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NASCAR

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Dallas Is Apparently Less "Country" Than Milwaukee, the Least "Country" City in Texas

    Congratulations, Dallas. Your never-ending quest to become "world class" has finally paid off. Not in the sense that Dallas will now be mentioned in the same breath as London and Paris or transformed into a international tourist hotspot. But you have finally succeeded in scrubbing the redness the re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Lakewood Brewery Has Survived its First Year, Thanks to Dallas' Craft-Beer "Explosion"

    Earlier in the week, Scott shared news about Lakewood Brewing Co.'s birthday party this weekend. Founder Wim Bens has been planning this for a while now and has a few special barrels set aside for the event, just in case everyone gets thirsty out there at Goodfriends on Sunday. Bens was born in Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Fort Worth Now Has a Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon That Can't Mention Talladega Nights

    The Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon and Restaurant has opened on NE Loop 820 in Fort Worth. This NASCAR-themed restaurant is no Applebee's for darn sure, but it'll do. And since we all watch Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby each and every opportunity we get, we know the wonderful potential a re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Miller Lite Intern Opportunity For Those Willing to Travel Cross-Country in a RV and Party With Stars

    It's time to do some spring-cleaning on the old resume. Wipe the dust off with the sleeve of your shirt and maybe a little spit-shine for good measure, because Miller Lite has a new internship available that will catapult you up the corporate ladder. No, you won't bring home the bacon, but you will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    The Big Texas Beer Fest is Back, and This Year it Promises to Have Food

    The Big Texas Beer Fest returns to the Fair Park Automobile Building in support of the expanding waistline of the local and national craft beer movement. The lucky day is Saturday, April 6. Over 120 of breweries will come out to pour samples of over 400 different beers. See Also: The Guide to Nort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Irving-Based MADD Is Now Also Against Promoter Who Didn't Deliver NASCAR, Money

    ​Google the phrase "SponsorMonsters," and the first thing that pops up is an item from the Mothers Against Drunk Driving website touting the John Carpenter Freeway-based organization's partnership with it. As in: "For 2011, Sponsor Monsters donated their lead sponsorship position to MADD and will ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2011
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    April 1, 2011

    Whitt's End: 4.1.11

    Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: Plaaaaaay baaalllllll! My prediction: Your Texas Rangers will finish second to the Anaheim Angels in the AL West and miss the playoffs. Hey, repeatin' ain't easy. For most teams in baseball lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    NASCAR Legend Brings Moonshine to Modern Drinkers

    If only grandma's apple preserves came bathed in moonshine​Unless your grandpa is fermenting batches of white lightning in his backyard, you're going to be hard pressed to find authentic moonshine in this neck of the woods. The moonshining, bootlegging culture of Appalachia and the South has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    White Flight: The Most Dangerous Drivers on the Road

    Beware.​I got a theory. Been working on it for a while, nurturing it from a fleeting thought to a flimsy premise all the way up to a working, rational theory. Here it is: There are no more aggressive, dangerous drivers on Metroplex highways than those in white pickups. I know, 18-wheele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Welcome to the Day After March 31

    ​*Ron Washington's first and only experience with cocaine came at age 57? Of course I believe him. Why wouldn't I? *Okay, I admit it. I secretly, desperately wish I wrote for the Dallas Morning News and talked for 1310 AM The Ticket and admit that my jealously bleeds through into my sub- ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 24, 2009
  • Music

    September 10, 2009
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    August 5, 2009

    A Taste of 10 Dallas Milkshakes

    Europeans have fresh, seasonal foods, universal health care and about 30 weeks of vacation each year. But we have milkshakes.OK--so they serve a literal version: milk shaken with some flavoring. Ours involve ice cream, crammed into a glass and churned with a little milk (or, better yet, cream) into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Short Orders: Who's Who Burgers

    Who's Who Burgers69 Highland Park Village214-522-1980I'm almost certain Laura Bush walked by as I readied to try my first Who's Who burger in about five years. I say "almost," because if it really were the former first lady and only cognizant person in the White House, federal agents would have torn ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009
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    April 13, 2009

    The Top 10 Sports Superstitions That May or May Not Work

    Step on a crack, break your mother's back. Avoid black cats, the No. 13 and walking under ladders. And, above all else, wear anything other than red and find yourself dead. Hmm. Are the Texas Rangers superstitious about superstitions? Seems to me that rituals, traditions and even obsessive comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Into the Heart of the Texas Motor Speedway Tailgates... I Lived It.

