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

A foodie weekend (with pictures!)

Posted on 29 Sep 2014 at 2:24pm

Dallas’ social season gets underway with foodie events like James Beard, Abacus turning 15 and Les Dames d’Escoffier