Shakey Graves, aka Alejandro Rose-Garcia, is a roots rock, one man band hailing from Austin. Over the course of just a few years, Graves has developed a solid local following due to his intense and personal live performances. Speaking from a studio in Austin and in anticipation of performing with ... More >>
The new library could reveal gems about oil and the Iraq War
With help from a former church boy from Dallas, the state's "nones" are getting organized and going public.
This Friday at Bass Hall in Fort Worth, Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert will deliver an interactive performance discussing the industry that has granted them stardom. Most of the press coverage about the show has focused on Bourdain, but while Ripert takes a quieter approach to life his story is no ... More >>
The tradition of open-pit barbecues in Texas predates the Civil War.
Jorge Levy and his two sons own Desperados on Greenville and in Garland. The senior Levy, originally from Mexico, is also involved in The Dallas Margarita Society, Savor Mexico and the Greenville Area Business Association. Most importantly, he's the guy that emailed Mark Cuban about saving the Saint ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the President tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees
Julian Barsotti of NonnaTo say food is in Julian Barsotti's blood would be a preposterous understatement. His grandmother co-owned Carbone's in New Jersey, run by the same family for 92 years. His relatives on his father's side brought along more relatives when they came to the United States ... More >>
Daddy dates. Not to be confused with Sugar Daddy dates. I really mean those dinner outings a girl goes on with just her dad (or for this review those dinners where the name of the restaurant coincidentally has the word "daddy" in it). Before my dad passed away two years ago, he'd often drive ... More >>
John T. Edge's profile of Greenberg Smoked Turkey in this morning's New York Times no doubt whetted appetites nationwide for the Tyler smokehouse's "spice-rubbed and hickory-burnished bird," but the product's long been a local favorite. As a newcomer to Dallas, I couldn't fathom what John T ... More >>
The softer side of The Soft PackJust north of Dallas, in Frisco, something is brewing at Lochrann's Irish Pub & Eatery. The bar's enlisted the help of Spune Productions to help diversify the music scene, who, so far, has done a bang-up job. More proof: On Thursday, October 14, garage rock ac ... More >>
How County Chair Jonathan Neerman Plans to Ease the Dallas GOP's Woes
Plus, if you want to bequeath your savings to Sparky she'll help you set up a pet trust
Gary Fitzsimmons and two Dallas County colleagues have come out for Obama. In case you were waiting to choose a presidential candidate till you found out who Dallas County District Clerk Gary Fitzsimmons, Dallas County Treasurer Joe Wells and Dallas County Clerk John Warren were voting for, well, th ... More >>
Billy Bigelow, ultimate anti-hero, finds his heart in Lyric Stage's sparkling Carousel
Richard Hamburger's decision to leave the Dallas Theater Center is accompanied by a press release and a lot of questions. Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Richard Hamburger is out. Not for another year, but, as our friends at FrontBurner noted this morning, the timing does seem odd: DTC is du ... More >>
Points for creativity, but simplicity is good seafood at Go Fish
Del Hendrixson's uncertain journey from convict to Dallas gang guru
In a bungled hunt for a killer, police wreck the life of an innocent
What's a great actor doing in a dump like Mooseport?
He has three Oscars, co-wrote Bonnie and Clyde and Paul Newman digs him. So why don't you know Dallas-born filmmaker Robert Benton?
The Amon Carter hooks a big one, despite Winslow Homer's schlocky tendencies
A guide to entertaining the only company that can't lay you off
Chris Svalesen is doing his best to keep 36 Degrees afloat. Now it's time to do your part.
York St.'s Sharon Hage should consider calling Lloyd's of London
Jetports and elite resorts may do what border bandits and blistering heat couldn't: rob Big Bend of its rugged beauty
Disputed Reform Party candidate John Hagelin thinks he can change the world with the power of positive thinking. Does that make him nuts?
Back on his own, Ed Hamell is still on Trial
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
The youngest man in rock and roll, Ronnie Dawson gets hitched and grows up (sort of)
Two acts may be one Tale too many in DTC's Alice
Get out your hankies and weep for the heart-tugging disaster Message in a Bottle
There's art for the Everyman at two local galleries
American Airlines refuses to let a threat from the religious right steer the company off its gay-friendly course
Can two transplants from the land of Lynyrd Skynyrd and fart smells find the key to radio fame at Dallas' Q102?
For Lollapalooza, this may be the last generation
At the Wood Grill, too many cooks make a great broth
There's still more to John Raitt than being Bonnie's dad
Keith Ferguson keeps a loose grip on Fabulous past