This week, the Cheap Bastard eats at the Purple Onion, 1838 Irving Blvd., 214-747-0101. The place has a picture of a Viking on the wall, yet she neglects to make any Spam-Spam-Spam jokes. That's it, then. Alice is out of the audio-video club.
Number of pictures on the wall of guys in Viking helmets ... More >>
It must be follow-up Monday -- because, in a moment, a peek at the new-and-improved corner of Elm and Harwood. But first, regarding Sunday's heads-up about 7-Eleven's getting into the beer biz, earlier today 7-Eleven spokesperson Margaret Chabris sent along The Official Press Release, which follo ... More >>
From Unfair ParkThrow out those 30 Stones getting frost burn in your crisper--a new beer is coming. As Unfair Park just released, 7-Eleven is producing a new "premium" beer called, that's right everyone, Game Day. We can imagine the commercial now: a mustachioed cross between Tom Selleck and Mik ... More >>
Kevin DeanBack in November came news that 7-Eleven was getting into the private-label wine business with Yosemite Road, which sold for $3.99. Dave Faries, alas, was not impressed -- "somewhat palatable" is hardly a viable slogan. So, then, how to greet news of this latest pour: The One Arts Plaza ... More >>
That's it at left: Jaume Plensa's Sho, which stands 13 feet tall by 10 feet wide and weighs 660 pounds and appears to enjoy traveling in its spare time. The university announced the acquisition yesterday, noting that it's "the most important acquisition of a work by a living artist into the Meado ... More >>