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Bye-Bye, Beer Barns?

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Against common business sense, some bars here aren’t designed to make huge profits or even draw attention to themselves. Beer barns, as they’re called, are tiny watering holes that serve only beer and are populated ...


She (Kinda) Bangs

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Though Last Call’s been tempted, your columnist has not used the pun “more bang for your buck” when discussing strip clubs – and for good reason. There really hasn’t been a joint worthy of the joke.



Jack-O-Later

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At Jack’s Pub this past Saturday, there was a celebration for the bar’s fourth birthday.


Take Me To The River (Bottom)

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Lotsa people just get too caught up in categorizing stuff. Is this “authentic” Mexican food or Tex-Mex? Is this “authentic” blues or “white-boy” blues? Is this “real” pea soup or ...



A Tale of Two Sevenths

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Harmony, people. Life is all about harmony. Ask anyone who’s seen enough martial arts films: There’s always a little yin and a little yang.


Sunshine of Their Love

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For many of us, the watering hole is home away from home. While staffers may contemptuously stare at the clock all night, some patrons feel as if they can hang out with their fellow patrons for days. When having a good time or ...



Another Brick in the Wall

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The month of August hasn’t been exactly kind to clubs along Camp Bowie Boulevard near the Cultural District, one joint in particular.


Elegance Cabaret is Da Bomb

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Since news of Elegance Cabaret’s arrival began spreading several months ago, people haven’t been able to stop talking about the place.



Skins

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You’ve probably heard the mutterings from certain sewing circles that the owner of Pop’s Safari Room & Wine Bar is in the hardcore porn industry. Well, let me set you straight: I recently met with Pop himself, ...