John Martin

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Refresh Yourself. Moscow-style.

    Old Monk's Moscow Mule‚ÄčAt a party recently, I was given a taste of one of the most refreshing vodka cocktails I've had in a great while.Josh -- who wears a Canadian tuxedo with more style than anyone else I know, but that's not really important right now -- handed me his cup and said, "It's made w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Just Maybe, Alamo Drafthouse Will Finally Open Outposts in the DFW

    For years there have been rumors that Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse would be moving up Interstate 35 to the DFW; certainly, local cineastes had hoped as much. Couple of years back, there'd even been much talk of a location moving into the old theater in the Casa Linda Plaza, which, course, didn't pa ... More >>

  • News

    July 13, 2006

    Old School

    DISD trustee Ron Price does everything you expect from a politician. These days that's a problem.

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Calling All Film Geeks

    Plus: Dallas Floats

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Divided She Stands

    Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Now you see him

    Don Venable rises from his sickbed to save the day -- or something -- at DISD

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Fee(ding) frenzy

    DISD taxpayers pay rising legal bills as trustees dither over hiring a full-time lawyer