Posts Tagged ‘features’
Twelve Stones’ pot de créme is a delicately caramel-flavored pudding with crystals of sea salt.  Photo courtesy of 12 Stones.

A Stone’s Throw

Twelve Stones aspires to greatness and comes quite close.
Laurie James
You have to admire a second-career chef  –– someone who loves food so much that he would ditch a successful IT career for the grueling pace of running a kitchen. Twelve Stones’ chef-owner David Burdick went to culinary s...

Patrick Bynane chalks up the inaccuracies of Amphibian Stage Productions’ Isaac’s Eye.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 10 - We’re probably not the only ones who find it ironic that a beer-and-standup-comedy night features a comic named Coffee. Joe Coffee is one of six acts who take the stage at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studio’s Good Beer...

Tom "Smitty" Smith wants a better air-quality plan in Texas. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Big Brown, Big Bad

It’s been years since North Texas air was clean, and if Texas has its way, the air will stay dirty.
Jeff Prince
Exhaust emissions from Tarrant County cars create poor air quality around here, but other factors are making it hard for people to breathe, particularly folks with asthma. Summer winds carry pollutants here from three outdated ...

“Hollywood” is one of the pieces in American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood at the Amon Carter Museum.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 3 - Mahler’s Sixth Symphony is perhaps his most traditional work, a raw and crushing statement ironically written during one of the happiest periods of the composer’s life. He eschewed his typical song quotes and bird c...


Fort Worth in Black & White

A local author sheds light on Fort Worth’s historic black communities.
Edward Brown
Over the decades, Richard Selcer has focused largely on local sagas, such as the rise and fall of Hell’s Half Acre and the lives of early Fort Worth lawmen. Admittedly, those kinds of subjects have lots of appeal. Who doesn...

The sweet tea chicken had a pleasant, herbal flavor. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

Too Old School

Chef Blythe’s Southern Bistro plays it safe.
My guest and I arrived at Chef Blythe’s Southern Bistro on a Thursday evening just as dinner service was beginning to wind down. The suburban space in North Richland Hills is bright and clean with high ceilings and concrete f...


New Local Music

Three delightfully unclassifiable non-rock albums came out recently.
Fort Worth Weekly
Men of Extinction’s We Made it Ourselves Jim Colegrove releases a self-produced album every year or two, and the projects tend to sound familiar and unexpected at the same time. He’s a musical jumping bean who records under...

Solo Lucci. Courtesy of Solo Lucci

Solo Time

Solo Lucci is poised to be hip-hop’s next superstar.
Last month, Chris Brown’s seventh album, Royalty, debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard charts. When the R&B stylist’s label, RCA, started taking pre-orders a few weeks before the release date, the single “Wrist,” featu...

Courtesy of Young Nudists of Texas United

Young Nudists, Unite!

Even more North Texas millennials are baring it all at private parties and outdoor events.
Edward Brown
Chris Lopez can regularly be found without any clothes. And not only in his house. One of the 29-year-old’s favorite all-nude activities is a good ol’ fashioned 5K (always on private property). He enjoys the exercise and th...


Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 27 - Precisely 364 days since Shaping Sound performed at Bass Hall, the dance troupe returns for another engagement. The veterans of many TV dance shows will perform contemporary works by choreographers Travis Wall, Nick La...