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A Free Pass To Growing Your Own

Jeff Prince
Planning on planting tomatoes in the garden (or maybe a killer batch of kush in the attic) this spring? We’ve got about a dozen free tickets to the All Texas Garden Show on Feb. 25 to 27 at Arlington Convention Center. It...


The 5 Browns’ Father Pleads Guilty

Kristian Lin
By now, you’ve probably heard the extensively horrible news from the classical music world that Keith Brown, the father of the sibling pianists The 5 Browns, has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of all three of his daughter...



Tracer Fluids Would Fingerprint Gas Drillers

Jeff Prince
The CSI: Crime Scene Investigation franchise, now in its 11 year, has been so popular for so long with its creative use of DNA analysis that I’m wondering why nobody pitched this idea before — establishing company-s...


Alleycat Race at Trinity Bikes

Jimmy Fowler
If you own a bicycle and you’re into things like “exercise,” “health,” and “fun,” you might want to check out tomorrow’s (Feb 19) Agony & The Ecstasy urban bike race starting at 2pm at Trinity Bicycles, 207 ...



Left Arm Tan Hits Stage With GRO, Studio

Anthony Mariani
Christ Chapel will receive a hefty dose of Fort Worthian Red Dirt rockers Left Arm Tan throughout March. On Fri., the 11th, at the church (3740 Birchman Ave., 817-731-4329), the quartet will share a bill with Fort Worth pop-roc...


Future People’s “Naturally” on WizardVizion

Anthony Mariani
Fresh off receiving some love from no less a music authority than Perez Hilton, L.A./Baltimore’s Future People have just released a single on Fort Worth/L.A.’s WizardVizion Records, the brainchild of EPIC RUINS’ Jordan Ri...



Hey, Mother Earth, Send More Ice

Jeff Prince
The snow and ice storm that closed down schools and businesses for days on end earlier this month is a memory. Temperatures are now in the 70s. I actually sweated this afternoon while sitting in my truck at a traffic light with...


Rap Royalty to Talk at Hip-Hop Symposium in Fort Worth

Anthony Mariani
Kool Moe Dee, Bun B, and The D.O.C. (“It’s the diggy diggy doc, y’all!”) are the three marquee rappers who will be appearing at the inaugural E.Y.E. (Embracing Youth Empowerment) Hip-Hop Symposium at The Dock Bookshop i...



Jacksboro Highway Avalon Motel Sign A Keeper

Jeff Prince
The Avalon Motel is a quiet little place these days, and that’s how owners Tom and Manjula Khushal like it. I stopped by to take photos of the sign perched atop a rusted water tower this morning and drew the wary eye of M...


Jacksboro Highway Rocket Sign Ain’t For Sale

Jeff Prince
The Jacksboro Highway is eye candy to me. Even though I’ve driven it a million times over the years I always enjoy checking out the old advertising signs. My favorite — most everyone’s favorite, I imagine R...