• Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    The Best North Texas Music Venue Beer Selections

    Let's face it: Going out to catch live can be about a lot more than just the music. A lot of the time, it can also be about spending time with friends. Or it can be about having a quality drink. (Oftentimes, both.) There is of course a time and a place to have whatever sort of cheap swill to drunk o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    The Top 10 Super Bowl Commercials Starring Food: 2014 Edition

    Would you believe that if you had a dollar for every Dorito consumed on Super Bowl Sunday you'd have enough money to buy a spot during halftime? Sure you'd believe it. But I just made that shit up. Folks eat up statistics about Super Bowl ad spend, but do they eat up the foods advertised during the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    InfoWars' Alex Jones and His Pageant of Profound Paranoia Grace JFK Ceremony

    As light rain fell from a dull gray sky onto the crowd bracing against the Arctic blast just down Main from the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza Friday, I became depressed at the caliber of craven I'd encountered so far on the 50th anniversary of the assassination. Apart from a sprinkling of "LBJ Did ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    British Beverage Co. Isn't Bad, but It Isn't British

    Let's get a few things out the way up front. If you're looking for a nice bar in Uptown, British Beverage Co. is perfectly good. The beer selection is gargantuan; it's relatively well-priced, with Velvet Hammer for $5 or so; the bar is very attractively laid out and decorated; the menu has a nice se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    A Love Letter to the Libertine's Cocktail List

    Dear Ms. Libertine (or is it Mr.?), Hi. You probably don't me, but I know you pretty well. (At least I thought I did.) I've patronized you many times over the past four years, and consider you one of my Old Faithfuls for tasty bar food, especially on Tuesday nights when you so kindly slash your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Take It Over-Easy: Coffee House Cafe's Breakfast Sandwich Scores

    Each week, Justin Bitner goes hunting for DFW's most interesting sandwiches. Have a sandwich suggestion? Leave it in the comments and he'll check it out. Venue: Coffee House Cafe Sandwich: Challah French Toast Sandwich ($11) Bread: Two huge slices of Challah French toast Toppings: Cheddar cheese ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    The Full List Of Beers You Can Pour Out In Memory of Timbo

    Here's to you, Timbo. RIP.​Timbo, the Dallas Zoo's oldest gorilla, died yesterday in surgery at the age of 49, and we're still bummed by the news. Even though we didn't know her personally, we still plan to mourn her the same way we've marked the deaths of friends, family members and celebrities a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Oak Cliff Gastropub Nova Opens, Softly

    Jesse HugheySalmon and hummus small plates at Nova.​Last night, as Rob Shearer at Go Oak Cliff reported, North Oak Cliff added yet another restaurant to its roster as Nova, at the former location of Kavala (1417 W. Davis St.), had its soft opening. Our hopes were high for the self-proclaimed gastr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Top Five Surprises In DFW Stadium Food

    Patrick MichelsAre you buying what he's selling? Or are you waiting for the cart?​Seattle has ballpark sushi, San Francisco spawned a garlic fry renaissance, and the world can thank St. Louis' Gateway Grizzlies for the Krispy Kreme burger. But there was a time when Dallas ran on the cutting edge o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 9, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    Last Night: Pinback At The Loft

    Pinback...sits. (Drew Reynolds) Pinback, Kylesa, The Loft Septermber 18, 2008 Better than: Standing behind a guy with a huge head who sways from side to side so that you can’t see the band. My foot was drawn back to kick him (ill-advisedly) in the back of the knee, when the guy on my left shift ... More >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Electric Company

    The Melodica Festival returns with music to quicken the pulse and blow your mind

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Scene, heard

    New releases from Last Beat, Darlington, Centro-matic, and Lift to Experience; Black Sabbath tribute night

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Scene, heard

    Rubber Gloves puts on the kitchen mitts; Ronnie Dawson's no zombie; and American Bedouin sets down stakes

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Worth the wait

    After a brief affair with Austin, the annual Melodica Festival comes back home

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Scene, heard

    Centro-matic docs; Daisy Radio rocks; North Texas Music Festival drops; The Groobees cop; And so much more

  • News

    January 7, 1999
  • Music

    May 23, 1996

    Hillbilly deluxe

    BR5-49 represents the conscience of the new Nashville

  • News

    November 9, 1995

    So close, yet so far away

    Americans don't understand why Quebec wants to secede