Posts Tagged ‘dallas’

FW Proudly Ugly

Jeff Prince
On the face of it, Fort Worth didn’t fare too well in this recent national ranking on the amount of time and money that people spend to stay fit and attractive. Those vegan bicyclists eating sprout burgers on the way ...


Fort Worth, Pa.

As black and gold descend upon Fort Worth, a native Pittsburgher assesses the pluses — and minuses.
ANTHONY MARIANI
For the big Super Bowl matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers, the AFC representatives, the Steelers, will be staying in Fort Worth, at the Omni Hotel-Fort Worth specifically, which means that we will be ...



Your Guide to 817 Nightlife

Drink specials and local music round out Super Bowl week in “Cowtown.”
ANTHONY MARIANI
You’ve got to laugh. Now that North Texas is veritably the center of the sports universe, Fort Worth has never seemed so, well, small compared to Big D. Just go online and check out some of the national headlines. The stories...


Your Guide to 817 Arts

Fort Worth’s got a little bit of everything — museums, galleries, theaters, institutions — but no attitude.
ANTHONY MARIANI
On the surface, an out-of-towner who spends more than a couple of minutes among some of us Fort Worthians might think we’ve got a little case of Dallas envy. But our envy isn’t for Dallas itself, though even the most hardco...



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 ...


FW Three Times Better Than Dallas

Jeff Prince
Bidders hit the auction at Cowboys Stadium yesterday and bid on specialty license plates, including “FT WORTH” and “DALLAS” plates. The high bid on the DALLAS plate: $1,500. The high bid on the FT WORTH ...



Save The World: Drive to Dallas

Static
A meeting that might help save the world from extinction is being held on Friday. Unfortunately, it’s way over in Dallas. Static wants to be as green as the next guy, but, c’mon, we have to fight traffic all the way to Dall...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The King’s Speech (R) Colin Firth stars in this drama as Britain’s King George VI, who struggles to overcome a speech impediment when he unexpectedly must assume the throne. Also with Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey...



Palin-Perry In 2012 Or In Our Worst Nightmare?

Jeff Prince
Sarah Palin and Gov. Rick Perry were hugging it up in Dallas yesterday. Loved this quote from Palin, who was speaking to a crowd of about 800 and mentioned Perry, who was there peddling books (please imagine Palin’s pierc...


Liftoff

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Back again, readers? Come on in. We’ve saved a chair for you at the table. Hors d’oeuvres are up, the game is afoot, there’s beer in the cooler, and you still have time to place your bets.