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Pretty-Boy Security

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I don’t know what nightlife’s like in Dallas, but here, I’m glad to see things spiffing up a bit. Variety’s the spice of life and all.  There are a lot of folks to thank – the club owners, the pre...


New Year’s Eve or Just Another Obligation to Blow Money?

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Since I’m a nightlife columnist and since the biggest nightlife celebration of the year is Sunday, I’d be failing you by not saying something about New Year’s Eve. But understand that what I have to say has no...



Pilgrim’s Progress

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As a devout nightlife columnist and professional social drinker, I need to make a pilgrimage to my mecca every now and then, just to reacquaint myself with my inner-Foster Brooks and adjust my priorities (and vision) accordingly.


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...