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Star-Telegram Startles Don Young

Jeff Prince
East Side activist Don Young has maintained a contentious relationship with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram during his long reign as the city’s most voracious cheerleader for Tandy Hills Natural Area and most recurrent critic of...


The Fort’s Burgermeister Strikes Again

Jimmy Fowler
Tim Love’s new Love Shack So7, located at 817 Matisse St off West 7th, has a grand opening celebration this Sunday August 2. Love is a lamb admirer, and to prove he ain’t just bleatin’ Dixie, the baa-aahd-ass 3-6pm festiv...



Unpaid Furlough Hits S-T

dan.mcgraw
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram announced today that all employees must take a one week unpaid furlough by the end of the year. Read publisher Gary Wortel’s memo at McClatchy Watch.


Fort Worth Couture (Seriously)

Anthony Mariani
A Fort Worth-based fashion company is featured in today’s edition of Valet, an independently published men’s webzine. American Viceroy’s new line of cotton shirts and pants is inspired by pajamas. Jerry James, who co-owns...



Was It from the J. Lo Line?

Jimmy Fowler
“Eau de Evacuee,” “Susceptible,” “My Floral Anxiety” – what the hell was the name of the parfum that prompted a level red threat response from some 34 Bank of America employees who had to be treated at local hospi...


Static Greases Wheels For Kids

Jeff Prince
By the time Pastor Kyev Tatum called Fort Worth Weekly yesterday to complain about East Side youngsters getting screwed out of their paychecks during a summer job program, he was frustrated that his calls to Workforce Solutions...



Dinner Roll: Restuarant Round-Up

eric.griffey
In addition to great deals, the Dinner Roll is all about new places to eat. Tim Love’s new gourmet burger joint opens its doors next week, and a much-needed fine dining restaurant has opened up in Weatherford. Love Shack So7 ...


Weekender/Hip-Tips, Fri., July 24

Anthony Mariani
Odd pairing tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Longhorn (121 W Exchange Av, the Stockyards, 817-740-9477): Austin’s kinda silly, rockabilly-inflected Flametrick Subs and Fort Worth’s deadly serious, grungy Stella Rose. But as...



Playboy.com Loves Angelo’s Bar-B-Que

Anthony Mariani
Angelo’s Bar-B-Que was recently named one of the top 10 barbecue joints in the country by Playboy.com. Of the 51-year-old institution at 2533 White Settlement Road on the near West Side, the legendary magazine says that co-ow...


The Fort Worth Factory

Jimmy Fowler
Check out this week’s interview with installation artist Kate McDougall and graphic designer/filmmaker Brad Simmons, who’ve been inspired by Andy Warhol’s early series of black and white films to create a similar piece of...