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Don’t Drink and Tweet

Jimmy Fowler
This is pretty funny: A web security company called Webroot has created a Firefox plugin called ”The Social Media Sobriety Test.” It’s to prevent you from easily accessing various social media like Facebook and Twitter wh...


Hip Tips Vol. … Who’s Counting

Anthony Mariani
Admittedly, Elton John and Leon Russell make for an odd bill. Elton is on fire, and Russell is kind of subdued. Alas, they will be sharing a bill tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Fort Worth Convention Center (1201 Houston St.)....



Local Soccer News

Kristian Lin
No, you didn’t misread that headline. The Texas Outlaws, who spent the past two seasons playing in NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills, today announced via a press release that they won’t be playing this win...


Enthusiasm For Monument Petering Out

Jeff Prince
The proposed gateway monument along I-30 drew a packed house at the East Regional Library on Wednesday, and Mayor Pro Tem Danny Scarth wasted no time trashing a certain alternative weekly for its advance story. I wasn’t a...



The Stones in Fort Worth

Jimmy Fowler
The legendary 1973 concert film Ladies & Gentlemen… The Rolling Stones was recently released on DVD to rave reviews. Critics are declaring it perhaps the best documentary footage ever captured of The Stones in their Exile...


Warm Up Fort Worth

Jimmy Fowler
Temperatures are expected to drop dramatically this weekend. The local project known as “Warm Up Fort Worth” is collecting donations of cold-weather attire for the city’s homeless and needy. “WUFW” needs plenty of soc...



Palin-Perry In 2012 Or In Our Worst Nightmare?

Jeff Prince
Sarah Palin and Gov. Rick Perry were hugging it up in Dallas yesterday. Loved this quote from Palin, who was speaking to a crowd of about 800 and mentioned Perry, who was there peddling books (please imagine Palin’s pierc...


Deadline for Joel’s Undies

Jimmy Fowler
You can still buy $5 raffle tickets to win the pair of gift-bag boxers councilman Joel Burns received during his visit to the Ellen show. The drawing for a winner will be held at tonight’s 8pm performance of Amphibian Product...



We Cover the LSIFF

Kristian Lin
The fourth Lone Star International Film Festival starts up tonight, and you can tune into our coverage at our blog. I’ll be blogging about the movies I see, and other staffers can drop in and offer their thoughts.


Fort Worth Bicyclists Win

Jimmy Fowler
Fort Worth bike riders, the city just made a commitment to your healthy, environmentally friendly mode of transportation: Last night the city council passed a bicycle parking ordinance that requires all new city development to ...