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Keepin’ the Fort Funky

Gayle Reaves
So, you thought Cowtown and “Where the West Begins” would be this burg’s monikers forever.


All-Star International

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Drink: Papaya licuados, the Salvadoran smoothie, at Marquez Restaurant, 928 N. Collins St., Arlington. Bread: Rosemary-dusted focaccia, as cushy-firm as a pillowtop mattress, at Nonna Tata, 1400 W. Magnolia Av., FW. Appetizers:...



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...



Getting and Spending

Weekly Staff
Place to Run Up Credit Cards Readers’ choice: New Orleans Nights, 7101 Calmont Av, FW Staff choice: Target, several locations You go in for toilet paper, milk, trash bags, and socks and end up spending $50. Plus, this was...


Arts and Culture

Weekly Staff
Outdoor Cultural Event Readers’ choice: Main Street Arts Festival Staff choice: Taming of the Shrew, Latin Arts Alliance On several evenings last May, the Latin Arts Alliance produced a bilingual version of the Bard’...



People and Politics

Weekly Staff
TV News Reporter Readers’ choice: Jane McGarry, NBC 5 Staff choice: Robert Riggs, CBS 11 Riggs has done it all – covering the White House, the Pentagon, wars, and corruption – and he just keeps plowing ahead. ...


On the Town

Weekly Staff
Happy Hour Readers’ choice: Blue Mesa, 1600 S University Dr, FW Staff choice: Blue Mesa Blue Mesa kicks happy-hour butt by offering more than just drink specials from 4 to 7 p.m. The TCU-area Tex-Mex restaurant also has a...



Good Grub

Weekly Staff
Breakfast Readers’ choice: Ol’ South, 1509 S University Dr, FW Staff choice: Scotty’s Deluxe Diner, 5100 N Beach St, FW This neat, 50s-style, blue-collar diner is a blast from the past with Marilyn Monroe, Jam...