I remember having floor seats to a long series of Maverick games a few years back. Sitting nearly under the goal Dirk smashes the ball and lands in my lap spilling my drink on a new suit I mistakenly wore that evening. The giant picks himself up and says, “buy the man a beer.” Continue reading
The Dallas Mavericks are celebrating all things Dirk Nowitzki over the next week as the legendary player wraps-up his 21st season in Dallas. Continue reading
Dallas loves Dirk Nowitzki, and so does Dallas-based Which Wich Superior Sandwiches. During his 20-years-and-counting career in Dallas, the German-born basketball star has brought both an NBA MVP award and an NBA championship to the city while becoming the 6th leading scorer in NBA history. Nowitzki has also made a positive impact in the community through the establishment of The Dirk Nowitzki Foundation, which helps provide education, health and well-being for children to enrich their lives and realize their dreams.
To celebrate and thank Nowitzki for the impact he has made on the Dallas area during his time as a member of the Mavericks, Dallas-based Which Wich is proud to announce a new line of “DirkWiches” for his 20th NBA season. These will be available only in Dallas area locations with a special #DirkWich brown bag and will be complemented by souvenir Dirk drink cups and special edition bags of “Dirk’s Chips.” Continue reading
In celebration of Dirk Nowitzki’s 30,000 career points, the Dallas Mavericks and Senior Executive Chef Mark Mabry of Levy will introduce the DIRKWURST on Tuesday, March 21st for the Mavs vs. Warriors game. Only 30 handmade Dirkwursts will be available for purchase during each game from now until the end of the regular season. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Wearing Number forty, small forward for the Dallas Mavericks Harrison Barnes (@hbarnes) had his chance this week at making one of the competing burgers at American Airlines Center. Not shy on the court, having his best season ever averaging over 20 points per game, Barnes is having a good year in the kitchen as well. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Festivus is a holiday created by the writers of the now syndicated television program, Seinfeld. The wildly popular show featured the weekly antics of Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer as they battled through life in New York City. Often times they would be disturbed from their self indulgences forced to interact with their parents. One particular episode the viewers discovered a quirky holiday made up by the father of George Costanza, Frank.
Most of what was written into the television program was based on real life, and this is true with Festivus. In real life Festivus dates back to 1966 when Dan O’Keefe, former editor of Reader’s Digest decided that Christmas was too commercial to celebrate. Years later O’Keefe’s son, Daniel, would write for the series and included it into a script that ran in December, 1987. Continue reading