National Chicken Wing Day July 5

Laurie Barker James
Ain’t No Thing… International Chicken Wing Day occurs Sunday July 5, although some sources cite July 3 as the day the world celebrates one of the oddest parts of the chicken. Just as with the origin story of one of America...

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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Get your ’Merica motors running, because Independence Day Weekend kicks off not with Will Smith welcoming an alien visitor to Earth (or, I suppose, Miami), but with the return of Rivercrest Yacht Club, featuring the Weekly...

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Fort Worthology: Preserving the Stockyards

Kevin Buchanan
There has been a storm brewing lately over the future of a certain Fort Worth tourist destination; namely, the Stockyards. The historic home of the city’s cowboy culture is the site of a proposed development by the Hickman fa...

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Women’s World Cup Update (The Wide Left Edition)

Kristian Lin
So, the Germany vs. USA semifinal wound up playing out like the plot of Pitch Perfect 2, with the Americans patching up their earlier problems with cohesion and putting together a great performance to defeat a scary-looking, tr...

Chad Mathews is the new director of the Lone Star Film Festival.

Morning News Roundup, Jul 2

Kristian Lin
New Director for Lone Star Film Festival Late yesterday, the Lone Star Film Society announced the hiring of Chad Mathews as its interim director. Besides being a TCU graduate, Mathews has also been working as the director of th...


Relive Local Music Christmas (MAF’15 Pics)

Anthony Mariani
Special thanks to our intrepid Weekly photogs Robert Garner, Vishal Malhotra, and Matt Martin for capturing some of the magic last Sunday. Check the Weekly next week for information on the awards ceremony. Thanks again, and w...

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Morning News Roundup, Jul 1

Eric Griffey
No Refusal Weekend This weekend is a “no refusal weekend” for drivers. If you get pulled over suspected of drinking and driving, the fuzz can take you to get your blood tested. So please, if you’re 21 or older, drink a lo...

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Texas State Workers Can Apply For Same-Sex Benefits Today

Jeff Prince
It didn’t take long for Texas to notify state employees about how to enroll for benefits for same-sex spouses. The Texas Employees Retirement System sent out emails to its employees on June 30 telling them that benefits e...

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Fort Worthology: Hunter Plaza and Pinnacle Place

Kevin Buchanan
Hunter Plaza One of downtown Fort Worth’s most under-the-radar buildings is getting a new lease on life. The 11-story 1950s tower known as Hunter Plaza, located at Burnett and West First streets, opened as a hotel. The blocky...

(photo courtesy Panther Island Pavilion web site)

Morning News Roundup, Jun 30

Jeff Prince
Tubing At Panther Island Pavilion Just in time for Fourth of July, tubing resumes at Panther Island Pavilion. Now, I bet you’re expecting some smart-ass remark about how weird it is that people voluntarily getting into a rive...