Want to buy a variety of brand-name wine, beer, and liquor practically at cost? Or shop an almost unprecedented number of Texas-made whiskeys, craft beers, and wines? Or choose from thousands and thousands of alcoholic beverages, a selection that dwarfs almost every other retailer in the area? Then ... More >>
motograv, via FlickrTea is often overshadowed by the stronger, more caffeinated coffee. But there is way more to tea than ordering it sweetened or unsweetened. If you felt like it, you could geek out over the origins, flavors, and steeping methods of tea for the rest of your life. Pam Miller and her ... More >>
Story by Rudy Bush in today's Dallas Morning Pravda about plans to refurbish Dealey Plaza, the place where Dallas killed Kennedy. Typical straight-up just-the-facts news objective reporting, don't you know. Except the story ends with a fund-raising appeal: "Those interested in providing assistance c ... More >>
I'll be honest with you: I don't know squat about Dallas. Or rather, I don't know squat about Dallas, the long-running, oil-drenched, big-haired, family-feuding epic that may still color how a lot of outsiders think about our city. When I found out some eight months ago that I'd landed this job and ... More >>
FlickrTravel Leisure readers recently voted on their favorite foodie cities in America. Dallas clocked in at number 32, ahead of only Orlando, Vegas and Anchorage and behind San Antonio (10), Austin (15) and Houston (24), and more or less every other city of note. According to Travel Lei ... More >>
Technically, it's three of my favorite things, since Robert Duvall's November 19 appearance at the Hall of State in Fair Park will be a chitchat moderated by one of my dearest friends, Elvis Mitchell, former Star-Telegram and New York Times film critic-turned-At the Movies co-critic. That's neith ... More >>
Kent Rathbun, who cracked the Neiman-Marcus Christmas catalog this year with a lobster shooter kit, has advice for other restaurateurs looking to turn their signature recipes into retail sensations. "You got to start small, and you got to think in terms of what people can use at home," Rathb ... More >>
Someone has posted to YouTube a 1961 film about school desegregation in Dallas called Dallas at the Crossroads. (Parts Two and Three follow after the jump.) I forget what kind of hoops I had to jump through in order to see this thing back in the mid-1980s when I was working on my book, The Accommoda ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsNo need to share scissors this time. Mayor Tom Leppert, DowntownDallas President John Crawford, effects engineer Kelly Sticksel and City Council member Angela Hunt ceremonially slice the fiberoptics Friday night. We've got more photos in this slide show.Under a dusky purp ... More >>
Scott DornJo Fischer, who worked at the Statler Hilton even before it officially opened in 1956Organizers of last night's "Story of the Statler" presentation at the Dallas Center for Architecture expected, oh, maybe 30 or 40 folks to show for architect Marcel Quimby's talk about the historic, neglec ... More >>
Earlier this week, WFAA-Channel 8 reported that the Majestic Theater is losing its operator, Dallas Summer Musicals Management Group, at the end of June, because, look, it's just lost too much money to continue running the designated city landmark. Which isn't necessarily the case: Dallas Summer Mus ... More >>
Evans Caglage, Fashion at the Park, NorthPark Center, Fall 2008 Actress and model turned designer Georgina Chapman, second from the left, a crush for all genders “Got the photo with the girl crush!” gushed a blond as she reviewed the photo she had just snapped with Marchesa designers Georgina C ... More >>
All I know about Kenny Burns is that he's a self-styled "lifestyle specialist," a former vice president at Roc-A-Fella Records with a clothing line and a professional party-thrower with an Interwebs show. Oh, and he has a Neiman Marcus charge card, which he proudly whips out in front of the downtown ... More >>
Marcus House I finally spoke this afternoon with Debbi Head, spokesperson for the Texas Historical Commission, who says the state's historic preservation agency was stunned to receive at the end of July Mark and Patty Lovvorn's request to demolish the 70-year-old Marcus House. "This came as a real s ... More >>
Big Red returns in a mindless, revved-up Hellboy sequel
The trains are winding through NorthPark
Roy Cooper Collection, KTVT-TV/Courtesy The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza The kid peeking out in this photo, taken in Fort Worth on November 22, 1963, is none other than actor-director Bill Paxton. On Thursday night, during the AFI Dallas International Film Festival's opening-night wingding at ... More >>
If you have nothing better to do -- and I mean nothing better, including shaving your legs with a cheese grater and watching Leonard Part 6 with the French-language option on -- then by all means read Patricia Marx's story in the latest issue of The New Yorker headlined "Dressin' Texan." Yeah, it's ... More >>
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