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Not Rocking, But Rolling

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Back in the good ol’ days (read: the Clinton administration), my entourage and I always made time to swing by a joint that’s been all but wiped off the Clubland map.


Fly Me to the Moon

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Airports get a bad rap. Sure, there’s the waiting and the people and the security guards who look a little too frickin cheerful to be watching for terrorists, and the dreadful food and the waiting and the cramped quarters...



Dominos Deliver

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Don’t get me wrong: I like-a de sports bars as much as the next soccer hooligan. They just all seem kinda the same to me. The walls of tv’s, the buffalo wings, the Golden Tee video games, the talented bartenders, th...


Mooning

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There’s a running joke in Clubland that when a bar starts having bikini nights, you can bet business ain’t great.



From Ribbit to Woof

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There’s no telling precisely why Froggy’s Beach Club on White Settlement Road never took off. Owner Mark Walden’s spacious slice of seaside nightlife looked like a lot of fun. The sand volleyball court, the br...


Texas BlueBirds

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The never-ending stink over exactly what qualifies as “authentic” blues is enough to, y’know, give a body the blues.



’Tini Tour

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A couple of weeks ago, around time for the high-society social event of the year, the Bank of America Colonial Golf Tournament, the ever-reliable Star-Telegram published a list of bar-restaurants that make cool or different ...


The New Upscale

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There are a few Sundance Square buildings that allegedly are haunted – the Jet Building (Jamba Juice, KFWR/95.9-FM The Ranch), Half Acre Hall (upstairs of the Flying Saucer Draught Emporium), the thirteenth floor of the B...



The Best Medicine

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In the 1970s, he served in Vietnam. In the 1980s, he survived lymphoma. In 2003, he beat colon cancer. Now, in 2006, Gary Hood faces what could be his most horrific challenge yet – paying off hospital bills.


The Simple Life

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Ask any bartender about her line of work, and you’ll be able to tell precisely what type of establishment she works for by her response. If she says “Any moron can do it,” she probably slings at a small hole i...