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Back in 2008 …

ANTHONY MARIANI
The big news in Barland this past year was the ado about – for lack of a better nickname – Carroll Street Corner, a cluster of bars at the intersection of Carroll and West 7th Street by Montgomery Plaza on the near ...


Back in 2008 …

CAROLINE COLLIER
More Year-End Observations1.) This past year witnessed the first indications of SoDo’s transition from Cowtown to … Northern Mexico? Sí, cabrón. Eavesdropping on the long weekend lines waiting to get into the ultr...



Grapevine’s Christmas Break

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The bar’s smoky, the beer’s cheap – and cold – the shtick on the wall is boys’-tree-house-and-sports-bar-y, and the regulars I’ve seen are pretty diverse and decidedly unpretentious.


Grapevine’s Christmas Break

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The bar’s smoky, the beer’s cheap – and cold – the shtick on the wall is boys’-tree-house-and-sports-bar-y, and the regulars I’ve seen are pretty diverse and decidedly unpretentious. And sitt...



Teed Off

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Allegedly in golf parlance, the final approach is the part of that whack-the-little-white-ball game when you’re within spitting distance of that little patch of grass that’s been scalped and is stuck through the mid...


Off-Season Shopping, Summer-Style

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Like doing Christmas shopping in July – don’t laugh; some people are that anal – shopping around now for good deals on, of all things, margaritas might be worth your while.Just ask me, the gal who doesn’...



Teed Off

Steve Steward
Allegedly in golf parlance, the final approach is the part of that whack-the-little-white-ball game when you’re within spitting distance of that little patch of grass that’s been scalped and is stuck through the mid...


Be Cool

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“Dennis,” according to Dennis, was once, a long time ago, a superstar pool hustler in Las Vegas, a quaint little locale you may have heard of. “I was so good,” he said, “no one would shoot me.̶...



When in Sansom Park …

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t’s official. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, we’re in a recession. “Finally!” says I. After all, we’ve only been talking about it for a year now. Long have I been waiting to...


When in Sansom Park …

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It’s official. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, we’re in a recession. “Finally!” says I. After all, we’ve only been talking about it for a year now. Long have I been waiting t...