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Cooking With Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
Experienced and aspiring foodies, take note: If you’re looking for a Fort Worth-centric holiday gift that keeps on giving deliciousness, you need to check out Dana’s Soup Book. This cookbook features original, traditional, ...


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Fourth Annual Cowtown Cranksgiving Ride

JIMMY FOWLER
Charity events are rarely as interactive as the fourth annual Cowtown Cranksgiving Ride, which begins 3pm tomorrow (Sat Nov 16) at Trinity Bicycles, 343 Throckmorton St, FW. The national event, designed to stock the shelves of ...



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Another Earthquake in Tarrant County? Yawn!

JIMMY FOWLER
Thanks to years of reading about the grim consequences of human-made climate change, I’ve reconciled myself to bigger and scarier droughts, tornadoes, and thunderstorms here in North Texas. But not earthquakes. Nobody said gr...


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“The Kickin’ Chicken” Comes to Denton? Fingers Crossed

JIMMY FOWLER
Who’d have thought? Turns out one person’s delicious spicy condiment is another’s toxic environmental hazard. Obviously, the citizens of Irwindale, CA don’t realize that Sriracha –– manufactured by Huy Fong Foods at...



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City Discounting Rain Barrels and Compost Bins

Eric Griffey
Where’s Billy Mays when you need him? Oh yeah. What about the Sham-Wow guy? Yikes.  I guess I’ll pitch this deal myself, at my own risk: For a limited time, the City of Fort Worth is selling rain barrels and compos...


cougars

The Biggest (Lovable) Losers: Western Hills Cougars

JIMMY FOWLER
You’ve probably heard the story by now, since it’s making web headlines: A Western Hills High School parent filed a bullying complaint against football coaches at Aledo High School after the Aledo Bearcats trounced the West...



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Acro-Cats’ Power, Activate!

JIMMY FOWLER
The thing that makes cats so great is their utter “undogness”: They don’t take orders, they don’t love unconditionally (not at first sight, anyway), and they tend to set the parameters for the pet-owner relationship. As...


dayofthedead

Open Call of the Dead

JIMMY FOWLER
It’s important to remember that the Rose Marine Theatre’s annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration is proudly Mexican in its origins. But like all international celebrations that find their way into the U.S. national conscious...



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CBS DFW’s Chris Arnold Caught Plagiarizing

Eric Griffey
Local sports radio/TV personality Chris Arnold was busted by Jason Lisk of the The Big Lead blog for blatant plagiarism. Arnold, who is also the Dallas Mavericks’ game night emcee, appears to have ripped off a piece by Sc...


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What Would Jesus’ Dog Do?

Jeff Prince
If you read the headline and thought, “Jesus’ dog would probably pant, lick, scratch, bark, and sleep a lot,” you would be correct. And if you thought, “Jesus’ dog would probably narrate a book abo...