Tagged: drinking

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St. Patrick’s Day in Dallas

I love St. Patrick’s Day in Dallas. Here we celebrate it on the Saturday closest to March 17, with an annual 5k fun run, a parade, and lots of drinking and debauchery. In this...

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Tales of Addison Oktoberfest

Every year, my friends and I go to the Oktoberfest in Addison, Texas. Addison is a suburb north of Dallas that contains a gazillion bars and restaurants. Addison Oktoberfest is big, taking up almost...

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College Parties and Riots

Back when I was freshman at Michigan State University, the Princeton Review ranked my school as the number three party school in the country. It was all the talk around campus, as people debated...

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Holy Triangle

Back in college I had what I called the “Holy Triangle”: the three places I spent the bulk of my day. There was Espresso Royale Coffee, Berkey Hall and a bar called the Peanut...

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Late Night Thoughts on Sixth Street

Even though Dallas is a bigger city than Austin, I feel like I just fell off the hay wagon when I walk down Sixth Street on a busy Saturday night. I also feel old,...

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Another Dead-End Date

“I had a date the other night.” “Really?” “Don’t sound so surprised, Fred. It’s been known to happen.” “I didn’t mean it like that, Bob. I haven’t had a date myself in over two...

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In the Haze of the Night: Part 4

1: Drunken Pancakes 2: Deleted Texts 3: Out on the Street 4: A Movie Ignored After a long night, we got back to Ryan’s apartment around three. I kicked off my heels and plopped...

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In the Haze of the Night: Part 3

1: Drunken Pancakes 2: Deleted Texts 3: Out on the Street 4: A Movie Ignored Paul’s half a block ahead as we stumble through the night. I could probably keep up with him, but...

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In the Haze of the Night: Part 2

1: Drunken Pancakes 2: Deleted Texts 3: Out on the Street 4: A Movie Ignored I checked my phone. It was ten-thirty. Another drunken text from Joey. I would have to block him if...