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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Fairy tales can come true. Why, they can even win you an award from Dallas' less-than-vigilant press club.
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 >>
The North Texas Jazz Festival kicks out the sweet jams
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 >>
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 >>
Iraqis invade Dallas
with singing and soccer
Dallas Music Partners declare: "Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled musicians."
Le Rendezvous offers a respite from the flashy and the fancy