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Teed Off

Steve Steward
Allegedly in golf parlance, the final approach is the part of that whack-the-little-white-ball game when you’re within spitting distance of that little patch of grass that’s been scalped and is stuck through the mid...


Off-Season Shopping, Summer-Style

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Like doing Christmas shopping in July – don’t laugh; some people are that anal – shopping around now for good deals on, of all things, margaritas might be worth your while.Just ask me, the gal who doesn’...



Be Cool

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“Dennis,” according to Dennis, was once, a long time ago, a superstar pool hustler in Las Vegas, a quaint little locale you may have heard of. “I was so good,” he said, “no one would shoot me.̶...


When in Sansom Park …

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t’s official. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, we’re in a recession. “Finally!” says I. After all, we’ve only been talking about it for a year now. Long have I been waiting to...



When in Sansom Park …

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It’s official. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, we’re in a recession. “Finally!” says I. After all, we’ve only been talking about it for a year now. Long have I been waiting t...


Where the Boys Are

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I don’t get out much during the week, but I would have felt bad blowing off my buddy Tom, who told me I just had to check out Overtime Sports Bar & Grill. The “O/T” cozies up to the Tarrant/Johnson county...



Where the Boys Are

Last Call
I don’t get out much during the week, but I would have felt bad blowing off my buddy Tom, who told me I just had to check out Overtime Sports Bar & Grill. The “O/T” cozies up to the Tarrant/Johnson county ...


Go to Fubar (Just Not When I’m There, Please)

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As much as I want mom-and-pop bars and restaurants to succeed, I’m also a selfish bastard who hates crowds. See, every once in a while, I’ll come across a joint that’s awesome but is having some problems, as t...



Go to Fubar (Just Not When I’m There, Please)

ANTHONY MARIANI
As much as I want mom-and-pop bars and restaurants to succeed, I’m also a selfish bastard who hates crowds. See, every once in a while, I’ll come across a joint that’s awesome but is having some problems, as t...


Happy Hours

ANTHONY MARIANI
Other than cheap hooch and a nonviolent crowd, a good happy-hour spot has to have a great view. For me, the only view that really matters is of the sunset. (Lame, I know. But. Whatever.)And I’m not talking about patios. O...