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A PRE-GLASSES RICK PERRY, BACK WHEN HE WAS MORE INTERESTED IN LOOKING PRETTY THAN SMART (photo courtesy wikipedia)

News Roundup: June 8, 2015

Jeff Prince
They Won’t Let Me Slide! All those people paying all that money to drive to downtown Fort Worth, scramble for a parking spot, and stand in line on a hot muggy day for hours, only to be told that the 2,000-foot mega slide was ...


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Bad Blonde: Super Unknown

ANTHONY MARIANI
Rarely does a young band drop onto the scene fully formed. Burning Hotels, Lifters/The Orbans, The Unlikely Candidates. And maybe a couple more. Now there’s Bad Blonde. Purveying a kind of high-octane grunge, all buzzsaw barr...



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Dinner at the Gormans, Friday Night

Peter Gorman
You know, when you’ve been a chef and a dad and had to feed a room full of people–maybe 150 at the restaurants, though i preferred the New York joints which had about 46-60 seats–or a family full of 8 includin...


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Concert Review: Chris Watson Trio

Lyndsay Cole
It was almost two years ago when I slipped my way through a sea of middle-aged music connoisseurs (translation: dancing cougars) all packed in front of the stage at the Key’s Lounge, until I found my friend front and center a...



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Women’s World Cup Preview

Kristian Lin
Tomorrow, the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada, with a record 24 teams contesting for the championship of the world. Just like I did with last year’s men’s tournament, I’ll be here all June blogging on the dev...


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News Roundup: June 5, 2015

Jeff Prince
Morning Flight To Work Remember when Evel Knievel tried to jump across Snake River Canyon? That almost happened to local motorists after a bridge buckled on westbound 183 near D/FW International Airport. Work crews are on the s...



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The Taco Blog: El Pollo Cachuchon

Keith Grober
I was cruising in my truck on fast-moving 28th Street with my windows down, taking in fresh air and much needed sunshine, when I detected the wonderfully unmistakable scent of burning poultry flesh. Like a hound dog on the prow...


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Pantherfest Lineup

Eric Griffey
At 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, the Trinity River Vision Authority is throwing a party for Fort Worth’s birthday. Pantherfest, an all-day celebration of all things Fort Worth, will feature 10 local bands on two stages, Texas b...



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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) You know how people who smoked weed in the ’60s,’70s, and the’80s often remark on how much more potent “lids” of “grass” are now? They act like modern pot is grown near nuclear power plants or something. Anyway...


HERE'S AN EXAMPLE OF THE WORK TOM HUCKABEE WILL HAVE HANGING AT THE COMMUNITY ART CENTER (photo courtesy Huckabee)

What Will You See In The Images?

Jeff Prince
Suppose you played in a punk rock band in the 1970s and were into mind expansion. And let’s say you had a lifelong interest in altered states and metaphysics. And you immersed yourself in the works of Terrence McKenna, Timoth...