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Help Them, Rhonda!

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If you happened to be driving down Hemphill Street last Sunday evening, you might have noticed that the parking lot and patio of the Stampede was unusually packed.


Sundancing the Night Away

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A couple of Saturday nights ago, a co-worker had her wedding reception downtown at Bass Performance Hall’s McDavid Studio, which gave my wife and me an excuse to dress like grown-ups and get out of the house, with the cha...



An OD on Holiday Glee

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I must have just heard a weepy Christmas ballad on the radio or seen It’s a Wonderful Life or some other irrepressibly inspirational holiday flick the night before, because for whatever reason I was in a freakishly, dange...


Integration Follows Integers?

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Among the many and many-splendored amenities here in town, there is one bit of culture that Fort Worth has never quite perfected: a viable gay and lesbian nightlife scene.



Swingin’ Time

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Since Fort Worth has never had a pure jazz club, I felt obligated to flip on my fedora last Wednesday night and check out the grand opening of the Scat Jazz Lounge.


Swingin’ Time

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Since Fort Worth has never had a pure jazz club, I felt obligated to flip on my fedora last Wednesday night and check out the grand opening of the Scat Jazz Lounge.



Don’t You Forget About Snookie’s

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One random weeknight not long ago, I got my after-hours snack on at Snookie’s, the South Hulen bar/restaurant that’s just far enough away from TCU to attract working stiffs but not too far to keep away the bubbly fr...


The Roof is on Fire?

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Consuming mass amounts of alcohol with art all around and while on the roof of a building is normally something I advise against – novices and other college students are liable to get tipsy and, in their delirium, spill t...



Stars Over Cowtown

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I have no business being invited to elaborate private parties. I am by nature socially awkward, and I drink hard – a bad combo (especially for you, if you are within earshot or, after a certain point, haymaker-distance of...


Fresh-Air Booze Cabal

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For most of us scenesters above a certain age, drinking isn’t what it used to be. Most of us do it because we have to or else we’ll burst from stress, not because we want to. I can’t even remember the last tim...