Whatever you're doing right now isn't important. Put it down. Earlier this year, Taco Bell teased their nacho cheese-dusted fans on Facebook by announcing a likely 2013 release of the Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos. Which is their trademarked way of saying, "later there'll be a taco inside a big o ... More >>
America’s fracking gold rush portends the greatest environmental disaster of a generation.
Lightning Bolt, Drug Mountain, Wiccans Sons of Hermann Hall Tuesday, August 28 To the noisenik who wasn't able to peek over the throng parked in front of Lightning Bolt last night, Brian Gibson might have been playing an electric chair through effects pedals. His bass, with a bonus banjo string at ... More >>
The lesson of the Highland Park Party Barge is the lesson of Winfrey Point is the lesson of 30 years of history in East Dallas. At key rubber-meets-the-road moments, City Hall becomes the single worst enemy that inner city neighborhoods can confront. Forgive the Parkies, for they know not how goof ... More >>
FacebookHum: Now being served at Private Social.Private Social bar manager Rocco Milano is like a young redheaded Santa, ready to grant all your alcoholic Christmas wishes, or maybe the fourth Wise Man, bearing obscure aperitifs and rare scotches in place of frankincense and myrrh. Perched ... More >>
Rosemont websiteYou could hear the soft sounds of Mr. Pink the second you broke the seal on the restaurant's front door. No need to ask for directions, just follow the music and you'll find the party. The Rosewood Mansion at Turtle Creek is a polished place, but this weekend several variables ... More >>
Asador's Dean James MaxSome people just end up doing the things they are meant to do, and the lucky ones end up being successful at it. Dean James Max, concept chef at the new Asador Restaurant in the Renaissance Dallas Hotel, is one of the lucky ones. What he's dreamed up for Asador is what ... More >>
The Unfair Park in-box is now a mess, cluttered with invites to and press releases for Super Bowl shindigs -- each, just one more reason to consider moving to Farmersville till this whole thing blows over. But our music editor insists -- nay, demands -- I share this heads-up for a February 3 "Sup ... More >>
I was prepared to be in awe. To be mesmerized. To shrink in the midst of baseball's ghosts and glory. But, I gotta tell ya, new Yankee Stadium is just a ballpark. Can't believe this place cost more to build than Cowboys Stadium. And can't believe people actually pay for seats waaaay up wher ... More >>
If I ever saw an amputee getting hanged, I'd probably just start calling out letters. Before he grappled with Important Things on Comedy Central, even before he took The Daily Show Trendspotting, Demetri Martin was an NYU Law dropout working off a hunch that he'd rather spend time writing quick o ... More >>
What's the bloody deal, Great Britain? I know you have better music to give your mates across the pond than this dud.
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, June 9, 2010...Soccer moms and tender hearted dudes have something to look forward to next year... Snow Patrol will release their album!The best way to piss off a real DJ? Nominate Jersey Shore's Pauly D as one of "America's Best DJ's".Either Co ... More >>
Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>
We're already stockpiling prizes that we probably won't give away until the end of the year, if at all. Great prizes, too--such as 8 oz. flasks with the Dallas Observer 'Best of' 2006 logo (which kinda makes them collectibles and thus quite valuable). And if we can ever find someone to produce " ... More >>
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