I traveled north of The Wall (Frisco) last weekend and noticed that there are so many breastaurants around, restaurant owners are having to get creative with their boob-food themes. If you're unfamiliar with the concept of a breastaurant, let me explain: it's food scantily clad female employees. ... More >>
On Saturday, the third iteration of Dallas' Big Texas Beer Fest went down at the automotive building in Fair Park. Every year that Chad and Nellie Montgomery have hosted the event, it has sold out -- a testament to the huge interest in craft beer in North Texas and their work to secure great local b ... More >>
Researchers at the University of California, Berkley, have done it. Using science, they've confirmed your deepest suspicion: Southlake really is the worst. In this case, it's not the exceptionally high number of traffic tickets they hand out. It's the exceptionally large amount of carbon dioxide (9 ... More >>
Some things are just timeless: among them a fine wine, a François Truffaut picture and seeing '80s pop princess Tiffany perform in a shopping mall. This Thursday, the seminal bubblegum one-hit wonder will hit Lewisville's Vista Ridge Mall. If you were born before 1990, you probably remember the mus ... More >>
The war for Texas' lakes continues apace, though it doesn't look like wildlife officials are holding the line. Despite the state's best efforts to get us to just dump the damned water out of our boats, zebra mussels may have established beachheads in two more North Texas lakes. DNA from the hardy E ... More >>
Next month will mark one year since Mary Larke Pewitt Godfrey lost her son, Deep Ellum fixture Sean Ashford, and gained a following she never expected, via Sean's friends. Overwhelmed first by loss and later by support and adulation, Godfrey and her new following of Deep Ellumites who knew and loved ... More >>
Odom's BBQ is an interesting site. I really like it. You pull up outside, having driven past the vastly inferior Babb Bros. just a mile down the road (over the bridge of many names), and realize you have gone from the Babbs end of Singleton (nicely landscaped, trees with lights and shit) to just a m ... More >>
In what no doubt seemed like a wonderful idea at the time, Lewisville's Eagle Gun Range announced last Wednesday that Santa would be paying a visit, and he'd be "bringing his favorite toys to share in the Christmas photos -- his AR-15 and other firearms of choice." "Come get your picture taken with ... More >>
Michael Furrh is an Arlington golf pro who, according to his Facebook profile, splits his time between working in the pro shop at Rolling Hills Country Club, training caddies at Caddie Club Golf and swinging ridiculously long golf clubs. Last week was Furrh's first, unofficial shot at the Guinness ... More >>
At CTD and Lewisville, two winning comedies reveal the ugly side of beauty pageants.
The North Texas Tollway Authority has made headlines of late for slapping outrageous fees on civilians and veterans alike, publicly shaming them, then threatening to sue and boot their cars. But really, the agency wants you to know, it's not the bogeyman some people make it out to be. It's always lo ... More >>
A local medical device maker agreed yesterday to pay $5.2 million to settle a charges that it systematically bribed officials to win sales contracts with government hospitals in Mexico in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. According to a complaint filed by the SEC, Promeca, the Mexican ... More >>
Coldplay, Robyn, Wolf GangJune 22, June 23 at American Airlines CenterIs Coldplay the biggest band in the world? That's what they were always shooting for. Their latest album, Mylo Xyloto, has only continued their ascent. Its syrupy melodies and sincere lyrics pull in fans by the truckload and make ... More >>
The country music community of Texas and Oklahoma has been a fantastic supporter of children and their families battling various medical issues. Over the past few years, Ft. Worth DJ Justin Frazell has been a driving force behind the all-star Pickin' for Preemies series of Labor Day concerts, with p ... More >>
Phil Hamilton's latest Red Dirt, Southern rock record, Renegade Rock n Roll, runs the gamut from heartsick love songs to working-man rock anthems. The local's played stages from South Texas to Kansas in recent weeks, celebrating the release of his second album. The video for "You Can Have Me" has be ... More >>
Zebra mussels are really Schutze's thing; he likes his with saffron and a white-wine broth, though of late he's taken to the far more exotic variation with aquavit, tarragon and cream. And per a release just dispatched by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ... More >>
It wasn't so long ago that Dallas Police Department would show witnesses for the prosecution six photos of would-be suspects and ask: Which one? Which is how, in part, Dallas became what Innocence Project of Texas founder Jeff Blackburn called "ground zero for criminal justice change" in our 2007 ... More >>
Tyler BryantIt's probably fair to still call Tyler Bryant a guitar prodigy. Even though he's currently 20 years old, the Honey Grove, Texas, native has been slinging since before he was the fresh-faced 15-year-old winner of the Robert Johnson Blues Foundation's New Generation Award. Actually, Bry ... More >>
Slim pickings on this Tuesday evening before Christmas. May we suggest you head outside and enjoy this weather? No? Well, fine, if you must go out to see music tonight, consider these options after the jump.
