Posts Tagged ‘bars’
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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...


The Bearded Lady’s L.U.S.T. burger is well named. Brian Hutson

Classy Dame

The Bearded Lady’s menu is a (good) work in progress.
STEVE STEWARD
Remember when bars were just bars? These days, the industry’s lean toward higher-end offerings makes that seem like a quaint idea. Long gone is the time when two tap trees with three run-of-the-mill macrobrews and an import l...



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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...



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Niles City: Ever Heard of It?

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I got this from a bar’s website, a cyber-place festooned not only with a Getty Image of people drinking martinis, which I later discovered has absolutely nothing to do with said bar’s actual interior, but also with clip art...


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Witten’s Brightens Hurst

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Like Arlingfun, the Mid-Cities tend to receive an unfair amount of disdain, especially from people who live in Fort Worth. People like me, for example. Contempt, however, is relative. For every one Cowtowner looking down his or...



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Smoke Gets in Your “I”s

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I’m kind of tired of hating on Dallas. If you live in Fort Worth, bitching about Big D is practically a God-given right or at least a tacit, public oath of fealty to Panther City’s banner, but c’mon: Maybe give it a rest....


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2 to 2 Good

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About a year and a half ago, I took a date to this place on Hwy. 377 called Randi’s 2 to 2. I had a good time, and I wrote a column about it, musing over what I thought was a pretty positive experience. Despite whatever nice ...