Around Fort Worth

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...


Weekender: Fri., Aug. 7, 2009

Anthony Mariani
A friend of mine back home up north saw Motley Crüe a year or two ago when the legendary hair-metal band went through Pittsburgh and said lead singer Vince Neil was so out of shape that he had to stand perfectly still to sing ...



Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up…

eric.griffey
… the abridged version. I usually like to do this on Fridays, but I just got some info about something going on tomorrow night. Roll with me: Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers (3455 Bluebonnet Cir. FW 76109 phone: 817-207-9677...


Just Can’t Get Enough

Jimmy Fowler
As this week’s ”Eats” review attests, a burger shack – in this case, the downtown Jake’s location – needn’t commission a multi-million dollar ad campaign full of elaborate, absurdly detailed images of hamburgers t...



Observations on the TABC Report

dan.mcgraw
                Having gone through the 32-page TABC report on their agents’ actions at the Rainbow Lounge, not much to report. The three agents did violate TABC policy, the report says, but these were for weari...


TABC Admits Policy Violations At Rainbow Lounge

Jeff Prince
Today the news media is getting the results of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) investigation into the Rainbow Lounge raid, and after a quick look at the report here in the Fort Worth Weekly newsroom, it appears t...