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  • The Holi Festival in Denton
    UNT's World Echoes and Multicultural Center hosted a gathering Friday at McKenna Park to celebrate Holi -- the Hindu holiday that symbolizes the beginning of spring. Students covered each other with pink, blue, yellow and green powdered paint to celebrate the end of winter. The event concluded...
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  • Eat This: 10 Dishes to Devour
    The search for fascinating dishes to consume at high-impact speeds is a constant for our food blog City of Ate. The dishes were talking about: the ones that drive that unbelievable urge to destroy the food with your mouths. These recent dishes accomplished this trait--whether it be looks or...
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  • The People Behind the Kwik Stop Protest
    In this week's cover story, writer Greg Howard chronicles a tumultuous location in South Dallas: a Kwik Stop. Led by a little-known minister, protesters rallied to run the Korean store owner out of business. Read the full story right here: How a Battle Over a Korean-Owned Kwik Stop Divided,...
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  • March 2012: The Month in Dallas Observer Photos
    A bridge (sort of) opened; St. Patrick's Day reared its head; SXSW cool ranchified Austin; a Festival of Balloons--these were just a few of the myriad event in Dallas. These are the photos from March, 2012.
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  • The Project X Party: Debauchery for a Good Cause
    Sunday evening, members of the Dallas nightlife industry put on their own version of the Project X party phenomenon. Without the irresponsibility. McKenzie Barrett and Plush Nightclub VIP Manager Joshua Shronce organized the event. The invite list was restricted. The full private security staff...
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  • The Festival of Balloons 2012
    The Festival of Balloons, which extends from a World Convention, showcases the meticulous artwork (constructed from thousands of Qualatex-brand variety). The balloon constructions were on vivid display at the Sheraton Hotel. These were more fascinating balloons. Photos by Stephen Masker See...
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  • Scenes from Truckstock 2012
    The Sylvan | Thirty development site held this year's Truckstock, where, of course, 18 food trucks -- including Butcher's Son, Gandolfo's NY Deli, Nammi, Ruthie's Rolling Cafe, and Rock and Roll Taco (and much more) -- encircled Dallas-ites with delicious foods. Photos by Jay Barker Read the...
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  • Night Moves: Girl Next Door USA Tour
    Plush held performances from the Girl Next Door USA tour, a dancing troupe, on March 23 in Dallas. Photographer Roderick Pullum was on the scene. See more Night Moves: In our slide show section
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  • Photo Essay: The Dive Bars of Dallas
    Eat this, Guy Fieri. We here love dive bars. It's the feel of it: the flaking-away booth chair, the wobbly stool, the taste of beer in a glass. Ah, yes: late-night corn dogs. Our contributing photographer spent some time chronicling the dive bars in Dallas. This was the result. Photos by Jay Barker
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  • The Dallas Observer St. Patrick's Day Concert with Ryan Bingham
    And so it was: Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses headlined our very own St. Patrick's Day concert with support by Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights, the Whiskey Folk Ramblers, and Hunter Hendrickson . All photos by Jay Barker See also: Scenes from the St. Patrick's Day Parade 2012
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  • Scenes from the St. Patrick's Day Parade 2012
    A few weeks after Mark Cuban saved the St. Patrick's Day parade with a generous donation, Dallasites gathered along Lower Greenville to celebrate. Photographer Mike Mezeul was there to capture the scene. See also: Mark Cuban Saved the Greenville St. Patrick's Day Parade
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  • The Jesus and Mary Chain Free Denton Show
    See Also: The Jesus and Mary Chain Via 10 Years of Press PhotosAfter some issues with their work visas, Jesus and Mary Chain were forced to reschedule their 35 Denton show. So, Wednesday night in Denton, the band played their show before a new 35 Denton crowd at the North Texas Fairgrounds....
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