In 2003, I wrote in these pages about a room at 3531 McKinney Ave. that had, over the course of six decades, stood witness to the people -- many of them drunk -- who represented the changing societal, political and demographic realities of our city. "And pretty much everyone had a good time," acc ... More >>
1. An ice storm wiped out the shelves at local grocery stores.
Yesterday Side Dish reported that Louie Canelakes passed away. If you've had a pizza at his restaurant on Henderson Avenue and sat at the bar, you likely know him. Louie has been working behind the bar since he opened the place with his brother Chris in the 1980s, and if you've met him you haven't f ... More >>
Almost a decade ago, I wrote this: "Every time this country ends up with a Bush in the White House, several things most assuredly occur: The government inflicts some regrettable incident on Japan, the nation tumbles into a recession, a presidential pet writes a book, and everyone worries about th ... More >>
What makes a dive a dive?