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Randi’s Last Resort: A Kind of Tiki

Fort Worth Weekly
In the summer of 2013, I wrote about this place way out on Highway 80, past Doc’s Records and Vintage. Niles City Saloon was named for a former municipality overlapping a square mile of the Stockyards which got subsumed by Fo...


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Forced Sobriety: Hard as Hell

Steve Steward
I’ve gotta hand it to full-blown alcoholics: Your struggle sounds brutal, and if you are able to overcome that dependency and save yourself from sinking to the bottom of a bottle and drowning, you deserve a medal of valor. I ...



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Celebrating Tanstaafl

Jeff Prince
Tanstaafl Pub has been serving up cold beers and mixed drinks for four decades, making it one of Arlington’s oldest and coolest bars. Owners Jim and Mary Ann LeRoy opened the little dive on April 21, 1976 at 409 North Bowen R...


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Mindfulness at Magnolia

Steve Steward
On Saturday, I tried to read this article on mindfulness, the practice of actively paying attention to one’s perceptions of body and surroundings in an effort to live a more patient, present, mindful state of being. I failed ...



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The Mid-Cities British Invasion

Steve Steward
Every so often, I get an e-mail from someone looking for a place to watch soccer. Typically I refer them to a place like Upper 90, Frankie’s Sports Bar, or Fox & Hound, under the assumption that those places would carry a...


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The Stockyards as We Know it

Steve Steward
I wanted to do this think-piece on going out in the Stockyards on the metaphorical eve of its transition into whatever it’s going to transition to. But unfortunately, after a stop at the Whiskey Girl Saloon, I didn’t have i...



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Seeing Stars at Big Apple Café

Steve Steward
You know what would be funny? If bars that looked like they were stuck in a certain era made your appearance change accordingly. I had that thought while stepping through the Big Apple Café’s foyer/trophy zone the other day....


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Rack ’em Up, Daddy

Steve Steward
I tend to trot out some recurring themes on an annual basis. I’m not proud of this, but at least I didn’t do another “I Hate Valentine’s Day and Here’s Where to Go if You Actively Hate it, Too” column this year. I w...



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Finding Common Ground

Steve Steward
Chef David Hollister had a busy 2015. Along with opening Fort Worth’s two Dagwoods craft beer-and-giant-sandwich emporiums, one near Ridgmar Mall, the other in the West 7th corridor, he quietly helped launch a new TCU-area ga...


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The Moscato Nightmare

Steve Steward
I can’t remember the last time I went to an Olive Garden, only that it was sometime in my mid 20s (circa the early aughts) and that I had gotten kind of drunk at home and that my girlfriend at the time really wanted to go, pr...