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A Girl Walks Into a Bar

Colleen Fischer
Of course I expected some blue-haired company when I settled on The Wild Mushroom bar (3206 Winthrop Ave.) for an after-work drink. What surprised me was just how entertaining it is to be by far the youngest person in an entire...


TOM THE TURTLE (photo courtesy wikimedia)

Suicidal Turtles ‘Rush’ Headlong Into Traffic

Jeff Prince
On my way to work the last few days I’ve spotted turtles walking across roads directly in the line of traffic. I’ve also seen the squished remains of a turtle or two. Sometimes I stop and help a turtle along.Other r...



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Voters Favor Incumbents Except For Danny Scarth

Jeff Prince
Incumbents ruled Fort Worth elections for the most part on Saturday. Still, voters sent longtime District 4 City Council member Danny Scarth packing. Challenger Cary Moon, a developer, won handily on his promise to provide bett...


Armadillo Creek is a newish "trashgrass" outfit from Le Fort.

Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
1.) Head to the Stockyards tonight (Friday) and pull up a seat at Filthy McNasty’s for a night of folk and country courtesy of pickin’ prodigy Luke McGlathery and his band and Armadillo Creek, a newly formed “trashgrass...



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Minor earthquake in Joshua, Texas

Peter Gorman
So it was about 6 PM. I’d just come home from a meeting at the Weekly—shopped for dinner, double cut pork chops I’m gonna stuff with fresh veggies and fresh mozzarella and top with a nice au jus, then serve with a...


JIM WRIGHT LOOKS AT A REPLICA AT THE FEDERAL BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH (photo by jeff prince)

Former Speaker Jim Wright Dead At 92

Jeff Prince
Former House speaker and Fort Worth native James Claude Wright Jr. — better known simply as Jim Wright — is dead at 92. Wright packed a bunch into those years. He attended Weatherford College and the University of T...



FORT WORTH MUSICIAN AND FORMER "THE VOICE" CONTESTANT LUKE WADE (photo courtesy Facebook)

Contest Offers Studio Time, Appearance With Luke Wade

Jeff Prince
Hey singer-songwriters, get your pencil and paper and start pouring out your heart and soul. Greg White, owner of SG Studios in Fort Worth, is urging songwriters to send an acoustic and vocal demo via email to sgstudios@charter...


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Operation Jade Helm 15

Peter Gorman
Ah, nothing better than some Texans going crazy over special forces military exercises being carried out in Texas and six other states this summer. The internet is full of people wondering whether the exercise will actually be ...



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A Girl Walks Into a Bar: Episode 1

Colleen Fischer
Despite what some say, I don’t believe having a weekday afternoon cocktail is the sign of a problem. It’s how I reclaim the lunches I have eaten at my desk or happy hours I have spent networking when I would prefer to be no...


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Tim Love Wooing Austin

Jeff Prince
Love is on a roll. Sure, Fort Worth’s biggest celebrity chef Tim Love might have duffed his one big shot at commandeering the concession stands at Colonial Country Club. Apparently, feeding thousands of people in multiple loc...