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On Tap in Fort Worth: Behind the Bar at the Live Oak

Edward Brown
Earlier this week, a good friend of mine posted on Facebook that the term “gastropub” reminded him more of a stomach abnormality than an eating establishment that does food and beer well. I was nonplussed, partly because I ...


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Sports Rush: Food and Football

Rush Olson
Would it seem stereotypical to assume tackles, guards, and centers should really love an event that revolves around food? New Dallas Cowboys center/guard Joe Looney thought the characterization fit. “You get to eat and have a...



Rock

“Untitled,” How Much for One Rib? or 100 Reasons I Didn’t Go to the Cheap Art Show.

Christopher Blay
In Keenan Ivory Wayans’ “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” there’s an exchange between a barbecue restaurant owner, played by Isaac Hayes, and Chris Rock’s character, who tries to bargain for food by asking the owner to sel...


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Premiere of Vodeo’s “Pillow Talk” Video

Edward Brown
I first heard about Vodeo’s music video while hoisting beers with three of the rock quartet’s bandmates: Jonathon Gehringer (guitar/vocals), Jacob Pullig (bass/vocals), and Jason Whorton (drums) at the now-defunct Trinity R...



(Photos by Rob Grogan)

Rob The Roving Reporter Survives Larry Joe Taylor Fest

Rob Grogan
(Editor’s Note) Larry Joe Taylor’s 25th Anniversary Texas Music Festival & Chili Cookoff was every bit as great as Arlington native and Austin singer-songwriter Rob Grogan had hoped for. Grogan attended the event wi...


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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) If you skate, you already know about this show: on Wednesday, Oklahoma-born skate legend Don “Nuge” Nguyen is going to be at the Vol. 4 Skate Team signing at the General Store skate shop in Keller (136 S Main St.), after...



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Sports Rush: My Mother’s Basketball

Rush Olson
The WNBA’s Dallas Wings want you to know this is not your mother’s basketball game. “My style of play is to get a lot of shots up and run,” said Wings head coach Fred Williams. When I say “your mother’s basketball g...


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Reason No. 837 To Love FW — Self Policing

Jeff Prince
I’ve closed down my share of beer joints at 2 a.m. and left smelling like the ashtray that Keith Richards keeps beside his toilet. Drankin’ and a’ smokin’ and a’ dayncin’ all seem to go hand ...



LARRY JOE TAYLOR PLAYS MARK CIGAINERO'S CHILI PEPPER GUITAR ON STAGE LAST NIGHT AT THE LJT TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL. (Photo by Rob Grogan)

Hot (As In Spicy) News Update: Chili Guitar A Hit

Jeff Prince
Coastal-and-western singer Larry Joe Taylor christened the chili pepper guitar that Mark Cigainero introduced to the world yesterday at the annual LJT music festival and chili cook-off. The event runs through Sunday. A few year...


MARK CIGAINERO AND HIS CHILI PEPPER GUITAR. (Photos by Jeff Prince)

Luthier Takes Chili Pepper Guitar To Larry Joe Taylor Festival

Jeff Prince
Most local guitar pickers go to Mark Cigainero when they need work done on their six-string babies.  Cigainero and his brother, Mitchell, have been repairing axes for three decades in Fort Worth. A few years back, Larry Joe Ta...