Best Bets • 10-03-14

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 1:41pm

Friday 10.03 Saturday 10.04 Sunday 10.05 Dallas Southern Pride gets its mojo moving Did you think Pride was over in North Texas? Sorry, no. Not only does Tarrant County celebrate its Pride this weekend, so does South Dallas, with Pride events aimed at the LGBT black community. Events (themed around All Gold Everything) are broken into [...]

Pet of the week • 10-03-14

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 8:00am

Meet Robin, a blond Labrador that was transferred from a local shelter to Operation Kindness for a better chance at finding a loving home. He will not need a great deal of grooming; a good brushing two to three times weekly will do. Robin is a very friendly boy. He would love to have a [...]

Dallas’ newest fixture

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:50am

NorthPark’s new tenant, Pirch, turns a bathroom redo into an adventure   STEVEN LINDSEY | Contributing Writer Appliance shopping is never exciting. Well, that used to be true, but not now that Dallas has its first location of San Diego-based Pirch. At this high-end retailer, which occupies the space in NorthPark Center that previously housed Barneys New [...]

Fall gets HOT

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:45am

What colors and styles will make your house pop this season? MG+BW knows   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor A lot of exes fight over how to split up the furniture. But Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams are well above that — they cooperate in making new furniture. Though no longer partners in life, they [...]

Now we’re cooking

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:40am

Even a simple kitchen redo can add value — if you know where to put your money ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor When you wanna spruce up your house — for yourself, or even more importantly sometimes, to get it ready to put on the market — a kitchen makeover is usually a good [...]

Follow the gays!

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:35am

Lead or follow? Gay homeowners often set the pace for gentrifying neighborhoods JONANNA WIDNER | Contributing Writer For years, a common real estate tenet has been, to put it succinctly, “Follow the gays.” Where the LGBT community goes, often the discovery of a hidden gem of a neighborhood follows. One person’s shabby ranch home is [...]

Review: “Hands on a Hard Body’

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 6:32am

The manager at Floyd King Nissan in Longview needs a gimmick to move inventory, and for a decade or more, his Hands on a Hard Body contest seems to do the trick: Let locals put their name in a hat, and 10 lucky folks will get the opportunity to win a $22,000 pickup, and all [...]

Keep on truckin’

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 6:30am

How a gay Highland Park intellectual and a nice Jewish girl from the Upper West Side collaborated to create ‘Hands on a Hard Body,’ a touching musical about car-touching Texas rednecks ARNOLD WAYNE JONES   Doug Wright is dining over lobster tacos, lamb burgers and onion rings at Dee Lincoln Steak, across from the Quadrangle [...]

They’re ba-a-a-ck!

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 6:15am

2 popular chefs — Monica Greene and Blythe Beck — return to the kitchen If there’s anything Texans are more loyal to than their sports teams, it may be their favorite chefs. Restaurants come and go, but if you find a cook who speaks to your palate, you’ll follow her anywhere. So it is with [...]

Defining Homes – Fall 2014

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 6:00am

Follow the gays! Now we’re cooking Fall gets HOT Dallas’ newest fixture