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Permanent parking, mobile food

A food truck dining area in Dallas. Photo Provided “After almost a year of planning, we found out today that it’s really happening,” Wheat said after the DDRC decision. The idea gained momentum after the success of H&8th Night Market, a monthly event in the spring, summer and fall in Midtown. Wheat looked at H&8th

TIF love

While the city’s use of sales tax revenue through MAPS has gained the most attention over the past decade, the city has also turned to tax increment financing (TIF) as another way to leverage tax dollars into economic development. By creating a TIF district, the city provides public incentives to developers with the increase in

Dallas Buyers Club

With Dallas Buyers Club, director Jean-Marc Vallée (The Young Victoria) takes the cinematic liberty to tell Woodroof’s story, revisiting the 1980s during the early years of the AIDS epidemic, when rampant conservatism, Reagan’s War on Drugs and the Christian right dominated American culture. In what appears to be the role of his career, an overwhelmingly


And Snipes’ signature character of Blade will come to mind. As that Marvel Comics hero was cursed with vampirism, this film’s hero harbors a curse that turns the dead into the undead. Therefore, High Noon of the Living Dead would not be an inaccurate title for Gallowwalkers. Not to overpraise the film, but with its

Hello, Darling

Playing music isn’t always the most glamorous existence, as the members of Dallas rock outfit Somebody’s Darling would attest … but that’s a price all five are more than willing to pay. “We’ll do and sacrifice anything to be a part of this band,” lead vocalist Amber Farris said. “We laugh at ourselves, because we

Huff stuff

New Fumes isn’t technically a local act. However, one gets the feeling this is its home away from home, as the Dallas-based experimental brainchild of Daniel Huffman returns to Opolis this Friday. “I’ve lived all over the metroplex,” Huffman said. “Now I feel like half the time I live in Oklahoma City.”It started in the

Face time

Clara Luper A wayfaring painter shares eight years of her experiences on three continents through portraiture in her first solo art exhibition, Legacy … Oklahoma & Beyond, currently on display at Urban Roots cafe in the Deep Deuce district. Ebony Iman Dallas’ exhibition highlights 11 influential figures in her life, from a local mother, a

Vulgar incident

You’re doing something right when the powers that be shut your show down early. Denton, Texas’ experimental duo Vulgar Fashion endured this rite of passage on May 30, when the owners of a posh Dallas nightclub called The Dram instructed the two to call it quits a mere 20 minutes into their set. The band

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