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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

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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

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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...



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

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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...



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

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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. ...