Fort Worth Weekly
At some point in life, a person quits going out during the week, whether it’s a matter of funds, kids, ankle monitors, or any of the other endlessly limiting obligations relevant to being an adult. But if you can shake free a...


Wonderful World

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Whenever I’ve been asked or allowed to make up my own special at a bar I’m pouring at, I usually try to make it relevant to heavy metal or at least to the mildly satanic. When I was at the dearly departed Moon by TCU, I mad...

Put Bronson Rock on your Memorial Day itinerary.

Look Out, Keller

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My inspection sticker is out of date again, and I feel a little exposed, which is why I’ve been mostly staying in my neighborhood to drink lately. I definitely wouldn’t risk driving to a place like Keller and getting drinks...


More than 50/50

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Two friends were celebrating their birthdays on Saturday, and their combo party teamed up with another friend’s graduation celebration, the resulting booze chimera taking shape at the 50/50 Club on Jacksboro Highway. Jacksbor...


Upward to The Basement Bar

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Have you read the big (long-winded?) cover story yet (pg. 9)? Well, speaking of live music venues, have you been to The Basement Bar? Because it’s a pretty legit place for a show. I feel like it flies under Clubland’s radar...


Time to Fly

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On Sunday the Star-Telegram ran a story about Marcial Ortega, a man serving time for murder after he got drunk, got behind the wheel, and rammed a station wagon at freeway speed, killing 4-year-old Kaitlyn Sanchez in the crash....

Courtesy Shaw's Facebook

Shaw’s Gets Real

(After 3:30 p.m.)
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As you may have heard, the Near South Side is really blowing up. From The Boiled Owl Tavern (where I tend bar) to the eagerly awaited debut of Live Oak Lounge & Music Hall, the neighborhood around West Magnolia Avenue is qu...

It must be Sunday

Yes to the New Oui?

Eh, Maybe.
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If there’s an award for the most polarizing personality in Fort Worth, I’d like to nominate Tim Love. Foodies seem to love him, and service industry people seem to hate him. Personally, I don’t have an opinion, because I...

Courtesy Frankie's Sports Bar and Grill Facebook page.

Frankie’s Cathode Rays

Fort Worth Weekly
Here’s the thing: I am bound by the tradition of two generations to be a San Francisco Giants fan, but given the distance and their first-week win-loss record, well, let’s just say it’s easier to pay attention to the Rang...

Brewfest 2012

The Golden Hour

Fort Worth Weekly
I wouldn’t say I was slapped with a moment of sentimentality, but as the Golden Hour fell upon Brewfest on Crockett in the West 7th Development last Saturday, I looked at the people milling around and was sort of smitten with...