Every year, for the Westword Music Showcase, we enlist our army of Backbeat wordsmiths to write up the acts that appear on the individual stages across the Golden Triangle. Stacy Ward and Cory Lamz split their time at The Church stage, which was graciously hosted by David Barber. Page down to read t ... More >>
Something about the name "The Kind Room" was subtle yet distinctively attractive, and the place has always stood out for that alone among the dozens of other shops along Broadway Broadsterdam's main drag of dispensaries. Yes, I know, the name of an MMC is hardly a reason to visit the place, b ... More >>
Starting tomorrow, a Washington Park neighborhood bakery that had been baking its cakes, pies and cookies only by special order, will start opening a couple of hours every Saturday morning in the very small space it shares with a Basil Doc's pizzeria.
Let's do a quick review of silverware. The fork? Too barbarian. The spoon? Too dainty. The knife? COME ON!!! Chopsticks? Too Asian. The spork? What is this, amateur hour? The Knork? Hell, yeah. A few days ago I got my hands on the newest technology in the gastro-mechanical-delivery-system scien ... More >>