell will launch a hip, Instagrammy restaurant called U.S. Taco Co and Urban Taproom. Basically, i ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    A Mesquite Man Caught a 1,300-Pound, World-Record Shark in California

    The news reports don't say why Mesquite's Steve Johnston was in California. On vacation, one presumes, doing some deep-sea fishing. In any case, he and a crew from the Outdoor Channel's The Professionals chartered a boat out of Huntington Beach and went hunting for mako sharks. The trip was a succe ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2013
  • News

    June 7, 2012

    The Tortilla-Wrapped Destiny of SB 1070

    Neo-Nazis, burritos and the tortilla-wrapped destiny of SB 1070.

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Pyromania vs. Pyromania: Def Leppard Tribute Band Feud A-Brewin'

    Pyromania found their drummer, apparently. ‚ÄčA heavy metal feud is brewing between California and Dallas. Seems Southern California's Def Leppard tribute band is pretty pissed off at Dallas' Def Leppard tribute band, according to Spinner and NME. Perusing the Huntington Beach-based Leppard tribute ... More >>

  • News

    September 11, 2008

    Ask a Mexican

    Tongue untied: tracking the history of pachucos, from Mexico to East L.A., via El Paso

  • News

    June 12, 2008

    Ask A Mexican

    Ice cream and swimming while clothed—is there a connection? Probably.

  • Music

    December 27, 2007
  • Calendar

    May 24, 2007

    General Greetings

    hellogoodbye HOBs into Dallas

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2006

    You Will Never Work in This Biz Again

    That's you, Kyle Rowe, former president of the Dallas-based brokerage Salomon Grey Financial Corp. According to this piece yesterday, the securities industry's self-regulatory arm known as the National Association of Securities Dealers (or NASD) got nasty and not only expelled Salomon Grey on Thursd ... More >>

  • Music

    May 27, 2004
  • Music

    February 13, 2003

    This Is Me

    Bryce Avary explores the other side of The Rocket Summer

  • Dining

    January 16, 2003

    Beer Bust

    It's better to come to BJ's with a thirst than an appetite

  • Music

    November 28, 2002

    OK Karaoke

    XPO Gold! gives its vocalists a chance to shine

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    The Scarlet Letter

    The Dallas City Council is about to mark itself for life with its vote on the Palladium deal

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    True believer

    From punk to rock to country, Alejandro Escovedo has weathered the push and pull of family and music

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Slacking in style

    How skateboarder and surfer dude Tracy Feith wheeled out of Dallas to become the latest, hottest thing in haute couture

  • News

    November 4, 1999

    Being Spike Jonze

    The acclaimed rock-video director has made one of the year's oddest, funniest films. So why is he scared of his own shadow?

  • Culture

    March 5, 1998

    Stopped short

    Kevin Elster was through with baseball once, but it was not finished with him

  • News

    January 1, 1998

    Paper chase

    William Morgan says he's just an innocent document dealer snared in a campaign finance scandal. And if you believe that, he has some old railroad bonds he wants to sell you.

  • News

    November 3, 1994

    Dreamer 'n the 'hood

    From a tiny food counter in South Dallas, Delvin Gray struggles to change the world