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Manhattan

  • Film

    May 1, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Dallas' Six Best Cocktail Bars

    With the emergence of Dallas' craft cocktail scene, bartenders -- OK, fine, mixologists -- have come to expect the city's notoriously conservative orderers utter those two magic words: "surprise me." It's an approach I've been taking more and more over the last year, and a result I've been on some g ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    10 Things I'm Excited About Buying When Trader Joe's Opens on Greenville Today

    When I moved back to Dallas from New York last summer, I didn't miss Manhattan much. But the first few times I had to visit Albertson's or even Central Market, I experienced fits of nostalgia for the glory days of Zabar's and Trader Joe's. So with the grand opening today of Trader Joe's on Greenvi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Booze-Infused Sandwiches Are Being Served In Not Texas

    Everyone's dreams have come true. Well, at least everyone who works, likes sandwiches and booze or is breathing. According to the Huff and one billion other webby sources, Manhattan restaurant Salumé is serving alcohol-infused paninis. That's right, boozy sammiches. And these aren't Subway Cold Cut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Pickles Versus Cucumbers: When It Comes To Cocktails, Whose Side Are You On?

    Confession: I love cucumber drinks. Muddled with vodka, soaked in gin, even just sliced and floating in a glass of water, the addition of cucumber gives an unparalleled refreshing note, perfect for summertime patio sipping. Obviously I'm not alone in this -- every cocktail bar in town has at least ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Wisdom from the Windmill's Charlie Papaceno

    Charlie Papaceno, originally from Warwick, New York, opened the Windmill Lounge with his partner Louise six years ago. In that time, they've both garnered reputations for making honest, strong drinks. At their little dive bar on Maple, DART trains speed over the bridge just outside, the deer above ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    An(other) Ode to Deep Ellum's Black Swan

    blackswansaloon.comVodka and fruit medley.​On my first pilgrimage to Deep Ellum's Black Swan Saloon, I walked right past the place, thinking the small, windowed room was just an extension of La Grange. There's no sign to speak of; I had to consult my iPhone ("Siri, where the fuck am I?") and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    The State Of The Sazerac in Dallas

    Sorry it's so blurry. My camera drank a Sazerac.​ I was called out on Twitter after posting a rehash of Playboy's Never Sleep:Dallas -- a guide to drinking away a Saturday in the Big D. I picked on the magazine for ordering a Manhattan, and Twitter user philipberne scoffed: Also, @scottreitz, ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Oh Thank Heaven: 7-Eleven Unveils
    Vegetarian Choices, but Not Here

    ​Vegetarian activists are rejoicing over the debut of five new vegan items at 7-Eleven stores in Manhattan, but a spokesperson for the convenience store says the sale of artichoke spinach noodles on 42nd Street doesn't portend the national roll-out of a meatless menu. "I'm not sure where they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Oh My, A Picture Show! Prohibition Era Cocktails at Bolsa

    All photos by Kevin TodoraManhattan club cocktail = rye, bitters, orange curacao, sweet vermouth​ Rex Banner would have had his hands full at Bolsa last night, as they celebrated the repeal of dryness with a Prohibition Era-themed party. Bartenders Eddie "Lucky" Campbell and Jason Cosmas, former ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    That Moonscape Has a New Name ("Walnut Park"). Now All It Needs Is a New Owner.

    Patrick MichelsHow, ahem, "Walnut Park" looked in the summer of '09. Now, there's a little more grass ... and graffiti.​Twice last summer -- in June, then again 'round this time of the year -- we checked in on our favorite 42 acres at the intersection of Walnut Hill Lane and N. Central Expressway, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Eating Asian in the Big Apple: The Highs, the Lows, the Many

    Bone Marrow at Prune​Having been on a business trip in New York for the last two weeks, I thought, surely I'd be off blogging duties. However, the man had different ideas for me, with a seemingly innocuous send-off of, "Have a safe trip. Send in anything interesting you might find." Crap. See ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Five Memorable Food Protests

    Food isn't much fun when it's unaffordable. Today, cash-strapped Americans tell survey takers they're planning to eat out less and use more coupons. But eaters haven't always taken such a passive approach: There's a centuries-old tradition of demanding lower prices. Here, City of Ate presents five m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2009

    As City Tries to Transform Continental Bridge Into a Park, a Visit to Manhattan's West Side

