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Fort Night on KERA-TV’s “Think”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight’s (Friday’s) 7pm edition of KERA-TV Channel 13’s local chat show Think is all about the Fort: Jerre Tracy, executive director of Historic Fort Worth, will name the top endangered structures/sites in the city and h...


National Honors for the Weekly

Gayle Reaves
The Fort Worth Weekly team hit some homers recently in the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies’ national competition. Texas Music, “boxcar tourist” Bo Keely and, of course that local character named Barnett Shale loom...



Walt Disney: Big Jerk or Super Big Jerk?

Jimmy Fowler
Starting tonight, Circle Theatre will present the final weekend of its engrossing Southwest premiere Something Intangible, and as this week’s ”Stage” review indicates, Bruce Graham’s script depicts a thinly veiled Walt ...


Jonathan Tyler Ready To Destroy Lola’s Sixth

Jeff Prince
Retro-fresh rockers Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights are seeing stars these days. They went from jamming at small Fort Worth-Dallas dives not so long ago to signing a major record deal at Atlantic, releasing an album, t...



Fort Worth Is Meryl; Dallas Is Melanie

Jeff Prince
Dallas-based blog site FrontBurner wrote about ESPN choosing Fort Worth over Dallas as production headquarters for covering the Super Bowl, prompting this classic reader comment: “If cities were aging beauties then Fort W...


Jimmy Johnson Won’t Survive

Jeff Prince
Back in 1993, then-Dallas Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson told a reporter the Cowboys would kick San Francisco’s ass in the NFC Championship game — and the newspaper could print his prediction in “three-inch ...



Search For Perfect Lunch Spot Sputters Along

Jeff Prince
I never knew how good I had it at Los Alamos Cafe until that North Side eatery closed in early May and left me stumbling the streets at noon like a stray tomcat searching for a decent morsel. “Meow! Meow-ow! Meeoooowww!&#...


Star-T Startles Readers With Skinny New Look

Jeff Prince
The “New Look, New Size, Same Great Content” version of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram was revealed today. A more accurate slogan might be, “Odd Look, Small Size, Even Less Content.” The paper’s width was trimmed an inc...



Scenes from Music Awards Ceremony

Anthony Mariani
Nearly 300 people — all nominees in our 13th Annual Music Awards and their plus-ones — packed the Fort Worth Community Arts Center for our Grammy-type event, the Panthys, named after the little panther-head trophies...


Foxymorons Coming

Anthony Mariani
Be on the lookout over the next couple of weeks for Bible Stories, a superlative piece of indie-rock popistry by The Foxymorons, the duo of Fort Worthian Jerry James and Nashvillian David Dewese, who met in the mid 1990s in hig...