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Dallas Music Venues Say They’re Listening to the CDC, Not to Gov. Abbott

1 day ago by Eva Raggio
Not all Texans were rejoicing at the chance to show their faces in public again after Gov. Greg Abbott announced last week that businesses won't be required to enforce face masking or limit their capacity come  March 2. Abbott’s announcement set Twitter ablaze with backlash, including the trending hashtag RIPTexas,...

Local Craft Beer News: Community Does Good, Manhattan Bikes and Celestial Caffeinates

2 days ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
So, who needs a beer? One silver lining of Gov. Abbott’s "I'm so over this mask thing" announcement is that taprooms can now open. And while some local breweries applied for a food and beverage permit allowing them to operate as a restaurant over the past years, others have been...

Alamo Drafthouse Files for Bankruptcy. How Will Local Theaters Be Affected?

2 days ago by Danny Gallagher
The corporate owners of the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater chain may be in a bit of financial trouble, but the Dallas-Fort Worth chain won't be affected because they are two separate business entities, according to its owners. "Alamo is just like a Chili's or a Jason's Deli, and the reason...

What To Eat and Drink While You Stream The North Texas Irish Festival

2 days ago by Kristina Rowe
It always starts to feel like spring in Dallas when the North Texas Irish Festival rolls around. It’s generally the first in a series of fun festivals, but this year is going to be different. With Texas businesses opened up, we could start to see more festivals scheduled in the...

Dallas Music News: St. Vincent Channels Bowie, Noogy Teams Up With Punk Legends

2 days ago by David Fletcher
St. Vincent released the new single “Pay Your Way in Pain” on Thursday. Reminiscent of Young Americans-era David Bowie, the song mixes funk rock and soul with St. Vincent’s signature surreal songwriting style. The new video also brings to mind Bowie’s performance of “Fame” on The Cher Show in 1975 with...

'I Want Answers': In Denton, a Virtual Event Celebrates the Life of Late Teen

2 days ago by Simone Carter
Sunday, a virtual fundraising event will honor the life of Lermont Stowers-Jones, a Black teenager who died in 2018 and whose family suspects foul play.

In Dallas, Homeless Shelters Help Some Get Back on Their Feet, But Others Avoid Them

2 days ago by Jacob Vaughn
The shelter system helps some people get back on their feet, others get stuck in it and some avoid it at all costs.

Dallas Police Officer Arrested in Connection With Two Murders

3 days ago by Jacob Vaughn
The same year as the two murders, Dallas police officer Bryan Riser was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of assault family violence causing bodily injury to an ex-girlfriend.

New Progressive Platform Wants to Change the Debate in North Texas' Local Elections

3 days ago by Steven Monacelli
The DFW For All campaign is a platform of policy proposals and ideals that include issues like housing, healthcare, labor rights, climate change and government accountability.

Backed by Abbott, Texas Anti-Riot Bill Could Have 'Chilling Effect': Rights Group

3 days ago by Patrick Strickland
If passed, Republican State Rep. Brooks Landgraf's HB 2461 would enhance penalties for people allegedly involved in a riot and make it more difficult to get bond.

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