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Once ‘Seedy’ Fort Worth Now No. 12 — Woo, Er, Uh, Hoo?

Jeff Prince
Vocativ, the online magazine that provides “news from the deep web,” just hit me with an email. The subject describes Fort Worth as being among the “top cities to live.” “Our new Livability Index r...


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Occupy TCU, Baylor

ANTHONY MARIANI
A lot of folks are upset that the Horned Frogs weren’t invited to the big dance, the inaugural College Football Playoff. Their pain is palpable. TCU went 11-1, their only loss coming on a horrible pass interference call in th...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Dallas Observer Music Awards showcase is Saturday. Taking place at multiple venues in Deep Ellum, it features dozens of acts, including some Fort Worthians –– Son of Stan will headline Club Dada (2720 Elm St., 214-744-3...


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Gay Arlington Santa Jingles Bells in New Doc

JIMMY FOWLER
Once a long-standing bigotry like homophobia starts to become unacceptable to the mainstream, the last remaining advocates of said prejudice go from looking hateful to comical. Case in point: The new documentary feature I Am...



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Top 5 Shows: Thanksgiving Edition

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Heaviness will reign on Saturday as two of North Texas’ most thunderous metal acts –– Pinkish Black and Solomon –– perform at Lola’s Saloon (2736 W. 6th St., 817-877-0666).           &nb...


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Wendy Davis’ New Memoir: Fearless

EDWARD BROWN
Though once a great hope for the Democratic Party, Wendy Davis may end up being best known as the person who lost to Texas governor-elect Greg Abbott in an election that reflected the national trend of Republican domination and...



STATE REP. LANCE GOODEN SAYS THE TARRANT REGIONAL WATER DISTRICT NEEDS INVESTIGATING.

More Complaints About Tarrant Regional Water District Secrets

Jeff Prince
Folks out Gun Barrel City way are discovering how city slickers in expensive suits take care of bidness up here in Fort Worth. The Monitor, a newspaper that covers the Cedar Creek Lake area, reports that State Rep. Lance Gooden...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) On the plus side, there’s Jacuzzi Boys. The ’60s-disco trio from Miami can be all over the map stylistically but never in a self-indulgent way –– a firm commitment to groove and, perhaps more importantly, melody alw...



TUC will warm ya up.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) So it’s supposed to get down to 32 on Friday. Shouldn’t bother you because you’re a loud, proud, tough-as-nails Texan, right?! That’s what I thought. Glad we’ll see you at 7 p.m. at Magnolia Green Park (1100 Lipsc...


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Two More Reasons Why Cowboys WR Cole Beasley Is A Stud

Jeff Prince
The long golden locks and scruffy beard, the small body size and underdog element, the seemingly magical ability to catch every ball thrown his way and turn third downs into first downs — these are just a few reasons why ...