Clubs

7th Haven Redux

ANTHONY MARIANI
Recently got a sneak peek at the third incarnation of the self-proclaimed Cadillac of dive bars, the 7th Haven, and I have to say, “dive-y” is kind of a stretch. Though I wouldn’t recommend it, you could proba...


Steve Stories: Vol. IX

Steve Steward
At a certain age, the prospect of going to a themed house party can elicit the same emotions as a trip to the dry cleaners. Sure, playing dress-up and getting hammered is fun when you’re in college, but when you’re ...



Correction

ANTHONY MARIANI
In last week’s column (“Ron Jeremy Schwinnngs Into Town,” Aug. 13, 2008), I incorrectly listed the admission price to an appearance by legendary pornstar Ron Jeremy, who will be at Aqua Lounge on Fri., Sept. 1...


Nostalgia Beers: Is Zima Next?

Last Call
Back in the late ’70s, before Schlitz stopped being brewed and over a decade before I started drinking professionally, I collected beer cans. My knowledge of beer was unprecedented for someone my age. (I also collected co...



Nostalgia Beers: Is Zima Next?

ANTHONY MARIANI
Back in the late ’70s, before Schlitz stopped being brewed and over a decade before I started drinking professionally, I collected beer cans. My knowledge of beer was unprecedented for someone my age. (I also collected co...


Rapture

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
You know how, when you hear a great song from your misspent youth, it gets you remembering all manner of things you used to get away with? On this particular day, while grooving to a Blondie song that’s older than most of...



Rapture

Last Call
You know how, when you hear a great song from your misspent youth, it gets you remembering all manner of things you used to get away with? On this particular day, while grooving to a Blondie song that’s older than most of...


Wasted

Last Call
Ever heard that saying about how little man really knows about the ocean? You know, how we supposedly know more about deep space than we do our own planet? Well, that’s sort of how I’ve always felt about the Hurst-E...



Happy Hour Camp Bowie Crawlin’

Last Call
One bummer, among many, about living in Arlington (stop laughing!) is that, when friends plan an evening of drinking, it’s usually far, far away. Like in Dallas. Earlier this month, the site was lowest Greenville Avenue a...


Citizens of the World

Last Call
When asked about his nationality in Casablanca, Rick Blaine replies, flatly, “I’m a drunkard.” So it’s no surprise that a ton of bars are named after the actor who portrayed the legendary film-noir chara...