We decided to check back in with some of the people we interviewed this year for My First Show, and ask about favorite concerts, records, and most-wanted Christmas gifts. Bad Design's Steven Altuna takes the cake for best answer for a Christmas wish.
What was the best show you saw this year?
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In honor of Halloween, DJ Gavin Guthrie put together what he's calling his Blood on the Decks Vol. I mix. We recommend listening while scrolling through our favorite costumes from this year's Cedar Springs party on the block. Also, make sure to check out where previous DC9er DJs are spinning on Hall ... More >>
We'd be remiss to allow an entire College Week to pass without mention of the college life's main goal (well, you know except for the main-main one): procuring, hoarding and drinking booze.
It's a universal feeling, the simultaneous confusion and wistful nostalgia that comes with the memory of one ... More >>
Last week, we asked you to send in your Memorial Day Weekend food dishes. Holy lime-infused guacamole people!: you delivered. From gorgeous steaks to fancy tacos, Dallasites (and beyond) ate well this weekend.
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Denton label and all-around art/music enthusiasts Gutterth put together a furiously energetic noise show last night at Rubber Gloves. Brent Best of Slobberbone fame and Batey Ray of popular Denton punk trio The Swedish Teens were drink-slinging behind the bar, handling the packed house with an antit ... More >>
A new year is often seen as a chance for reinvention. Maybe this will be the year you move out of the friend-zone with your "pal" across the hall. Maybe this will be the year that you don't overdraft while buying a two dollar Miller High Life. Maybe this will be the year you can finally wear white c ... More >>
Burger KingNothing's more uplifting than getting drunk on a fast food patio and wolfing a foot-long chili cheese dog from Sonic. Which is the feeling we're guessing Sonic is attempting to capitalize on by the decision to sell alcohol. Either that, or it's just copying Burger King. (Never a go ... More >>
OK, we'll be the first to admit that the whole idea of turning 4/20 into a pot-smoking holiday is pretty stupid. If you're an adult, you should be able decide if and when you want to smoke on your own, without a numerical coincidence putting any extra emphasis on the activity.
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When it comes to beer, there are those of us at City of Ate who select our favorite brews based on tried and true traits like flavor, head and color, and there those (Noah) who just pick the label with the most cleavage on it and call it a night. He's not alone, either -- millions of beer drinker ... More >>
Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourMenudo! Donde esta Ricky Martin? Il n'est pas ici. Nein.Like many of my fellow Dallasites, I spent this weekend in Central Texas. But I never gave a single Flo-Max laden Eagles fan directions to the Port-A-Potties. Nor did I cut any rugs to LCD Soundsyst ... More >>
Jesse HugheyThanks to my generous in-laws, Lady Hophead and I headed to the Meddlesome Moth Monday night to celebrate our 13th wedding anniversary. Her mother and stepdad offered to take us to a much fancier restaurant, but we felt the Moth, with one of the best beer selections in Dallas, was a f ... More >>
The Pogues and Justin Townes EarleThe House of BluesFriday, October 30, 2009Better than: any other pretense for self-destruction this Halloween weekend.Patrick MichelsCheck out our slideshow for more photos from the show.For most of the show, the argument behind me simmered at a level of quiet di ... More >>
Mikal Beth HugheyThe comment thread in the April 14 10 Questions with Jim Schutze, the Dallas Observer's "investigative curmudgeon," got City of Ate thinking about his hometown brew, Stroh's. "Some people cry for the Old Country. I cry for Stroh's. Many's the Stroh, many's the Stroh. Oh, Stroh's!" S ... More >>