July Fourth is upon us, and no doubt you're looking forward to a Friday filled with hot dogs, apple pies and a good ol' fashioned three-day weekend. Thankfully, there are plenty of other ways to celebrate the red, white and blue in DFW, and we've put together a handy list to help you find them all. ... More >>
North Texas' biggest music festival has a new venue -- and the same old commitment to sonic weirdness.
The Hive is a gaping 12,000-square-foot warehouse at the edge of the 35 Denton umbrella, situated a few feet from the train tracks on the corner of Bell and Sycamore Streets. Next weekend, it will become the largest indoor music venue in Denton -- maybe for four days, and maybe for years to come. ... More >>
The tricky part to beefgliding is grill storage and flare-ups.For centuries, people have been boozing it up while they hike. (Ask your mom.) But now that it's becoming popular to do wine-tastings on hikes, the activity has been given a new name: wiking. We're really excited for this new tre ... More >>
Kevin TodoraEach week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour in Quittin' Time, with the details and why you should or shouldn't take up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials.Where: Club Dada, 2720 Elm St.When: Starting today, 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Fri ... More >>
This weekend marks 97.9 The Beat's sixth annual custom car show, which will take place on Sunday, August 22, at the Dallas Convention Center. This year, the event's headliners are Gucci Mane, Ice Cube, Waka Flocka Flame, Plies, Bun B, Trina, Slim Thug and a man who will definitely show off his ic ... More >>
Photos by Andrea GrimesI started with this little number during La Grange brunch last Saturday.Brunch is filled with marvelous B's. Let the alliteration begin -- bacon, biscuits, Benedict, baked goods, and naturally, the king of all B's: booze and its highest incarnation, the Bloody Mary. Brunch ... More >>
Left Hand's 400 Pound Monkey English-style IPA, one of several craft-beer offerings at Renfield's Corner.For most music lovers, any old beer will do at a concert or club show as long as the music is good. At, say, Verizon Theatre or whatever they're calling it these days, a big plastic cup or two ... More >>
Each week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour in Quittin' Time, with the details and why you should or shouldn't take up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials.Where: Stoneleigh P, 2926 Maple Ave.When: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through FridaysWhat: Half-price ... More >>
Inside the Blue Skies Cafe at Willie's PlaceWillie's Place101 Cornelius Rd. NorthCarl's CornerDude Factor: 8, or Grandpa Simpson, on a scale of 1 (Grandfather clauses) to 10 (Royal Tenenbaum)Our trip to Willie's Place was more than just dinner for my Grandpa Neudecker. It was nothing less than a ... More >>
Hot dogs aren't the only way to save on food during tough economic times. Oak Cliff's The Belmont Hotel--which has a fantastic skyline view, by the way--recently announced that Bar Belmont and Cliff Cafe are offering five days of drink and food specials. Sunday through Thursday, the Belmont happy ho ... More >>
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Look, I don't want to get you all freaked out or anything. I'm not trying to raise hell. I don't want to pick a fight. But I'm going to say something that may rub you the wrong way: Some of the best shows in town lately have been in Deep Ellum. I'm sorry. Somebody had to say it. And tonight is no di ... More >>
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