Around Fort Worth

Choruses of Condemnation

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s a good web-exclusive video report by “Star-T” staffer Chris Kelly about the FW police raid on the Rainbow Lounge. Texas Stonewall Democrats are the latest to condemn the highly questionable actions of the police de...


Police: Rainbow Lounge Patrons Dry Humped Cops

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth police said this weekend’s arrests at the Rainbow Lounge occurred after two customers made “sexually explicit movements” toward police officers, and another customer grabbed a cop’s groin. Confused as to what...



Must Have Been The Uniforms

Jeff Prince
I visited a gay bar for the first time last summer and was surprised that nobody paid any attention to me. Fellow Weeklyteer Eric Griffey and I were writing a warped blog post called “Little Mikey’s Big Adventure” and we ...


Music Festival Changes

Anthony Mariani
I’m sorry to report that Dove Hunter had to pull out for personal reasons. Will announce the name of the replacement band as soon as possible. And contrary to the information in the festival insert, Goodwin will be playing fu...



Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up

eric.griffey
Just a few items today. Keep the emails rolling in at eric.griffey@fwweekly .com T and P Tavern Grill (221 Lancaster Ave., Suite 1000 FW 76102 phone: 817-885-8878) is hosting Rhar and Sons Pint Night tonight. If you order a pin...


William, ‘Speared

Jimmy Fowler
If you’ve read this week’s Stage, then you know that that sloppy old fraud William Shakespeare goes crashing down to earth. His reputation will never recover. Western civilization has renounced “Bardolatry,” come to its...



Mural Finally Completed

Jeff Prince
The tornado-bent metal sculpture and its accompanying art mural at the new U.S. Post Office in the museum district were lauded in this article back in November. Then, in April we got a little snarky when the mural remained unfi...


Another Head Rolls in Housing Dept

Jeff Prince
This post written by Betty Brink In the ongoing saga of the Fort Worth Housing Department scandal, another of fired director Jerome Walker’s cohorts has been shown the door. City communications staffer Diane Covey wrote in an...



Local Music Notes

Anthony Mariani
One of a couple of local artists who, IMHO, should have been a nominee in this year’s Music Awards (in Avant-Garde/Experimental, specifically) but isn’t is Alex Atchley, ex of the Alex Atchley Experience. His new band, Alex...


Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up

eric.griffey
And we roll: The Covey Restaurant and Brewery (3010 S. Hulen Street 76109 phone: 817-731-7933) was awarded five awards at the 2009 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition. The local brewery took one gold, two silv...