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Drive South

Laurie Barker James
Southern Recipes Grill is a mellow, low-key bar disguised as a large restaurant. It’s on an ugly stretch of Collins Street in what looks like an old farmhouse, between Brown Boulevard and Hwy. 360 in far North Arlington. ...


In The Zone

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Mybuddy Len says nobody needs to venture east of I-35. For any reason. Len’s like Amon Carter, who was rumored to have toted a sack lunch on his rare trips to Dallas because he hated that city so much that he didn’t...



Bar 9 v. Cops … v. Another Previous Owner

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Last week’s Metropolis story (“Waiting for Drunks”) included an account by a former owner of Bar 9 of his dealings with the fire marshal and the police.


Bar 9 v. Cops … v. Another Previous Owner

ERIC GRIFFEY
Last week’s Metropolis story (“Waiting for Drunks”) included an account by a former owner of Bar 9 of his dealings with the fire marshal and the police. Tim Ledger said that he, his business partner, and his p...



Back in 2008 …

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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 …

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...