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Hollywood Movie Featuring FW’s The Burning Hotels Screening

Anthony Mariani
Tonight (Wednesday) at 4:30 p.m. at Rave Motion Pictures-Ridgmar (2300 Green Oaks Rd, 817-566-0021) will be a screening of Bandslam, starring High School Musical’s Vanessa Hudgens, Alyson Michalka (from Aly & AJ), and Fri...


Rich Get Wetter

Jeff Prince
NBC Channel 5 did a story last night on Metroplex residents who use the most water at their homes. Rich folks are either drinking a whole lot of single malt scotch and water on ice, or they are maintaining huge, lush freaking S...



The Shack Is Phat

Jeff Prince
Youth’s influence on American culture has always been strong, but seeing corporate lawyers, PR sharks, and CEOs jumping on the bandwagon is kind of like watching Fonzie jump the shark tank. Fort Worth-based Radio Shack tried ...


Fort Worth Film Heads to Venice

Anthony Mariani
A film short commissioned by the Kimbell Art Museum has been chosen to screen at the 66th annual Venice International Film Festival. Philip Haas’ “The Death of Pentheus” is part of Butchers, Dragons, Gods & Skeletons,...



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...