Around Fort Worth

Life in the Theater

Jimmy Fowler
Check out tomorrow’s “Stage” page for a nifty chat with Justin Flowers and Dana Schultes, two of the city’s most versatile and most active performers. They’re committed life partners off stage and are raising their 10...


Weekender, Thur., July 9

Anthony Mariani
Around happy hour tonight (Thursday) on the patio at Central Market (4651 W. Fwy., 817-335-1373) you will be able to marvel at Chatterton, the superb Fort Worth alt-country quartet fronted by veteran songwriter and beard enthus...



Seniors Today

Jimmy Fowler
Recently, there’s been a fair amount of handwringing over how 21st century digital distractions like the internet, blackberries, and cell phone cameras have obliterated good manners during live performances. Of course, two au...


Free Tix: James McMurtry

Anthony Mariani
Alt-country singer-songwriter and one of four ’09 inductees into our Fort Worth Music Hall of Fame, James McMurtry will be performing a free show at Longhorn Saloon in the Stockyards (121 W. Exchange Ave.) on Sun., July 12. D...



The Return of the King

Anthony Mariani
One-man-R&B-band Nathan Brown/Browningham is playing tonight at The Grotto, probably about 1 in the morning, after everyone has drunk a dangerous amount of alcohol and the gritty party band Shuttle has come and gone. That a...


Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up July 4 Edition

eric.griffey
Keep those restaurant related emails rolling in: eric.griffey@fwweekly.com Hoffbrau Steaks (1712 S. University Dr. FW 76107 phone: 817-870-1952) is offering dinner for two for $19.99, but only if you tell your server that you k...



Police Chief Backpedals Over The Rainbow

Jeff Prince
Wow, how’s this for an about-face? Fort Worth’s top cop, the one who came across as cavalier and condescending while first discussing last weekend’s raid at the Rainbow Lounge, is now doing the ol’ soft ...


Hardware Haul

Gayle Reaves
Fort Worth Weekly rocked in Houston last weekend –– even though none of us were able to be there in person to appreciate the vibe. At the statewide Lone Star Awards, presented by the Houston Press Club, the Weekly took firs...



Fort Worth: 10th Fastest-Growing City

Anthony Mariani
The U.S. Census Bureau just announced its list of the fastest-growing cities in the country. At the top, perhaps naturally, is New Orleans –– evidently, people who moved away post-Katrina are moving back. In the 10th spot i...


Rainbow Lounge Heats Up

dan.mcgraw
A group of prominent Fort Worth business leaders and community activists are calling for an independent investigation by private citizens of the TABC/FWPD raid at the Rainbow Lounge. Here is their letter sent today to Mayor Mik...