Pratz credits the Lunch’s own shift from mellow reggae into the alternative market as “why we lost that crowd.” O’Connor says he doesn’t believe that the place to hang crowd has survived into the Austin of the Nineties, but seems content to leave the De La Souls and Ben Folds Fives to Pratz. “He’s captured that market,” points out O’Connor, complimenting Pratz’s acumen further before reiterating that, “We never went up against him at the Austin Music Hall.” And as for the two possibly working together in the future? “If he wanted to do a show [at La Zona],” says O’Connor, “we’d talk to him.” I Am Curious (Dino) You know you’ve been wondering what the lascivious combo of Mr. Fabulous and the notorious “swingers'” club Anchovies would produce, and now that Mr.
This summer’s Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation is written and directed by Oscar winner Christopher McQuarrie, who also worked with Cruise on Valkyrie, Jack Reacher and Edge of Tomorrow. He brings a more grounded touch to the series, including stunts that feel almost frighteningly realistic. Along with a constant stream of barbed humour, the film has an enjoyably knotted mystery plot and action set pieces that feel like they’re grounded in the real world.
One more thing to worry about, one more stress. Kind of ironic the way things go. Full circle. Selling ice cream to children is mostly a late afternoon or evening enterprise, and we start the day by selling lunch to construction workers building a plant in Southeast for Pepco, the utility company. Hamidu serves them with game wit. Each time he sells a $2 ice cream sandwich, he says, “That’ll be two hundred dollars.” When one longtime customer gripes about the heat, Hamidu reaches into the fridge, then flicks him with a fistful of ice; the guy flinches and laughs.
On our last day we decided to order room service for breakfast while we packed. We ordered it at 9am and were told it would be 25 minutes WE ARE STILL WAITING FOR IT!! We travelled with an 11 year old so this made it a bit restrictive as we couldn’t take advantage of Breathless next door. However I would not be willing to give it another go I would much prefer to stay in one of the up and coming Royalton Hotels.