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Valentine's Day

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    February 19, 2014

    I Chaperoned a Middle-School Dance

    Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. In his new column, he writes about his life and times. 3:20 p.m.: Today I am chaperoning our school's Valentine's Day dance. A line of about 100 kids is ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    The Six Couples Dallas' Servers Will Hate This Valentine's Day

    Friday night, thousands of couples across the Metroplex will descend on Dallas' finest (and not so fine) restaurants to spend the evening celebrating their love or whatever. They'll enjoy an overpriced prix fixe dinner, drink a mediocre bottle of wine and, perhaps most importantly, annoy the hell ou ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    How I Fell in Love with Dallas

    In the romantic-comedy of your life, you'd look to the camera during your DVD commentary interview and say, "It's a story about finding love in unexpected places." And then you'd say something like, "Really, the third character is the city. It's about the places we run into each other." But cliches ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    The 20 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, February 13-19

    It's Valentine's Day weekend in Dallas, and clearly, something about live music turns you people on. This entire week is jam packed with notable concerts, every single night. For your hot and heavy week ahead, we've got twenty live music date night options to try and help get you laid. Get a room in ... More >>

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    June 4, 2013

    Ask a Geto Boy: Is It Wrong For Parents to Smoke Weed With Their Kids?

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! LOVING ORANGE COUNTY Dear Willie D: I'm a newly single divorcée with lots of time and money on my hands. After dating ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013

    Why Chefs Hate Valentine's Day, with Josh Valentine and The Taste's Brian Malarky

    Last year, Dallas chef Bylthe Beck dished on how chefs -- those unseen working horse of cupid's desires -- feel about Valentine's Day. There's a lot of stress back in that kitchen knowing there's an abundance of high hopes out in their dining room. This year I tracked down a couple more chefs. Let' ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts In Dallas This Weekend, February 14-17

    Patti Labelle Thursday, February 14, at The American Airlines Center, $31-$86 KSOC-FM "Old School" 94.5 has earned the nickname "The Baby Making Station," as the station's nighttime programming of "Old School Lovin'" has become a go-to staple of gatherings in the area. So it comes as no surprise tha ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013
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    February 14, 2013
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    February 13, 2013

    The Best Food and Drink Events in Dallas of the Weekend, February 13 through 19

    Thursday, February 14 A Valentine's Day gift set actually worth tracking down, other than those tent sales in front of gas stations and grocery stores ... Pogo's Wine & Spirits has a gift set that includes Casa Dragones tequila paired with custom-made perique truffles from Dude, Sweet Chocolate. You ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    The Sexy Valentine's Day Dishes of Dallas

    In honor of tomorrow's holiday I put together a slideshow of some seriously sexy and photogenic Valentine's Day dinner options around town. The gallery includes shots of bacon-wrapped jumbo Panama shrimp, brushed with cherry mustard and served on a bed orzo pasta with carrot greens at DISH; an ugly ... More >>

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    February 8, 2013

    Waffle House Now Taking Reservations for Candlelight Valentine's Dinner

    Yes, select Waffle House locations will actually whip out nice white table cloths and candles for Valentine's Day this year, as it has done at some locations for several years now. All of which I think is absolutely awesome, for these reasons: 1) Those big white globe lampshades that can be seen ... More >>

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    February 16, 2012

    Mr. Kitty Brings "Modern Romance" Out of His Bedroom

    Nineteen-year-old Forrest Carney has been producing music on his computer in his bedroom for nearly a decade, and currently performs and DJs under the name Mr. Kitty. We first heard of the youngster in late 2010, when he opened for Crystal Castles at the House of Blues. His energetic stage performan ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    Dildos, Missed Connections and More: Deb's Tips for a Great Solo Valentine's Night

    The myth of Saint Valentine marrying young kids in the face of Claudius' imminent draft are nothing if not romantic. Yet Valentine's Day just isn't a real holiday. It's as tedious to loathe it as to love it. Those bemoaning their lack of roses or boasting of their pre-fixe dinner reservations are eq ... More >>

