Around Fort Worth

Was It from the J. Lo Line?

Jimmy Fowler
“Eau de Evacuee,” “Susceptible,” “My Floral Anxiety” – what the hell was the name of the parfum that prompted a level red threat response from some 34 Bank of America employees who had to be treated at local hospi...


Static Greases Wheels For Kids

Jeff Prince
By the time Pastor Kyev Tatum called Fort Worth Weekly yesterday to complain about East Side youngsters getting screwed out of their paychecks during a summer job program, he was frustrated that his calls to Workforce Solutions...



Dinner Roll: Restuarant Round-Up

eric.griffey
In addition to great deals, the Dinner Roll is all about new places to eat. Tim Love’s new gourmet burger joint opens its doors next week, and a much-needed fine dining restaurant has opened up in Weatherford. Love Shack So7 ...


Weekender/Hip-Tips, Fri., July 24

Anthony Mariani
Odd pairing tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Longhorn (121 W Exchange Av, the Stockyards, 817-740-9477): Austin’s kinda silly, rockabilly-inflected Flametrick Subs and Fort Worth’s deadly serious, grungy Stella Rose. But as...



Playboy.com Loves Angelo’s Bar-B-Que

Anthony Mariani
Angelo’s Bar-B-Que was recently named one of the top 10 barbecue joints in the country by Playboy.com. Of the 51-year-old institution at 2533 White Settlement Road on the near West Side, the legendary magazine says that co-ow...


The Fort Worth Factory

Jimmy Fowler
Check out this week’s interview with installation artist Kate McDougall and graphic designer/filmmaker Brad Simmons, who’ve been inspired by Andy Warhol’s early series of black and white films to create a similar piece of...



Ridglea Theater to Stay Put

Anthony Mariani
Though the building might be changing ownership, the Ridglea Theater, according to owners Wesley and Richard Hathaway, is here to stay. Here’s a note from Wesley sent earlier today: “As has been the case too many times duri...


Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up

eric.griffey
…back from vacation edition. I didn’t get many emails this week. Maybe everyone knew I was gone and didn’t want to bother me. Roll those restaurant specials in at eric.griffey@fwweekly.com Blue Mesa Grill (160...



Weekender, Fri., July 17

Anthony Mariani
Pretty much all day tomorrow (Saturday) at the Kimbell (3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, in the Cultural District, 817-332-8451) will be devoted, and rightfully so, to Philip Haas’ new, groundbreaking exhibit –– Butchers, Dragons, G...


Give ‘Til it Hurts

Jimmy Fowler
Perpetually cash-starved arts organizations – and all of them are – must invent clever ways to pull donations out of reluctant pockets. Entertaining those potential givers is always a good method. With that in mind, Amphibi...