An interesting collection of shows highlights this first Monday evening in December. Wear a coat and check out one of these offerings.
Good God. We're slowly but surely working our way through the Dallas International Film Festival offerings -- though, from the sound of the press release that just landed in the in-box, we'd best hustle. Why come? Only a couple of weeks after that fest wraps is the Texas Frightmare Film Festival, ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I take absolutely no very little joy in D Magazine's Inside Corner sports blog going belly up any second now. Evan Grant is a solid baseball Xs and Os writer and I'll follow his work back to Dalla ... More >>
The Deep Ellum duo that brought us the Obama Bar is expanding their soapy business to include a Web-based retail company to invest in microloans for impoverished women around the world. Soap Hope, Salah Boukadoum and Craig Tiritilli's new venture, sells natural hand-crafted bath products and lotions ... More >>
New Century Brewing president and CEO Rhonda Kallman, a Beer Wars subject and discussion panelist.A dozen theaters in the Dallas-Fort Worth area will be part of tonight's nationwide screening of Anat Baron's documentary Beer Wars, a David vs. Goliath tale about the struggles of independent craft bre ... More >>
Waaaaaay back in June, Jon Stewart first got the WTF giggles over that Central Kia spot in which a Barack Obama impersonator sells cars at low, low prices. You've probably seen the ad plenty since then; in fact, Central Kia -- which has locations in Plano, Irving, Carrollton and Lewisville -- is sti ... More >>
Jim Smith's been a hard man to track down this a.m. -- though, seeing as how he divides his time between his three Saturn dealerships (in Irving, Lewisville and Plano), that's completely understandable. (And, as a former wide receiver for the USFL's Birmingham Stallions and the Pittsburgh Steelers a ... More >>
The Department of Defense announced today that on Tuesday, Army Specialist Peter John Courcy of Frisco was killed in Salerno, Afghanistan. The 22-year-old Courcy and 19-year-old Pfc. Jason Watson of Louisiana, both of whom had been based out of Fort Campbell in Kentucky, died of injuries suffered wh ... More >>
The kids in Kick Your Donkey will kick off the Ohlook Theater's grand opening. Finally, some good news regarding punk-rock venues after a couple of distressing stories. Ohlook Theater in downtown Grapevine will have its grand opening Saturday, with performances by Kick Your Donkey, Straight Pepper ... More >>
Crossing between American and Egyptian cultures, he Said girls made one deadly misstep: They fell in love
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The boat show answers the question skidoo or ski-don't?
Can two new clubs and a restaurant kick-start the nightlife in downtown Dallas?
Rumor has it Blockbuster is buying out a local movie-rental fave
Mute and immobile, Alice Joy Taylor couldn't cry out when fire ants attacked her in her nursing-home bed, but would anyone have heard her if she did?
Darlington disolves; Rubber Gloves gets booked; Mandarin time; Club anniversaries; Shabazz 3 heads north; Plus, much, much more
Admit You're Happy Month is here ... joy
Coaches and parents in the area's elite youth hockey league say the Dallas Stars are trying to ice anyone who threatens their control of the kid hockey business
Inside the secret City Hall files: A tale of dupes and deception