Mayor Tom Leppert and hundreds of hotel supporters rallied September 15 at the site of the Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel, which was narrowly approved by voters in May and is funded by nearly $500 million in revenue bonds approved by the city council. The city-owned hotel has been redesigned and is expected to open in early 2012. Photos by Sam Merten.
The second annual Spectacular Senior Follies ran last weekend, September 11-13, at the Majestic Theater, with singing, dancing and Vaudeville-style comedy acts from local performers 55 and older. Read more on Unfair Park.
Smoke, Tim Byres' new barbecue joint at the Belmont Hotel, operated by Christopher Jeffers and Chris Zielke of Bolsa, held a grand opening party Friday night, September 11. Kinky Friedman hosted, and local acts including Sarah Jaffe and Spooky Folk performed. Photos by Danny Fulgencio.
With a successful launch Saturday afternoon, September 12, Mesquite-based Armadillo Aerospace is set to win a $1 million award in level two of the X Prize Foundation's Lunar Lander Challenge. Read more about the launch on Unfair Park.
As Dallas clubbers geared up for an extra-long string of days without work, London-based DJ Paolo Molo kicked off the Labor Day weekend with some techno Thursday night at Shade. Fallout Lounge hosted Black Friday with Keith P, Tiny, Redsean and Young Adult Friction, while our nightlife crew...
Cross Canadian Ragweed's Fourth Annual Red Dirt Roundup drew acts like Lucero, Robert Earl Keen and Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights, plus zombies, big dudes in bikinis, and The Wallflowers to Fort Worth's Stockyards on Sunday, September 6.
DayBowBow hosted an epic Saturday night show at The Schoolhouse in Denton on September 5, with Giggle Party, Young and Brave, The River Mouth and lots more. Read more on DC9. Photos by Danny Fulgencio.
Three years from now, an officer may pull you over driving inside one of these police cars of the future -- if you're really lucky, you may even get a ride in these futuristic back seats. The Dallas Police Department put this car on display at the Dallas Convention Center Wednesday afternoon,...