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Chris Johnson Of Telegraph Canyon Nails 47 Herkies

Jeff Prince
Talk about suffering for one’s art — look closely at the current issue of Fort Worth Weekly and you can see the sheer misery in the eyes of a few Telegraph Canyon band members who were freezing their asses off when the ...


Winter Olympic Thoughts (Part 1)

Kristian Lin
Since I’m going to be spending much of the next two weeks watching the Winter Olympics, I thought I’d make some observations here like I did with the 2008 Summer Games. I promise not to make any jokes about Canadians saying...



Calhoun Hits Studio with Ryan Adams’ Guy

Anthony Mariani
Calhoun kinda broke up a while back, but the two co-songwriters, guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Jordan Roberts and frontman/lyricist Tim Locke, continued making music together. In a couple of weeks, the two Fort Worthians will...


The Green Fuz to Play SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Late-’60s garage rockers The Green Fuz from nearby Bridgeport will be playing SXSW 2010 as part of Texas Monthly magazine’s Garage Rock showcase at the Continental Club. Earlier in the day on Sat., March 20, all five bandme...



Jane McGarry Joins Mike Snyder In Reject Pile

Jeff Prince
The dreadful news anchor team of Mike Snyder and Jane McGarry is finally out, at least at 10 p.m. when most people tune in to the news. Snyder was booted down to the 6 p.m. slot in July, and now McGarry is joining him. McGarry ...


Scampi’s to Close, Change Name/Concept

Anthony Mariani
After 14 years, the beloved Southside Mediterranean eatery will close its doors –– but only temporarily. The place will reopen in late spring as Jack Tanners Patio Grill and include a full-bar service, two patio areas, and ...



Jersey Mike’s Subs Help Fight Cancer

Anthony Mariani
From Sun., Feb. 14, until Thu., March 11, all 11 Jersey Mike’s Subs locations in North Texas will contribute 25 cents from the price of every regular sub and 50 cents per giant sub to Wipe Out Kids Cancer, a Dallas nonprofit ...


820 Unofficially Renamed H820

Jeff Prince
I hate NE Loop 820. Every time I head in that direction cars are bumper to bumper, especially around Rufe Snow Drive. From this point forward, all references to the loop in these posts will be described as “H820.” H...



Two New Weekly Newsletters Out Now

Anthony Mariani
Last Tuesday, we began e-mailing a weekly local food-related newsletter called Food News & Booze, a column of sorts that features tidbits on local happenings in the Fort Worth food scene –– and lots of giveaways. Yester...


Mad Hatter for Texas Guv

Jimmy Fowler
Now that Republican gubernatorial primary contender Debra Medina has told Glenn Beck she believes there are good arguments to be made that the U.S. government was involved in the 9/11 attacks, can we please please please stop p...