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Choruses of Condemnation

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s a good web-exclusive video report by “Star-T” staffer Chris Kelly about the FW police raid on the Rainbow Lounge. Texas Stonewall Democrats are the latest to condemn the highly questionable actions of the police de...


Police: Rainbow Lounge Patrons Dry Humped Cops

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth police said this weekend’s arrests at the Rainbow Lounge occurred after two customers made “sexually explicit movements” toward police officers, and another customer grabbed a cop’s groin. Confused as to what...



Stonewall: The Sequel

Jimmy Fowler
Who knew that Fort Worth’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in NYC would turn into a historical re-enactment that had too little history and way, way too much reality? The best summation – includin...


Brazil 3, USA 2

Kristian Lin
For a while there, we had the mighty Brazilians on the ropes. It was fun while it lasted, wasn’t it? Just like the last time, the U.S. gave up three goals in losing to Brazil. Unlike the last time, we emerged with some gl...



Must Have Been The Uniforms

Jeff Prince
I visited a gay bar for the first time last summer and was surprised that nobody paid any attention to me. Fellow Weeklyteer Eric Griffey and I were writing a warped blog post called “Little Mikey’s Big Adventure” and we ...


Paschal Grad, Astronaut/Painter Al Bean

Anthony Mariani
Painter, Paschal High School alum, and retired astronaut Al Bean will be exhibiting some of his work this month at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Though the 77-year-old’s work isn’t challenging, he isn’t a hobbyist...



Ma Ma Se, Ma Ma Sa, Ma Ma Coo Sa

Anthony Mariani
Every Tuesday after putting the paper to bed, around 9-ish, I’d go to The Torch, a now-defunct club on West 7th Street, and dee-jay. Well, I didn’t actually dee-jay. I just picked songs from the internet on a laptop connect...


Music Festival Changes

Anthony Mariani
I’m sorry to report that Dove Hunter had to pull out for personal reasons. Will announce the name of the replacement band as soon as possible. And contrary to the information in the festival insert, Goodwin will be playing fu...



Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up

eric.griffey
Just a few items today. Keep the emails rolling in at eric.griffey@fwweekly .com T and P Tavern Grill (221 Lancaster Ave., Suite 1000 FW 76102 phone: 817-885-8878) is hosting Rhar and Sons Pint Night tonight. If you order a pin...


So long Michael, Farrah…yawn

Jeff Prince
Two icons from my childhood are dead and I feel strangely unaffected. First, let’s discuss the one with the bad plastic surgery and bizarre behavior. Oh, I guess I should be more specific. Farrah Fawcett’s famous poster cam...