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Los Alamos Cafe Calls It Quits

Jeff Prince
An old friend died and I’m mourning the loss. Los Alamos Café, owned and operated by the Gallegos family since 1959 on North Main Street, closed its doors yesterday. Decreasing profits in recent years prompted the owners, br...


More Music Awards Studio Goodness

Anthony Mariani
A bunch of 817 artists cycled through Eagle Audio Recording over the weekend to lay down tracks for our 13th annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards charity compilation CD of select 817 artists’ music. Sessions will be out by S...



Ginny Mac in the Studio

Anthony Mariani
Ginny Mac lays down some baby-makin’ music, celebrates the belle of the Bayou, and highly recommends “Whiskey for a Broken Heart” (in descending order) at Eagle Audio Recording as part of Fort Worth WeeklyR...


Billy Bob’s To Host Brandi Todd Event

Jeff Prince
Sunday is Mother’s Day — and a fitting day to hold a concert and auction at Billy Bob’s Texas to raise money for Brandi Todd. Todd is the Morgan Mill woman who was stabbed while watching her two kids play in a Stephen...



Media: Obama Elusive, ‘Thin-Skinned’

Jeff Prince
George W. Bush was mocked for many things, including taking more vacation days than any other president, holing up at his Texas ranch for long stretches, and avoiding news reporters who had the irritating habit of asking tough ...


FWWeekly Music Awards Sessions

Anthony Mariani
Here are some sights and sounds from Eagle Audio Recording, where over the past weekend several 817 artists recorded songs for the Weekly’s 13th annual Music Awards charity compilation CD, Sessions. Chatteron, “Some...



Chesapeake Blinking On Carter Avenue Pipeline?

Jeff Prince
Chesapeake Energy has been trying to force East Side residents to allow massive gas pipelines to be buried in their yards on Carter Avenue for about two years now. Needless to say, some residents don’t want potentially da...


Praise For Thunder From Down Under

Jeff Prince
Cora “The Thunder From Down Under” Bell, take a bow! This previous blog post discussed Texas women who are leading the way when it comes to keeping the oil and gas industry honest in the Barnett Shale. One of those women, S...



Fathers and Sons

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s review of La Mission complains that the movie tries to do too much. It wants to be both a love letter to the spiritually charged street culture of San Fran’s Mission District AND a family drama about a recoverin...


Sonny Disposition

Kristian Lin
We’ve extensively chronicled the exploits of Fort Worth filmmaker Andrew Disney as he’s made ripples on the festival circuit and in the online community of filmmakers. Now comes the latest piece of news about his up...