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Look Down: See Your Feet?

Jeff Prince
Hey lard ass! Yes, I’m talking to you. At least, the chances are very, very good that I’m talking to you if you live in Texas — we’re a bunch of roly-polies around here. This Men’s Health study lists the 10 Fattes...


Council Rejects Citizens in Favor of Pawnshops

betty.brink
            A contentious Fort Worth city council meeting ended late Tuesday night with the council voting 7-2 to overturn a 2006 ordinance designed to keep pawnshops, most of which have payday lending operations wit...



Lynn Redgrave: Class Act

Jimmy Fowler
The untimely death of Lynn Redgrave reminded me how cool she was when I got to interview her a dozen years ago. During the session, I struggled with whether I should ask her a rather personal question. Redgrave came through Nor...


The Star-Telegram Follows Up on Harth-Bedoya

Kristian Lin
I don’t subscribe to the Star-Telegram, so I didn’t see their Sunday feature story on Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra until yesterday morning. Of course, it came out four days after my story on...



More FWWeekly Music Awards In Studio

Anthony Mariani
Here’s some more video clippage from this past weekend at Eagle Audio Recording, where about a dozen Fort Worth artists recorded material for our upcoming 13th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards charity compilation CD,...


Phillies Fan Better Off Tazed Than Mad-Dogged

Jeff Prince
That teenager who got tazed by a Philadelphia cop for running on the field at a Phillies baseball game isn’t getting much sympathy. Most online comments I’ve read are along the lines of “the attention-craving ...



“Raid” Doc Seeks Donations

Jimmy Fowler
Award-winning Dallas filmmaker Robert L. Camina, whose short films have played in festivals around the country, is currently working on his first feature-length documentary Raid of the Rainbow Lounge about last summer’s notor...


Los Alamos Cafe Calls It Quits

Jeff Prince
An old friend died and I’m mourning the loss. Los Alamos Café, owned and operated by the Gallegos family since 1959 on North Main Street, closed its doors yesterday. Decreasing profits in recent years prompted the owners, br...



More Music Awards Studio Goodness

Anthony Mariani
A bunch of 817 artists cycled through Eagle Audio Recording over the weekend to lay down tracks for our 13th annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards charity compilation CD of select 817 artists’ music. Sessions will be out by S...


Ginny Mac in the Studio

Anthony Mariani
Ginny Mac lays down some baby-makin’ music, celebrates the belle of the Bayou, and highly recommends “Whiskey for a Broken Heart” (in descending order) at Eagle Audio Recording as part of Fort Worth WeeklyR...