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

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 ...


Important: MAF16 Parking/Ticketing Info

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...

(Courtesy Taco Bell)

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...


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...


On Tap: Fort Worth’s Beer Blog

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...

DALE HANSEN (photo courtesy of WFAA)

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...

IT'S A GAME! (Photos by Hannah Reinmiller)

Sports Rush: A History-Making Rivalry

Rush Olsen
You might have read how, back in the day, cowboys drove wild critters along the Texas Trail from Cowtown to Shreveport. By “back in the day,” we mean mid-April. On April 16, a local outfit known as the Fort Worth Vaqueros (...


Soundcheck 817: Scott Copeland Does Dylan

Jeff Prince
A hard rain won’t be falling, but numerous bottles of beer and whiskey will as some of Fort Worth’s best singer-songwriters perform more than 50 different Bob Dylan tunes during the fifth annual Bob Dylan Tribute Sh...

Here's a look at Christopher Bond's workspace at Grand Studio. Photo by Christopher Blay.

Untitled, the Art Blog: Touring Grand Studio

The Hollywood version of the artist studio is a large brick warehouse, usually with hardwood floors and grand bay windows overlooking a metropolis or the ocean. There, the lone artist creates and lives in the shadow of the big ...

SCOTT COPELAND (photo by jeff prince)

Scott Copeland’s Annual Dylan Tribute On Sunday

Jeff Prince
He not busy being born is busy dying. And he not busy going to Lola’s Saloon on Sunday is busy missing out on a hell of a show. Singer-songwriter Scott Copeland is hosting his fifth annual Bob Dylan Birthday Tribute Show, whi...