Archive for October, 2016
"Peppuccino's" gears up for taping at UNT later this month.

Pizza and Coffee

Noah Sargent brings a live TV sitcom to UNT.
North Texas may be only a way station for Noah Sargent. The 21-year-old University of North Texas student is from San Antonio, and after his upcoming graduation he’s anticipating a summer course in Spain and internships on th...

Tornado Pics

Jeff Prince
Facebook friends are posting up close and personal photos of the tornadoes that touched down yesterday in North Texas.

Cover by Robert Hart

Tag Teams

In Fort Worth, graffiti abatement is turning a problem into art.
MATTHEW MCGOWAN photos by Robert Hart
Standing behind a table littered with paint cans on a small Near Southside grassy area, Alison Letnes, a city parks staffer who oversees Fort Worth’s graffiti abatement efforts, smiled widely as she handed out cups of paint t...

The carne asada is just one of Cumino’s specialties. Tony Robles

Fresh Cumino’s

This newish Arlington Mexican joint is fast but not fast-food.
Owned and operated by the husband-and-wife team of Art and Elisa Juarez, Cumino’s Tacos Frescos ys Mas is a welcome dose of freshness and authenticity in the Chainsville known as Arlington –– even though Chainsville has l...

Valérie Donzelli and Jérémie Elkaïm in Declaration of War.

Sing Through the Pain

Big Ticket
About eight years ago, French actors Valérie Donzelli and Jérémie Elkaïm were informed that their 18-month-old son was suffering from a brain tumor. Their tribulations in the years since then are the subject of Declaration ...

A Fab New Edition

Jimmy Fowler
I’ve never been the rabid Beatles fan that some people are, but I can still recognize this as a bad idea of epic proportions: James McCartney (Paul’s son) is seriously considering forming a band with Sean Lennon, Dhani Ha...

O.J. Simpson: Zero To Hero?

Jeff Prince
Private investigator William Dear wrote a book that claims O.J. Simpson’s son, Jason, is the real murderer. O.J. took the blame and became the country’s most despised laughing stock just to protect his son. Or so De...

R.I.P., Giorgio Chinaglia

Kristian Lin
A piece of American soccer history passed away over the weekend when Giorgio Chinaglia died of a heart attack at age 65. The Italian soccer player grew up in Wales and started his career there, so his fellow Italians nicknamed ...

Brewfest Was Awesome

Anthony Mariani
More than 5,000 folks, according to Fort Worth police, showed up last Saturday in the West 7th development for Brewfest on Crockett, an annual celebration of live (mostly local) music and craft beer. Some mighty fine Fort Worth...

Jerry Jones Perfect Donut Shop Owner

Jeff Prince
It seems logical that Dallas Cowboys owner and general mismanager Jerry Jones is opening more than 50 Dunkin’ Donuts over the next several years in the Metroplex. Glazed, frittered, jelly filled and powdered — apt d...