Palm Beach

  • News

    January 24, 2013


    Prosecutors team with debt collectors to terrorize consumers in ways both highly profitable and usually illegal.

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    11 Gooey Sandwiches that Will Warm Your Soul with the Pictures to Prove it

    Eleven is a skinny list. There are actually about 20 great hot sandwiches in Dallas ... well, maybe 100. Thing is, you can't really screw up rich butter smeared over fresh bread, then grilled with gooey cheese. Here are some to use as inspiration on this chilly day. Grilled Cheese with Roasted Por ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 9: Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich At Highland Park Pharmacy

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. When Gretchen and Sonny Williams bought the Highland Park Pharmacy in 2006, they agree ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2012

    At Maple Avenue Boxing Gym, Errol Spence's Supporters Call Bullshit Before an Olympic Loss is Turned Into a Win

    It was uncomfortably warm inside the Maple Avenue Boxing Gym on Friday afternoon, and the air wasn't moving despite the industrial-sized fan rattling loudly in a corner. No one noticed. They didn't pay any mind either to the bags hanging motionless from the ceiling or the or the TV news camera set o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Audra Schroeder, Alt-Weekly Vet and Jock Jams Enthusiast, Named Dallas Observer Music Editor

    Earlier today, when she formally accepted our offer to become the Observer's next music editor, Audra Schroeder included in her email the above video, along with this message: "Feel free to blast this in the office to get people ready. I'll work on somersaults/tear-away pants." I wish that was al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Heritage Auctions Asks Dallas Federal Judge: Tell Us Who Owns John Quincy Adams Letters

    Via.John Quincy Adams by Ed Alstrom, 2003 ​Once again Unfair Park's cross-the-street neighbor Heritage Auction Galleries finds itself caught between two parties claiming to own historical missives -- in this case, letters written by John Quincy Adams, which are currently being kept in a vault on M ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 15, 2011

    Gypsy Comes Up Roses

    Lyric Stage's production has brassy bawls; lots to see at Uptown Players' Pride Fest.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Asador's Dean James Max: What a Lucky Man

    Asador's Dean James Max​Some people just end up doing the things they are meant to do, and the lucky ones end up being successful at it. Dean James Max, concept chef at the new Asador Restaurant in the Renaissance Dallas Hotel, is one of the lucky ones. What he's dreamed up for Asador is what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yeah, But What If Baseball Went To The European Football Table?

    I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Veggie Girl: Houston's

    This week, Veggie Girl braved the crowds of plastically enhanced Women Who Lunch to try out Houston's. Rumored to have one of the best house-made veggie burgers in Dallas, Houston's is part of the Hillstone Restaurant quasi-chain that includes R D, across the street in Preston Center, and a few ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Good Friday: The Mother's Day Weekend Edition

    We already reminded you once, but what the heck, let's do it again: Sunday is Mother's Day. Remember it. Write it in permanent ink on your hand. Don't spend the next year in the doghouse with mom, because, really, moms rock. Now, onto some actual rock. As always, let's lead with the show's we'v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Florida 38, Oklahoma 30

    UPDATE: Our Village Voice sister paper in Palm Beach will be live blogging from the game tonight. Pop Quiz: A) I'm jazzed about tonight's BCS National Championship Game, pitting the two best teams in college football this season. B) I'm mildy interested, even though I think Southern Cal, Texas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 30, 2007

    Now, HP Ladies Can Stay in Town to Spend a Fortune on a Haircut

    Frédéric Fekkai, who cuts Scarlett Johansson's hair -- yours, someone else will do at the same price. Oh, ladies. Big news, apparently, courtesy Women's Wear Daily: Frédéric Fekkai is coming to town. To Highland Park, actually, beginning Monday. Surely, you know who the eff-eff Frédéric Fekkai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007

    Inspecting the Inspector

    Yesterday we learned that Palm Bay, Florida, got our former fire chief. Today, we discover Dallas gets in return the assistant county administrator from Palm Beach, Florida -- a gentleman named Ray Waznie, and you might want to write down the name. He'll be working in the city's Development Service ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2007
  • Dining

    October 26, 2006

    No Masterpiece

    Grotto serves typical Dallas Italian. Too bad.

  • Dining

    August 31, 2006

    Texas de Ka-ching

    The churrascaria king expands his dominion

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2006

    Texas de Kaching

    "We want to be the P.F. Chang's of steakhouses," Texas de Brazil founder and COO Salim Asrawi said when the first Texas de Brazil churrascaria opened in Addison in 1998. Churrascarias are those Brazilian grills where skewered meats are roasted over open pits and continuously cycled through the dinin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2006
  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    Noise Poured Out

    The North Texas New Music Festival was good. But it needs to be better.

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    Go to Ellum

    Grab your paintball guns and bottles of liquor--it's time to party, Deep Ellum style

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    Cruising for a Bruising

    The truth about Deep Ellum crime

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Everybody Loves Romano

    How can Phil Romano, the "Steven Spielberg of the food business," become even more successful? By opening more restaurants, making more money--and feeding the homeless.

  • News

    May 10, 2001

    Deep Doo-doo

    One side or the other broke the law in a messy city council race, Dallas' top election official says

  • Film

    March 22, 2001

    Booby Traps

    Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt keep abreast of crime in Heartbreakers

  • Film

    January 29, 1998

    Picture imperfect

    Great Expectations' beauty is only skin deep

  • Film

    December 25, 1997

    Punch drunk

    With the overlong, sometimes funky Jackie Brown, Tarantino looks for direction