Photos by Sarah JohnsonJumbo Lump Crabmeat Nachos Demonstrated by Jose Cardenas of Cyclone Anaya's It's becoming more common for an athletes, both active and retired, to switch hats and become restaurateurs. For example, the Dallas dining scene has the popular sports-inspired Hully & Mo Res ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *The combo of weather and injuries and chicken shits is diminishing NBA All-Star Weekend. No Kobe Bryant. No Allen Iverson. No LeBron James in the dunk contest. Silver lining: Mavs' icon Dirk Nowit ... More >>
One of the two parking-garage exits here at Unfair Park HQ's frozen over; explains why the office is now holiday empty. But before I quit it, a few items of interest to keep you warm:USA Today profiles NBA All-Star Weekend co-host Mark Cuban, who's, like, mellowed in recent years; hence his burge ... More >>
I still have a puck from the first Dallas Stars game, played at Reunion Arena on Oct. 5, 1993. Went to the game with Troy Aikman and I remember going into the locker room and meeting Mike Modano and seeing lots of hot women in the crowd and thinking "Whoa, ice is cool." Then along came Ken H ... More >>
It took a while, but Lisa LeMaster just sent a statement addressing The Hockey News's report that Tom Hicks, fresh off closing a deal to sell the Texas Rangers, is also looking for someone to either invest in the team or take the Dallas Stars off his hands altogether. In short: The report was rig ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsCheck out our slide show for more photos from the parade.Jesse Luna, a welder whose father Miguel served in World War II and Korea, has wanted to stand along the parade route and wave for veterans like his dad, but could never get away from work on weekday mornings. Now t ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *93.3 FM - the station formerly known as The Zone, The Bone, Quality Rock and who knows what all else - has for the last day or so been "stunting." That is, playing nonsense in advance of flip ... More >>
Meredith L. MooreSecond Floor executive chef J. ChastainThe comfort food trend strikes again. Chefs Scott Gottlich and J Chastain have updated the menu at The Second Floor to focus more on contemporary comfort food along with its signature bistro items. But this being the place that claims to hav ... More >>
Ha! Like you didn't already know.Alas, I'll tell you anyway: Tonight, we make the Big Reveals and announce the winners to your 2009 Dallas Observer Music Awards, bringing yet another wildly success awards season to a close. Fun fact: More than 1,700 people stopped through the six venues we ran for ... More >>
The Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau just sent word that locally based Terry McCullough Productions, Inc. scooped up a few Tellys at the annual awards shindig honoring commercial-makers. Among TMP's first-place prize-winners was a four-minute "travel and tourism" entry commissioned by the DC& ... More >>
Amazingly, we still have stashed on the server Polyphonic Spree's "H-O-O-P-S Yes!," the '07 "anthem" penned for FC Dallas -- what do you mean you don't remember? Then perhaps you recall a time when Your Dallas Mavericks were "Rowdy, Loud and Proud," courtesy PPT; and who can forget Pantera's catchy ... More >>
Apparently, somebody at Dallas City Hall is cleaning out the prize closet to make a few extra dollars during the budget crunch.Every so often, just for grins, I check out the auctions at Lone Star Online, which the city of Dallas, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, the Dallas Independent School District and ... More >>
These guys used to battle for a spot in the NBA Finals. Now? Just the 8th seed.The Dallas Mavericks can clinch a playoff spot tonight. Plain and simple. Leading the Suns by a full four games in the race for 8th in the NBA's Western Conference, if the Mavs win in Phoenix tonight they'll own a ... More >>
Yep, and just when you thought we'd never again witness hockey in May.
The hockey team is fueled by the good ol' days
Don't whisper a word to the children, but hell yeah, of course they do
The Mavs will win the championship. Right?
Never fear, we won't let the Academy Awards ignore sports
Once the darlings of Dallas, the Stars and their sport are mired in obscurity
...And your cynicism toward the Stars' gutsy goalie
Get the Stars treatment at Casino Night
Fight AIDS one step at a time
Please, DMN, would you ask Tom Hicks some tough questions? Pretty please?
Local music was better than ever in 2001
Admit it. You were worried about the Stars. And now you're not.
Judge Not, Mr. Know-It-All, Young Gun
Sure, Brenden Morrow is only 21, but already he plays like a veteran
Our Stars, Frankenfoods, Mr. Know-It-All
Dallas' hockey junkies need to take a chill pill, 'cause it's only October
Eyes wide shut; Vigilante justice; Long live the queen; And more
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 News now co-owns the Mavericks, but at what price?
1998 was a great year for sports...just not in Dallas
Is this season a bust if Dallas doesn't win the Stanley Cup (or just beat Detroit)?
Tom Hicks bought a baseball team, but he'll own an empire
City Manager John Ware ramrods a patched-together arena deal
City Hall finds $35 million--and toys with turning Reunion into a reflecting pool
Architect details low-cost plan to save arena--and poll shows public wants it done