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Don & Neil Young Ponder Yonder Harvest Moon

Jeff Prince
Local glass maker and environmentalist Don Young sent this gorgeous photo, described as a “happy harvest moon and autumnal equinox.” It was taken at Tandy Hills Park just east of downtown. Unfortunately, he didnR...


Ace Cook Memorial Draws Diverse Crowd

Jeff Prince
Friends, flowers, fiddle music, teardrops, and plenty of funny stories made the A.C. “Ace” Cook memorial a poignant but happy place to be on Monday afternoon. About a hundred people showed up at the Van Cliburn Reci...



Pantagleize Sings It “Sad”

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” piece is an interview with Pantagleize Theatre co-founder Violet O’Valle and managing director Richard Blake about their current production And All His Songs Were Sad… It’s a “play with music...


Hey, Bud, Lighten Up

Jeff Prince
Poor ol’ Budweiser is having a middle-aged crisis. Sales are falling. Trendy folks with money to burn want fancy micro beers. Po’ folk are sucking down Keystone Light or Milwaukee’s Best. Somewhere in the midd...



Mr. Holland’s Opus Helps Daggett Middle School

betty.brink
Seventy-six trombones led the big parade. … Well, not exactly. But for Daggett Middle School two trombones, two French horns, three trumpets, and four euphoniums will do nicely, thank you. The Fort Worth school has just recei...


IN-N-OUT to West Seventh

dan.mcgraw
It has been rumored for awhile that the famed California-based fast food chain, In-N-Out Burger, would be expanding into North Texas. It is now official: Fort Worth’s West Seventh Development has signed a lease with the ...



Win Tickets to See KISS Tomorrow (Saturday)

Anthony Mariani
To win tickets to see KISS tomorrow night (Saturday) at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco with Daughtry and Pat Green, e-mail your name as it appears on your driver’s license to dana@fwweekly.com. The second, fourth, fifth, seventh, n...


Weird Stuff at the Art Institute of Chicago

Kristian Lin
I spent last week in the Windy City (no kidding, I tried walking into 35 mile-per-hour gusts of wind one day), and the highlight of my time there was the day I spent at the Art Institute of Chicago. This cultural treasure is fa...



Perry Weasels Out of Debate

Jimmy Fowler
Un-freakin’-believable. It looks like Gov. Goodhair has indeed weaseled his way out of a debate with Democratic rival Bill White because of Perry’s specious demand that White release tax returns from 1993-95 when he was dep...


A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Buried In A Painting

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook was buried yesterday in a cemetery near where he grew up in rural Morton Valley in Eastland County. It was a small, private affair. Ace’s bu...