Best of Dallas 2015 Guide : Page 108 take too kindly to outsiders coming in and turning their playpen into something it’s not. So beware: It’s a madhouse, but you’ll have a hell of a time. Best Bar Staff TwILITe LounGe 2640 Elm St., 214-741-2121, age of do-it-yourself venues in recent years because of the fly-by-night nature of such spaces. In the past year, Pariah has stepped up to the plate, curating and hosting unique un-derground events that are spaced out enough to make them a rare treat. 1505 Gano St., Readers’ Pick: McKinney Avenue Tavern 2822 McKinney Ave., 214-969-1984, Best Latin Club New West Cumbia, tejano, reggaeton — you’ll hear it all at New West, aka Dallas’ top spot to catch Latin music and dance like you’re at your cousin’s quince. It also doesn’t hurt that no matter the day, you can get a shot of Jameson and a Lone Star tall boy there for just $6. While you may not have the rhythm or the talent to dance to the music that’s played at New West, order enough of that drink special and you’ll at least think that you do. 6532 E. Northwest Highway, 214-361-6083, SHOPPING/SERVICES | Contents | the thread | Unfair Park | sChUtze | featUre | night+day | CUltUre | Movies | stage | dish | MUsiC | Classified | Best Happy Hour Lee Harvey’s The atmosphere at Lee Harvey’s is already a local favorite, but the happy hour there should be a weekly stop for every Dallasite on a budget. In addition to the impossibly cheap drink specials, good company and divey sur-roundings, Lee Harvey’s food specials during happy hour cannot be beat. On Wednesdays, hot wings are half-price, and Monday nights mean half-price burgers. Sometimes there’s even free live music or other bizarre enter-tainment. Bring a few bucks for the jukebox and enough to tip your waitress handsomely and you could still get out of there with a full belly and a pretty good buzz for less than $20. If you’re truly hard up for cash, stalk the Lee Harvey’s Facebook page: Lucky people with quick typing-fingers can claim a free entrée and a drink. 1807 Gould St., 214-428-1555, CULTURE/PEOPLE | Best Patio Readers’ Pick: Truck Yard Mike Brooks Harvest House Since it burst onto the local scene in March during the return of 35 Denton, Harvest House has made a name for itself as the new place for young Dentonites to hang out. That’s mostly because of its giant patio and outdoor stage. Add in a relatively mild sum-mer and a wide beer selection, and it’s no sur-prise the 20-somethings who make up North Texas’ hippest town have deemed this Den-ton newbie the place to drink away the week. 331 E. Hickory St., Denton, 940-218-6148, 5624 Sears St., 469-500-0139, Best DIY Venue Pariah Arts Pariah Arts is primarily an art space, but mul-timedia performance art and music are in-cluded under that banner. Musically it tends to lean toward bills with envelope-pushing acts and DJs who are less likely to be featured in the local bar scene. (They threw a whole three-day festival celebrating this kind of art-ist over the summer.) There has been a short-Best Farewell Concert Centro-matic at Dan’s Silverleaf All good things must come to an end, but boy can it hurt like hell. It was with a heavy heart that Denton gathered to watch their beloved Centro-matic bid farewell over a three-night stand at Dan’s Silverleaf at the end of 2014. Nary a voice was heard or an eye dry after three nights of singing along and drinking heavily in honor of an almost 18-year career. | NIGHTLIFE/MUSIC FOOD/DRINK | Readers’ Pick: Gloria’s Various locations, SPORTS/RECREACTION OUR FRIENDS ROCK! FRIENDSHIP, LOVE & TRUTH TO OUR FRIENDS, FAMILY & SUPPORTERS. 9/26 CHAMELIONSVOX 10/2 THE MYNABIRDS 10/8 VOODOO GLOW SKULLS 10/16 BEN MILLER BAND 10/17 THE VIBRATORS 10/31 THE GOREHOUNDS 11/2 SUBHUMANS 11/5 THE DWARVES (WITH HE WHO AND REX EVERYTHING) | UPCOMING SHOWS DALLAS OBSERVER DALLAS OBSERVER 11/12-15 ELM ST. MUSIC & TATTOO FESTIVAL TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE BAR! S EPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 M onth XX–M onth XX, 2014 CYNTHIA BARANEK FOR HER BEST BARTENDER NOMINATION CONGRATULATIONS TO GO ONLINE FOR A FULL CALENDAR THREELINKSDEEPELLUM.COM 108 HAPPY HOUR TILL 8PM DAILY $1-$3 OFF CRAFTS, DRAFTS & COCKTAILS! 2704 Elm Street • Dallas • 214-653-8228 • 7

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