Dallas loves an icon. Our football team can't just be ours, it must the whole of America's, whether that means the whole of America loves those boys or hates them. A new arts structure cannot just quietly appear in Dallas. It must complete the largest contiguous district of its kind. The contents o ... More >>
One of the true hardships that we face as a nation is the omnipresent problem of being surrounded by booze and stimulating foods. In the comforts of your own home, you may be able to curb your pizza roll addiction into having just a civilized cup of tomato soup. At the Gathering of the Juggalos, you ... More >>
We had gathered in an East Dallas home to have a party before a party when someone asked, "What is House of Plates?" The question grows more common with each soirée thrown by the Dallas group of um, bloggers? Event planners? Mysterious tweeters? Master Instragrammers? They are all those things, ye ... More >>
On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, a.k.a. Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) T ... More >>
Look, I'm not even the world's biggest fan of political conventions, because they make me feel like I'm trapped in a cubicle with a car salesman. What's to believe about an event where they hire a consultant to do the balloon drop? But with these two conventions freshly behind us, I don't think it ... More >>
There are three delis in Dallas. They are: Cindi's New York Delicatessen, Deli News and Gio's Café and New York Delicatessen. If you just thought inside your head, "But what about Jason's Deli?" you should come here so I can slap you. Stay quiet and learn something.
We're still not certain what Glenn Beck means when he says he'll be "Restoring Love" at Cowboys Stadium on July 28. Truth be told, we're a bit terrified to find out, which is yet another reasons Unfair Park will steer well clear of Arlington on Saturday. (Editor's note: Actually, Eric, we're plannin ... More >>
An Oak Lawn newcomer tries to recapture the Centrum Building's spotlight.
Photos by Anna MerlanShontell Johnson's first moments in her home given an extreme makeover just in time for the holidaysOn Friday afternoon, 30-year-old Shontell Johnson lived in a rundown house in South Oak Cliff, where she took care of 13 children: six of her own, three from a neighbor wit ... More >>
Do you think your lasagna could beat Bobby Flay's version in a throw-down? Do you firmly believe that your pot roast is better than everyone else's recipe, including your grandma's? Are you the self-proclaimed Top Chef of your household? If your cooking is so good that your kids even eat ... More >>
Caity ColvardLast month we noted that the Turtle Creek Association had bumped up the long-running Easter in the Park from April 24 to April 17 and cut from the schedule of events the beloved Pooch Parade, not to mention an appearance by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The reason: The TCA wanted to ... More >>
Photo by Steven DoyleA child shall bake them: our winner, the lemon bar at Rathbun's Blue Plate KitchenThe lemon bar, that tasty pastry made up of a shortbread crust and lemon-curd filling, is easily found on tables across the Midwest, especially on Sundays at potlucks among Jell-O salads, me ... More >>
Ah, Independence Day. Nothing quite says "celebrate America" like the combination of barbecue, explosives, martial music and getting wasted. So here's a list...(riiiiiip sound of needle being dragged across vinyl record). OK, wait right there. Earlier this week City of Ater Alice Laussade was in ... More >>
Sarah JohnsonIn celebration of Cinco de Mayo, the day the Mexican army defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla, City of Ate has decided to compile a short list of unusual margaritas that Dallas restaurants have to offer. Sure, we could of went the salsa route, but that doesn't involve alcohol ... More >>
In the quest for girl drink knowledge, I looked, this time, to my past--to the bottles that I remembered (from high school, mind you) containing a deceptively refreshing alternative to yucky, stinky boys' beer.Ladies, remember the dawn of Sprite-like malt beverages? Yeah, well so do I. Before I ... More >>
Hey, guys, have a drink and chill already
There's nothing better than hot nerds who can kick your ass
LocoRoco is the perfect one-night stand
Latin food without the lard? It's better than you think.
Why is this trip to Oz a dream come true? Because, because, because, because...
Luckily, Bone Daddy's kitchen has better taste than the signs on its walls
Will Texas pony up bucks to lead in stem cell research? Pro-lifers hope not.
The chilling story of Doug Havard, SMU'S Crime Boss
Which is more revolting: haggis, scrapple or head cheese?
Buzz sheds a tear for 2003
Laura Wilson gives a behind-the-scenes tour
The Wharf @ Bayview Marina floats and sinks
Boy Gets Girl (and restraining order) at Echo Theatre; boy gets boy in Uptown's A New Brain
Tony Curtis commits felonious acting at DSM; Plano Rep rips into an old play about jail
Theatre Three makes a joyful noise with a good play about preachin'
The master showman knows how to turn theme-park dining into sensual drama
Pegasus Theatre's latest whodunit colors its murders in shades of comedy
Bare breasts, a bowl of red, and bad blood among the chili brethren in the Big Bend. Texas doesn't get any better.
Tenaya cooks with forked tongue
At the Palm, it's more about who's on the walls than what's on the plate
Lubbock-born sculptor-songwriter finally finds a little Salivation
Gus Van Sant's re-Psycho'd Hitchcock classic is a little dated, but not without fresh blood
John McEnroe has grown older, but he has never grown up
September 24 - 30, 1998
Tasty crab claws can't rescue Truluck's
Trenton Hancock is crossing the color line with his visceral works of art
Traci's successfully sophisticates home-cooking
Liquor and lawsuits keep flowing at the legendary Crystal Chandelier