    Not exactly the type of skin we're used to on this blog, but intern Kelly was brave enough to meander through Texas Motor Speedway over the weekend. Her report from the mayhem and mullets ...  I wearily ventured into the world of NASCAR last Friday, knowing I'd stick out like a sore thumb. Or w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Whitt's End: 4.3.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Seems Highland Park-ex and potential No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick Matthew Stafford isn't comfortable talking with teams - specifically a psychologist for the San Francisco 49ers - about his parents' divo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Sloppy Seconds: Double, Double Your Refreshment

    Well, refreshment, maybe not. Double your fun, though, sure. Toil and trouble all you want. It's been a big week of twos here on City of Ate. A double dose of Veggie Girl, for instance. Two posts recapping the year's first quarter. We even had a couple items for the big race weekend at Texas Motor S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Watters Creek Sounds Like A Farm, Right?

    Watters Creek At Montgomery Farm will soon have its own farmers market. One of the first entries listed in Christian Lander's "Stuff White People Like" blog is Farmers Markets. If that's true, the area's newest weekly pickings should be a roaring success thanks to its prime location in the city's ou ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 5, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    The Top 10 Things I'd Change in Sports

    Before I run out the door to Arlington this afternoon for a sneak peek at the facelift applied to Rangers Ballpark, thought I'd make a quick to-do list: *Since the Mavs suck and the Stars suck and the Cowboys suck and the Rangers will in all likelihood suck, look into other sports. Like, f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2008

    Big Bad Bob

    Add a little Swagger to your day

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2008

    Hot Fun In The Summertime

    NorthPark breaks out the face paint

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    God Bless America. And Sports.

    Happy Birthday! Our country turns the ripe old age of 232 tomorrow. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, let us not forget how fortunate we are to have a variety of sports and the freedom to choose which ones we love and loathe. In honor of the Fourth of July I started jotting down reasons ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    End Of Line

    The Inwood brings in the logic probe

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    Central's HOV Lane Drives Me Crazy

    A better, smoother day of transportation. And lower gas prices. Let’s pretend for a moment that I like NASCAR. I did, since I know you forgot, once write about it. So there. There’s the flimsy sports connection to this rant. It involves the ridiculous 14-mile stretch of HOV lane on Centr ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 7, 2007

    Killer Cars and Trucks

    The Craftsman Truck Series hits the Speedway

  • Home Entertainment

    December 14, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    August 31, 2006

    Road Rage

    In FlatOut 2, life is a highway strewn with carnage

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2006

    Google Gets New "No Shit, Sherlock" Function

    In case you're wondering, Dallas is obsessed with weight loss, trucks and gay cowboys. That's what we here at Unfair Park have uncovered after a good half-hour of research on Google's best new time-waster, Google Trends. Just enter a word. Any word. Or a phrase. Any phrase. "Bill Parcells," for exam ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 17, 2006
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    August 3, 2006
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2006
  • Film

    May 18, 2006

    Shell Game

    Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything

  • Home Entertainment

    April 13, 2006

    Cowboy Up

    We just can't quit this countrified Karaoke.

  • Calendar

    March 16, 2006

    Viva La Revolución!

    This weekend, Southfork becomes The Range

  • News

    November 24, 2005
  • Dining

    August 11, 2005

    Sternum Warning

    Forgettable food and mediocre service are bosom buddies at Twin Peaks

  • Dining

    June 23, 2005

    200 mph T-bone

    Steak house announces deal with NASCAR

  • Dining

    June 23, 2005

    Gut Blast From the Past

    Cheeburger Cheeburger captures the essence of the greasy spoon--not in look, but in bloated regret

  • Film

    December 4, 2003

    White Dork Down

    Silly Caucasian boy Tom Cruise likes to play with Samurai swords

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003

    Flag Team

    No contact doesn't mean no fun

  • Dining

    May 23, 2002

    Pickup Picks

    Where are the best places to go if you're looking to get laid?

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2001

    Medieval Empire

    At Hawkwood, participants can escape the daily grind -- but not NASCAR

  • Dining

    July 5, 2001

    A Glassware Menagerie

    Does the proper glass really matter?

  • Calendar

    August 20, 1998

    Night & Day

    August 20 - 26, 1998

  • News

    July 18, 1996
  • News

    January 26, 1995

    The racer's edge

    Hunt alliance gives weaker track developer big edge

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