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Zimmerman Responds to Ridglea Theater Concerns

Anthony Mariani
Council member Zim Zimmerman issued an e-mail regarding the pending sale of the Ridglea Theater property. “Over the past several days, the District 3 Office has received numerous phone calls and e-mails regarding the fate...


“Weekly” Awards CD at Love Shack

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight (Wednesday) 6-9pm, your beloved Weekly will celebrate the release of our 13th annual Music Awards Compilation CD at Love Shack So7, 817 Matisse St. in the new So7 development. We’re especially proud of this year’s ...



Justice Done for USA

Kristian Lin
I said it in a previous post, and it certainly bears repeating: They wouldn’t be the U.S. soccer team if they did things the easy way. USA went into its last World Cup group game against Algeria knowing that they needed t...


Ridglea Theater Statement

Anthony Mariani
In response to the news that Bank of America will be taking over the Ridglea, co-owner Wesley Hathaway released the following statement: FROM RIDGLEA THEATER: As you may have heard, the previous owner of the Ridglea Theater com...



Benefit Set for Toby Keith’s Ax-Man, 817′er Joey Floyd

Anthony Mariani
Toby Keith guitarist, native 817’er Joey Floyd, and wife Laurin lost everything they owned in the recent Nashville flood. Cowtown Bar and Grill (7108 Camp Bowie Blvd. West, 817-570-7910) is holding a benefit for them on Sun.,...


Bi, Bi, Baby

Jimmy Fowler
This is some funny shit: The Advocate has compiled a list of quotes by about 16 allegedly “bisexual” women actors/singers/personalities called “Girls Who Say They Like Girls.” “Say” is the operative word her...



Gas Drilling Doc on HBO

Jimmy Fowler
If you thought “Barnett Shale” was a character on King of the Hill, then you obviously haven’t been keeping up with the Weekly’s longtime reporting on natural gas drilling in North Texas. Tonight (Monday) at 8pm, HBO wi...


Rahr Really is Better by Far

dan.mcgraw
Fort Worth’s Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. has won a lot of national and international beer awards in recent years, but the latest results from the American Homebrewers Association is the biggest haul Rahr has ever had. Zym...



Scenes from The Orbans’ CD Release

Anthony Mariani
Photog Mike Hollis was on hand for The Orbans’ CD release show on Friday at Lola’s Saloon, with openers the Quaker City Nighthawks, from Fort Worth, and Dallas’ The Roomsounds. The Orbans’ album, When We Were Wild, is a...


Ridglea Theater to Become Bank?

Anthony Mariani
An e-mail received Friday night from someone who lives in the Ridglea Hills neighborhood indicates that the long-standing Ridglea Theater music venue may be transformed into a bank. All that may remain of the building is the fa...