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Refusing the Right to Serve

The Grotto’s Swan Song

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University Pub’s Facelift

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Tin Panther Reincarnation

I don’t know if reincarnation is real for living creatures, but for bars, it’s a phenomenon that happens all the damn time. The Wreck...

Fairmount Music Hall: Watch Your Back

At the risk of sounding like a third-rate psychic, give me a single strip of bacon and I’ll foretell the eventual doom of a...

Bearded Lady to South Main

The Bearded Lady’s patio crowds have always doubled as West Magnolia Avenue’s welcoming committee, ever since the craft beer-centric bar/restaurant opened five years ago....

BoomerJack’s Arlington Thrives

On the afternoon of New Year’s Eve, I found an Arlington sports bar that offers the alcoholic equivalent of the lost treasure of El...

Frankie’s: Thanks, Obama

Finding a true sports bar to post up at for football Sunday proved a lot more difficult than it was in past years. Not...

A Proper Tiki Lounge

Almost a century after famous establishments like Don the Beachcomer and Trader Vics introduced their Polynesian-themed good times to the West Coast, tiki bars...

Life’s Too Short to Live in Dallas

Arlington residents might have heard bullets whizzing overhead recently or at least caught the verbal kind of shots fired from Dallas back toward Fort...

Studio Eighty Redux

If you were cruising down University Drive last week, with the ragtop down so your hair can blow, you would have spied a pile...

Uno Mas, Americado

It seems like I read the words “authentic tastes of Mexico City” on an improbable number of bar and restaurant marketing materials. I have...

Randi’s Last Resort: A Kind of Tiki

In the summer of 2013, I wrote about this place way out on Highway 80, past Doc’s Records and Vintage. Niles City Saloon was...