When I got home last night, my son asked if I went to the next-door 7-Eleven for my free Slurpee. I told him, sorry, I forgot about the giveaway. He didn't: 'Round 4 yesterday he and my wife stopped by the Preston Forest location, only to find they were all sold out. At which point they bought a ... More >>
Former News-man-turned-Lodge'r Michael Precker grabbed this last night at the kosher Tom Thumb in Preston Forest, which clearly doesn't want to wind up on Robert Jeffress's Grinch List.If you listen to KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket), perhaps you've heard: Tomorrow night, from 9 till midnight, I'm yet ... More >>
At least one local food retailer believes the costs and logistical hassles associated with offering a deal through an online coupon site are offset by the marketing benefits.
"After being in business for 21 years, we figured we'd found just about everyone in Dallas who likes to cook fresh se ... More >>
Carla RangerA few items of interest with which to belatedly kick off your work week (lucky):On Thursday we noted that Dallas Independent School Board trustee Carla Ranger has found a new obsession: banishing the minimum-grade policy that disallows teachers from handing out grades lower than 50. T ... More >>
Flickr user: Robert HruzekOur weekly rock-and-roll-and send-off will have to wait till tomorrow morning, as, at long last, Andy Siegel has filed that long-promised writ of mandamus in which he contends that the organization formerly known as Progress Dallas didn't get enough valid signatures to c ... More >>
Opening day was apparently too busy for Torchy's Tacos to bother with mundane tasks like phone-answering, but a quick visit to Preston Forest confirmed the gourmet taqueria's up and running.
Torchy's, an Austin transplant, is best known for its idiosyncratic riffs on traditional tacos - the ... More >>
MAPSCO, according to company lore, was conceived in Dallas in 1948 by a frustrated florist named Milton Boyd Keith who was tired of his delivery drivers getting lost. With the help of the city's Building Inspection Division and a store manager, Keith "researched, designed and indexed hand-drawn m ... More >>
Don't know how we missed word of the Whole Foods "buycott," which kicked off Tuesday night in St. Louis and at the Preston Forest location. Read about it in this morning's Los Angeles Times, where author Meghan Daum brings word of the National Tea Party's response to the response to Whole Foods c ... More >>
Tomorrow up in Plano, animal-rights activists are scheduled to bark at Petland, which is being accused of selling dogs bred in puppy mills. The exact location's 340 Coit Road near the Bush Turnpike, if you're in the area and wondering about the barking. (No word about plans for the Preston Forest lo ... More >>