Category Archives: Greenville Avenue

Kegs Abound At Parkit-Market

by Steven Doyle

If you need a keg of beer in Dallas for your home or party, who would you most likely turn to? Now lets say you want a really cool keg of beer, does that change anything? It shouldn’t. For over 50 years Parkit-Market has been the go-to keg station in Dallas.

Listing over 550 varieties on his web site Tony Todora is rightly excited when he discusses the current state of beer in Dallas, Texas.

“We do have a special now that includes everything you need for $84.95 if you want Coors, PBR, Bud Select and a few other brands, but our customers are becoming more sophisticated and we are seeing better beers being ordered,” said owner Todora. We also noted that Blue Moon was a mere $75.95.  Continue reading

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Greenville Avenue’s British Invasion

lond2by Nicholas Bostick             photos by Robert Bostick

As far as Dallas-area bars are concerned The Londoner is a decided staple, and with a brand new location on the Lower Greenville strip its legacy is cemented. This past Saturday night the bar was filled with the sound of Beatles cover band A Hard Day’s Night and cheers from spectators watching sports on big screen T.V.’s scattered about the place. Succulent Scottish eggs and other pub fare where delivered by the coconscious staff and bar expected at any of the five locations the Londoner has around Dallas.      Continue reading

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Mudsmith To Open On Lower Greenville In Dec

by Steven Doyle

From Brooke Humphries and Brianna Larson who brought you Barcadia and now full owners of Acme F&B, look for a new venture to be located at 2114 Greenville Avenue. Mudsmith will be an elevated coffee house serving FourBarrel Coffee from San Francisco. Four Barrel implements a vintage German roaster for their responsibly selected green beans, and is known for their extreme quality.    Continue reading

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Free Live Music Nightly at Sundown at the Granada

by Jennifer Thomas

The Sundown at the Granada is singing a new tune. Starting October 25, 2012 Sundown will feature live music nightly from 11pm to close with no cover charge. The national and local artists booked at Sundown will be of the same diversity and quality as Granada’s calendar. Serenity Presents is booking Sundown as well as continuing to book Granada.    Continue reading

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Nora On Greenville Avenue

by Steven Doyle

There is activity at 1928 Greenville Avenue with a sign announcing Nora’s Restaurant Bar in the location that formerly housed Firehouse and DiTerra’s. We’ll keep you updated on what the place is about.

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Two Special Events At The Grape This Week

by Jerry Stewart

Not one but two wine dinners you might like to check out this week at The Grape, located on Greenville Avenue in Dallas. The first hosts a special guest from  Bouchaine Vineyards in Napa Valley, Mike Richmond on Tuesday, March 27.

A Dallas native, Mike Richmond has over 30 years’ experience in Chardonnay and Pinot Noir production in the Carneros including his founding Acacia Winery. Richmond and the Bouchaine winemaking team have updated both farming and winemaking to bring the wines to a new standard of excellence at the historic winery.     Continue reading

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Greenville Ave St Pat’s Parade Highlights

by Steven Doyle

Another legendary St Patrick’s Day weekend come and gone with out too many bumps or bruises. We had ace photographer Nick Bostick on the scene all day with a mission to grab some good action shots. While Nick was on the parade I finished up the day by checking out the street party on lower Greenville and set up camp at The Grape where owners Courtney and Brian Luscher were selling corny dogs and corned beef sliders to a famished crowd.               Continue reading

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