Posts Tagged ‘arlington’

Healthy, Harmony, House

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The Health and Harmony House just feels welcoming. After walking through the front door, you may feel the stress of the outside world just melt away. The “house” (a fancy term for “storefront”) offers a full coffee bar,...


Former Reporter Recalls Michael Hall, Amy Robinson

Jeff Prince
Barring any last minute stay of execution, the state will kill Michael Hall tonight for his part in abducting, torturing, and murdering Amy Robinson, a mentally challenged teenager. The Robinson murder was a shocker in 1998 in ...



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Gallery at UTA
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The Gallery at UTA is all about printmaking right now. One of the two shows there highlights prints made by Wisconsin artist John Hitchcock that are informed by various political and social views.


Night & Day

Kristian Lin
WED ? 2 The Amon Carter Museum’s exhibit Nature Bound: Illustrated Botanical Books just opened last week. It’s a joint venture between the museum and the nearby Botanical Research Institute of Texas to present these high-qu...



Super Bowl Halftime Show Needs New Blood

Jeff Prince
The Super Bowl is infamous for trotting out geezers during its halftime show (McCartney, the Stones, Prince, Petty, and Springsteen), but this year they went younger with the Black Eyed Peas. Still, the Peas aren’t all th...


Steelers Ruin Super Bowl Party Yet Again

Jeff Prince
First, the Pittsburgh Steelers rob the Dallas Cowboys of the “Team of the Decade” crown in the 1970s. And now those bums have ruined our Super Bowl party. The “Stealers” beat the groggy New York Jets on ...



BoomerJack’s Arlington Thrives

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On the afternoon of New Year’s Eve, I found an Arlington sports bar that offers the alcoholic equivalent of the lost treasure of El Dorado: happy hour … all day … every day. We went to BoomerJack’s Grill and Bar for a l...


Let’s Give Tom Vandergriff What He Deserves

Jeff Prince
The politician who put Arlington on the map, made a huge impact on Tarrant County and North Texas, and was pretty much the embodiment of political integrity, will be buried on Friday. If anyone deserves a huge public turnout it...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 29 The swirling, psychedelic, nightmarish visions of Erik Parker are on display at the Modern in their show entitled Focus: Erik Parker. The Stuttgart-born, San Antonio-raised artist’s paintings have been called “zany...


Happy St. Stephen’s Day!

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Last year, my favorite boozy companion, Emily, led a group of women in revelry celebrating St. Stephen’s Day. Em, who has more than a bit of Irish in her, told us that in the British isles, Dec. 26 is a day of drinking at eve...