Around Fort Worth

Huckabee Screenwriting Workshop

Jimmy Fowler
Tom Huckabee, one of our fave area filmmakers (Carried Away), will conduct a screenwriting workshop for adults as part of Arts Fifth Avenue’s fall class schedule. The seven week workshop runs every Tuesday night 6:30-8:30pm O...


Dallas Cowboys ‘Ware’ Down Houston Texans

Jeff Prince
Sure, the Dallas Cowboys won yesterday’s game with the Houston Texans. Sure, the team is now a game out of first place as opposed to being a winless cellar dweller. Sure, there’s still a chance they’ll rebound...



Guardianship, Probate Courts Get More Scrutiny

Jeff Prince
Anyone interested in our recent cover stories about the Tarrant County probate court’s powerful and sometimes heavy-handed role in guardianship issues  (“In Whose Best Interest?” Sept. 8, 2010, and “Ret...


Covey Closed

Anthony Mariani
One of the coolest spots in town, The Covey Restaurant & Brewery, closed for good last Friday, after nearly five years of business. Co-owner Jamie Fulton is moving to Washington, D.C., to serve as brewmaster at Farmers &...



Fort Worth Music Co-Op Comp Deadline Oct. 1

Anthony Mariani
The Fort Worth Music Co-Op is soliciting contributions for a Fort Worth music compilation CD to be released during the Holidays. However, you must be a co-op member to contribute –– for registration information, visit http:...


New Ethics Committee, Same Problems

Jeff Prince
A revamped Ethics Review Committee met today to pick up the pieces after a Mayor Mike Moncrief-led tsunami decimated the old committee (“Has Fort Worth Lost Its Moral Compass?” Sept. 22, 2010). Moncrief wasn’t...



EPIC RUINS Video from Lola’s

Anthony Mariani
More than 300 people crowded into Lola’s Saloon last Friday for EPIC RUINS‘ inaugural show, featuring a slew of local heavy-hitters/sitter-inners, including Michael “Big Mike” Richardson on guitar, The O...


New TNL Lineup Tonight

Anthony Mariani
A band has canceled, but the show will go on. Joining Rahim Quazi tonight (Thursday) at 6 p.m. on the patio stage at Central Market (4651 W. Fwy. at Hulen) will be the Inner City All-Stars. As always, the show is free. The weat...



Don & Neil Young Ponder Yonder Harvest Moon

Jeff Prince
Local glass maker and environmentalist Don Young sent this gorgeous photo, described as a “happy harvest moon and autumnal equinox.” It was taken at Tandy Hills Park just east of downtown. Unfortunately, he didnR...


Ace Cook Memorial Draws Diverse Crowd

Jeff Prince
Friends, flowers, fiddle music, teardrops, and plenty of funny stories made the A.C. “Ace” Cook memorial a poignant but happy place to be on Monday afternoon. About a hundred people showed up at the Van Cliburn Reci...