Posts Tagged ‘817’

Brandin Lea Is Back

The former Flickerstick frontman returns with a new band and a new (clean, sober) outlook.
Steve Steward
Not so fun fact: When you’re an alcoholic at age 37, killing yourself slowly by downing pint after pint of Taaka, you’d think the final bullet would be liver failure. It’s not. When Brandin Lea finally awoke in the ICU at...


Deep in the Music

Robin Hufford’s life has been spent at — and in — the piano.
Edward Brown
The piano has left an indelible mark on Robin Hufford. From his earliest memories growing up in a small fishing camp on Lake Worth, the iconic instrument has followed him like a melodic theme running through a lifelong symphony...

The buffalo burger (from left to right), bruschetta, and braised short-rib pasta prove that Social House is more than socializing. Lee Chastain

Social Feed

This newish West 7th gastropub may very well be all things to all people.
Edward Brown
Social House 840 Currie St, FW. 817-820-1510. 4pm-2am Mon-Fri, 11am-2am Sat-Sun. All major credit cards accepted. To the West 7th Street corridor, an area already loaded with Dallas transplants — Gloria’s Latin Cuisine, Til...

TCU gives a lecture on the art of Ologwagdi, Tue.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wednesday 18 – Leon Panetta has had a glittering career as White House chief of staff, CIA director, and U.S. Secretary of Defense, during which time he was in charge of the operation that took down Osama bin Laden. The p...


Fault Lines

There’s nothing theoretical about the damages that earthquakes are causing for North Texas homeowners, cities, and businesses.
Peter Gorman
The first time Cathy Wallace felt an earthquake was last Dec. 15. She was sitting with her husband in their Irving home discussing retirement when “the whole house started swaying,” she said. She thought the house might col...

The tap wall apportioned with only Texas-brewed beer.

Your Prince Has Arrived

Steve Steward
Long ago, near the pastoral hamlet of Westworth Village, there once was a bar called Froggy Bottom Beach Club. Nestled in the lee of a weedy levee on the north side of White Settlement Road, Froggy Bottom was the Fort Worth ver...

Joe Palazzolo

How Long in Attorneys’ Years?

Fort Worth Weekly
It seems like 2010 was an eternity ago. A devastating earthquake rocked Haiti. The Hurt Locker won an Oscar. The controversial “don’t ask / don’t tell” law was repealed. And Joe Palazzolo blew the whistle on various wro...

Stout: “Why does Bedford have advisory boards [at all]? Vishal Malhotra

Scared-O’ Cats?

Bedford leaders are working hard to get rid of TNR and its supporters.
Edward Brown
Bedford city officials are really worried about feral cats. They’re apparently so concerned about the development of feral cat populations that not only have they decided against adopting a city-sponsored trap-neuter-release ...

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History plays Humpback Whales in its IMAX theater.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 11 - Old warhorses and new music alike will be spotlighted at UNT’s Concerto Concert, featuring the music department’s brightest soloists. They’ll be performing arias by Stravinsky and Donizetti, as well as works by P...

Pocket Theory

Deep Thinking

Pop-punks Pocket Theory haven’t let their youth inhibit them (too much).
Edward Brown
In just two years, Pocket Theory has gone from scratch to two long-players and a steady stream of gigs and has even carved a little national profile for itself. The video for the song “To Be Missed (So Early)” has been view...