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Concert Review: WizardVizion’s Summerthon

Lyndsay Cole
I walked into Shipping and Receiving (201 S Calhoun St., 817-887-9313) Saturday afternoon for Wizardvizion’s Summerthon just in time to see a guy named Charlie sporting a Fozzie Bear tattoo on his chest win the Speedo contest...


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An Ode to Scott Cantrell and Arts Criticism

Edward Brown
Let me start by saying that I haven’t always been a fan of Scott Cantrell’s reviews. Before he and other Dallas Morning News writers accepted buyouts last week, the classical music critic spent 16 years building a small but...



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Sports: How The WNBA Can Succeed in North Texas

Fort Worth Weekly
It’s got the makings of a great story. Oklahoma girl, originally from Detroit, leaves the hinterlands of Northwest OK and heads to the big city in Texas to make her fortune. We recently learned of such a story in the offi...


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Morning News Roundup, Jul 28

Eric Griffey
Your Call Will be Answered in the Order it was Received Police response time to the city’s most urgent calls has gotten worse, according to data to be presented to the City Council today. The far north part of town has it wor...



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Miss Tipsy: Let the Good Times Roll

Colleen Fischer
Picture this: a mustache, a mullet, and a cheesy smile handing you a pitcher of shitty macro beer. There is a distinct odor of stale cigarettes, nacho “cheese,” and feet in the air. You are surrounded by hyper children, swe...


A ROUNDTURN WITH TWO HALF STITCHES.

Morning News Roundup, Jul 27

Jeff Prince
Jerry Jones’ Headquarters Halfway Done Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is building a $350 million headquarters in Frisco amid the heralded “$5 Billion Mile” of development along the Dallas North Tollway. Don’t be jealo...



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Soundcheck 817: Son of Stan at Shipping & Receiving, Summerthon

Eric Griffey
For this week’s installment of the Weekly’s concert preview series, we discussed tomorrow’s Summerthon with Jordan Richardson a.k.a Son of Stan and the top of the Wizardvizion totem (and Fort Worth Weekly scri...


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Olenjack’s Grille To Close Today?

Jeff Prince
An inside source says Olenjack’s Grille in Arlington will be closing. I called one of the investors to confirm the closing, but he said management was planning to meet with employees this afternoon. He didn’t want to di...



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The Dadding Hack: Family Fun Ops

ANTHONY MARIANI
Kidstuff from your trusty Weekly editor and the author of a daddy blog that you should definitely (probably?) check out, The Dadding Hack. Up until a couple of weeks ago, I probably never would have even rolled my eyes at “Gr...


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Xs & Os: What is Love? (Part 2)

Sarah Angle
I was wearing a new dress Monday night when he broke up with me. I’m sure I looked stylish as my red high heels dashed out the door after slapping twenty bucks on the table. (I should have totally kept that twenty.) It’s no...