TONIGHT: The Museum of Modern Mexology courtesy of UrbanDaddy and Herradura

Posted by    |    April 18th, 2013 at 3:17 pm

UrbanDaddy and Herradura are hosting an extraordinary evening of art and cocktailing at the grand unveiling of

The Museum of Modern Mexology

Thursday, April 18, 2013

at the Goss-Michael Foundation

Expect dramatic visual installations, live performance art and the world’s first interactive digital tequila bar.

Don’t forget to RSVP!

two glasses of champagne and a bottle



Anti-Valentines Day Party at Frankie’s Sports Bar

Posted by    |    February 14th, 2013 at 5:12 pm

franxSingle this Valentines Day? Sitting at home eating a box of chocolates you bought yourself, watching lame romantic comedies? Well stop it. Come out to Frankie’s Sports Bar instead and tell Valentines day to kiss off with other like minded individuals. What makes this Anti-Valentines day party so good for your spirit is the giant shredder that will be located outside Frankie’s where you can put any remains of a dying or dead love affair such as an exes picture, a break up letter or that stuffed bunny from last year’s Valentines, through the blades for a nice cathartic release. Plus Every everyone who puts something through the shredder get’s a free drink (one per guest, up to a $6.50 value).

How cool is that, a free drink in exchange for some healthy emotional purging. To top it all off it’ll be happy hour prices all night with bar tenders mixing up 4$ drinks with names like Love Stinks, Stupid Cupid, Bitter End, and Arrow Thru my Heart. The party started at 11am but it’s going until 2am , so collect those pictures, letters or whatever other items that symbolize your relationship baggage that might be lying around, and drink some drinks to Valentines day being lame.

Mardi Gras 2013 at House of Blues

Posted by    |    February 8th, 2013 at 4:50 pm

event_79348 Mardi Gras weekend  is upon us Dallas and The House of Blues is bringing you a weekend full of Fat Tuesday festivities. Apart from beads, beer and feathery masks lets take look  at what House of Blues has got for you this weekend.


Friday 2.8.13

Come out tonight and show Graceland Ninjaz and Zydeco Sting Rays your sexy dance

Saturday 2.9.13

Mmmm…Mmmm Saturday is the day to grub on some crawfish at the Crossroads crawfish broil and then after take in some lovely visual delights as the ladies of the Ruby Revue tantalize the crowd.



Sunday 2.10.13

Take this day to feed your spirits and your body with the House of Blues Mardi Gras Gospel Brunch. This will be a good time to relax before the final party blow out come Tuesday.











And finally….TUESDAY!! 2.12.13

What better way to spend your Fat Tuesday than with New Orleans’ own Cowboy Mouth who will be rockin’ you hard all through the night with one of their legendary live shows.

So get  your beads on and the Aspirin ready and laissez les bons temps rouler!

Giant Christmas Soiree at The Foundry | Chicken Scratch TONIGHT 12.19.12

Posted by    |    December 19th, 2012 at 2:58 pm

If you haven’t experienced the casual fried-chicken awesomeness that is Chicken Scratch, tonight is your chance. The Foundry | Chicken Scratch is partnering with Art House Dallas, Walk the Light, Deep Ellum Outdoor Market, and Reap Marketing to host a Christmas Soiree for the books. Entertainment will be provided by The Dallas Family Band and Fox and the Bird with food and drink provided by (of course!) Chicken Scratch and the Foundry Bar. Be sure to bring some gifts for the Angel Tree!

For more information, head to

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6th Annual Kinki Kristmas Party at Sundown at Granada This Saturday

Posted by    |    December 17th, 2012 at 2:28 pm

Get your Santa hats on and your holiday spirits ready for the Sixth Annual Kinki Kristmas Party this Saturday, December 22. Always the perfect way to let loose during the holiday season, this year’s Kinki Kristmas is headed to Sundown at Granada. One of our favorites, DJ Elizabeth Farrell, will spin the soundtrack of the evening will guests enjoy an open bar filled with Moscow Mules (the best), Spiced Punch, and Rumplemintz Hot Chocolate. Top the night off with some Midnight Tacos… the way I wish I could top every night off.

There will be prizes awarded to the best costume so get creative! Here are a few ideas to get your started. Buy your tickets now and we’ll see you on Saturday!


