When Outside magazine named Dallas the least outdoorsy city in America, as Eric reported this week, the insult felt personal. The magazine not only failed to notice local outdoorsy favorites like White Rock Lake and Klyde Warren Park, it also accused us all of wearing unfashionable "ten-gallon hats. ... More >>
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 >>
The fancy spinning show 560 feet above Dallas just got a little fancier. Along with the new observation deck, GeO-Deck, the restaurant Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck also got a little facelift, including the opening of Cloud Nine, a casual daytime dining spot. The space, which is one level above the Ge ... More >>
For anyone whose grown-up in the Metroplex, Billy Bob's Texas is as synonymous with this region as the Dallas Cowboys, Six Flags Over Texas or Reunion Tower are. Since opening in the equally iconic Ft. Worth Stockyards in 1981, the cavernous space has been the go-to spot for Country stars touring th ... More >>
Update January 1: Photos from night two are up. Right here. Man, seems like just a few minutes ago that we were telling you about the Spin Off at Artopia for Lights All Night, which would turn the Dallas Convention Center into a buffet of spinning DJs. Well, here we are. Lights All Night, which ... More >>
The winners of our second annual art awards delve into the past and personal loss to bring new visions to Dallas
In the beef between Whataburger and In-N-Out fans, you win by not playing.
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *There's probably some heart-over-head at work here, but I'm picking Rangers in 7. If Neftali Feliz doesn't blow a save and if the Rangers can avoid letting the Yankees' mystique force a mis ... More >>
Click to embiggen this model of the Woodall Rodgers Deck ParkJoanna Singleton, who handles PR for the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, was kind enough to send us this photo of the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park fabricated, as you can see, out of LEGO bricks. (I like it better than the actual thing myself.) ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsHappy Sunday, Friends! While you were out having a nice, relaxing weekend full of neighbors and sun and beers and loveliness, I was at the 2010 Texas Republican Party Convention having a blast talking about 'Murka and stuff. It was a fun- and camo-filled two days, but I'v ... More >>
In Downtown Dallas, Pegasus and Reunion Tower are the reigning icons. In Fort Worth, it's the Stockyards. Plano residents dote on their lovely restored downtown. The Colony has a lake. No, make that The Lake, as in Lake Lewisville, which dominates the vistas for miles around. In perfect spring w ... More >>
Best is a matter of degrees, whether you're talking about the top chefs over the course of months or years.Certainly this city's kitchens are staffed with more than competent sorts: Brian Luscher, Jean-Marie Cadot, Marc Cassel, Joel Harloff, Graham Dodds...we could go on and on. So in defining ou ... More >>
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 >>
Good riddance to a bad arena that provided only mediocre moments
Early playoff exits have Big D disappointed, devastated and downright dysfunctional
North Texas gets schooled on the nasty politics of dirty air
Alessio's is Euro-friendly
Your money, plus city council, plus gambling--it's enough to make your skin crawl
Big D could use a man like Gehry
And clothes off
What are the most unusual dining experiences in Dallas?
The D.O.C. is ready to take on the world. And he's bringing Dallas with him.
We knew it had to end. But not like this. Not without one last fling.
July 16 - 22, 1998