News Roundup for Wednesday, May 27

Eric Griffey
Campus Carry The Texas house passed an open-carry law that would allow people with concealed handgun licenses to pack heat in dorms and in most buildings on a college campus. The law requires private universities in Texas to al...


News Roundup for Tuesday, May 26

Eric Griffey
Would Someone Stop Dancing? And they said I was a fool when I started building an arc in the midst of a record drought. Forecasting types predict that the wet, severe weather in North Texas will continue uninterrupted until wha...


Trinity River Craft Beer and Music Festival

Edward Brown
Here’s to hoisting one for a good cause. Dallas-based record label Hand Drawn Records and The Pour House are using craft beer and music to raise money for the Hope Center for Autism. The Trinity Craft Beer and Music Festival ...


The Top Shelf: Small Barrel Whiskey

Brad Hensarling
Fort Worth Weekly is proud to introduce a new column written by renowned mixologist Brad Hensarling. The Top Shelf blog will cover the cocktail scene from the bartender’s point of view. You can expect helpful tips, reviews, r...


Texas Troubadour Abroad: Swindon

Keegan McInroe
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001 when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my ten- plus...


News Roundup For May 22, 2015

Jeff Prince
Rain, Rain Go Away Yesterday’s start of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial was delayed three hours due to rain and lightning. I guess they’ve seen Caddyshack. And like a fairytale, everybody’s new favor...


Thursday Night Dinner at the Gormans

Peter Gorman
Well, it’s Thursday night and the yard is still wet. More than wet: Texas wet. As in probably 20 of the last 25 days having had seriously heavy rain. No matter. The kids are sick, the wife/ex-wife is sick, I’m sick,...

Prepare for this sight the next time the A's come to town, Rangers fans.

News Roundup: May 21, 2015

Kristian Lin
Wash Rejoins Rangers Rivals Former Texas Rangers’ manager Ron Washington has resurfaced with his old team, signing with the Oakland A’s as an instructor. He coached there for 11 years, during which the team rose to prominen...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) It’s a good week for big shows in small rooms. Besides the free shows at Republic Street on Friday and the Chat Room show on Saturday (more on those below), The Boiled Owl has a kickass lineup. Austin’s Leopold and his F...

Mineral Wells

News Roundup for Wednesday, May 20

Eric Griffey
We’re Not in Kansas Anymore Downtown Mineral Wells looks like Fallujah this morning after a tornado wreaked havoc last night. The funnel touched down right on top of the city’s police station, but only caused minor damage. ...