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People and Politics

Weekly Staff
Thing Tarrant County NeedsCritic’s choice: A revolutionary with moxieLots of folks are whining about how the gas drilling companies are taking over Fort Worth, stepping on its citizens, and controlling city hall. Whine, w...


Culture

Weekly Staff
  Solo Dance Performance (Female)Critic’s choice: (tie) Leticia Oliveira, Olga PavlovaPavlova’s portrayal of the star-crossed Juliet in Paul Mejia’s condensed version of the classic story for Metropolitan Cla...



Getting and Spending

Weekly Staff
Western WearReaders’ choice: Leddy’s Boots, 2455 N Main St, FWCritic’s choice: Ponder Boot Co., 2358 N Main St, FWCountry singer Tanya Tucker and Broadway star Bette Midler have both ordered custom boots from ...


On the Town

Weekly Staff
Place to Take Someone From AustinReaders’ choice: Fort Worth StockyardsCritic’s choice: Fort Worth ZooA quick Google session shows the Austin Zoo has difficulty keeping customers happy. Its user rating of three star...



People and Politics

Weekly Staff
TV News ReporterReaders’ choice: Gloria Campos, WFAA-TV/Channel 8Critic’s choice: Chris Heinbaugh, WFAA-TV/Channel 8Heinbaugh has done a nice job in recent years covering Dallas City Hall, and he’s very inform...


Thing Tarrant County Needs

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Public DebatePublic officials are supposed to be, for lack of a better word, public. That means our elected officials need to be responsive to the voters, both in terms of being available to answer concerns and being able to ar...



Unsung Local Artists

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Critic’s choice: Early Fort Worth fringe artists Dickson Reeder, Bror Utter, Blanche McVeigh, Kelly Fearing, Cynthia Brants, and other artists of the hallowed Fort Worth Circle get most of the attention as cutting-edge Mo...


All-Star Barbecue

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Ribs: Burnt bits of sugar glaze fuse with juicy meat to yield heaven on a bone at Old School Barbecue, 5500 Brentwood Stair Rd., FW. Sausage: These spices sneak up on you, bash you on the back of the head, and steal your wallet...



All-Star Mexican

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Drink: Homemade horchata, fortified with lime, almonds, and lots of cinnamon, at Cachito’s, 2119 Harwood Rd., Bedford. Chips & salsa: Can’t get hotter, fresher chips than at this to tilleria, which also makes i...


Good Grub

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Readers’ choice: Ol’ South Pancake House, 1509 S University Dr, FW Fort Worth’s restaurant scene is booming, with new places opening up at a staggering pace. Unfortunately, most places new and old choose to ig...