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Burnam Tosses Hat into Railroad Commission Ring

Peter Gorman
On Sunday, Dec. 13, former Texas State Representative Lon Burnam (D—Ft. Worth) officially tossed his hat into the ring for a seat on the Railroad Commission of Texas, which regulates the oil and gas industry here. Burnam, who...


DON'T LET CLETUS ATKISS CATCH YOU EATING TILAPIA. (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Dallas Cowboys Off Asides On Green Bay Packers, Cletus Atkiss

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Cowboys play the vaunted Green Bay Packers on the road this afternoon at Lambeau Field in the cold and rain. The chances of the ‘Boys winning the game are slightly slimmer than me winning an Oscar. And the only...



"Spotlight" takes top DFW Film Critics' top honors.

DFW Film Critics Choose Best Films of 2015

Kristian Lin
In an awards season where no film has taken a clear front-runner status, the DFW Film Critics Association picked its list of this year’s best movies over the weekend. Emerging as the winner was Spotlight, Tom McCarthyR...


TEXAS BOYS CHOIR.

Texas Boys Choir Christmas Concert

James Talambas
Local stars Leon Bridges and Kelly Clarkson recently snagged Grammy nominations, but The Fort is already home to a two-time Grammy Award-winning ensemble that has been in the music game for 70 years, the Texas Boys Choir. The 8...



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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Gonna try again to be brief, because it’s Friday and you probably have shit to do. Tonight’s show at 1912 is a real banger: besides Fungi Girls, Bummer Vacation (who have recently updated into a 2.0 form of sorts – a f...


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Xs & Os: The Local Gift Giving Guide for Love

Sarah Angle
I remember one Christmas, before we were married, my then boyfriend gave me what he thought was the sweetest gift: A college sweatshirt and a monthly planner. It didn’t dawn on him, until I so indelicately pointed it out, tha...



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The Top Shelf: Bar Friends

Brad Hensarling
The relationships that are formed at bars are often times less superficial than ome might think. We all have people in our lives that we only see when we go to the bar. We don’t call them if we need a favor. We don’t even k...


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Delectable Hockey Made From Scratch

Rush Olson
Dallas Stars fans have had a lot of reasons to take pride in their team this season. They’ve played exciting hockey, hovering at or near the league lead in goals scored all year. Supporters have no doubt loved the team’s mo...



HOPEFULLY THE COWBOYS WON'T DO THIS TONIGHT. (Saturday Night Live on NBC)

Dallas Cowboys Off Asides On Washington Redskins, Math

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth singer Leon Bridges flew up north to perform as musical guest on Saturday Night Live and killed it. Now the Cowboys fly up north to face the Washington Redskins on Monday night. Experts predict the Cowboys will perfo...


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Xs & Os: Dating Dos and Don’ts for the Holidays

Sarah Angle
After the turkey, gravy, green bean casserole, and some homemade buttermilk chocolate cake by yours truly, I found myself stuffed and full of sadness. I was the only one at our Thanksgiving dinner going home alone. I mean, I wa...