• Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    A Passionate Plea for More Tiki Bars in Dallas

    There are exotic plants at the Sunset Lounge on Ross Avenue, but they're in the wallpaper -- giant, two-dimensional green leaves layered geometrically over beige paint as you look left from the bar. I'm looking at them as my attentive bartender, Rodney, who's wearing a stylish Duck Dynasty shirt, te ... More >>

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    May 15, 2014

    The Top 10 Signs You're at a Dad Rock Concert

    If you were a dad, you'd probably have circled a certain date on your calendar months ago. (And no, it wasn't Mother's Day, you big silly.) What date is that, you might ask? Why, this coming Saturday, May 17. That's the night that the whole goddamn universe is going to explode because Foreigner is c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Food & Wine's Best BBQ City List Includes A Few Spot in "East Texas: Dallas"

    Food and Wine took some time this week to evaluate our great nation's best barbeque cities in a feature titled "Best BBQ Cities." First noticeable local on the list is Tim Love. Standing next to a grill, right? No, in a Hellman's mayo commercial. What the heck is the deal with the mayo? No mention ... More >>

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    May 17, 2012
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    October 27, 2006

    Lost No Longer

    No longer just another pretty face, Elizabeth Mitchell is an Other. Which is a whole other thing entirely. At the moment, there are a handful of entertainment-industry celebs considered hometown notables: Jessica Simpson, Kelly Clarkson, Erykah Badu, anyone named Something-or-Other Wilson, maybe An ... More >>

  • Film

    August 5, 2004

    Wet Kisses

    Riding Giants gushes over the legends of "big wave" surfing

  • Film

    January 29, 2004

    Elmore or Less

    There's little merit toThe Big Bounce

  • Culture

    July 10, 2003

    Bard to Tears

    Shakespeare Fest's Hamlet: There be madness, yet there's sloppy Method acting in't