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Racial Profiling in Massachusetts

Kristian Lin
Well, now, this is disturbing. Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. was arrested at his home by Cambridge police after a neighbor called reporting a break-in. (She had seen Gates and his limo driver trying to open the front ...


Ridglea Theater to Stay Put

Anthony Mariani
Though the building might be changing ownership, the Ridglea Theater, according to owners Wesley and Richard Hathaway, is here to stay. Here’s a note from Wesley sent earlier today: “As has been the case too many times duri...



Deck The Halls With Holley

Jeff Prince
I’m no talent scout but mark my words – wide receiver Jesse Holley, last night’s winner of Michael Irvin’s “4th and Long” reality show, has a snowball’s chance in hell of making the Dallas Cowboys team this season...


Just Say “D’oh!”

Jimmy Fowler
Sex will be the subject matter of the Monday July 27, 6:45pm Frisco meeting of The Texas Democratic Women of Collin County. It won’t be of the “hot n’ throbbing” variety, however – more like, “Texas students aren’...



New(-ish) DVDs

Anthony Mariani
The Day the Earth Stood Still In this remake of the 1951 B-classic of the same name, Keanu Reeves stars as himself, a robotic alien who loathes humankind. He comes to earth off his high interplanetary horse to warn us that if w...


Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up

eric.griffey
…back from vacation edition. I didn’t get many emails this week. Maybe everyone knew I was gone and didn’t want to bother me. Roll those restaurant specials in at eric.griffey@fwweekly.com Blue Mesa Grill (160...



Cowtown is burgerlicious

Jeff Prince
Texas Monthly has picked the state’s best 50 hamburger joints, and three of them are in Fort Worth. The highest-placing Cowtown burger was Dutch’s “Bacon and Bleu Cheese Burger” (No. 8 overall), followed by the Love Sha...


Weekender, Fri., July 17

Anthony Mariani
Pretty much all day tomorrow (Saturday) at the Kimbell (3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, in the Cultural District, 817-332-8451) will be devoted, and rightfully so, to Philip Haas’ new, groundbreaking exhibit –– Butchers, Dragons, G...



Give ‘Til it Hurts

Jimmy Fowler
Perpetually cash-starved arts organizations – and all of them are – must invent clever ways to pull donations out of reluctant pockets. Entertaining those potential givers is always a good method. With that in mind, Amphibi...


Police Report on Rainbow Lounge

dan.mcgraw
Fort Worth police have just released some reports relating to the raid at the Rainbow Lounge raid on the night of June 27-28. Their version differs markedly from the accounts of numerous bar patrons interviewed by Fort Worth We...