Posts Tagged ‘817’
Straight Razor Steve’s ‘65 Chevy C10 will be on display Saturday. Photo by ROWAN LEHR.

Hot Rods and Java

Texas Motor Speedway is the new home for Cowtown Cars & Coffee.
The distinctive monthly gathering in which hot rods and caffeine are combined has gotten so popular that it has –– yet again –– moved to bigger environs. The new home for Cowtown Cars & Coffee is Texas Motor Speedwa...

Case: “I never went into music to make a lot of money.”

Still Swinging

Though semi-retired, legendary pianist Johnny Case has released a new album.
In jazz vernacular, “groove” refers to the pulse of the rhythm section. To have a nice groove, an ensemble has to find the right balance between keeping steady time and swinging –– a pushing and pulling of the rhythm. I...


Smoke-Free Fort Worth Now

Steve Steward
I don’t want to make every one of these columns about smoking cigarettes –– this’ll be the last one for a while, at least until something interesting happens (which, mind you, could be two months from now) –– but I ...


Untapped: Craft Music

I love beer. Beer is my favorite. Beer is good. Beer is delicious. And beer is all I need to get me through another day of full-time work and full-time parenting and full-time husbanding and ugh! Somebody grab me a beer! And th...


Two Men Enter …

An ocean of blood has been spilled in the name of Christianity over the ages, so it makes sense that two maintenance workers at a Christian university would resort to violence to settle a dispute. But this story is weird even i...

Fort Worth Museum of Science celebrates its humble beginnings in Hidden Treasures.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 8 - Outdoor movie screenings continue to spread across Tarrant County, and the latest venue to start is Levitt Pavilion. This summer, the Arlington music stage will be holding movies on Wednesday nights, and it starts its s...

Photo by Jeff Prince.

Jessica in Wonderland

Now that Fort Worth has its own film commission, the big bucks should come rolling in. Right?
Jeff Prince
Working in the film and television industry while living in Fort Worth means you’ll probably spend a lot of your time traveling to other cities. Richard Porter spends much of his time driving to Dallas, Austin, or other citie...

The concrete recycling plant planned for the East Side appears to be a dead deal for now. Photo by Jesse Brackeen.

Planting their Feet

The most dangerous man in Texas was no match for Fort Worth’s East Side.
A take-no-prisoner’s developer who was once dubbed the most dangerous man in Texas learned the hard way that Eastside folks are no pushovers. Residents who live near Chesapeake Energy’s wastewater disposal site –– the o...


Dee-Moralized at Jail

Imagine working at the same place for 16 years without any problems and then getting criticized and booted out the door. This might explain why Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson hasn’t returned to work since losing a runoff...

McGlathery: “ ... It just makes sense for us to help each other out.”

Keeping Busy

Luke McGlathery isn’t just a popular sideman — his own material is creating a buzz.
Luke McGlathery is a busy dude. If the Fort Worth singer-songwriter isn’t playing gigs to promote his new album Life Ain’t Hard, or backing up his friends on bass or fiddle for their own shows, his evenings are occupied hos...