Around Fort Worth

Rainbow Lounge Backpedal Part II

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s top cop is still doing the Rainbow Lounge backpedal, which is refreshing since police are sometimes slow to admit any fault. This morning, Chief Jeff Halstead released a preliminary summary of the investigation i...


Restaurant Week Starts Tonight

eric.griffey
Every year, restaurants around the metroplex offer a 3-course prix fixe dinner for $35 — a bargain considering the caliber of restaurants participating in KRLD’s Restaurant Week. A portion of the proceeds benefits t...



Oh, We’re Going! To a Hukilau! A Huki Huki Huki Huki Hukilau!

Anthony Mariani
At 8 o’clock tonight (Monday) at the Southside Preservation Hall (1519 Lipscomb St.), an informal group called the Hepcat Hop is throwing a 1950s Hawaiian Luau. DJ Tyler Evans promises to play music only from 1950 through 195...


The Shack Is Wack

Kristian Lin
RadioShack recently unveiled its new marketing campaign rebranding itself as “The Shack,” and it doesn’t seem to be going over well. As Conan O’Brien pointed out last night, “This is for people who...



Weekender, Fri., Aug. 14

Anthony Mariani
Tonight (Friday) is the nationwide release of Bandslam, the tween comedy starring Vanessa Hudgens, Lisa Kudrow, and Aly Michalka that features a cameo performance by Fort Worth’s The Burning Hotels*. There’s a screening ton...


Mini Femme est Grande Brat

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Night and Day” piece by Kristian Lin gives historical background to The Modern’s two-weekend ”Catch the Wave” festival of French New Wave classics. Many famous titles are here – “Breathless,” “T...



Budget Woes Bring Tears

Jeff Prince
Interning journalist Sarah Perry wrote this blog post: Most folks knew budget cutting was going to be brutal in Fort Worth, but when the city council got the proposed financial game plan on Tuesday evening, the realities in it ...


New Dog Law Will Kill Puppies

Jeff Prince
Well, looks like those liberal, bleeding-heart lemmings masquerading as city council members voted unanimously for the tougher dog law. As a puppy mill operator and someone who raises pit bulls for fighting, I am appalled at th...



SANE Pets Barking At City Hall

Jeff Prince
For 15 long years I lived next to a rundown rent house in East Fort Worth and clashed with a steady flow of irresponsible neighbors who owned dogs but didn’t take care of them. One neighbor kept a dog on a short chain tied to...


Contempo-Art at Cowboys Stadium

Anthony Mariani
Part of the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington is going to include 14 site-specific installations. Don’t expect paintings of bluebonnets. Or sculptures of iron spurs. Or anything else obvious and literal. Think: contemporary ar...