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Morning News Roundup, Aug 28

Peter Gorman
Darryl Dawkins, Dead at 58 Former Philadelphia 76 and New York Net center, Darryl Dawkins died last night after suffering a massive heart attack. Chocolate Thunder, as Dawkins was known, played 15 seasons in the NBA, during whi...


Classic Cult Feature

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) If Kenner (well, Hasbro now) made a toy line around the idea of “ultra ’70s throwback psychedelic band” it would look (and sound, because the line would probably include short comic books packaged with 7” singles) li...



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On Tap in Fort Worth: HopFusion Ale Works

Edward Brown
When I first pulled up to HopFusion Ale Works’ Near Southside location I had to double-check my GPS. There wasn’t much sign of life among the shuttered warehouses and buildings along Broadway Avenue. But after a few glances...


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Fort Worthology: South Jennings Development

Kevin Buchanan
After several years of slow, steady progress with small infill projects, the Near Southside is starting to see more of the kind of large developments that have been common in locations like the West 7th Street area. Multiple la...



Some Duke students are afraid of this.

Morning News Roundup, Aug 27

Kristian Lin
Jeb Bush Calls Me an Anchor Baby Jeb Bush is having a bad week. The presumptive Republican front-runner (as opposed to the actual front-runner, the one with the artificial hair) was continuing to take flak for his use of the te...


KIDS AND SOME PARENTS PLAYED INTERACTIVE VIDEO GAME EARLIER THIS WEEK AT A MOVIE THEATER IN PLANO (photo courtesy of Super League Gaming)

Morning News Roundup, Aug 26

Jeff Prince
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Not So Bad After All Fort Worth Weekly’s Static column on Aug. 19 reported findings from BetterDoctor.com, a consumer health site that crunches Medicare facts and figures to determine th...



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Concert Review: Tame…Tame & Quiet and Dove Hunter at The Boiled Owl Tavern

Jasun Lee
The Boiled Owl Tavern (909 W Magnolia Ave Suite 8, 817-920-9616) will never be mistaken for a full-fledged music venue. The Magnolia Avenue pub, known for it’s fantastic jukebox and stiff drinks, doesn’t host shows every we...


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Morning News Roundup, Aug. 25

Peter Gorman
Governor Greg Abbott Headed to Mexico Despite the harsh stance that Texas politicians have recently taken with regard to illegal immigrants–and some legal U.S. citizens–from Mexico, Governor Greg Abbott is set to lead a del...



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Fort Worthology: Multifamily Design

Kevin Buchanan
The photo I’ve attached to this blog post is a large apartment building with a style so ubiquitous that it even has its own name: the “Dallas Donut.” A ring of residences with an appealing exterior hides a concrete dead z...


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Béisbol, Southern Style

Rush Olson
Baseball is the same everywhere, except that in some places the mascot might stand ten yards behind the third baseman, almost in fair territory, and a vendor might bring you donuts and Icees at your seat. Attending a sporting e...