InterContinental Hotels Group plc

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Sorry America, But We Ain't Safe: A Review from the NBA Finals Road

    ​Please don't take this as a complaint. More of an -- as I do from time to time, and always -- observation. I love my job(s). Getting paid to attend sporting events is all I ever wanted to do since the day I realized I'd grow up to be too short and too unathletic to play for a living. An ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    You Can Stop Calling Me About Prince Tix

    ​First, he was gonna purple reign all over the site formerly known as Reunion Arena; then, earlier this week, it was moved to the Hotel InterContinental. (Better sound -- right.) Now, it's not happening at all. From the Goss-Michael Foundation, this and only this:Statement from Joyce Goss, Executi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    But, Wait! Prince Is Coming!

    ​Below you'll see that note about Prince's show at the Hotel InterContinental being called off due to the show's organizer being unable to "fund and produce the evening." But seconds ago, this note dropped in the in-box from the Goss-Michael Foundation:Circumstances have changed and TheEvent featu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    So, Prince Was a No-Show After All. Not Like Anyone Told the Opening Acts Or Anything.

    ​Earlier today, that Prince concert was called off, with the Goss-Michael Foundation blaming the organizer. Then, an hour later, it was back on.But speaking of T.J., a former classmate just called from the Hotel InterContinental with the breaking news that Prince didn't show after all. No explanat ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007

    Holiday Road

    A good Friend of Unfair Park just called with some sad news, at least for those of us who grew up in North Dallas: The Holiday Inn at Meadow Central -- which, on some weekend nights in the 1980s, used to look like the set of a John Hughes movie -- is no longer a Holiday Inn. Happened, oh, a whole h ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Kiss Me, Katie

    Fairy tales can come true. Why, they can even win you an award from Dallas' less-than-vigilant press club.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007

    Spaced Out in North Dallas

    Perhaps I missed this, but I had no idea that this weekend, "Dallas will be center of the world of space." And, no, not just because today marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Star Wars. (Thanks for the heads-up e-mail, fellas, but a certain almost-4-year-old reminded me of this landmark ann ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2007

    Jazz It Up

    The North Texas Jazz Festival kicks out the sweet jams

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2006

    Ear Muffs, Tom Landry! Ear Muffs!

    A return to glory: Jerry Jones has very, very special things in store for his Cowboys. I went to the Dallas Cowboys annual kick-off luncheon Thursday at the Hotel Intercontinental and treated my ears to a sound smorgasbord. There was rap music by Lil' John, "Lights Out" by UFO and even an invocatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2006

    Be Their Guests

    If you're staying at one of the six area Candlewood Suites extended-stay hotels in coming weeks and find yourself with time on your hands, here's an intriguing option that doesn't include asking for the nearest mall, restaurant or movie theater. Starting last weekend, some 100 Candlewood Suites empl ... More >>

  • News

    April 20, 2006

    American Idols

    Iraqis invade Dallas

    with singing and soccer

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    Dallas Music Partners declare: "Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled musicians."

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2005
  • Dining

    April 25, 2002

    French 101

    Le Rendezvous offers a respite from the flashy and the fancy