This Friday, October 12, world champion competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi will judge an amateur competitive Hofmann's Hot Dog eating contest at the State Fair. The challenge takes place on the Chevy Main Stage at 4 p.m. The first place winner will receive $1,000, second place $500 and third $250. ... More >>
I was right on the verge of what I am sure would have been a very satisfying episode of outrage, when my damned libtard alarm went off. It's a case of certain past experiences coming back to haunt me, getting in the way of what might otherwise have been some really enjoyable self-righteousness. I do ... More >>
News broke Tuesday that local restaurateur Phil Romano is opening two new eatZi's in the area. A Grapevine (at 1319 Hwy 114) store will open on May 17, and a lease has been signed for a new development in Plano. Today eatZi's chef executive, Adam Romo, clarified a few more details on the expansion ... More >>
Last week, checking out the scene on the west side of the big fancy new bridge, I noticed a sign on a yellow building one block south of Singelton (400 Bedford) that reads "Coming Soon: Babb Brothers Barbeque & Blues." The first sign of life in the Trinity Grove development. This area just west of ... More >>
The view from the foot of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is about to get a lot cooler. This afternoon a spotless rented silver minivan pulled up at 331 Singleton, a vacant West Dallas office space with a large, invitingly blank outer wall. A group of four guys rolled from the van and started unloadin ... More >>
Across the new Trinity bridge, a long-neglected but suddenly desirable neighborhood waits and hopes.
UT School of Architecture/Dallas Urban Labâ€‹Over on DC9 yesterday, Pete posted the latest Smile Smile video, "Truth on Tape," which is a very naked, guest-star-laden clip shot entirely at the Rachofsky House. So, then, funny thing: When Pete passed along the clip, I went to the Rachofsky House's we ... More >>
Matt Doherty hasn't done much to put SMU back on the college basketball map. He is, however, powering the Ponies to the top of the Twitterverse. SMU urges its coaches to connect to its community. Events. Fund-raisers. Handshakes. Blogs. But you get the feeling Doherty Tweets not because he has ... More >>
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