Dallas had it's wettest May ever. The previous rainfall record was set in 1982 with 13.66 inches, but that record was shattered by 16.07 inches which sent the Trinity River deep into flood stage. 35 trillion gallons of rain fell across the state of Texas during the month of May so far, that's enough water to cover the entire state in 8 inches of water. The Trinity River in downtown Dallas is normally 30 feet across and jut a couple of feet deep, this week it grew to almost 2000 feet across and over 35feet deep.Read More
A band, a field, smoke, and a raw approach. A simple concept drawn on a bar napkin turned into the image above. And Henry the Archer was the perfect band to accomplish it.
Henry the Archer is the brain child of native New Jersey boy Richard Hennessy. Last year Richard was given the opportunity to transfer his job down to Fort Worth, Texas, so he made his way down south with the hopes of keeping Henry the Archer alive. Shortly after arriving he joined forces with Kevin Geist on drums, and Matt Hembree on bass to round out a three piece of post punk and sex pop.Read More
993.... I was a young angst fueled teenager that was obsessed with fast and noisy punk rock music . The louder and faster, the better, but I was also becoming more and more interested in the North Texas music scene. Local radio station, KDGE The Edge would occasionally release a CD entitled Tales From The Edge that would in the end, consist of 11 volumes that were curated by DJ/Music Director George Gimarc. Each volume focused on music and bands from North Texas with a slight dabbling into the Austin music scene.Read More
So I haven't kept up with what I set out to do this year; This photo blog. It's like I've been ignoring my little spot of real estate on the web, but the truth is, I haven't had the time to spend updating it. Thanks to a whole army of you out there that I call clients, you've kept me extremely busy. And I've been enjoying every minute of it.Read More
It was a packed gathering at the Palladium Ballroom in Dallas, Texas as the finalist from each Twin Peaks restaurant duked it out, in an all out battle royale cage match, to be crowned Miss Twin Peaks 2012.Read More
Oh it's summer time. The air is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and bikini contests are popping up everywhere. But none of these contest can hold a candle to the annual Twin Peaks Bikini Contest. Each location across the country holds a contest in their restaurant to award one lucky girl a cash prize and a chance to compete in the finals held May 30th in Dallas, Texas. Eric and I traveled down to the Round Rock location last week to, thanks to the greatness of Jeremie Perez, help judge their semi-finals.Read More
Let's face it, you didn't click on this blog post to see me ramble on and on about the extremely difficult day Eric and I had at Dallas Cowboys Stadium watching 515 cheerleading hopefuls battle for 11 spots on the coveted roster. You could probably careless about this being the first round of auditions, with 2 more still to go. You also probably don't care that while we were slaving away, we were also covering the auditions for the Dallas Observer.Read More