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Fort Worth Weekly
Is there a better drink on a hot summer day than a cold Coors Light? Well, water, of course, but as the joke about sex in a canoe goes, Coors Light is fucking close to water (or it is, if you’re a hater). And, boy, are there ...


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Fort Worth Weekly
I’ve got to hand it to Tony Diaz and everyone who helped him put on Fort Worth Rock Assembly II, because they managed to improve considerably on the 2011 original, joining The Empire Strikes Back, The Wrath of Khan, and Break...



Shipping & Receiving, 201 S Calhoun St, FW. 817-343-6493.

The Full Package

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On Sunday night, I left The Boiled Owl around 10:30, having hung around to watch the last third of Drive, a film experience that’s probably as close as a person can get to living inside a video game. My goal involved getting ...


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The Bungalow Connection

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I love coincidences. Even if you think of them as the random convergence of completely unrelated trajectories, they’re still pretty cool. I thought about this on Sunday, because I heard sirens go by while a guy at a bar told ...



Former Moon owner Chris Maunder has been named the new general manager of Queen City Music Hall.

Moon Over Queen City

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Since I worked there for four years, I am always pleasantly surprised when someone asks me about The Moon Bar, the dearly departed West Berry Street venue that’s since been turned into one of about 900 pizza places near TCU. ...


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Blue 32 Replay

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Back in June, I bitched about making the drive to north Fort Worth only to find that my intended destination, a new sports bar called Blue 32, was actually closed, despite what the bar’s website said about operating hours. Kn...



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The Quest

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I feel like I’d actually need a phone book to do this (and possibly a Spanish translator), but one of my goals in life is to visit every bar in Fort Worth. I mean, shit, I’ve been writing this column for a long time now, an...


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NASCAR BAR

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I read this Harper’s essay a while back called “Southern Culture on the Skids,” in which writer Ben Austen examines the recent decline in NASCAR’s overall popularity from its dominant spot in the American zeitgeist of a...



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No Tappa Kegga Brew

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A while back, some off-duty bartenders and I were comparing notes about the ups and downs of making drinks for a living. We all held similar views about jerks, pukers, cheapskates, creepers, drama queens, pretentious a-holes, b...


Fred's will be expanding into the space formerly occupied by The Oui Lounge and The Love Shack. Photo courtesy of City Data.

Oui Lounge to Be Fred’s Texas TCU

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fred’s, according to a press release sent earlier today, will expand into the space formerly occupied by The Love Shack and Oui Lounge on Bluebonnet Circle near TCU. Fred’s Texas TCU will be the third restaurant bearing the...