Holidaze

Beer Trumps Hate

Heim’s Whiskey Bar

Blotch Jumbo

Last Call

Last Call
Hurricane Harbor: pretty terrifying when you're 36 and sober. Ish.

Hurricane Hooters

I turned 36 on Monday, and to celebrate I decided to go to Hurricane Harbor with a few friends, because, clearly, that’s what four...

World Cup o’ Brew

I could go on yet another tear about my limited understanding of soccer. (It’s played with a ball. Sometimes the outcome of a game...

They Playin’ Bas-ket-baaalll

How many Mavs fans are in this city? I ask because I recently became obsessed with Manu Ginobli’s magical passing ability, and I know...

Don’t Waste Fuel

I’m not gonna lie. I sometimes wish Spencer’s Corner was still around. I’m not saying I sit at home pining for the long-gone fortress...

A Proper Introduction

I’d like to say I didn’t have a good reason for taking so long to write about Proper, the newish bar on the less...

J.J. Dakota’s: Cue the Moves

I’m not terrible at pool, but I’m far enough from good that I normally stay away from any tables where players exhibit the slightest...

Grand Cru: Not Sideways

To be honest, I’m not stoked about the whole Frank Kent Wine Bar/Honda Showroom thing happening on the Near Southside. Oh, sure. I saw...

Axis of Boozy Beneficence

Every time I go to Shipping & Receiving, I think back to a decade ago, when S&R’s neighborhood (what I think of as the...

Summer at Gator’s

Here’s a question for real estate professionals: Why is it that certain locations –– despite viable traffic data and appropriate, geo-targeted demographics –– end...

Margarita Maddest

My hunt for the perfect –– or at least the least gross –– margarita started in Arlington, specifically at J. Gilligan’s (400 E. Abram...