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BY STEVE STEWARD
1.)  The Phantom Sensation releases its debut album tonight (Friday) at Lola’s Saloon, which is also a kickoff show for the Gothic folk band’s weeklong tour up and down I-35, so be sure to pick up a CD if you’re going to...


A PACK OF SPICE CALLED MARY JANE.

K2 Puts More Than 30 New Yorkers In A Spice Stupor

Jeff Prince
Marijuana has become more expensive in recent years as the hydroponically grown pot has edged out the Mexican dirt weed among consumers. Now, the cheap stuff is harder to find. More and more people seem to be turning to K2, or ...



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No More Rally in Sundance Square

BY STEVE WATKINS
A small band of protestors, armed with DayGlo green picket signs, marched through downtown Fort Worth on Friday night. In the wake of what CNN dubbed the deadliest attack on police officers since 9/11, people of all ethnicities...


HERE'S WHAT JOE PALAZZOLO LOOKED LIKE WHEN HIS BATTLE WITH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BEGAN IN 2010 ...

Fort Worth School District Wins Appeal Against Whistleblower Joe Palazzolo

Jeff Prince
The legal battle between the Fort Worth school district and former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal Joe Palazzolo is like the Energizer Bunny –– it just keeps going and going and going. And now it’s going...



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FWPD to Dallas PD: “We’ve got your six!”

BY ANTHONY MARIANI
The Fort Worth Police Department plans to soon release a statement via @fortworthpd on the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas last night at a protest to condemn the recent police-involved deaths of two black men ...


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Important: MAF16 Parking/Ticketing Info

BY FORT WORTH WEEKLY
Hey, folks. We are as excited as you are for this weekend’s festivities: Nearly two dozen Fort Worth bands from 2 to 9pm Saturday on the Near Southside (The Boiled Owl Tavern, The Chat Room Pub, The Live Oak Music Hall, and S...



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Steal Game, Steal Taco, Spike Global Warming

Jeff Prince
Taco Bell is giving away free tacos between 2 and 6 p.m. as part of its “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion with the NBA. What do you bet there will be lines stretching for blocks at every Taco Bell in town? Peop...


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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Team to beat show of the week alert: dreamy, Brooklyn-based, Krautrock-inspired rock band Diiv is playing at Trees in Dallas tonight (Friday) with Norman, Oklahoma’s Broncho, a band called Winter, and another band called t...



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On Tap: Fort Worth’s Beer Blog

BY EDWARD BROWN
Benbrook Brewpubs In this week’s Metropolis, I write about Benbrook resident Eric Addison’s travails as he works to open a brewpub in a metroplex that is largely exploding with breweries and brewpubs. His main problem is th...


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Dale Hansen Gives Baylor Football A Swift Kick

Jeff Prince
WFAA Channel 8 sportscaster Dale Hansen can be a smug and egotistical blowhard at times, but I love it when he gets on his moral high horse and starts ripping into people. I’m not being facetious. I really do love it, whe...