• Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    A Passionate Plea for More Tiki Bars in Dallas

    There are exotic plants at the Sunset Lounge on Ross Avenue, but they're in the wallpaper -- giant, two-dimensional green leaves layered geometrically over beige paint as you look left from the bar. I'm looking at them as my attentive bartender, Rodney, who's wearing a stylish Duck Dynasty shirt, te ... More >>

  • Film

    June 30, 2011

    Transformers: Baying at the Moon

    Chicago destroyed, along with viewers' brain cells.

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Appetite For Instruction: Mai Tai

    Demonstrated by A.J. Iammarino of Trader Vic's Dallas Guess what? Marilyn Manson is now shilling absinthe. Yep, as if Cabo Wabo and Trump Vodka weren't enough, now everyone's favorite goth poster boy is in bed with the naughty green fairy. We'll file it somewhere between the Danny DeVito Limonce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Note to Self: Take in a Trinity Trojans Game Before Entire National Media Does

    A Friend of Unfair Park sends word that The New York Times was a few days late in getting to the Trinity Trojans, as National Public Radio ran a lengthy piece on the Texas-to-Tonga connection Saturday, matter of fact. Oh, and something like half a million folks have watched the pre-game haka above s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    The Times, Trinity High and Tonga

    Trinity Trojan Elikena Fieilo A Friend of Unfair Park sends along this New York Times tribute to the Trinity Trojans out of Euless, the top-ranked prep football team in the country (and the team with the slowest-loading Web site in the land, as well). Of course, what The Times finds especially fasci ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2008

    Aloha, Garland

    The Plaza takes an island journey

  • Calendar

    December 21, 2006