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Cali via 44Bootlegger

Susie Geissler
At some point over the last few years, the Near Southside matured. While most West 7th Street bars tacked up silly dress codes and courted the college crowd, West Magnolia Avenue cultivated its role as a destination for vibrant...


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Smooth Not Smoothie

Susie Geissler
I know Fort Worth has its share of mixologists and drink snobs. I assume they gather at mixology summer camp to grow beards and workshop casually dismissive ways to indicate how we should be happy they served us. But mostly, Fo...



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From Danny’s to Applebee’s

Steve Steward
The good news: I’m taking a vacation from writing this thing for a couple weeks, in part because I need to give my liver a breather. I also need to rejuvenate my fervor for finding what the inside of sketchy bars looks like. ...


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Mac in Time

Steve Steward
I went to another blue-collar dive in Arlington’s industrial area along Galleria Drive, north of the Six Flags Mall, or Plaza Central as it is currently known. What a treat it is to drive around that place and wonder what wil...



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Smoke-Free Fort Worth Now

Steve Steward
I don’t want to make every one of these columns about smoking cigarettes –– this’ll be the last one for a while, at least until something interesting happens (which, mind you, could be two months from now) –– but I ...


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Sunsetting at Augie’s

Steve Steward
I don’t know what the drive is like on a Sunday, but if you’re free on a Tuesday afternoon, I highly recommend heading to Eagle Mountain Lake for some lunch beers. I went last week after reading too many of those 978 Things...



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Smokers: Get Out of Our Hair

Steve Steward
I don’t smoke cigarettes. If you do, I don’t think you’re a bad person or anything, because it would be hypocritical for me to lecture anyone else about which types of self-poisoning are acceptable and which ones aren’t...


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Shucker’s: Hipster, Be Gone

Steve Steward
I recently watched about half of South Park’s most recent season, which includes an episode targeting gentrification called “The City Part of Town.” It got me thinking about the real estate and retail development on the N...



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Bar9Eleven: Honor or Disgrace?

Steve Steward
In the interest of timeliness and the edicts of calendars, I should probably hold off writing a column related to a bar named after 9/11 until September. But if it helps, this piece is slated for publication on May 11, 2016, wh...


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Trailer Park Boys and Girls

Steve Steward
I wouldn’t say my girlfriend is obsessed with Canadian mockumentary series Trailer Park Boys, but when we were watching the show’s main characters, Mr. Lahey and Randy, perform live at The Rail Club last Thursday, she was c...