It's a Sunday in January, so that must mean it's time for the people of Dallas to not wear pants on public transport, as part of a nationwide day of refusing to conform to usual leg-covering conventions. Photographer Ed Steele tells us he kept his pants on, but we have no photographic evidence to prove this.
Friday January 10 saw the very best in NTX hip hop come together for one night only, in a very large wrestling ring, at the Granada Theater. Along with -topic, Sam Lao, Blue, The Misfit and headliners A.Dd+ was our photographer Mike Brooks.
Photographer Mike Brooks was our man on the scene to catch all of the opening night at new Greenville venue The Vagabond (3619 Greenville Avenue), with such stellar country acts as Joe Ely, Terry Allen and Butch Hancock. Read all about opening night here.
Sunday saw dozens of brave fools jump right into a pool of unheated water in East Dallas. There must be easier ways to raise money for charity, guys. RIGHT? GUYS?Photographer Danny Hurley was on the scene, and sensibly stayed dry.
Ace portrait photographer Danny Hurley went on many travels on our behalf this year, and he's put together 100 of his favorites of 2013. From the weird to the wonderful to the strange and mundane with everything else in between, it's an amazing selection.
Dallas' biggest EDM party took place last weekend, in Dallas Conference Center. The rave nation was out in force, with glowing things, furry stuff, and flesh on display as far as the eye could see. Photographer Ed Steele has been accepted as one of the rave kids now. He will never return.
Dallas nightclub Luxx has been open for one year, and what better way for a party venue to celebrate an anniversary than by throwing a giant party?! Roderick Pullum was on hand to capture the Dallas nightlife.
We here at your good old Dallas Observer had some amazing, groundbreaking cover stories this year. We also had the amazing cover art that makes us one of the brightest and zippiest presences on newsstands around the city. Check out some of the best art of the year, and the stories they related to.
2013 was a feast for Dallas, and loads of new places opened up. We've compiled photos of our twenty favorites, so you can spend the end of 2013 and the start of 2014 drooling. All photos are by Catherine Downes unless it says otherwise under the photo, and click the restaurant name for our full...