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  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    It's One of the Most Expensive Burgers in Dallas, and Still One of the Best

    A few minutes go by at Deep Ellum's Local when I have the entire restaurant to myself. When I walk in, the music's playing, candlelight's on the tables and I can hear plates chattering in the hallway. It's like I walked into someone's duplex, too early for dinner. I made for the bar, where I was qui ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2013

    Major League Baseball's Screwball Economics

    As another season begins, MLB faces an unsustainable future -- and you’re picking up the tab.

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    November 2, 2012

    10 Acts to Catch at Fun Fun Fun Fest

    I've been to every Fun Fun Fun Fest since its inception in 2006, back when it was a one-night event and Spoon played to a small crowd of very cold attendees. Since then, the fest has grown in scope and size, seen legends and up-and-comers grace its stages, and matured out of its original Austin loca ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2012
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    June 18, 2012

    City, Developer Will Finish Making Your Walk Down Lamar Street Suck Less Right After it Pays this Cable Bill

    You have always been able to walk from the site of the Convention Center Hotel over to, say, police headquarters, but why would you? That stretch of Lamar Street has never been particularly inviting to non-motorized transport, but some long-delayed street improvements designed to make the stroll les ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Belo in Fee Dispute With DirecTV, Which is Warning Customers They Could Lose WFAA

    ​Saw this heads-up for the first time last night. As it turns out, according to DirecTV's website, the satellite provider and Belo Corp. are engaged in a tussle over broadcast fees. Belo, which signed its agreement with the carrier in February 2001, says DirecTV isn't paying enough for the rights ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Country Music Television, Time Warner Cable Legal Tussle Lands in Dallas County Courtroom

    ​This morning, Courthouse News directs our attention to a legal dispute playing out in Judge Carlos Cortez's courtroom: Country Music Television v. Time Warner Cable, filed by McKinney Ave. attorney Michael Raiff. The original complaint itself isn't available: All of the available filings in the D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Erykah Badu to Join My Morning Jacket As Guest For Streaming Tuesday Night Concert

    Once-in-a-lifetime events sometimes happen more than once, turns out. Next Tuesday night, when My Morning Jacket performs in its hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, to celebrate the release of their new album, Circuital, they will be joined on stage by one Erykah Badu, just as they so memorably were t ... More >>

  • News

    April 21, 2011

    Evan Stone's Battle Against Porn Pirates

    A Denton lawyer devotes his life to fighting America's porn thiefs.

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Dallas Stars Suggest Dish Subscribers Might Just Wanna Go Ahead and Switch Services Now

    If you don't want to miss The Razor, DISH-watchers, might wanna switch services now.​Speaking of FOX ...By now even non-Dish Network-ers are aware of the ongoing spat between FOX and Dish over carriage fees, which resulted in FOX's yanking off the Dish its 19 regional sports nets on October 1, inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Erykah Badu Announces Summer Tour Plans, Schedules North Texas Performance For June 14

    ​ We'd been wondering when Erykah Badu would schedule a hometown performance in support of her new album, New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return of the Ankh. Earlier this week, when Badu announced her tour schedule, we got our answer: She'll be playing the Nokia Theatre in Grand Prairie on June 14. After the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Fox Sports Southwest, DISH Network Face Off Over Added Dallas Stars Broadcasts

    ​It may take a while to get a response from DISH Network; a spokesperson tells Unfair Park most of its higher-ups are at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. Till we get a response, then, this is Fox Sports Southwest's side of the story.This year, the network upped the number of Dallas Stars ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Cable Access's iMedia Goes Dark

    ​It's not the most surprising press release to ever arrive in the Unfair Park in-box -- especially given the fact that City Manager Mary Suhm's FY2009-2010 budget cut its funding ($246,000 for last fiscal year, about a third of its annual operating budget). But there it is: Dallas iMedia Network, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Don't Look Now, But There's a Metroplex Pro Sports Team 4 Wins From a Trophy

    The Dallas Mavericks are into the second round. The Texas Rangers are back to .500. And, out in North Richland Hills, a minor-league hockey team tonight begins its quest for the Metroplex's first pro sports championship this millennium. Maybe this Swine Flu is a good thing after all? Coupl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Whitt's End: 4.24.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Barring a trade, the Cowboys won't make their first pick (51st overall) in tomorrow's NFL Draft until around 9:30 p.m., a good six hours after the thing kicks off. But it's worth it to tune in early.  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    The Top 10 People I'd Like To See Disappear From My Sports TV

    True story: Back in 2004 I was preparing to go to the Summer Olympics in Greece as a reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. In preparation for what was potentially a hostile, dangerous, terroristy, post-9/11 environment, all Knight-Ridder newspaper chain employees headed overseas were requi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Whitt's End: 4.17.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *If I were I am a betting man, and I am plunking down $1 that 105.3 The Fan and the Dallas Cowboys officially announce their flagship radio station partnership next week. Trust me when I say the deal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Playoff Hockey in Dallas! Sorta.

    Nothing like playoff hockey in North Texas in the spring. Long, spirited series. Mysterious injuries. Clutch goaltending. Late nights melting into early mornings watching multiple-overtime classics. And, of course, driving to North Richland Hills. Because if you want post-season ice hockey this year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Dora's Crying. Mommy, Make it Stop.

    On Page 13A of Your Morning Paper is Dora the Explorer, crying all over a full-page ad that screams: "Time Warner Cable is Taking Dora Off the Air Tonight! Along with 19 of your favorite channels!" Which is a bit of a stretch. Spike? Please. MTV? Since when? 1985? TV Land? Since when? 1966? OK, thou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008

    Time Warner North Texas Ain't Happy With Its Cell Service Either

    On Tuesday morning, we received a rather unremarkable e-mail from Gary Underwood, spokesman for Time Warner Cable North Texas, in which he noted that the company's main customer care telephone number (972-PICK-TWC, and how adorable is that?) was kaputs. Few hours later came another missive: Service ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2008
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    November 7, 2007

    Getting in Deep Over SUPs, Again

    No, this is not a day of "silent protest," as one Friend of Unfair Park asks below. Far from it -- thought it'd be nice just to let folks talk about the election results, without pointing out, oh, that Southwest Airlines is working hard to get your business or that Blockbuster's desperately trying t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2007

    Copper? We Hardly Even ... OK, Fine.

    Says here that on June 19 and again on July 24, someone "vandalized" Time Warner Cable's fiber-optic lines that run along the Stemmons Freeway underpass near the Trinity River -- and by vandalized, they mean someone stole the copper wiring out of the conduits. The first time it happened, some 45,00 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2007

    Leppert and Oakley: Let's Get It On

    Tom Leppert and Ed Oakley, meet your worst nightmare: Tracy Rowlett. OK, I dunno about all that, but the KTVT-Channel 11 anchor-on-his-way-out will, a week from tonight, moderate a half-hour debate (really, that's all -- the length of an episode of According to Jim?) twixt the two mayoral candidates ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2006
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    August 11, 2006

    We Want Our Gay TV

    Here's some good news for fans of the cable networks Logo and Here!, two channels with content aimed at gay viewers that had been dropped from local cable programming when Time Warner Cable took over the Dallas cable from Comcast Corp. on August 1. That had some local viewers mighty pissed, as the ... More >>

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Belo the belt

    When Belo got into the cable news business, it set off a war with Time Warner that has both companies fighting over Texas