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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...



A More Crowded Oscar Race

Kristian Lin
For more than 60 years, five films have been nominated each year for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Yesterday, the Academy announced that there will be 10 next year. This isn’t unprecedented; the Oscar race had 10 en...


William, ‘Speared

Jimmy Fowler
If you’ve read this week’s Stage, then you know that that sloppy old fraud William Shakespeare goes crashing down to earth. His reputation will never recover. Western civilization has renounced “Bardolatry,” come to its...



Mural Finally Completed

Jeff Prince
The tornado-bent metal sculpture and its accompanying art mural at the new U.S. Post Office in the museum district were lauded in this article back in November. Then, in April we got a little snarky when the mural remained unfi...


A Great Day for U.S. Soccer

Kristian Lin
U.S. soccer fans won’t soon forget this day, when Team USA defeated Spain 2-0 in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup. Not bad for a team that opened the tournament with two losses, including an avert-your-eyes ugly 3...



DVD Reviews

Anthony Mariani
AUSTRALIA (PG) Bloated but charming and effective WWII-period piece by native Australian Baz Luhrmann (Romeo & Juliet, Moulin Rouge). Fellow Aussie and Luhrmann go-to gal Nicole Kidman stars as Lady Ashley, a.k.a. Mrs. Boss...


DFW Versus FWD

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s longtime rivalry with Dallas isn’t as contentious as it was in the old days, but the feud still percolates now and again. On Monday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram blog site, Crime Time, posted an article under t...



Barry Barry Quite Contrary

eric.griffey
Star-Telegram business writer and chili cookbook author Barry Shlachter and local blogger Robert McKee are engaged in a bizarre battle of words involving a scavenger hunt, a trip to Scotland, a Hawaiian shirt and the meaning of...


Another Head Rolls in Housing Dept

Jeff Prince
This post written by Betty Brink In the ongoing saga of the Fort Worth Housing Department scandal, another of fired director Jerome Walker’s cohorts has been shown the door. City communications staffer Diane Covey wrote in an...