Archive for September, 2014

Surprise! FM2865 Beats Chris Zalez at White Elephant

Jeff Prince
Youthful exuberance and a batch of good songs propelled FM2865 Band to the March 29 finals of the Texas Music Showdown with KHYI 95.3 “The Range” host Brett Dillon at the White Elephant Saloon. FM2865  squared off ...


“Star-T”‘s Sad “Exclusive”

Jimmy Fowler
Have you seen the “exclusive,” “one-on-one,” and “revealing” interview with Rick Perry featured on today’s Star-Telegram website? It’s a blog post written by former Star-T reporter Kevin Lyons; he now lives in A...



Drunks Rejoice: Designated Drivers At Your Service

Jeff Prince
Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, or any day for that matter,  involves consuming generous helpings of distilled spirits. And that leads to drunken driving, which leads to arrest and jail, which leads to $10,000 in fines, c...


Jacksboro Highway Caravan Inn Sign A Goner? OMG!

Jeff Prince
The largest and most eye-catching motel sign on Jacksboro Highway might be going away soon.  The Caravan Inn owners are toying with the idea of selling the property to a gas station chain. The recession has taken a toll on the...



Cheesy Does It

Jimmy Fowler
Because even nurses and doctors need to eat unhealthy sometimes, the Messy Cheesy Food Truck has set up its gooey goodies next to the Andrews Women’s Center at Baylor All Saints Hospital, 1614 Mistletoe, FW. Serving times are...


Tsunami Damage A Natural Gas Boon?

Jeff Prince
Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s “Mad Money,” says the tsunami that hit Japan and damaged several nuclear-powered reactors will be the death knell for nuclear energy and a boon for natural gas in that country. ̶...



Beaver Croons At Impossible Possibilities Run

Jeff Prince
The Impossible Possibilities 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K Marathon at Trinity Park enjoyed gorgeous weather, hundreds of registrants, and plenty of tasty live music as proven by this clip of  “One More Song̶...


Visionary Awards Thu., Mar. 24, at Artspace 111

Anthony Mariani
We at the Fort Worth Weekly are proud to announce our inaugural Visionary Awards to honor and celebrate local artists working in disciplines as diverse as visual arts, film, drama, performance art, literature, fashion, or multi...



Filmmaker for FW Mayor

Jimmy Fowler
The contest for Fort Worth mayor just got more interesting as North Texas experimental filmmaker Nicholas Zebrun, who is 27, filed this week to run as a candidate. Some of Zebrun’s expressed priorities are fairly boilerplate ...


Yank Be Gone

Jeff Prince
If you’re tired of yanking on that cord every time you want to crank up your gas-powered mower to cut the grass, you might consider swapping for an easy-start and environmentally greener electric model. Black & Decker...