Puget Sound

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Five Things to Know about Seattle's Famous Top Pot Doughnuts, Which Are Dallas-Bound

    News broke recently that world-famous, Seattle-based doughnut maker Top Pot is expanding to Dallas this spring. This adds another notch in the city's budding doughnut fascination, which includes a handful of classic spots and newer, sleeker models like Hypnotic and Glazed Donut Works. Top Pot will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Indie Grandpa Answers the Hard Questions About Springsteen's New Single

    With news this week of Bruce Springsteen's upcoming album, Wrecking Ball, as well as a U.S. tour that will find him 'round Austin way for SXSW, we asked our resident old-days expert what he thought about the Boss' new stuff. What do you think of the new Springsteen single, "We Take Care of Our Own ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Vacation Scorecard: Dallas v. Seattle

    Took this pic out my airplane window. I was not flying over Dallas.Spent the first half of my vacation in the Pacific northwest. Seattle, to be exact. I'd been there several times, covering Cowboys-Seahawks and Mavericks-Sonics after my initial trip in 1987 for, would you believe, Dallas ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 12, 2009

    Oyster Lovers Unite

    Now may be your best chance for a little raw love

  • Film

    September 7, 2006

    Panic Womb

    Old familiar misogyny poisons Neil LaBute's cult-thriller remake

  • Calendar

    July 13, 2006

    Nich Catch

    Fish it up at Chamberlain's

  • Film

    January 6, 2000

    Snow drift

    Scott Hicks' adaptation of 1995 best seller is a confusing, dimly lit bore

  • Music

    May 6, 1999

    Squeeze player

    With his mob connections and starlet phone numbers, Dick Contino was the coolest accordionist in 1950s L.A. -- which is why he's James Ellroy's buddy