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New York Times Reveals Gas Drilling Hocus Pocus

Jeff Prince
The natural gas industry is compared to Enron and the dot.com bust, characterized as a Ponzi scheme, and said to be built on shaky economics in this well-researched New York Times article and this follow-up over the weekend. Th...


Big Weekend for U.S. Soccer

Kristian Lin
Fans of both America’s men’s and women’s soccer teams will be on pins and needles this weekend. The U.S. men takes on Mexico in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament. USA suffered a serious wobble, los...



Tacos Are Bike Fuel

Jimmy Fowler
Fort Worth Critical Mass is the free monthly bicycle event for anyone who loves urban biking — beginners, racers, families, singles, friends, etc. They meet the last Friday of every month, as per the international Critica...


James Johnston in “New York Times”

Kristian Lin
Roughly three weeks after Fort Worth Weekly‘s cover story on the local filmmaker, James Johnston has landed in the pages of the self-appointed Paper of Record. Johnston, Amy McNutt, and the Spiral Diner are all mentioned ...



Tango at A5A

Jimmy Fowler
This Saturday (June 25) at 8:15pm, Arts Fifth Avenue will host Tango on the Avenue, an evening of scintillating Latin dance where everyone from beginners to experienced tango-ers can participate. The $10 entry fee includes a fr...


Last Great DJ On Documentary Channel

Jeff Prince
Over the years I’ve gotten to know KHYI 95.3 “The Range” disc jockey Brett Dillon by serving as a judge at the annual Texas Music Showdown at White Elephant Saloon. Dillon is an interesting cat, and full of li...



Texas Rangers Fans Break Dumbest Record Ever

Jeff Prince
The Texas Rangers broke the Guinness Book of World Records for most people wearing sunglasses in the dark, and also set a record for the most ridiculous publicity stunt of the year. It only took 424 people wearing sunglasses to...


Financial Aid for The Apache 5

Anthony Mariani
A little help from friends is on the way for The Apache 5, the mid-’60s-ish pop-rock Fort Worth quartet whose Southside rehearsal space was recently broken into by thieves and promptly emptied. In addition to a ton of gear, i...



Joe King Carrasco, Ramblin Jack Are Must See

Jeff Prince
It’s rare that I recommend people go to Dallas, but I’m making an exception for nostalgia’s sake. Two must-see shows are being held at Poor David’s Pub this weekend. (And the club is a heck of a lot easi...


Drink With the ‘Phibs

Jimmy Fowler
Arts groups have been hit particularly hard in this sour economy. It’s important for them to create unconventional fundraising events so that people are having so much fun, they barely realize they’re donating. Amphibian Pr...