Friday night movies at PAC! (Also a bonus from Cassie’s)

What would a Friday night in Grapevine be without classic movies at the Palace Arts Center?  This week, Footloose is showing at the theater (Yes, it’s a classic!).  The show starts at 7:30 and tickets as usual are just $5.  Think about having dinner at a Grapevine restaurant before the movie and bring in your […] Read more »

Tommy Tamale in Grapevine

I made a fantastic discovery the other day, thanks to Groupon.  A few weeks ago we had posted about a Groupon deal for Tommy Tamale in Grapevine, for $10 off $20, which I bought two of so I could check it out.  On Saturday I went to spend my voucher and stumbled upon a Grapevine […] Read more »

Building renovation on Main St to bring new retail space

Check out this excellent article in the Grapevine/Colleyville Impact News about some upcoming construction on Main Street in Grapevine.  I’m sure we’ve all had our fill of construction with the DFW Connector highway project ongoing for so long, but it will bring a big payoff and I think this will too.  Some highlights: The name […] Read more »

Trader Joe’s in DFW?

That’s been a question for the ages the past several months, hasn’t it?  Among businesses coming to the area, only In-N-Out Burger has spawned more rumor and speculation.  According to Pegasus News, there are a few possible locations that have not been announced by the company, but the evidence is mounting.  Dallas Business Journal tracked […] Read more »

Area 51 Gaming and Collectibles

I’ve always been somewhat of a mild comic book geek.  I read the usual; Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, The Hulk, Captain America.  Some of the Dark Horse Comics are good too.  So naturally when I wanted to find some new comics, I searched for a local shop in Grapevine.  Honestly I didn’t really expect to […] Read more »

Mad Duck Cycling News for August 18

The Italians Have Landed This Saturday, August 20, from 11-3 we will have an Italian party complete with pizza and beautiful new Colnago bikes.  And if you can’t make the party, you can schedule a private demo appointment anytime within the next 2 weeks.  Just call Mad Duck (817-442-0339) or email  It is very […] Read more »

Mad Duck Newsletter: July 2011

Duck Call Mad Duck NewsletterJuly 2011  Greetings!     Is it the heat or the humidity?  We don’t care–we just keep on riding.  The summer rally season continues with the most famous local rallies coming up in the next few weeks.  We are also planning ahead for the fabulous cool weather in Tucson, AZ for El […] Read more »

Eatzi’s to open in Grapevine

Some great news today.   Most of us are already familiar with Eatzi’s, which has had a flagship store on Oak Lawn in Dallas for years.  I go there occasionally for lunch since it is near my downtown office.  They have an enormous selection of ready to go foods including sandwiches made to order, pastas, hot […] Read more »