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Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up

eric.griffey
And we roll: The Covey Restaurant and Brewery (3010 S. Hulen Street 76109 phone: 817-731-7933) was awarded five awards at the 2009 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition. The local brewery took one gold, two silv...


Talk About Sharks

Jeff Prince
Jessica Alba was hot, mysterious and seductive when she burst onto the scene in Dark Angel back in 2000. Since then, however, she’s established a reputation as a miff-prone, bubble-headed Hollywood flake. Seeing her interview...



Simple Twist of Fat

Jeff Prince
Baseball cards were a hot commodity back in the late 1980s and early 1990s and I remember when the 1992-93 Fleer Ultra basketball cards came out featuring Fort Worth homeboy Oliver Miller on a rookie card. He was a hot prospect...


Swatting PETA

Jeff Prince
How does People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) expect to be taken seriously when they make a stink about somebody swatting a fly? I was talking to a guy who owns a barbecue joint in Azle — we were discussing ...



No More Shows at the Chat

Anthony Mariani
And just when the Chat Room Pub on the South Side was putting Fort Worth on the indie-rock map, booking agent Ben Rogers has just announced that the Chat’s last show will be on Wed., July 29 (with Orange Coax, Lychgate, and S...


Return of a Rangers Stranger

Jeff Prince
Texas Rangers games are banned from my TV, even though I grew up in Arlington and attended countless games through the years. I was there when Ted Williams coached. I saw David Clyde pitch his first game. I saw coach Billy Mart...



Lonely at the Top

Anthony Mariani
It ain’t easy being me, a native Pittsburgher surrounded by Cowboys fans, Rangers fans, and Stars fans. My friends here are always razzing me, saying stuff like, “Tony Romo’s girlfriend is way hotter than Ben Roethlisberg...


DFW: Second Angriest Drivers in the Country

Anthony Mariani
The angriest and most aggressive, according to a new survey, are in New York City, which means that the angriest, most aggressive drivers really are in Dallas-Fort Worth –– New York City, with its tight streets and city-int...



Say It Ain’t So David Letterman

Jeff Prince
It broke my heart to see David Letterman slip into being an anachronism this week after apologizing for remarks made in a monologue about one of Sarah Palin’s daughters. That’s something the fair-haired Jay Leno would have ...


Past Doesn’t Dog Nate Newton

Jeff Prince
Michael Irvin’s new reality TV show Fourth and Long is pretty fascinating stuff. He and other ex-Cowboys such as Bill Bates, Joe Avezzano, and Jay Novacek are coaching a dozen wide receivers and defensive backs and eliminatin...