    Flickr user: laverrueClick to expand in order to better appreciate this nighttime view of the recently opened High Line in Manhattan,​The Continental Bridge won't be converted into a pedestrian park till the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is done -- spring 2011, so they say. Of course, the city's start ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    High Atop the Republic National Bank Building, the Best View of Dallas Circa 1953

    Friend of the show Justin Cozart's been digging through his grandfather's boxes of photos again and come across this mighty gem taken during the Republic Bank tower's construction in '53. And if it looks familiar, maybe it's because you're thinking of this iconic photo taken high above the Manhattan ... More >>

  • Film

    October 2, 2008

    How to Lose Friends and Nick and Norah: Double Your Disappointment

    Two mediocre adaptations by two directors who really should have known better

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 27, 2008

    Toadies Nab Some Rolling Stone--And Even More Spin--Coverage

    Proof that the '90s are truly back: Rolling Stone gives the Toadies some love on a blog post today and Spin continues showering the Toadies with hype, this time filming some exclusive acoustic rooftop sets in Manhattan with the Fort Worth boys. --Pete Freedman

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    Why Dallas Doesn't Deserve Those Federal "Congestion Mitigation" Funds

    The New York Daily News is reporting that Dallas, among other cities, may be back in the running for fat “congestion mitigation” grants from the federalissimos, now that New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has been knifed in Albany on his plan for congestion pricing in Manhattan. If Dallas g ... More >>

  • Film

    January 31, 2008

    Sunset on Sundance

    At this year's fest, there were some curveballs and at least one knucklehead

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2008

    Who's Building the New Museum of Nature & Science? Find Out Tuesday.

    Personally, I'm rooting for Snøhetta to get the museum gig -- if only because it designed this building, which is scheduled for construction in the United Arab Emirates. It seems ... I dunno ... very Dallas. This just in: At 2 p.m Tuesday at the Victory Park Sales Center, reps from the Museum of Na ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    May 24, 2007

    Superzero

    Spider-Man 3 spins a web of mediocrity

  • Culture

    November 16, 2006

    Flimflam Ma'am

    The sting's the thing in Stage West's Bees; actor Wold gets elf control at WTT

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    New York Dolls

    One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This (Roadrunner)

  • Calendar

    January 26, 2006

    Frisky Flapper

    Millie Charlestons into Richardson

  • Film

    July 7, 2005

    Comic Relief

    It ain't quite Fantastic, but it'll do in a pinch

  • Culture

    February 24, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Music

    September 9, 2004

    Incubus and the Walkmen

    Tuesday, September 14

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    The Right's Stuff

    A Texas-based band of conservative warriors tackles the left on its own turf--the street

  • Culture

    June 3, 2004

    Song of the Soused

    Tipsy Company arrives at WTT; more hooch might help Violet at Plano Rep

  • Culture

    April 22, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Dining

    January 22, 2004

    Inebriate Reception

    Does anyone really watch sports at a sports bar?

  • Dining

    November 20, 2003

    The Real Thing

    Fake it at Sushi@Manhattan's

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Pizza

    Al's Pizza

  • Culture

    May 15, 2003

    Chaos Theories

    Back to the '80s for comic Girl's Guide; into the depths of despair in Belly

  • Culture

    December 19, 2002

    Elf Esteem

    Tart humor and hot voices in Addison; sour notes spoil in Addison; sour notes spoil the songs at Theatre Three

  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Ming & FS

    Subway Series (Om)

  • Music

    August 1, 2002

    Side Streets

    Don't like where Sonic Youth is going? Wait. They'll be back.

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    New York, New York

    You sure you wanna be a part of it?

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter

  • Film

    October 4, 2001

    Say Nothing

    When two lovers meet in Serendipity, it's a rather unfortunate accident

  • Culture

    October 4, 2001

    The Brave & the Bold

    On September 11, the world needed superheroes. It found them not in comic books, but in real life.

  • Dining

    December 14, 2000

    Staked

    It's now all meatloaf

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best pizza

    Brother's Pizza

  • Film

    August 3, 2000

    Jerry rigged

    Bruckheimer's Coyote Ugly pours a lethal cocktail

  • Music

    June 17, 1999

    Out Here

    The Tomorrowpeople
    Mazinga Phaser

  • Film

    May 15, 1997

    One angry man

    As Night Falls, Lumet proves even his failures possess spunk and spark

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