Click to buy: Tree Costume, Gingerbread Man, Costume, Grinch Costume, Reindeer Costume

Wild Rooster Presents the 4th Annual Children’s Medical Center Benefit on 12.12.12

Posted by    |    December 10th, 2012 at 2:24 pm

children's medical center benefitIf the world doesn’t come to an end, this would be a great place to be. Bring as many unwrapped gifts as you can (worth $10 or up) and spread some charitable holiday cheer at the Children’s Medical Center Benefit this Wednesday. Amazing raffle prizes and cocktails await you!

For more information, go to

Ring in the New Year at the Granada

Posted by    |    November 16th, 2012 at 3:56 pm

granada new years

It’s one of the most anticipated nights of the year. If you’re looking for something in between the aggressiveness of Lights All Night and a warmed up cup of Ramen Noodles, this is how you’re ringing in 2013.

It’s become a bit of a tradition. Jonathan Tyler the Northern Lights have played at the historic Granada Theater since 2007. There will be lots of great local music including two favorites, Somebody’s Darling and The Quaker City Night Hawks. The Dallas roots-rock and Americana band, Somebody’s Darling, took home the Dallas Observer’s Best Country Act this Tuesday. Fort Worth Natives, The Quaker City Night Hawks have had two songs “Ain’t No Kid” and “Cold Blues” featured in the FX series Sons of Anarchy.


Looking for a Way to Celebrate Halloween in Uptown?

Posted by    |    October 31st, 2012 at 4:15 pm

You’ve got some options…

The Nodding Donkey 

Ditch the candy corn and head to The Nodding Donkey in your most creative duds for a Halloween party complete with costume contest. Fishr Pryce will DJ your drink special-filled evening in one of the best bars in Uptown.

Cru Wine Bar

Here’s another excuse to bring out that cat costume for the 10th year in a row. Wear all black and receive %50 off of Cru Wine Bar’s new fall menu. They even brought out some especially spooky named wines like “The Velvet Devil”, “Poizon” Armida and Poggio Anima Asmodeus. If it’s in a wine glass, I’ll drink it.


The Londoner

If you get bored at The Nodding Donkey, just walk a few steps to The Londener for a live DJ, $3 Jameson and a costume party starting at 10 p.m. sharp.

Trophy Room

Uptown’s first bar with a mechanical bull is also the starting point for an epic pubcrawl starting at 5 p.m. More information here.



If you prefer bottle service over a bar crawl, House of Horror at Avenu featuring DJ Scooter is for you. The party starts at 10 p.m. with a $10 cover charge for VIP.

The Old Monk

The Old Monk’s annual pumpkin carving contest is back in action. For $10 you get a pumpkin, a carving kit and a free pint of Guinness, Smithwicks or Black & Tan. The Old Monk will match that $10 and send the proceeds to the North Texas Food Bank.

Let your creative juices flow because they’re going on Facebook. The Old Monk will post the picture of your pumpkin on their page where you and your friends can vote for the best. First place gets $75, second gets $50 and third gets $25.


Trade In Your Ball Gown for Biker Chic at the Second Annual ‘Bad to the Bone’ Event

Posted by    |    October 23rd, 2012 at 4:02 pm


On Saturday, November 10, trade in the ball gown or tux you normally reserve for swanky occasions for leather jackets, designer jeans and skullcap rings at the second annual Bad to the Bone event benefitting Operation Kindness and the Texas Humane Legislative Network. Most animal lovers take the opportunity to show off their four-legged friend any chance they get. Celebrate your friend and all four-legged friends in need while donning your best attempt at biker chic at the beautiful home turned upscale ‘biker bar’ of Scott and Kelly Hershman, 14918 Lake Forest Drive in Dallas.


NYLO Dallas South Side: The SODA Bar

Posted by    |    September 28th, 2012 at 4:37 pm

In honor of our second consecutive Dallas Observer ‘Best Dallas Website’ win last week, YouPlusDallas took to the roof of the new NYLO Dallas South Side to celebrate. While the NYLO rooftop and SODA Bar are the epitome of cool, there are always improvements that can be made. Our sales extraordinaire, Benton was challenged to come up with and share three things that would make the rooftop even cooler. Gesture accompaniment by Samantha.