Around Fort Worth

Fred’s is Tops in Texas

Jimmy Fowler
I don’t normally check out USA Today before deciding where to go to lunch, but that may have to change: The national daily declared Fred’s to be one of Texas’s great burger dives as part of its “51 Great Burger Joints...


Facebook on the Screen

Kristian Lin
Surprising no one, The Social Network was the most-watched film over the weekend. Now that my review of the movie is finally up on this site, I can post a bunch of links regarding the movie. Wired previews the film and does a p...



Deja Flozell Vu Barron

Jeff Prince
Dallas Cowboys had a bye week. The weather was beautiful. Sunday was a perfect day for outdoor fun. Unless you worked your fingers to the bone all week long and partied hard on Saturday night and just wanted to spend Sunday as ...


Goggle ‘n’ Gay

Jimmy Fowler
The fall edition of Arts Goggle happens tomorrow (Saturday, October 2) 4-10pm in different locations across the Near Southside. It’s a burgeoning arts festival to make the city proud, in which the work of local visual artists...



Dez “Bust” Bryant Quiets Detractors

Jeff Prince
The best surprise so far in this Dallas Cowboys season is the performance of rookie WR Dez Bryant. He’s played regularly and averaged better than 11 yards a catch with 14 completions in three games. Best of all, his fight...


Dietrich One of “The Good Guys”

Jimmy Fowler
Butterfly Connection co-founder, actor, producer, writer, and one-man support network Adam Dietrich will appear in the Fox Network’s Friday October 8 episode of The Good Guys, the mismatched cop comedy series starring Colin H...



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 &...