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Beer + Tomato Juice + Clam Juice = Yum

Anthony Mariani
My in-laws live in Georgetown in Sun City, an ever-sprawling retirement community where folks ride around on golf carts and everybody knows everybody else’s name. My wife and I sometimes go there just to get away. We watch Fo...


Whole Lotta Bunny

Jimmy Fowler
Good luck snagging a ticket for the upcoming final weekend of Theatre Arlington’s revival of Mary Chase’s sweet n’ strange 1944 comedy ”Harvey”. It’s a solid, well-timed production that features B.J. Cleveland as El...



Startlegram Startles Columnist

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has once again changed its online look. For once they seemed to have changed something for the better. Usually their consumer surveys, consultant reports, and other data and input just lead them to ...


Bud And Coors Make Me Go Rahr

Jeff Prince
For about 25 years, either Coors Lights or Bud Lights have been my main thirst quenchers. It’s time to find a new brand. An article in The Wall Street Journal says Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors will increase their prices...



Tipping Over

eric.griffey
After enjoying a nice dinner recently at an area restaurant – and a little too much of the creature – I, perhaps possessed by the booze, decided to pick up the tab for my friends and me. There were six of us, and the restau...


Megan Doesn’t Want A Psycho

Jeff Prince
As much as I hesitate to admit this and ruin any fiber of credibility that I have, yes, I was one of the sad TV-aholics who was actually watching “Megan Wants A Millionaire” before one of its contestants, Ryan Jenkins, was ...



Gays “Raid” Bars

Anthony Mariani
No doubt in response to the recent Rainbow Lounge raid, Fort Worth’s GLBT community will be turning the tables by “raiding” certain straight-oriented bars once a month. The inaugural “raid” is Friday at a bar whose na...


No, Nick, No!

Jimmy Fowler
North Texas neighbor, juvenile diabetes consciousness-raiser, and jailbait rocker Nick Jonas wore a suit yesterday when he spoke before a National Press Club luncheon in D.C. The 16 year old was assuming his laudable guise as a...



Graffiti Punks May Get Green Light

Jeff Prince
A favorite shortcut of mine when traveling from the Stockyards to the Near East Side involves taking some back roads that lead to an underpass that allows motorists to cross under I-35 North without waiting at a traffic light. ...


More Local Bands Putting Out Eight-Track Cartridges

Anthony Mariani
The Theater Fire, The Me-Thinks, and RTB2 are three more North Texas bands that are working with Fort Worth eight-track production company The Dead Media to put out music on eight-track tape. Heavy-metalists Addnerim were the f...