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Texas Corny Dog Waddles To Victory

Jeff Prince
Health magazine has given us an award. They like us, they really like us! Oh, wait; the award is for being fat slobs. The Texas State Fair made the magazine’s list of 50 fattest foods across the nation with its artery cloggin...


Well Water Is Un-Well In DISH

Jeff Prince
Well water near DISH is tainted with toxins commonly used in gas drilling, according to testing done by Wolf Eagle Environmental LLC. Damon and Amber Smith of DISH have done without clean well water for the past year, ever sinc...



Scenes from Music Awards

Anthony Mariani
Thanks to photog Mike Hollis for the pics.


Music Awards Festival Vids

Anthony Mariani
Here’s some footage from yesterday’s Music Awards Festival. Thousands of people came and went throughout the day, making the 2010 iteration of the festival easily the most successful yet.



Notes on a Sad World Cup Weekend

Kristian Lin
If you’re a newcomer to soccer who’s been taken with the ecstasy and agony of Team USA’s World Cup run, let me be the first to welcome you to life as a U.S. soccer fan. It’s maddening, but it’s seldom boring, and it h...


Halfway Point for the World Cup

Kristian Lin
I watched the last two group-stage matches (Spain vs. Chile and Honduras vs. Switzerland) with a motley group of fans at Boomer Jack’s on West 7th, including a Madrid native wearing his Spain jersey in support of his country,...



Who’s Playing Where for Sunday’s Music Awards

Anthony Mariani
Here’s a really quick rundown: Lola’s Saloon 9 p.m. Whiskey Folk Ramblers 8 p.m. special guest 7 p.m. The Burning Hotels 6 p.m. Stella Rose 5 p.m. Pinkish Black 4 p.m. Jefferson Colby The Backyard at Capital Bar 9 p...


“Weekly” Music Festival This Sunday

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s your weekend homework assignment: Study the cover story on the nominees for the 2010 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, and then check out  Sunday’s (June 27) 13th Annual Weekly Music Awards Festival. From 4-10pm, 36 ...



Tea Parties, Racism and Eddie Griffin

Gayle Reaves
When Eddie Griffin wrote back in March in the Weekly’s 2nd Thought space about the racism reported on behalf of protesters during the debate over the healthcare reform bill, his column drew a lot of response, including fr...


A New Era for TCCD?

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