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Funerals for Will Callers Set

Anthony Mariani
Funerals are set for the two Will Callers members who were killed last week in a car crash on I-35W. Both Bradley Kyle Schroeder, 33, and Chase Monks, 26, will be laid to rest in Austin, where they lived, Wednesday and Thursday...


Gambling $7,000 On Amon G. Carter Poker Table

Jeff Prince
The Amon Carter custom poker table made by Fort Worth pioneering furniture maker August Brandt fetched a cool $7,000 in the Jarrell & Brenda McDonald Western Memorabilia auction this past weekend in the Stockyards. The top ...



Point Blank’s Kim Davis Celebrated On Saturday

Jeff Prince
Kim Davis, a guitarist from Fort Worth’s early rock ‘n roll scene, is dead — gone but not forgotten as he straps on a Les Paul electric and joins that heavenly chorus. Davis played the power chords and harmony...


Hurricane Ruta Returns to Town

Jimmy Fowler
Before we were old enough to know who she was, some of us remember seeing Ruta Lee in Casa Manana ads during Channel 11’s afternoon movies in the ‘70s. Lee is preparing to open this Saturday in Casa’s version of The Best ...



Rick Springfield Talks To Strangers

Jeff Prince
You know him as the 1980s heartthrob and Grammy award-winning rock idol (“Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk To Strangers,” and 15 other Top 40 hits): You know him as Dr. Noah Drake on General Hospi...


Dallas Cowboys Leapfrog To Abyss

Jeff Prince
Miles Austin’s impromptu leapfrog over Roy Williams in the end zone was really cool, but the uptight NFL rules committee just can’t stand for players to have a good time. But watch any NFL game — after every t...



Fort Worth Vegan Blog Launched

Jimmy Fowler
Attention, tofu totalers and zucchini zealots: We’ve heard that being a vegan in a city known worldwide for its cattle industry can be a little a lonely. Local cabbageheads can now cozy up together online via VegFortWorth, a ...


Beat The Rush With Early Voting

Jeff Prince
People get excited about early shopping days, and so I’m sure everyone is equally pumped that early voting for the upcoming November election season begins on Monday!!!! Tarrant County elections for federal, state, distri...



New Vids from The Burning Hotels, Exit 380

Anthony Mariani
A few months ago, The Burning Hotels were asked by Dallas photographer/filmmaker Thom Jackson to write a song based on a video that he was shooting. Without seeing the footage, the Hotels came up with “Allison,” a track tha...


K-Mart Conceptualism Short Story Project

Anthony Mariani
As part of the new Vernon Fisher retrospective at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, K-Mart Conceptualism, writers are encouraged to submit stories inspired by Fisher’s literary paintings and assemblages to the museum for p...