Before you head over to the Brewfest this weekend, you might want to check out the Global Street Feast in the Harwood District from noon to 7 p.m Saturday. The multicultural affair will have a variety of food truck vendors, along with Twister on the grass and huge Yahtzee game, which means you can ... More >>
Stalley, Ace Mitch, Dustin Cavazos, Nice Major, -Topic, KO Boyz Saturday, January 19, at The Prophet Bar, $18 Maybach Music Group rapper Stalley was busy in 2012, mostly with the release of his popular mixtape, Savage Journey to the American Dream, featuring heavy-hitters like Rick Ross, Curren$y, 2 ... More >>
Courtesy Heritage AuctionsOne of the few Calvin and Hobbes originals ever to come on the auction market's now residing at the corner of Oak Lawn and Maple. For now.That was quite the Heritage Auctions infomercial ABC aired during prime-time last night: Unfair Park's cross-the-street neighbor got ... More >>
Flickr user antwerpenRGreat City Attractions's Wheel of DublinThis just in: U.K.-based Great City Attractions, which was working with Dallas County and the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau to drop that giant Ferris wheel in Founders Plaza, has opted to roll away -- for the time being, at lea ... More >>
No date has yet been announced -- just a "Coming Soon!" promise -- for the stateside release of the new Rolling Stones concert film, The Rolling Stones: Some Girls -- Live in Texas. But, starting early next month, the United Kingdom and Ireland (followed shortly by Denmark, South Africa, Cro ... More >>
In 1940's Belfast, Ireland, there lived the Magee family. Six daughters were born one after the other, followed by five sons all squeezed into a two-bedroom row house. The neighbors on one side were the McCormicks, who had 10 kids. On the other side were the Dunnigans, also with 10 kids. All told, m ... More >>
In 1964, Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters hopped into a brightly painted bus and traveled eastward in a hallucinogen-inspired stupor with the hopes of expanding their perceptions of reality. This Saturday, in a slightly less psychedelic but far more delicious bus trip, Dallas' Scar ... More >>
There wasn't a more offensive punk band in the early '80s than The Meatmen. Even in a market cluttered by hardcore bands popping up in droves in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., the Lansing, Michigan, band, led by Tesco Vee (a third grade teacher born Robert Vermeulen), distinguished itself wit ... More >>
Thank God we thought better of the notion of giving up beer for Lent. Not only would "grouchy and mean-spirited" be an understatement in describing what our attitude would be if faced with more than a month without a pint, but we'd miss some great events coming up -- not to mention the Meddlesome ... More >>
Live Oak Primus is one of eight specialty beers to be tapped at The Common Table's "St. Crafty's Day."As far as beer drinking goes, Saint Patrick's Day is generally known more for quantity than quality. And if it's not cheap, domestic and dyed green, chances are it's Guinness, as the historic Dub ... More >>
My Super Bowl XLV itinerary looks thusly: Blogging Super Bowly all week. Broadcasting on 105.3 The Fan from radio row all week. And finding time to squeeze in some partying Tuesday (NFL Media at House of Blues), Wednesday (Aces & Angels at Fair Park), Friday (Pamela Anderson at ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsDallas is cleaning up its image before the Super Bowl. We'll start with Dealey Plaza.As quiet as Dealey Plaza's been since the truth-bearing publishers were cleared out, you could forgive a few tourists for being concerned this morning to find the place crawling with cops ... More >>
Another day, another busy musical evening here in the metroplex. Seriously busy.
If you like Iceland, Auto-Tune or Japanese screamo, boy, you're in luck tonight!
Crazy busy night, huh? Thursdays really must be the new Fridays...
On the far left, Neil Finn and his mustache. Next to him? Nick Seymour.On a hot summer day last month, I played the "international calling game" with Crowded House's bassist Nick Seymour. I harassed operators and PR reps to no avail: The number I was dialing was not in service. I wondered what in ... More >>
Tuesday, February 9, at the House of Blues
Rodrigo y GabrielaHouse of BluesOctober 19, 2009 Better than: anything else in the flamenco-meets-rock-meets-mariachi wheelhouse I'd heard about Rodrigo y Gabriela's ability to harness the power of a six-piece band with just two acoustic guitars, but seeing the phenomenon live was nothing sh ... More >>
The kitchen is partly green.Malarkey's Tavern 4460 Trinity Mills 972-931-7300 I had only been in the place for about ten minutes before the inevitable happened. That's right, in a pub listing some 100 beers from all over the world a guy sits down and asks if they carry Bud Light on tap. Wh ... More >>
Jesse Hughey When you think about brewing hot spots, what come to mind? Some obvious international destinations include Belgium, Germany, Ireland and the Czech Republic. As for the U.S., craft breweries are everywhere, but we think of the West Coast--especially Portland and Seattle. There's alw ... More >>
The Idle Rich Pub2614 McKinney Ave.214-965-9926Dude Factor: 7, or "Mr. Burns," on a scale of 1 ("Donald Trump") to 10 ("Bruce Wayne")As much as I love The Old Monk, I hadn't really thought of it or its sister bars (The Dubliner, Blackfriar Pub and The Idle Rich Pub) as Dude Food destinations--partic ... More >>
She pours beers at Frisco's bit of Ireland, otherwise known as Lochrann's. That, of course, means pint after pint (well, not pint--it's the U.S.--but you get the point) of Guinness, that time-consuming, two-stage pour. Fortunately, Lochrann's owner worked for the famous Irish brewery for 15 yea ... More >>
Patrick MichelsAs with other holidays, local restaurants are going all out with special St. Patrick's Day offerings for their customers on Tuesday. Urban Taco may not be the obvious choice for St. Patrick's Day revelry, but it's throwing its hat into the green ring for its lucky customers, servin ... More >>
Bravo Max is a very recent entry on the Dallas music scene. Consisting of Johnny Beauford, Daniel Beauford, Steve Vanderheide and Ben Gastright, the quartet is just now getting out of the rehearsal space and hitting the area clubs.Bassist (and former CD Source employee) Ben Gastright was nice enough ... More >>
Flogging Molly's Dave King left Ireland for a career in rock, but he couldn't escape his roots
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Everyone's Irish, even Gumby
Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships
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dios (Star Time)
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Don't Mess with Erin
The steak house is going Wagyu
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McKinney Avenue is in the grips of a gustatory curse
The Tipperary Inn gets a makeover
Deirdre Panas pushes long odds to become Lone Star Park's first successful female jockey
Whats the Difference Between British Pubs and Irish Pubs?
Reasons to drink
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Beeson goes; Irish jig; List watch
The long-coming canonization of an Irish hero
Neil Jordan's passion fuels Michael Collins