Clubs
Vaqueros-Logo

Go, Vaqueros!

Steve Steward
I’m taking a break from my ongoing survey of Everman dives to shill (completely unsolicited) for the sports equivalent of a promising local band: This summer, you should get behind the Fort Worth Vaqueros soccer club. Sorry. ...


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Gold Putter Lounge: Long Game

Steve Steward
Last week, I began what is apparently turning into a multi-part series about drinking establishments in Everman. Why Everman, you ask? It’s just sort of turned out that way. Over the past year, as my going-out nights have bee...



The Happy Armadillo

Happy Armadillo: Parents, Welcome

Steve Steward
In the way that obsessive fans (or academics, as the case may be) compartmentalize heavy metal bands into a confusing web of sub-genres (blackened thrash, funeral doom, death ’n’ roll, um, pornogrind), I think dive bars des...


lou's-bar

Lou’s Bar: What a Fool Believes

Steve Steward
Seeing that it’s April 1, I started to write this week’s piece as an April Fool’s column. My lede was going to be an announcement that after years of pouring drinks and nitpicking the city’s watering holes, I was finall...



thompson's-bookstore

Lost Weekends Await

Steve Steward
Look, I’m just gonna say it right now: It’s tough to beat a bar with a secret door. Classic cocktails made with house-made ingredients are great ’n’ all, but, seriously, y’all. Secret door! That’s pretty badass. Tho...


Milo's Bar

Bloinka! It’s Milo’s

Steve Steward
Fun fact: Giant pandas are actually omnivores. In a pinch, they’ll eat birds, rodents, or carrion. The bears also are, um, ardorless. They mate, if at all, only about once a year. Scientists, desperate to perpetuate the speci...



The tap wall apportioned with only Texas-brewed beer.

Your Prince Has Arrived

Steve Steward
Long ago, near the pastoral hamlet of Westworth Village, there once was a bar called Froggy Bottom Beach Club. Nestled in the lee of a weedy levee on the north side of White Settlement Road, Froggy Bottom was the Fort Worth ver...


Stockyards Tavern

Fine Morning I’ll Shoot Ya

Last Call
In the mid-to-late aughts, I worked at a company headquartered in the Stock Exchange Building on East Exchange Avenue. During that time, I probably put on 15 pounds of lunch-break weight from patronizing places like Dos Molinas...



World of Beer

The World Is Spinning

Last Call
I recently noticed that the wannabe-tastemaking Dallas-based music blog Gorilla vs. Bear referred to Fort Worth singer-songwriter Leon Bridges’ debut album as “timeless” –– even though the record doesn’t come out un...


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New, Improved Cooper Street

Last Call
Last week, I wrote about this place in Arlington on South Cooper Street called The House, which was originally a bar called Monte Carlo’s. At some point in the recent past, the owners moved the business from one side of the s...