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What is BBQ?

by Bryan Coonrod

Labor Day has come and gone and one thing that has stuck in my mind is BBQ, not the delicious mouth watering type that my belly loves so much, but what others call BBQ. All weekend long I saw the social networks ablaze with people posting pictures of their grill. The only problem was that there was no BBQ to be seen in any of these photos, only burgers and hot dogs, steaks and fajitas.

When was the last time you had a barbecued hot dog? The pictures and invites continued through Monday all with the same theme ” Hey we are having a BBQ come on over” only no BBQ was offered.

I attempted to counter the influx of these faux BBQ invites and photos with a statement about what I believe BBQ to be ( brisket, ribs, sausage, pulled pork ) only to be barraged with more offers thoughts from others that BBQ was indeed burgers, hot dogs, steaks etc..  Continue reading


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More Reality Hits Dallas

by Bryan Coonrod

It seems the world of reality TV is shining it’s spotlight on Dallas as of late with the current shows Most Eligible Dallas and Big Rich Texas already on air another new one will join in the form of The Dallas Life. Described as 12 strangers in 1 house it’s a formula done before but the producers promise some surprising twists. The show will begin to air in October on KTXA 21.

From the Dallas Life Facebook fan page “Strangers from all around DFW will be living together under one roof. All are from different backgrounds, ethnicities, sexual identities, income levels, and religious beliefs. PS: There will be some major surprises that no one sees coming. Stay tuned.”    Continue reading


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Music Reviews: Yuksek, The Limousines

by Bryan Coonrod

Hey folks sorry for being away for a bit I have been busy with various DJ gigs and side projects. Now how about some new music?

Yuksek – Living On The Edge Of Time

Hailing from France, Yuksek is the brainchild of Pierre-Alexandre Busson a man who has been a producer, DJ and pianist in his musical career. This is Yuksek’s second release with this one blending a slightly electro pop feel with some alternative rock, think of Foster The People mixed with Neon Trees.   Continue reading

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DJ Bryan C’s Naughty and Nice List

by Bryan Coonrod

There are a few openings and closings you might wish to be aware of, and here is the short list.  Many openings about to fly our way towards the end of summer and we will keep you posted.

M Street, the mecca for minors on Greenville Avenue,  has finally closed it’s doors. No word as of yet to what will be in there. Cretia’s on McKinney closed last Saturday and is slated to reopen as The Speakeasy this weekend. Kind of a quick name change if you ask me.  Continue reading


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craveDFW Event This Weekend at Milestone!

by Crave Staff

Steven Doyle and Melissa Brenner, of craveDFW are hosting an all vegan charity event to raise funds and awareness for Hope for the Silent Voices. This event will take place Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Milestone Culinary Arts Center, 4531 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75205. VIP reception begins at 6:30 and the general events runs from 7:30-10:00. Tickets are $30 or $45 for VIP and available at the door.  Continue reading


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Nightlife News Quickies

by Bryan Coonrod

Interesting week in the DFW nightlife scene as popular uptown spot Aura has been sold to a new group, owner Avi Adri has posted on Facebook to be sure and keep your eyes open for his next venture an invites everyone out next weekend for the ” Last Dance” at Aura.  Continue reading

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Glass Uptown, Strikeforce and More New Action

by Bryan Coonrod

Strikeforce the Mixed Martial Arts organization purchased by the UFC comes to Dallas this week, while the event at AAC will cost you some cash the weigh ins are free to the public and will be this Friday at 4pm at the AT&T Plaza at the South Entrance of the American Airlines Center. There should be autograph and photo opportunities available. 

Glass Uptown the newest lounge on the nightlife scene is to have soft opening this Friday at 1899 McKinney Ave. A few invites are available by contacting info@glassuptown.comContinue reading

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