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  1. The Lounge Here Brings Marfa Vibes to LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 7 | Dallas Observer

    Open for less than a week, the bar and restaurant's decor and laid-back atmosphere give off a decidedly chill vibe that makes it feel like it was beamed here from the middle of West Texas' hipster gathering place, Marfa ... probably by whatever is making those creepy lights in the sky . Julie Doyle and her friend Tony Barsotti created the lounge as a true gathering place for an underserved neighborhood.


  2. Watch Jeff Bezos' Fiery West Texas Rocket TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 | Dallas Observer

    So let's just say you're an astronaut, of the professional or paying tourist kind. You're sitting on top of a rocket, filled with tanks of explosive fuel and cryogenically-cooled, highly pressurized gases.


  3. Arlington YouTubers Inspired by American Pickers Turn Game-Hunting into CareersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Dallas Observer

    DFW locals Billy Hudson and Jay Hunter were in the middle of an episode of American Pickers when their lives changed forever. "During the commercial break [Billy] said, 'Hey, let's do this with video games,'" says Hunter, who goes by the name Shady Jay on the duo's YouTube show, The Game Chasers .


  4. Crazy Things To See Along Texas Highways, ExplainedRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    And if you are, in fact, into West Texas quirkiness, you've no doubt heard of or seen the Prada Marfa store, an art installation about 26 miles northwest of Marfa in a town called Valentine. But one day in January, in the wee hours when nobody was looking, an even more interesting - in our view, anyway - artwork popped up on the south side of U.S. 90 in Marathon.


  5. WestFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    While West, Texas, has been in the recent news for explosive tragedy and arson, the little town and required Interstate 35 stop for foodies is and always will be celebrating something much more joyful and further reaching in its history: Czech culture and heritage. Sure, in West you can honor the Czech every day, but on Labor Day weekend every year, Westfest expands the party to a nonstop, three-day, Czech-centric throw down at the West Fair and Rodeo grounds on South Main Street.


  6. Lights All Night Adds 12th Planet, A-Trak and More to 2016 Dallas LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    Time to get in the spirit: Lights All Night announced its full lineup up artists for its Dallas EDM festival this morning. This is poised to be a big year for Lights All Night.


  7. 5 Things to Do: Aug. 29 through Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    You already know you love the kolaches in West, Texas, so why not check out the rest of what the town bursting with Czech culture has to offer when Westfest kicks off on Friday? These suggested events don't have a speck to do with one another, but dammit if they're not all affordable things to do that will make you reflect on really different topics after you leave each of them. We love a week with range.


  8. 10 Things We Heard at This Week's Railroad Commission Public HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    It's a time of scrutiny in Austin for the Texas Railroad Commission. The oil, gas and mining regulator is now under review by the state's Sunset Advisory Commission, which evaluates agencies' performance.


  9. Dallas Reverend Receives Fame, Threats Over Words at Fatal ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    Rev. Jeff Hood is a man under fire. He gained national attention as a lead organizer of the Black Lives Matters protest in Dallas and eagerly embraced the media's interest after a gunman killed five officers.


  10. Lights All Night Expands to West Texas With Second New Years Festival in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    Deadmau5 returns to Lights All Night this year, both in Dallas and El Paso. EDM's not dead.


  11. 5 Essential Art Events for Your Weekend, May 26-29Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    Native Texan graphic artist and painter Miguel Ibarra will paint one of his extraterrestrial flora murals onsite and exhibit his latest series of small "Eye-bud" paintings. Ibarra's "green" mural series and paintings are inspired by nature's potential to both revitalize and destroy environments.


  12. Guy Clark Honored with a song pull at Kessler tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    Guy Clark, whio died Tuesday was a songwriter's songwriter, the kind studied by young and seasoned artists alike. Dallas-Fort Worth songwriters will testify to this legacy at the Kessler Theatre tonight with a "song swap" tribute of tunes and stories.


  13. Sad Week for Texas Music as Icons Emilio Navaira and Guy Clark Die on the Same DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    Texas music fans were left reeling this week after the deaths of two icons, tejano superstar Emilio Navaira and legendary songwriter Guy Clark, were announced within hours of each other on Tuesday. Both men helped define two archetypes of the Texas musician that span well beyond the state's borders - Navaira the roguishly handsome, cowboy-hatted crooner with an onstage strut but heart-melting vocals; and Clark, the stern, stone-faced troubadour whose taciturn manner masked the wryly sentimental streak that often surfaced in his songs.


  14. Texas Hit With 68 Million Pounds of Pollution in 2015 Thanks to Plant Breakdowns, MaintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    Thanks to one of the many quirks of Texas law, facilities across Texas industry aren't heavily penalized for otherwise illegal pollution when that pollution happens because of anything classified as an accident or maintenance. In 2015, that meant 68 million pounds of air pollution, stemming from 3,421 breakdown and maintenance incidents, went largely unpunished by the state, according to new research from the Environmental Protection Project and Environment Texas.


  15. 3 Ways Scalia Could Have Been KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    There are plenty of conspiracy theories floating around out there claiming political opponents murdered Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to open up a seat on the court. Radio talk show host Alex Jones, never one to pass up an opportunity to stir the pot, said he feels this happened "in his gut."


  16. Who are the Cossacks, and Why Did the Bandidos Biker Gang Want Them Dead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    He was a "big ol' bear" of a man, tall and strong and slightly rotund, with a long, ginger beard hiding a strong-jawed, handsome face. His given name was Jacob Lee Rhyne, though most people called him Jake.


  17. 5 Questions About The Collapse of Oil PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    Oil prices are cratering, hitting just $30 yesterday, and what happens next is hard to predict. While some ideological enemies of crude might shrug their shoulders at this news, North Texas has a very good reason to keep an eye on these prices and trends.


  18. West Texas Winter Storm Cowmageddon Won't Cause Price SpikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    "Lots of cattle loose on highways around West Texas after blizzard," tweets author Michael Bunker, after taking this photo near Lubbock. Last week, West Texas farmer Larry Hancock left his home in Muleshoe to survey the damage of Winter Storm Goliath on his cattle.


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