Around Fort Worth

Shhhh! On Shuttle

Jeff Prince
People bitching about the high cost of parking at the new Dallas Cowboys stadium might want to consider the “Shuttle Deal” at J. Gilligan’s, 400 E. Abram St., in Arlington. If you go to Gilligan’s before the game, order...


Dinner Roll Restaurant Round-Up: Post Restaurant Week Edition

eric.griffey
Just because restaurant week is over doesn’t mean you should stay home and eat beans out of a can. We roll: Blue Mesa (1600 S. University Dr. FW 76107 phone: 817-332-6371) is making tacos for a cause. One dollar from every ta...



Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon To Feature Joe Kuban

Jeff Prince
Labor Day is this Monday and you know what that means: Jerry Lewis and his Muscular Dystrophy Telethon will be on the boob tube for hours on end. I love watching Lewis at the end of the show, half out of his mind with exhaustio...


First Friday on the Green Cancelled

Anthony Mariani
Tonight’s show is a no-go. The next First Friday will be October 2 and feature The Burning Hotels and The Campaign. Luke Wade, who was on tonight’s bill, will be performing at Chadra Mezza & Grill (1622 Park Place Av, o...



Weekender, Thu., Sept. 3

Anthony Mariani
Tonight’s Central Market show with The Burning Hotels and Chatterton has been canceled due to inclement weather and rescheduled for early October and may include a special third guest. See you then. As of now, tomorrow’s Fi...


Robin O’Hagan, Larry Love Jr. Update

Jeff Prince
A loyal Blotch reader wondered what was happening with the Robin O’Hagan fatality investigation. Recall that O’Hagan, a beloved Stockyards character, died in a car crash on Memorial Day after a Hummer driven by Larry Love J...



Like, Chill Dudes

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth is among the 40 most stressful major cities in America, according to a new survey that considered sinking property values, unemployment, inflation, and poor environments. But don’t have a panic attack for chrissake...


Lobdill Lobs Bomb At Drillers, Officials

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s embracing of the oil and gas industry continued with last night’s unanimous city council decision to allow drilling next to Trinity Park. Most people who live nearby and own mineral rights want the wells and th...



After Hours at the Kimbell

Anthony Mariani
Not enough local jazzbos are doing torch music and/or bossa nova-influenced stuff*. Period. So thanks then for Los Noviembres, the Fort Worth duet of guitarist Paul Boll and vocalist Angie Cassada that does justice to the class...


Nanny Says ‘No’

Jimmy Fowler
What’s that loud background hum? No, it’s not a cricket invasion, it’s the sound of libertarians gnashing their teeth at a host of finger-wagging new state laws that go into effect Tuesday. Some of them seem like no-brain...