A woman drove her car into Jimmy's Food Store Wednesday afternoon, crushing two tables, smashing a few bar chairs and tearing a hole into the side of the the Italian deli. While nobody was hurt, customers were enjoying a meal at an adjacent table in the same dining area. I stopped over to snap a pi ... More >>
Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch.
Our 23rd annual Dallas Observer Music Awards showcase a scene ready for the spotlight.
Stephen MaskerErykah Badu headlined last night's DOMAXXIII. More photos in our slideshow: Scenes from the 2011 Music Awards Another year, another Dallas Observer Music Awards season down the drain. Gotta say, though, this year's season felt especially epic. Many thanks to the Toadies, the Old 97' ... More >>
While we await official confirmation from the Dallas Independent School District concerning a well-respected higher-up who was let go yesterday, there's this. As expected, the Austin-based nonprofit The Equity Center ("founded in 1982 by 55 school districts as a response to the gross inequities t ... More >>
Seryn Seryn just keeps getting more and more and more and more love from the national media these days. Last week, it came once again courtesy of the folks at Paste, whose editor-in-chief and co-founder, Josh Jackson, just can't get enough of those inspiring kids from Denton. After already naming ... More >>
SerynJust last week, we shared a new video focusing on Denton's folk-loving five-piece Seryn and joked about the band's long-anticipated debut release, which, a couple times now, has seen its release pushed back for who knows what reasons. But today comes news that, finally, the band has settled ... More >>
The 'Boys venture into this rust belt wasteland on Sunday night. To help us all to know the City of Brotherly Love a little better...The Philadelphia cheesesteak was actually invented in Trenton, New Jersey. Restaurants in Philadelphia adopted the sandwich because it was a handy way to rid their ... More >>
I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>
In this Little Black Book you'll find a lot of mean people
The Whitney Biennial has brought out the worst in the art world -- fussing, feuding, and in-fighting. But Fort Worth's Michael Auping stands by his decision to bring a few Texans to New York.
Paul Westerberg digs intoa deep, dark place and makes a brilliant, horrible record