Archive for October, 2014
Allie’s serves up nontraditional fare such as Cajun pasta. Brian Hutson

Allie Oop

Into the wilds of South Fort Worth comes a zesty new Cajun joint.
EDWARD BROWN
It’s easy to forget, but there’s more to Fort Worth’s food scene than West 7th Street and West Magnolia Avenue. Though South Fort Worth is known primarily for McCart Thrift Center and millions of fast-food joints, the are...


The cast of Artes de la Rosa’s Romeo and Juliet prepares to tackle The Bard.

A New Romeo and Juliet

BIG TICKET
As one of Western culture’s greatest artistic creations — ever — Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has undergone numerous adaptations over the centuries. But one new incarnation stands to be one of the most novel (or sacri...



ANOTHER DRESSUP DAY AT REDNECK HEAVEN, THIS ONE INVOLVING GEEKY GLASSES. (photo courtesy of Redneck Heaven)

City Council To Discuss Epidermis At Redneck Heaven

Jeff Prince
A restaurant that features waitresses in body-paint bikinis has gotten under the skin of some locals, who’ve complained to city officials. Fort Worth City Council will flesh out the matter at tonight’s meeting. Sorry for th...


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FC Dallas’ Benitez Scores from Halfway

Kristian Lin
While the Dallas Cowboys were busy killing off the Night & Day curse, another local sports team had an incredible moment over the weekend. In the waning moments of FC Dallas’ come-from-behind victory over the Vancouve...



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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Giants 2013

Jeff Prince
Regular readers of “Off Asides” know that statistics, deep analysis, or even wins and losses don’t figure prominently in this column. “Off Asides” are just that – random, slightly askew thoughts that slide easily in...


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Fort Worth Rock Assembly II at J&J’s

JIMMY FOWLER
Ask any native Texan who grew up listening to FM radio, and he or she will be happy to give you all kinds of Lone Star trivia. What’s the state bird? “Free Bird,” of course. State motto? “Hold Your Head Up,” natch. St...



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Texas Troubadour Abroad: Portrush

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...


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Sen Wendy Davis And Family Invite Public To Jerry Russell Tribute

Jeff Prince
The public is invited to pay tribute to Jerry Russell at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 15 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy St. “It is with great sadness that I share that Jerry Russell, my dearly loved father, die...



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Stage West Founder Jerry Russell Dies

JIMMY FOWLER
In the coming days there will be many North Texas media tributes to actor, director, and Stage West founder Jerry Russell, 77, who died this morning from lingering complications due to abdominal surgery. The two coolest things ...


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Haltom City Included On Gallery Night

Jeff Prince
Gallery Night is a great time to scour Fort Worth galleries for art. Maybe you’ll even discover the next Pablo Picasso this Saturday. The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association sponsors the semi-annual event as a fund-raiser....