Posts Tagged ‘817’
The Yosefs

Enfolding New Experiences

Chow, Baby
I was so embarrassed. I took a friend to Samson’s Market Bistro (4307 Camp Bowie Blvd.), Fort Worth’s only Ethiopian eatery, and he did the unthinkable: He asked for a fork and a plate. In the hierarchy of cultural faux pas...

The green chile cheeseburger

You Deserve a Break (Room) Today

Delicious sandwiches are calling from the smoky wilds of Crowley.
Laurie Barker James
  The first thing you’ll notice about The Break Room Bar and Grill is the massive wreck of wood, metal, and drooping twinkly lights next to the parking lot. The Break Room’s open-air patio was totaled last month by a d...

Southside Pirate Radio

The Pirate Sets Sail

Last week, the folks at The Southside Pirate, the 2-year-old Near Southside-based internet radio station devoted to Fort Worth music, announced on their Facebook page that they’re going terrestrial. Pirate co-owners John Rody...


If You Want Me

Fort Worth Weekly
Back when John Carney made his 2007 Irish film Once, he could scarcely have imagined it would spawn a Broadway musical that would win seemingly every award in sight. Maybe playwright Enda Walsh lays on a thick layer of Irish tr...


Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wednesday 18 This year’s Thin Line Fest is bigger than ever, beginning tonight with Eric Noren’s concert film Midlake: Live from Denton, TX, with Boxcar Bandits playing at the after-party. Other films include Far From Home,...

Valerie Arnett of Junker Val's

Repubs to the Rescue

Poor gas drillers. All they want to do is drill miles underground to extract natural gas, inject a little dirty wastewater into the ground, smear chemical-laden drilling mud all over the landscape, destroy roads, emit a few lou...


Amateurs at Your Service

Chow, Baby
Back when Chow, Baby was a server at a fine-dining place, I always viewed Valentine’s Day as amateur night. Except for the wealthy, the financially irresponsible, and those of us with expense accounts, it’s the one night a ...

Brandin Lea (second from right, shown with his new band, Jetta in the Ghost Tree) is excited to reunite with two of his old Acoustic Mafia pals, John Price and Collin Herring, on Saturday at The Aardvark.

Acoustic Mafia What?!

The three guys who at one time almost drank Fort Worth out of Jäger (and Jack Daniels and Lone Star Beer) couldn’t even finish a six-pack now. And that’s a good thing. Brandin Lea, frontman for psych-rockers Jetta in the G...

The House Sports Bar & Grill

Take it to The House

Last Call
Did you ever go to Monte Carlo’s? It was thisdive on South Cooper Street in Arlington that used to have occasional concerts. I played there only once, but I recall that it reminded me of The Emporium in Dazed and Confused,mos...

Angilee Wilkerson’s “Posey’s Allusion”


Fort Worth Weekly
ART7 Crockett Community Gallery’s current exhibit is entitled Americana, but that’s somewhat misleading, since this juried show consists solely of artists from Texas and the adjoining states. The paintings, photographs, and...