Recently the entire town of Bethel, Alaska, which has only a Subway as the lone-fast food restaurant, was tricked into thinking they were going to get a Taco Bell. Signs were posted around town and word spread quickly in the small town of about 6,000. Then, after the hoax was exposed and made nati ... More >>
Inside the recent whirlwind of closings, openings, quick closings in order to reopen later and yet more openings and closings, we find ACME F&B, the latest to open its great big wooden doors.
Canadian four-piece Yukon Blonde hits the Double Wide tonight, and nestle up to the cavernous harmonies of Fleet Foxes and early My Morning Jacket. You'll hear plenty from the band's 2011 EP, Fire/Water, as well as their self-titled debut. In advance, we talked with drummer Graham Jones about his ... More >>
Considering that pre-South by Southwest bash 35 Denton announced its first round of performers last week, I guess it makes sense, then, that the Austin fest would announce its own first round of performers this week -- and that their list is indeed larger than 35 Denton's list of 17 names, clocki ... More >>
We always kind of knew Dallas County Judge Jim Foster didn’t do a whole lot, but now we have proof. Last week, the county belatedly released Foster’s 2007 schedule of public appointments and appearances, and, as it turns out, one of the top elected officials in North Texas puts in as many hours ... More >>
Evolving Fish soars and flounders
Sometimes The Landmark misses
Or: What do Liberace, Rodney Dangerfield, and a one-armed pianist have in common?
He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.
Blues hero Sam Myers is the Rocket in the pocket