Tamar Braxton Says JR’s Bar & Grill Denied Her Entry because she looked “too gangster”

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Singer and reality TV star Tamar Braxton is alleging that JR’s Bar and Grill on Cedar Springs denied her entry based on her appearance.

Braxton took to her Instagram and social media accounts to detail her account of trying to enter the bar, which was promptly posted to Facebook by a user named James Michael. “Evidently I look like a gangster,” she says in the short clip. “I can’t come in this establishment. (JR’s Bar & Grill) Here in my favorite town Dallas, they said zero tolerance for black people.”


Thanks to the viral power of social media, the bar has been flooded with dozens of negative reviews on Facebook, some of which point to previous allegations of racism in prior reviews of the bar. “Looking at the reviews posted before this happened I can see there has always been a problem here,” wrote one commenter. “You made a mistake and turned away a famous person so now you will feel the hit in the profits.” Continue reading “Tamar Braxton Says JR’s Bar & Grill Denied Her Entry because she looked “too gangster””

Transportation and Hotels for the Oaklawn Gayborhood on Cedar Springs

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Recommended Airport Ride:
Wingz is the best option for airport rides especially with $5 off because there are no surge rates. Just make sure to plan the pick-up several hours or a day in advance.  You can get an instant Wingz $5 Free Creditwhen you sign up for a new Wingz account. This will not only get you from your home airport when flying into the Dallas area but will get you from DFW or Love Field to the hotel of your stay. Here is a list of the host hotels and Oaklawn area hotels.

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Create a new Curb account and download the app for the first time.  On the credit card registration page that appears after creating an account, click the “Enter Promo Code” text link. Enter Referral Code o91l92 to receive $10 in Magic Credits added to your account instantly. Continue reading “Transportation and Hotels for the Oaklawn Gayborhood on Cedar Springs”

UPDATE: Two robbery suspects possibly related to the Oaklawn attacks arrested

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light up oaklawnUPDATE: Dallas police said Sunday they have arrested two aggravated robbery suspects who could be linked to a dozen other similar crimes in the Oak Lawn area.


The two teens suspected in the Oaklawn attacks are 18 year olds Deon Fridia and Donedwin Maxie and each face a felony charge of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. The pair was driving a car that had been stolen from a woman who had earlier been pistol-whipped and robbed in a parking garage next to Parkland Hospital, less than two miles away. Continue reading “UPDATE: Two robbery suspects possibly related to the Oaklawn attacks arrested”