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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...


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’...