Yosemite National Park

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Ode to the Common Man, if He Would Only Stay out of View

    Uh-Oh. Hippie Liberal Elitism Alert. If you are a hippie liberal like me, do not, repeat, DO NOT read the story in today'sNew York Times about National Park Service plans for curbing visitation to Yosemite National Park. Reading of this story may cause serious damage to your democratic convictions a ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2012

    The Bushwhacker's Guide to Exploring Dallas

    Urban Explorers are ignoring history and unearthing real nature in Dallas. Now it's your turn to follow the trail they've blazed.

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Instagram? Over It. Learn Real Photo Editing from a Professional

    Hey hipster. Stop shooting shit with your iPhone and pretending you're artistic. We're over it -- you and your incessant snapshots of your carefully laid out "best moment ever" scenario, replete with a "Toaster" or "Kelvin" filter. You too, Crafty Moms. Your baby isn't any cuter in black and white ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    7-Eleven To Unleash Upon this World a Great Beer. Ya think?

    From Unfair Park​Throw out those 30 Stones getting frost burn in your crisper--a new beer is coming. As Unfair Park just released, 7-Eleven is producing a new "premium" beer called, that's right everyone, Game Day. We can imagine the commercial now: a mustachioed cross between Tom Selleck and Mik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2010

    Report: 7-Eleven's Brewing Up Its Own Brand of Budget Beer Called Game Day

    Kevin Dean​Back in November came news that 7-Eleven was getting into the private-label wine business with Yosemite Road, which sold for $3.99. Dave Faries, alas, was not impressed -- "somewhat palatable" is hardly a viable slogan. So, then, how to greet news of this latest pour: The One Arts Plaza ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    ​Such a week--people congratulating us, berating us, questioning the sexual orientation of those who post and comment, and pausing with us to praise shit on a shingle. Wouldn't have it any other way.A good prize this week would have been some bottles of that Texas whisky. Unfortunately we couldn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    7-Eleven vs Barefoot: War Of The Wines

    Alex Flores​Yesterday it came to our attention that 7-Eleven planned to introduce their own wine brand, priced at a Thunderbird-like $3.99 a bottle--that's right, $3.99 for .75 of Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon in glass with a real artificial cork. No screw-tops for wine this fancy.They call the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Oh, Thank Heavens, 7-Eleven's Making Its Own Wine. Just, Ya Know, Don't Call it "Cheap."

    ​Dallas-based 7-Eleven's had a few proprietary wines on shelves for some time, among them Sonoma Crest and Thousand Oaks, but today comes word that the convenience store's actually in the private-label business thanks to a partnership with its Japanese sibling, Seven-Eleven Japan. And, whoa, Yosem ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2009
  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Desert Blooms

    Jetports and elite resorts may do what border bandits and blistering heat couldn't: rob Big Bend of its rugged beauty

  • Culture

    January 13, 2000

    Balls on the walls

    Sure, David Hockney's work is nice, but that doesn't make it easy

  • Dining

    October 7, 1999

    Pow wow wow

    Tenaya cooks with forked tongue

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Burnt offering

    When major-league Dallas soccer wanted to come to Hickory Creek, the folks there just weren't buying