Batter sizzles, beer foams, and bare flesh is slathered in paint as gawkers look on. Indie musicians and DJs thunder sound waves off the canvas-lined, graffiti-strewn walls. Revelers stuff their faces with endless pancakes.
What is this, some type of hipster themed IHOP? A Lady Gaga video? Bansky’s mom’s basement? Nah, it’s the Pancakes & Booze Art Show – the hottest pop-up traveling art event in all the land. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
For a taste of New Orleans Daiquiris to Go has been a mainstay in Dallas for quite a few years with its location on Riverfront. A new location opened today so now you may sip all the cool flavors with naughty names such as Menage a Trois and Pink Panties. There is something also naughty about taking a drink on the road that possibly attracts us to these places, whereas in NOLA it is very commonplace. Continue reading
Truck Yard wins for doing it right.
by Steven Doyle
October 28, 1919 a bill was introduced and vetoed the same day by president Woodrow Wilson. The Volstead Act would criminalize intoxicating beverages containing over .05% alcohol. Not content with the veto the House and Senate over-rode the veto and the Prohibition Era was born.
The Volstead Act gave birth to speakeasies, bath tub gin and gangland violence in what would be recorded as one of the worst social experiments of our time. On December 5, 1933, Utah became the 36th state to ratify the Twenty-first Amendment, which repealed the Eighteenth Amendment, rendered the Volstead Act unconstitutional, and restored control of alcohol to the states. Continue reading