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    February 13, 2012

    Here's How Chefs Feel About Valentine's Day

    Blythe Beck​Eating out on Valentine's Day is like the fun house at a traveling carnival -- all smoke and mirrors and unmet expectations. The bar is set too high, the pressure to perform too much, and in the end everyone feels duped. Yet every year when it rolls back through town, people line b ... More >>

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    February 13, 2012

    Freak Me Baby: Listen to A.Dd 's Valentine's Podcast

    Following up their holiday podcast, local hip-hop duo A.Dd once again nails it with this Valentine's Day edition with DJ Sober. They really need to do one of these for every holiday: Arbor Day, Earth Day, Flag Day, etc. However, I realize they're sort of busy taking over the Texas rap game. Still ... More >>

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    February 10, 2012

    Show Her You Care: Be The Han Solo to Her Leia

    There's no doubt that by now you've either: A.) invested in an arsenal of cute & cuddly and/or chocolate-covered paraphernalia to lovingly smother your significant other with come Tuesday (yes, that's when Valentine's Day is in case you weren't aware) or B.) are currently scrambling to find the mo ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Rahr Celebrates Snowmaggedon, DEBC Offers Its Cherry in Bottles and More Valentine Beer Drinking

    ​Giving your sweetheart a box of assorted chocolates for Valentine's Day is a great way to say "I really don't know all that much about you." A fine beer, on the other hand, is a bold move all but guaranteed to impress. And if it's not appreciated? Well, better to have learned that he or she isn't ... More >>

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    February 14, 2011

    Listomania: Seven Albums Worth Your Valentine's Day Smooching Time

    ​Yup, it's Valentine's Day. Most romantic night of the year. And, hey, you're totally prepared. You've got it all worked out -- the candle-light dinner, the moonlit walk in the park, the bottle of wine that you actually paid more than $12 on for once. It's gonna be perfect.What could go wrong? Abs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Bloggers Leave Super Bowl Behind but Can't Stop Talking About the Weather...oh yeah, and V Day

    ​Now that blogs are wrapping up Superbowl coverage, they've moved on to buzzing about two more Dallas observations: cold weather and Valentine's Day. They're answering what to eat to keep warm, what to eat to get laid and what to do when your Which Wich is too short. But really, we just want ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    La Duni: A Valentine's Spot for the Lovesick, or Those Fighting Any Seasonal IIness

    ​Start your Valentine's Day off right by eating brunch at La Duni Latin Kitchen & Baking Studio on Oak Lawn--but make sure your meal includes a piece of cake. Like one of the walls in La Duni reads: "a day without cake is a day without love." Since we knew we'd be going to Lovers Pizza for ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    February 9, 2011

    For V Day: Have Yourself a Merry Little Pity Party

    ​Just to be clear: This is not a post about what single people eat. This is about how bitter, sad people can cater their pity party on Valentine's Day when they get home from a day of stomping around, sitting stooped in their cubicles and growling about how "stupid" and "commercialized" everyt ... More >>

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    February 9, 2011

    Going for Broke: Blow Your H&R Block Loan on These Valentine Dinners

    Just tell your girlfriend you're going to the bank.​It's hard not to be envious of kids on Valentine's Day when all they have to do is pass out store-bought cards and chalky candy hearts to classmates. You, however, are not going to win any points with your Valentine with gifts like stale candy o ... More >>

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    February 8, 2011

    Valentine's Gift Ideas For Foodies (By Base)

    Jack HarnerBecause romantic sports metaphors never go out of style.​Valentine's Day. It's about love and romance and red dye #5. It's about making your sweetheart feel special. But, more than that, Valentine's Day is about trading gifts for lovin'. To make things easy this year, we've put together ... More >>

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    February 8, 2011

    As If We Need To Tell You, Avoid These Candies On Valentine's Day. Seriously.

