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  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Top Ten Places to Grab Grub and Catch a Concert in One Spot

    It's Friday night, and after leaving work a bit later than you had hoped to, battling the traffic to get home, and finally making out the door again to head out for a night of steam-blowing revelry, mapping a night out is often more daunting a task than you'd prefer. It's late to the point where vis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    This Englishman Knows Memphis BBQ Like He Was Elvis' Kin

    This week, our Englishman in BBQ Sauce samples a little Memphis-style barbecue at Red, Hot & Blue in Plano (5017 W. Plano Parkway), which is a littlelike traveling to Glasgow to sample the cuisine of Rome, but please don't tell him that. It's much more fun keeping him in the dark. Before the year is ... More >>

  • Film

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Will There Be Life in the Old West End Marketplace? Well, Yes and No.

    Photos by Kimberly Thorpe​Usually there's nothing to see at the locked-up West End Marketplace save for the giant cowboy-boot-wearing lizard, a remnant from Planet Hollywood days, which ended in 2001. And he's seen better days -- so too has his tail, the tip of which has vanished. Today, thoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Radio Daze: 7.22.09

    Let's see, what went down on the dial while I was ransacking the craps table at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas? *Weird story about Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Not that he's accused of sexual assault. That happens. The bizarre twist is that ESPN - your worldwide leader - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Chewing the Fat: A Concept Too Far

    Who doesn't love a good theme restaurant? Maybe it's just the clever new names--rainforest burgers and such--for geezerly menu items, but you can't deny those little extras. From a giant race car above the bar to the chance to sit next to one of Madonna's sweat-stained concert outfits, concepts oft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    10 Questions: Brandon Durrett

    The all-around athlete has sorta gone by the wayside. But in the restaurant industry, you still find those who work both the bar and the dining room.At Fuse, Durrett handles bartending duties some nights, works as a waiter on others. And on occasion he must run back and forth between the two.No prob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2007

    Full Of Love. And Sports.

    Akin Ayodele wants Tony Romo's publicist. His stylist too, no doubt. The woman who only recently began watching football is suddenly tackling some of the biggest and best Dallas Cowboys. You may remember Vivian Fullerlove -- you know, the anti-Kim Etheredge. While T.O.’s former mouthpiece was bath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2007

    Dan Aykroyd Came to Town, Poured Some Concrete, Left. But He'll Be Back With...Jim Belushi.

    Dan Aykroyd was in town long enough to talk to reporters, do a little manual labor, promote the House of Blues and git. This morning at the House of Blues in Victory Park -- well, the construction site that will be the House of Blues come May -- Dan Aykroyd stopped by to, well, shovel some mud into ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 16, 2006

    Stirred, Not Shaken

    Martini Park balances stimulation with comfort

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2006
  • Calendar

    July 28, 2005
  • News

    October 14, 2004

    The Living End

    After two decades, the West End is a pale shadow of its former self. Will it rise again?

  • Dining

    August 14, 2003

    See Dean Run

    It's been a good year for Preferred's McSherry

  • Dining

    June 5, 2003

    Bomb Shelter

    You can have an Atomic time at this West End sushi joint

  • Dining

    May 9, 2002

    Planet Hawaii

    Roy's holds the cheese and does Hawaiian with style

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    2001 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    Narrow margins remind us that everyone's a winner

  • Dining

    January 13, 2000

    Theme puke

    At Jekyll & Hyde Club, the actors act, the puppets howl, and the food...well, never mind

  • Calendar

    October 7, 1999

    Dress load

    From Russian with art

  • Dining

    August 12, 1999

    Monument to an ego

    Why is multimillionaire Scott Ginsburg building one of the world's most expensive restaurants in Dallas? Because he can.

  • Dining

    July 1, 1999

    Strolling Illusions

    Angels in the Park blesses with ambience rather than food

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    My Adidas

    Limp Bizkit are the new kings of rock. Why?

  • Calendar

    February 18, 1999

    Night & Day

    February 18 - 24, 1999

  • News

    July 23, 1998

    Getting dumped

    Despite shoddy science, bad economics, and catastrophic health risks, a West Texas border community may become the nation's nuclear dumping ground

  • Dining

    March 5, 1998

    Boonies kitsch

    Theme-soaked La Hacienda Ranch is worth the drive to Frisco

  • Music

    October 16, 1997
  • Film

    June 19, 1997

    Batman on ice

    Joel Schumacher, not Mr. Freeze, kills the Dark Knight

  • Dining

    February 6, 1997

    Success made simple

    What Else is the best new entry on the dining scene in a year

  • Dining

    October 17, 1996

    Coming home

    Arunee's knows that there's more to dining than good food

  • Dining

    May 16, 1996

    Holding food court

    Lunch at Neiman's is still fashionably good, but Nordstrom just serves off-the-rack

  • Film

    February 22, 1996

    Body slam

    Jackie Chan puts his life on the line again in Rumble in the Bronx

  • Calendar

    November 23, 1995
  • Dining

    September 21, 1995

    Black velvet Elvis

    A little attitude goes a long way at The Hard Rock Cafe

  • Dining

    June 15, 1995

    Retro cool

    A.J. Gonzales emerges from the '80s time warp with ever-stellar cheese enchiladas

  • Film

    April 13, 1995

    The importance of being Pauly

    Pauly Shore, the crown prince of Valley Dudes, ponders the secret of his success

  • Music

    November 10, 1994

    Black and white

    Madonna isn't a failed icon; she's a failed artist