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Morning News Roundup, Jul 30

Kristian Lin
R.I.P., Kipenzi This story is sad, so we’ll lay off the Walter Palmer jokes. The Dallas Zoo’s 3-month-old baby giraffe Kipenzi died in an accident on Tuesday after she broke her neck running into a perimeter fence while mak...


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Texas Troubadour Abroad: Somewhere on the Baltic Sea

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 ...



FORT WORTH CITY COUNCIL GAVE JIM AND GLORIA AUSTIN THE GREEN LIGHT TO TURN A CHURCH INTO AN EVENT CENTER IN HANDLEY.

Morning News Roundup, Jul 29

Jeff Prince
City Approves Rezoning Of Handley Church The Fort Worth City Council voted unanimously to approve a zoning change that would allow local realtor Jim Austin to transform a church into an event center that sells alcohol. Neighbor...


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Concert Review: WizardVizion’s Summerthon

Lyndsay Cole
I walked into Shipping and Receiving (201 S Calhoun St., 817-887-9313) Saturday afternoon for Wizardvizion’s Summerthon just in time to see a guy named Charlie sporting a Fozzie Bear tattoo on his chest win the Speedo contest...



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An Ode to Scott Cantrell and Arts Criticism

Edward Brown
Let me start by saying that I haven’t always been a fan of Scott Cantrell’s reviews. Before he and other Dallas Morning News writers accepted buyouts last week, the classical music critic spent 16 years building a small but...


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Sports: How The WNBA Can Succeed in North Texas

Rush Olson
It’s got the makings of a great story. Oklahoma girl, originally from Detroit, leaves the hinterlands of Northwest OK and heads to the big city in Texas to make her fortune. We recently learned of such a story in the offi...



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Morning News Roundup, Jul 28

Eric Griffey
Your Call Will be Answered in the Order it was Received Police response time to the city’s most urgent calls has gotten worse, according to data to be presented to the City Council today. The far north part of town has it wor...


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Miss Tipsy: Let the Good Times Roll

Colleen Fischer
Picture this: a mustache, a mullet, and a cheesy smile handing you a pitcher of shitty macro beer. There is a distinct odor of stale cigarettes, nacho “cheese,” and feet in the air. You are surrounded by hyper children, swe...



A ROUNDTURN WITH TWO HALF STITCHES.

Morning News Roundup, Jul 27

Jeff Prince
Jerry Jones’ Headquarters Halfway Done Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is building a $350 million headquarters in Frisco amid the heralded “$5 Billion Mile” of development along the Dallas North Tollway. Don’t be jealo...


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Soundcheck 817: Son of Stan at Shipping & Receiving, Summerthon

Eric Griffey
For this week’s installment of the Weekly’s concert preview series, we discussed tomorrow’s Summerthon with Jordan Richardson a.k.a Son of Stan and the top of the Wizardvizion totem (and Fort Worth Weekly scri...