THIS YOUNG WOMAN FROM RURAL IRAN IS NOW OUR FRIEND. (photo courtesy of wikipedia).

Morning News Roundup, Jul 14

Jeff Prince
Iran Agrees To Nuclear Deal The Middle East is saved! No more terrorism! No more violence! No more war! Well, that might be overstating Iran’s agreement to curb its nuclear program. But it’s a start. All Hail Sid Bass! Some...

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Texas Troubadour Abroad: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Keegan McInroe
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001 when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my ten plus ...

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Restaurant News Bites

Laurie Barker James
Café Modern announced that Denise Shavandy will replace the dearly departed Dena Peterson as Executive Chef beginning this week. Chef Peterson’s post-Modern activities include her new catering company. Chef Shavandy helmed t...


Miss Tipsy: Girl’s Night

Colleen Fischer
It’s not that we want to be away from our boyfriends, husbands, or significant others because we can’t stand them. It’s just that we don’t want them around for one night. At all. Single gals, married moms, and especiall...


Morning News Roundup, Jul 13

Jeff Prince
Greeks To Tighten Belts Cuts in pensions and increases in taxes are a couple of things people get to look forward to in Greece if this new deal goes through with European banks. What’s $95 billion between friends? Shooting At...


Soundcheck 817: Salim Nourallah of The Travoltas, Friday on the Green Preview

Eric Griffey
For this week’s sound check, we had a chat with Salim Nourallah who is top of the Travoltas’ totem. For those who don’t know him, Nourallah plays with and records dozens of bands around North Texas. You can se...


Xs & Os: Can’t Buy Me Love

Sarah Angle
Well, Mr. X told me that he bought a new car this week. Not just a new car, but a brand-spanking new car — one that costs about $30,000. He traded in our 2008 Subaru Outback to get a younger model. I’m driving a 2002 Honda ...


The Top Shelf

Brad Hensarling
A few weeks ago I put a new drink on the menu at The Usual called “Sour Grapes”, a mixture of Pisco, French vermouth, Velvet Falernum, lime, pineapple, and Gomme syrup. Of all the drinks I’ve come up with over the years I...

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Morning News Roundup, Jul 10

Jeff Prince
Blind Alligator Visits Cowtown A 10-foot alligator was captured in the Trinity River near Fort Worth’s downtown area. Experts point the finger at all the rain and flooding we’ve had this year. I blame Ariana Grande. TABC Ho...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) If you ever went to the late, great Where House, you may have noticed a red building a few blocks north on Hemphill, obviously a bar, with the grimace-inducing message “We Don’t ID” written on the front door. Called 19...