In this week's Dallas Observer we profile 30 of the metro area's most interesting characters, with new portraits of each from local photographer Stanton Stephens. See the entire Dallas Observer People Issue here. She makes it sound as obvious as retying a loose shoelace. "I had a problem that I wa ... More >>
David Horowitz has made taunting college students a spectator sport. Sometimes he's actually right.
Paul Thomas Anderson talks 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film.
Photos by Kristy YangFilipino-style pigs feet. Yes, you will love them.(Walk the Wok correspondent Kristy Yang has been taking some very long walks lately, so we thought we'd have her tell us about Asian food elsewhere. Presumably, City of Aters do step out of the In-N-Out line now and then a ... More >>
I have a new idea for controlling costs at City Hall. Breathalyzers for the city council, because those people must be drunk. The city is in the toilet, so broke it can't mow the parks. So broke it can't fix the streets. So broke it can't keep the rec centers open. On and on. So tomorrow th ... More >>
Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourThis is as clear as we could get our packed table for a shot of the Buena Vista Cafe's trademark Irish Coffee.Generally speaking, I don't recommend visiting restaurants that have attached gift shops if you are over the age of 10. And really, if you're un ... More >>
See you for Game Three.Since City of Ate readers are the sort who might hesitate upon being offered a World Series ticket, taking a much-needed moment to wonder what they might find to eat at the game, we offer here a cheat sheet to the leading concessions at Rangers Ballpark and AT&T Park. ... More >>
A stricter smoking ban in Dallas appears imminent. The first sip: The city council, which just may reveal the operator of the convention center hotel today, is poised to take a significant step toward strengthening Dallas’ smoking ordinance when it hears a briefing on the issue Wednesday. As Dave ... More >>
Controversy aside, The Kite Runner just won't fly
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
Trust us, this computer-generated image of the Cowboys' future home looks way cooler than we can show you here. Heartwood Studios, the San Francisco Bay-area company that produced that nifty computer-animated fly-through of the Cowboys' future digs in Arlington, isn't through pulling gems out of its ... More >>
It's overpriced, it's gaudy and we have to put it on a credit card. Yep, that Calatrava bridge says Dallas all over.
Creeper Lagoon's Sharky Laguana is back on his own (sort of) and loving it
The Lighthouse doesn't quite work
Jazz guitarist Charlie Hunter ditches his band to develop an identity of his own
For Buddy and Julie Miller, love, God, and country music are all that matters
An innovative math program recalculates which students will succeed and which will fail at DISD
Ramblin' Jack Elliott has a few more stories to tell
Traci's successfully sophisticates home-cooking
How Alfred Hitchcock wove his disturbing thriller into a landscape--and how a pair of obsessive archivists brought it back to luminescent life
Austin's Teisco Del Rey resurrects the lost art of the twang