Archive for September, 2014
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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Kansas City Chiefs

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Cowboys haven’t done much to earn my annual optimism during the past decade, although I still project them to win the Super Bowl most every year. This past summer, during a surprising stretch of serious doubt, I be...


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Velvet Taco To Take Over Gold Standard Space

Eric Griffey
Addison-based Front Burner Restaurants has finally confirmed the long-standing rumor that its Velvet Taco restaurant will take over the space currently occupied by The Gold Standard. Last month, Gold Standard co-owner Brad Hens...



friday the 13th -- 1980 -- Paramount Pictures

Coyote Drive-In Screens the Original “Friday the 13th”

JIMMY FOWLER
Here’s one of the great things about having a locally owned drive-in movie theater: They take requests. Customers of the Coyote Drive-In (223 NE 4th St, FW) were in the mood to see the original 1980 teens-with-bad-hair-have-s...


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Evil Puritans Censor Dallas Gay Pride. Is Fort Worth Next?

JIMMY FOWLER
A gay tempest was unleashed in a Dallas teapot yesterday when the Dallas Voice, North Texas’s LGBT newspaper, posted a story about parade organizers and police enforcing a “no nudity” dress code for this Sunday’s Dallas...



USA World Cup qualification

The USA Soccer Ladder (September 2013)

Kristian Lin
USA clinched its spot in the 2014 World Cup with its victory over Mexico last night and other results going their way. That means its time once again to reassess which players are looking good to be on the plane to Brazil next ...


"The Family" opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Family (R) Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer star in Luc Besson’s comic thriller as the heads of a Mafia family who are relocated to the south of France by the U.S. federal witness protection program. Also wit...



TCU puts on "Fort Worth Remembers JFK" Wednesday at 6:30pm.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 11 The 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination looms closer and closer, and Fort Worth isn’t about to miss out on the occasion. TCU puts on Fort Worth Remembers JFK, a panel discussion mediated by Bob Sc...


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Troll-free Tellygram

STATIC
The racist, name-calling, confrontational, and sensationalistic comments sometimes left by trolls at the bottom of online newspaper stories are no longer welcome at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Executive Editor Jim Witt announ...



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Local Freedom Lovers Wave Flags, Signs On I-30 Overpass

Jeff Prince
Regardless of how you feel about impeaching President Obama, give these four people credit: Standing out in the blazing sun on a highway overpass and holding signs for hours on end to remind everyone about the anniversaries of ...


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Comfort Me with Snark

CHOW, BABY
In the ’90s, I and every other night owl in Fort Worth had one haven to head for after bar-thirty: the Ol’ South Pancake House (1509 S. University Dr.). I didn’t go there for the mediocre food, the seemingly endless proce...