    Consult Dr. Chuck Norris before giving anyone modified candy dispensers on Valentine's day.​Valentine's Day is a zero-sum game. And I say that as someone who loves Valentine's Day, as someone who knows terms like "Hallmark holiday" and "Singles Awareness Day" are just the protests of the unhappy a ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Booze and Dessert Deals Just in Time for Valentine's Day

    Looks like Snooki beat us to happy hour again.​If you've got a special someone to wine and dine on Valentine's Day, chances are you're going to be spending quite a bit of cash on flowers, chocolates or whatever you think it takes to get laid. But you don't necessarily have to spend a lot to show ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011
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    January 11, 2011

    Breaking News: Uptown Popcorn Bitch-Slaps Orville Redenbacher

    ​Uptown Popcorn recently opened in NorthPark mall with more than 70 popcorn flavors that are way more tasty than that microwavable Orville Redenbacher's you have in your pantry. A mini bag of most of Uptown Popcorn's flavors will only set you back $1.75 and holds about three cups of crazy awes ... More >>

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    February 9, 2010

    Vox Pop, Rd. 1: JMack vs. AnonymousCulture

    Pop goes the Vox and the Vox goes Pop?​This week, for the first go 'round of our new weekly, online hip-hop battle competition, both of our top performers--JMack and AnonymousCulture--chose to go the a cappella route with their submissions, opting to let the merits of the lyrics stand on their ow ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    February 13, 2009

    In Divorce Court Today, the "Anti-Cupid"?

    Judge David Lopez has been presiding over the 256th Family District Court for more than two years, and on any given day, he grants around 15 divorces. This morning, though, he was busier than usual: On this day before Valentine's Day, Lopez upped the number of splits to an even 20. Which begs this q ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    Cheese Porn: A Gushing, Goaty, Espresso Rubdown

    OK, so for most folks Valentine's Day is all chocolates and roses (or Ben and Jerry's), and we've probably done enough this week to push the show-her-you-care-with-oysters agenda.But really, what could be more romantic than a cheese tasting by candlelight? This weekend, see why words like "coagulate ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009

    Sasha Cohen Bringing Her Short Skirt and Long Legs to Dallas

    What better way to cap our very female-friendly Thursday than with an interview with the No. 3-ranked hottest female athlete on the planet? That's right, Sasha Cohen is in the Sportatorium. I see it this way: If you selfishly keep Valentine's Day as yours, go to Purgatory Saturday night at ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009

    Puppy Love

    Show everyone (at the mall) how much you care

  • Dining

    February 12, 2009

    Oyster Lovers Unite

    Now may be your best chance for a little raw love

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    February 11, 2009

    Heart Like A Deal

    Scrambling to find a romantic, yet hip and unique option for Valentine's Day? Lucky for you, many local restaurants have special menus, special dishes or just special prices to choose from on this, er, special day. Here are some options: Cupid would be proud of Central 214's naughty new chef, Blyt ... More >>

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    February 10, 2009

    Chewing the Fat: TCC Presents Valentine's Show & Smell

    Jerry Seinfeld once joked that strip clubs are like restaurants where they let you smell the food, then take it away before you can try a bite. So what would he make of the Turtle Creek Chorale and its Valentine's Day presentation, "Music Be the Food of Love"? This Saturday and Sunday, the TCC inv ... More >>

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    February 6, 2009

    Designed To Shell

    Around my house, when it comes to lubricating the gears of love, I'm more inclined to reach for a 12-pack of Coors light--for her, not me--than shuck open a bucket of oysters. Those of you who are traditionalists (and have some class), however, might be more interested in the aphrodisiacal qualities ... More >>

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    February 14, 2008

    In Valentine's Day News, Sex Toys Now Perfectly Legal in Texas!

    Still no word on whether or not these sex toys are Constitutionally protected About four years ago in the paper version of Unfair Park, we chronicled the plight of Burleson's Joanne Webb, who was arrested by local police for selling dildos and other self-help devices out of her house. You remember, ... More >>

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    February 14, 2008
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    December 13, 2007

    Peace Out

    Theatre Three says Goodbye

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    February 8, 2007
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    February 9, 2006
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    February 9, 2006

    Pole Prowlin'

    Nothing says lovin' like a good striptease

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