In the past couple of years, the city of Dallas has begun to turn away from the glorified gumball machines that have stood sentry over downtown parking for decades in favor of more modern technologies. A hundred credit card-processing meters now dot the Arts District, West End, and City Hall. Main S ... More >>
Now that they have their checkbooks all sorted out, the boys are back in town and on Saturday night the Stars face off against the Edmonton Oilers. Or someone. I actually have no idea. When they traded Shane Churla, I bowed out gracefully (although he is still with the organization).
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Fairfield Residential is being very quiet about its plans to build apartments at 406 Houston Street in the West End. Vice president Scott Jackson said he will be happy to talk about the project just as soon as it clears the Landmark Commission, which could happen in November.
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Foodbitch's inboxes fill each day with a metric shit-ton of offers, flash sales and discounts. Here are some of this week's foodfull best.
Google Offers: $6 for $12 of sweets from Kokopelli Creations
Been to the West End lately? Yeah, you're not alone; nobody has since last year's TX/OU Weekend. Bu ... More >>
The month of May has proven to be an eventful one. The Californian mega-chain In-N-Out Burger made its Texas debut in Frisco and Allen, The Cedars Social finally celebrated its grand opening, and plenty more new culinary establishments have popped up along the way. Not to mention, a few have clos ... More >>
An expectant hush falls over the table as the waiter finally reappears, platter in hand. He ceremoniously and deftly dips and drops your meal, wishes you bon appetit and silently glides away. You admire the pretty midnight purple package before you and then, like a child at Christmas, joyousl ... More >>
Like I said last week, NBC's Chase, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, has started shooting in and around town -- which is why, between 9 and 11 a.m. tomorrow (though it could run till 2 p.m., fair warning), you'll notice a helicopter hovering over the West End. Per a Downtown Emergency Response Team ... More >>
Flickr user: chasingfunNow, see, if they'd put the Flaming Lips frontman in a giant plastic ball in a West End parking lot, that would attract great attention.When last we checked in with Tom Persch, vice-president of asset management for ECOM Real Estate and chairman of the West End Association, ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeIf you haven't been to the Spaghetti Warehouse in a while, it looks exactly as it did the last time you were there.The Spaghetti Warehouse celebrated its 37th birthday on Wednesday with an all-day draft special and a Beatles cover band -- and, if you were born in 1972, a slice of c ... More >>
View Larger MapThere's quite a sizable hunk of property available in the West End -- 87,000 square feet of office and retail, plus about 40K in parking spots. Says the for-sale brochure, the four-addresses-big, 'bout-100-years-old West End Square on Elm Street's gone into foreclosure -- no asking pr ... More >>
As folks go to the polls to vote yea or nay on Propositions 1 and 2, we thought it might be instructional to ask folks who might not necessarily deposit comments on blogs how much they know -- and care -- about the issues on the ballot. This week, Patrick Michels and Megan Feldman trolled the West E ... More >>
Rick's Cabaret issued a press release today concerning its new all-nude joint on Stemmons Freeway: XTC Cabaret, so named for its playlist. (No? My bad.) As we noted yesterday, the Houston-based chain of stripperterias is rebranding its current tops-off, bottoms-on joint due to its poor performance.A ... More >>