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D Magazine September 2009

Cover Story

The Rise and Fall of Dallas Restaurateur Mico Rodriguez

How the man behind Mi Cocina built a restaurant empire and destroyed himself in the process.
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Features


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Beauty

Add a Pop of Purple to Your Beauty Routine

Get out of your neutral rut with these ultra-violet beauty basics.
By Raya-Gabrielle Ramsey
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Profiles

Bill Wisener: The Music Man

In 1981, he opened a store called Bill’s Records. Then it became his life.
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Home & Garden

Can a Golf Course Make The Colony Cool?

Successful Dallas developer Jack Matthews goes for the green on the bonnie shores of Lake Lewisville.
By Curt Sampson
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Profiles

Q&A With Russ Martin

The former 105.3 talk radio ratings king talks about his arrest and when he might return to the airwaves.
By Tim Rogers
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Food and Drink

Review: Rathbun’s Blue Plate Kitchen

Kent Rathbun aims to serve upscale Texas-grown comfort food. But what he delivers most is salt.
By Nancy Nichols
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Publications

See This Now: The “Traveling Man” Series in Deep Ellum

Brad Oldham and Brandon Oldenburg’s sculptures bring drama to Deep Ellum. But can they bring the crowds?
By Laura Kostelny
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Publications

The Nasher Sculpture Center Offers a Look at the Future of Dallas

The exhibit “The Art of Architecture: Foster + Partners” explains the architecture of the new Winspear Opera House—and provides a glimpse at where Dallas might be headed.
By Joan Arbery
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Nightlife

The Scene: September 2009

Reebok Heroes Celebrity Baseball Kick-off Rewind Party
By Sarah Eveans
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Publications

Sedona, Arizona

UFOs, tarot cards, past-life regression—there are lots of reasons to go crazy over this picturesque playground.
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Food and Drink

Review: Nick & Sam’s Grill

This hopping Uptown restaurant serves fairly simple but well-executed dishes at price points anyone can swallow.
By Jennifer Chininis
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Publications

Tim Rogers Is an Excellent Driver

How D Magazine’s executive editor totally saved two people from drowning.
By Tim Rogers
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Food and Drink

Review: Firefly

The menu is an ambitious compilation of Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, French, and Italian. Perhaps they should knock off a few cuisines and concentrate on two or three.
By Nancy Nichols
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Crime

Should Dallas Cops Use Cameras to Stop Crime?

Dallas police found that filming rowdy Lower Greenville bar patrons helps keep the peace. So why not do it more often?
By Josh Hixson