In a Fat Snit

Jimmy Fowler
If ever there was an example of America’s screwed-up relationship with food and physical appearance (a pathology shared by the skinny as well as the fat), it’s in the current web debate over whether Obama’s nominee for su... Loves Angelo’s Bar-B-Que

Anthony Mariani
Angelo’s Bar-B-Que was recently named one of the top 10 barbecue joints in the country by Of the 51-year-old institution at 2533 White Settlement Road on the near West Side, the legendary magazine says that co-ow...

The Fort Worth Factory

Jimmy Fowler
Check out this week’s interview with installation artist Kate McDougall and graphic designer/filmmaker Brad Simmons, who’ve been inspired by Andy Warhol’s early series of black and white films to create a similar piece of...

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

…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 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...