Around Fort Worth

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...


Texas Rangers Suck … Again

Jeff Prince
On June 18, I posted this rose-colored tribute to the Texas Rangers and exalted on how after 10 years of despising them and refusing to watch them play, I finally broke down and watched a game, enjoyed it, and considered liftin...



Rainbow Lounge: Fort Worth’s Stonewall?

Jeff Prince
DallasVoice.com posted an interesting article today. The “premier media source for LGBT North Texas” tracked down a half-dozen witnesses who said they were at the Rainbow Lounge when Fort Worth police came to arrest people....


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...