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American Airlines: Express Seats for Extra Cash

Kristian Lin
I found something dumber than the outrage over the “Ground Zero Mosque.” It’s the news that American Airlines is now charging for “Express Seats,” the first few rows of seats in coach behind first ...


Phil Pritchett at “TNL”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight’s “Thursday Night Live” at Central Market should be a hot one in every sense of the word: Singer-songwriter-studio wiz–podcast pundit Phil “The World’s Most Fiercely Independent Artist” Pritchett will perf...



Hip Pocket Puppets

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Arts” page explores Hip Pocket Theatre’s Cowtown Puppetry Festival, celebrating its sixth anniversary this weekend at the Silver Creek Road compound. HP co-founder Diane Simons created the Festival with her...


TCU Cracks Top 100 Schools

Jeff Prince
There’s a new face — a very purple one — on the coveted U.S. News & World Report‘s Top 100 list of colleges. Texas Christian University squeaked in at No. 99. The report lauds TCU for its mentoring p...



File Burn Ban Under ‘Duh’

Jeff Prince
On this our 17th consecutive day of 100-degree temperatures, and with Mother Nature all dried up and resembling a giant tinder box, it seems obvious that starting fires outdoors is not a good idea. But common sense and the mass...


Elvis Sandwich At Wild Rooster Bar

Jeff Prince
If you want to honor the 33rd anniversary of Elvis’ death without driving all the way to Graceland, head to The Wild Rooster Bar on Camp Bowie Boulevard and eat their “Legendary Elvis Sandwich.” Check out thes...



Lights Out for “At the Movies”

Kristian Lin
A bit of TV history dies in a few hours when the last new episode of At the Movies is broadcast at 3:40 a.m. local time. Don’t feel bad if you don’t stay up to watch. I’m not doing it, for one thing. For anoth...


Texas Rangers Cut Prices After Slashing Hicks

Jeff Prince
Now that Nolan Ryan’s bunch has taken over as the new owner of the Texas Rangers, good things are already happening. Price cuts outlined at this site show how profanely greedy the ballpark had gotten under former owner To...



FWISD Administrators Put on Administrative Leave in AHHS Investigation

betty.brink
In the Fort Worth schools’ investigation of alleged wrongdoings at Arlington Heights High School that is reported in this week’s paper, “Powder Keg,” the school district has just announced that former Heights pr...


SceneShop Grows Up

Jimmy Fowler
This is the second and final weekend of SceneShop’s August collection of short, original theatrical works called All Grown Up: Choices, Loss, Lust, Regret, Sadness, Surprise, and Vodka. (Whew!) Natalie Gaupp’s “A Box of V...