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  1. 6 Ways to Get Your Holiday Fix Even After Christmas Is OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    However you feel about the holiday season, it is finally drawing to a close. After Christmas Day on Thursday, the shimmering lights and Christmas trees will be packed away as we all get back into the regular routine.

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  2. Fort Worth Burger Joint Rodeo Goat Expands To The Design DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Dallas has no shortage of burgers, that's a verifiable fact. Outside of the usual chain restaurant suspects, there are what seems like dozens of Dallas restaurants who have built their entire concept around being able to elevate the classic combination of meat, cheese, and bun.

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  3. The Best In The World Make For Dallas' Best Music Festival In Lights All NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    When people think of music festivals and Texas, they think of Austin. Regardless of what members of the Dallas music community want to believe about the state's status quo, that is the way of things.

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  4. 13 Awesome Things to Do in Dallas December 23 - 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Here are a few sprinklings of awesome things to do when you're not spending quality time with your family this Christmas week. Video Game Night Limber Up Your Thumbs, Gramps Do modern video games confuse you? Do you long for a time when controllers had fewer buttons than the control panel of an Apollo spacecraft? Renfield's Corner will take you back to the magical days of video-games-gone-by -- the early '90s.

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  5. After NYC Killings, Dallas Police Association Fears 'Ambush'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Ron Pinkston and the Dallas Police Association are on high alert following the killing of two New York Police Department officers in Brooklyn on Saturday. Over the weekend, the association's Twitter account quickly joined what's been a frenzied attack by conservative media and law enforcement officials on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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  6. Linda Stogner Is 2014's Funniest Comic in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Comedian Linda Stogner was all smiles and almost all tears after winning the 2014 Funniest Comic in Texas contest Sunday at the Addison Improv. Once again, the Addison Improv hosted the final showdown for the Funniest Comic in Texas and this year's honor went to two-time FCiT finalist and local comedian Linda Stogner.

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  7. Five Awesome Food Events in Dallas This Weekend, December 25-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Christmas is a time for family and for making memories. Sometimes, though, you just need to extricate yourself from the people who share your genes and repress the memories you made with them.

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  8. End of the Year, Mike Miles, Angry Teachers and My Takeout DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    As the end of the year approaches, I find myself pondering all the big questions of my existence, as in, "Why can't I go pick up carry-out food in a restaurant without being accosted by an angry Dallas public school teacher who wants to tell me what a butt-head I am?" Let me ponder here for a moment. Why would that be? Oh, I know.

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  9. 10 New Year's Resolutions For Dallas Diners in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    We saw the opening of some of the city's most exciting restaurants along with some pretty devastating closings, but overall, things seem to be trending up for the foreseeable future. As such, that means that there is going to be a lot of excellent food to eat in the coming year, and you should make a conscious decision to break out of your dining rut and try some new things.

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  10. Dallas Cop Arrested for Sexually Assaulting ProstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Sunday morning, Dallas police officer David Kattner was arrested for allegedly using his authority to coerce a woman into having sex with him while he was in uniform. An arrest affidavit obtained by The Dallas Morning News says Kattner called a woman and told her to follow him to the 9700 block of Webb Chapel Road in North Dallas.

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  11. Barak Epstein Wants Texas Theatre to Be a Premiere Dallas Music VenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    For Aviation Cinemas co-owner Barak Epstein, the Texas Theatre is an integral part of the Dallas film and music scene. And he has a pretty damn good point: The historic theater screens 35mm prints of cult-classic films, has a full-service bar that serves movie-themed drinks complete with a safe-room art gallery, and is a formidable music venue.

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  12. The Zombies to Headline 35 Denton's 2015 ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Don't call it a comeback, kids. After a year on the bench, Denton's one-time premiere music festival NXNW -- er, 35 Confederate -- er, 35 Denton -- is poised to jump back into the fray in 2015.

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  13. The Best North Texas Songs of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    It's been an exciting year for Dallas music. If there were any room before to doube whether the local scene was on the rise, there should be none left after 2014.

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  14. Dallas' Narrow Head Found Shoegaze Through a Shared Love of Hardcore MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    The band is called Narrow Head. You probably haven't heard of them yet. You will.

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  15. This Weekend Stay Home Alone at the Griswold Family ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    With more than 20 years of annual viewing, lines from Home Alone and Christmas Vacation have become part of my family's holidayspeak. Even the easily ignored lines like, "Buzz, your girlfriend, Woof!" or when Clark is wandering the supermarket with his brother-in-law Eddie says, "And Clark, make sure you get yourself something REAL nice!" They're holiday classics and they've become part of American culture.

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  16. Let Dallas Shine a Light on the Nation with More Coffee-Shop Biscuits Like the Joule'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    While nothing compliments a cup of coffee better than a baked something , many area coffee shops really muck that something up. I've encountered croissants with the consistency of challah bread and muffins that were dense and gooey.

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  17. State Road Officials Balk at a Few Straight Questions About that "Blacklands" Toll RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Sooner or later we're going to find out who's really pushing behind the scenes for that private "Blacklands" private toll road they want to build northeast of Dallas from Rowlett to Greenville. And I don't mean the private dudes who want to build it for profit.

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  18. Our Arts Editor Goes Clubbing, Finds AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Near the back of my closet, I have two bright pink costume dresses I've worn to theme parties; I have my sister's garish red prom dress; five versions of the little black dress that hit too close to my kneecaps to be properly labeled little; and tucked somewhere near the back I find a shock blue ass-hugging piece of cloth that is a little too long to be a shirt and a little too short to be a dress I'd ever wear to the low-key, backyard watering holes where I usually drown my Saturday nights. But if I'm going to go to an Uptown club, I'm going to behave like I did in college, when "going out" was just what you did on the weekends.

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  19. Casa Rubia's Pintxo Social Hour May Be Dallas' Happiest Hour(s) EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    I've found it. For sure. Casa Rubia's Pintxo Social Hour is the greatest happy hour to ever happen ever.

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  20. Driftwood Closes, Leaves a Striped Bass-Shaped Hole in Oak Cliff's HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    It seems like this week, plumbing issues are damned and determined to take out some of Dallas' best places to buy and eat delicious food. First, we found out that Tom Spicer was losing his Spiceman 1410 storefront over extensive plumbing issues in his ancient building, and now, Driftwood in Bishop Arts has shuttered permanently after closing earlier this month to repair similar issues .

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