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Open Letter to Off-the-Wall Jack

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Dear Mr. Off-the-Wall Jack. Don’t worry. I’m not writing you now in the hope that you’ll change your name to something less disgusting. Rather, as a friend and concerned citizen, I’d like to say that, Ja...


’Tis the Season

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A while back at a Westside bar, a small bachelorette party rolled in and had a couple drinks. When time came to settle up, the woman (not a regular) who started the tab with her credit card raised a stink, claiming that sheR...



Far Out … No, Really

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The gutsiest investments in Clubland – conceptually, financially, location-wise – always prompt the question: Will it make it? Take Metro Cinema + Indigo Grille.


Party On

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Anyone who’s ever been to a film festival, even SXSW, knows that the parties can be as much fun as the screenings. Wait. Who am I kidding. The parties are always way more fun than the screenings.



SoDo You Come Here Often?

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In New York City, every part of all five boroughs has carefully delineated boundaries and a name: The Upper East Side, Williamsburg, Harlem, Greenwich Village, The Upper West Side, the list goes on.


The Double-Dutch Bus

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With the exception of Secretary’s Day, the occasional bender, and Yom Kippur, no other holiday, official or personal, requires a designated driver more than Halloween. This wasn’t always the case.



Cowtown Nightlife Online

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Pete Wann loves Fort Worth, and he loves the clubs and restaurants here. He’s always talking up both to friends and neighbors, which is why he started a podcast, www.fw.mycityscene.com, a 23-minute audio blog about Cowtow...


Tool Time

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Whether talking about a house, a person, or a night club, the best part – nay, the entire point – of a makeover is the change in appearance. Yeah, yeah, yeah, if some schlub worked over by the Fab Five is suddenly i...



Support Our Troops

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There’s just something about the ‘burbs that makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.


Sports Bar City

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When the Cowboys aren’t playing on Sunday afternoon, the sports bars in Arlington are as empty as my wallet, which is awesome when your team isn’t the Cowboys and your team is playing.