Last night's Senate debate between Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler got surprisingly heated, with the two men snapping at each other about illegal immigration, healthcare, where Barack Obama was born and whether Ted Cruz is, in fact, a troll.
Meanwhile, John Jay Myers, the Libertarian Senate candidate who ... More >>
A few weeks back we told you about John Jay Myers, the Free Man-owning, big government-distrusting Libertarian candidate for Senate, who believes he's being unfairly excluded from a Belo debate that will feature his two major-party competitors. After a small protest in front of WFAA's Young Street h ... More >>
Earlier this week we told you about John Jay Myers, the Libertarian Senate candidate who believes he'll be unfairly excluded from WFAA's planned October 2 debate. He promised to bring protesters to the station's headquarters on Young Street, which he did today around 11.
When we got there, there ... More >>
John Jay Myers owns the Free Man, a Cajun joint in Deep Ellum. He also runs a wholesale embroidery business, has a "deep, deep mistrust of the government," would like to legalize medical marijuana, and thinks we should bring all the U.S. troops home. And he believes Texans are being denied a chance ... More >>
The Deep Ellum Outdoor Market shut down Main Street over the weekend for a food truck rally. For some, especially the 10 or so trucks there, the night was a success.
Cajun Tailgators ran out of food at 9:30 p.m. The Munch Box had a "sea of people" outside their truck and only stopped serving when ... More >>
Aligator's Cafe GumboWith Fat Tuesday upon us, gluttony is the single goal of the day. While lots of shenanigans will surely ensue, as they do every Tuesday in this city, don't forget to fill your ulcerated tummy with a bowl of hearty gumbo.
I spoke with several local chefs on the art behind ... More >>
Over the years, there have been a multitude of gimmicks employed by bands to get people to listen to the music. Some stop traffic on a busy freeway and perform atop a truck, some give out free CDs at shows in exchange for an email address, and in the case of Crash Vinyl, they had two supposedly h ... More >>
Lauren Drewes DanielsCranberry wheat bread pudding at The Free Man.The other day I drove past The Free Man Cajun Cafe & Lounge in Deep Ellum, where Sol's Taco Lounge used to be at 2626 Commerce, and later Googled them to see what the buzz was. One reviewer wrote that they had the best bread ... More >>
Most musicians who make it big had to start somewhere. For every sold out arena show or big festival slot, there were at least a couple of open mic nights in empty, seedy dives. For many area rock stars and former rockers, those dives were on Elm, Main and Commerce streets in Deep Ellum -- often ... More >>
Deep Ellum is about to get yet another addition to its growing list of restaurants and music venues. The Free Man, which will open as a Cajun style cafe in the space formerly occupied by Sol's Taco Lounge, will serve as both a restaurant and a venue.The Free Man's owner, John Jay Myers, a longtim ... More >>
Sam MertenPauline Medrano and Sheffie Kadane were two of only three (Vonciel Hill was the other) incumbents who showed up this morning.City Secretary Deborah Watkins and her staff this morning in the Flag Room at City Hall announced the ballot positions for the May 9 city council elections, as Billy ... More >>