Archive for September, 2014
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2014 Stupor Bowl Ride

JIMMY FOWLER
One advantage of being a non-football fan on Super Bowl Sunday is: You have the roads and highways virtually all to yourself. Starting late in the morning, football fans plant themselves at their watching party of choice and do...


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Editor Responds To Steven Fromholz Fans Upset About Static

Gayle Reaves
As the editor of the Weekly, I’d like to thank everyone for expressing their thoughts on our recent Static post regarding Steven Fromholz’ recent death.  (Static is a joint effort of the editorial staff, but I am ultimatel...



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Mayor Price Plays Talk Show Host

Eric Griffey
In a series called “It’s Your Fort Worth,” Mayor Betsy Price talks to Southside Pirate Radio man John Rody and Keep Fort Worth Funky‘s James Zametz about what makes Fort Worth “Funkytown.” Sp...


VOLUNTEERS SUCH AS THESE FROM LAST YEAR GET IN SOME EXERCISE WHILE PERFORMING A COMMUNITY TASK AT THE SAME TIME.

Clean-Up On Aisle Nine At Tandy Hills

Jeff Prince
The Tandy Hills Natural Area would look a lot better if it were left natural many years ago. But nature was altered more than a century ago when ranchers and townfolk began fencing and developing the plains. Natural fires that ...



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Feats of Clay

CHOW, BABY
Chow, Baby used to spend a lot of time at Lambert’s Steak, Seafood, & Whiskey (2731 White Settlement Rd.) and was sad when it closed in March 2012. It was my go-to restaurant bar. I loved the staff, the Texas bric-a-brac,...


Labor Day opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Labor Day (PG-13) Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air) directs this adaptation of Joyce Maynard’s novel starring Kate Winslet as a depressed mother who takes in a wounded escaped convict (Josh Brolin). Also with Gattl...



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Hello, New Pour House

LAST CALL
I remember this one Sunday evening a year or so ago — I’m pretty sure it was in October, but it could’ve been April — when the weather was absolutely perfect. I’d gone to The Gold Standard (R.I.P.) on West 7th Street ...


Roger Corman's 1994 Fantastic Four screens at The Grotto Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 29 Oley Sassone’s 1994 film of The Fantastic Four was never intended to be seen and was made on the cheap to fulfill a contractual requirement that would ensure that Roger Corman’s production company retained the ri...



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It’s Not Nice to Backhand the Supremes

STATIC
Julia Trigg Crawford, manager of her family’s Red’Arc farm just outside of Paris, has been at war with TransCanada ever since the gigantic Canadian energy company decided to take a slice of her northeast Texas farm via emin...


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Fuzzy But Impressive

Is Wendy Davis’ fund-raising making Abbott sweat?
DAVE McNEELY
Democratic governor candidate Wendy Davis has jabbed for months at her Republican rival, Atty. Gen. Greg Abbott, for things like defending in court the Texas Legislature’s slashing of school spending. He has ignored her. With...