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WILLIE NELSON (courtesy Wikepedia)

Willie Nelson Abandons Cowtown For Austin

Jeff Prince
Willie Nelson has left behind more than a few women, and he’s abandoned quite a few cities as well. The dude gets around. But it’s always an honor when Nelson picks Fort Worth as the site of his annual July 4 Picnic...


Whitnye Raquel (courtesy of Whitnye's Facebook page)

Whitnye Raquel Is Figuring Out This Artist Thing

Jeff Prince
The cover story on wild and crazy singer-songwriters (“Music on the Edge,” Dec. 22, 2014) struggling to succeed in an overcrowded and underpaid music scene was supposed to include numerous profiles of local artists ...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) The Bomb Factory (2713 Canton St., 214-932-6501) celebrated its grand opening (reopening?) last night with a show by one of Dallas’ biggest musical exports, singer-songwriter Erykah Badu. On Saturday the sprawling Deep El...


KIM KARDASHIAN GETS PAMPERED (courtesy of wikipedia)

Mark Cuban Could Have Avoided Lamar Odom Fiasco

Jeff Prince
It’s surprising that Mark Cuban, a guy who stars on reality TV, apparently wasn’t watching Keeping Up With The Kardashians and Khloe & Lamar several years ago. If he’d been keeping up with those shows he w...



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Keeping A Low Profile Not Always Easy For Irish Travellers

Jeff Prince
The Irish Travellers have forayed back into the news as they inevitably do. This time members of the Gypsy group have been connected to murder and insurance fraud, as reported by Deanna Boyd and Melody McDonald in the Fort Wort...


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America For Sale

Jeff Prince
If you have deep enough pockets, you can make the world flat again. Gas drillers shelled out bucks years ago to get the Fort Worth Zoo to say nice things about them. Before long, a diorama exhibit declared that the fossil fuel ...



DALE HANSEN (courtesy WFAA)

Dale Hansen’s Beef With Greg Hardy, Cowboys Goes Too Far

Jeff Prince
A coworker has a bumper sticker that says, “I Stand Against Genocide.” So heroic! Every now and then, Channel 8/WFAA sportscaster Dale Hansen puffs out his chest, points his baby blues straight into the camera, and delivers...


ALISON MCQUEEN (courtesy McQueen's Kickstarter page)

Want To Be A Character In A Book?

Jeff Prince
A Fort Worth woman’s idea for crowdfunding a new book earned it a Kickstarter Staff Pick designation. Alison McQueen, 23, is writing Insider’s Game in a genre known as New Adult fiction that bridges the gap between ...



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Riverside, Oakhurst Scenic To Get Some Cleanup Love

Jeff Prince
Remember when Oncor went into the beautiful woods on Oakhurst Scenic Drive and butchered them with chainsaws? Sure you do: I wrote about it a few weeks ago (“Too Much Power,” Feb. 11, 2015). I assume most of you fra...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
            1.) The biggest deal in town this weekend, especially for lovers of local music and indie-rock, is 35 Denton. The lineup is stout, loaded with some of the best bands in North Texas and ...