Posts Tagged ‘features’
The American Pub serves the lunch and after-bar crowds in West 7th.
The American Pub fills a woefully underrepresented niche as a spot for late-night carb-loading. In addition to its well-stocked bar, the pub intends to be known for its pizza, available by the pan until 2 a.m. nightly, and by t...
There’s more than “Our Father” to council meetings now.
Before the Pledge of Allegiance is recited –– or a motion is made or a voice is heard –– some city council meetings in North Texas begin with a prayer. Dear Lord, what the hell happened to the separation of church and s...
An aspiring brewpub owner/operator has run into some snags. And “church people.”
Eric Addison loves his adopted hometown. He moved to Benbrook from Los Angeles a year-and-a-half ago with his wife Giancarla to open a brewery. The suburb that borders southwest Fort Worth allows him to live near open fields an...
In the spirit of MST3K, these comedians are making B-movies watchable. Semi-watchable.
Nick McClanahan stared at the projector screen in front of The Grotto, a Monticello rock venue, on a recent Thursday night among two dozen other folks. The images were playing, but there wasn’t any audio. And it was 11:43. Th...
Wed 25 - Martin McDonagh’s first new play in more than 10 years is Hangmen, and its recent production at Bristol’s Old Vic has won raves for its humorous but weighty depiction of a 1960s executioner (played by David Morriss...
Southwest High’s kids won’t stop, can’t stop rocking.
Jack Black’s shrieking and guitar shredding in School of Rock would fit in fine at Southwest High School’s Contemporary Academy of Music. CAM offers free rehearsal space and professional recording equipment, allowing studen...
Arlington’s gemlike wine bar is full of hits — and misses.
There’s a desolate feel to the now-defunct Shoppes at Brownstone Village, the central Arlington depository of tchotchkes, fancy baby gear, and all-around cute things which closed two years ago. But Mercury Wine Bar & Gril...
Too many Tarrant County kids are taking their own lives say social workers.
Teen, preteen, and young adult suicides: It’s a topic that crops up now and then in news cycles but one that should be getting a lot more attention, say several Tarrant County social workers and counselors, because it’s mor...
Fort Works Art’s inaugural solo show is a triumph of portraits and paint.
A somber, melancholic portrait anchors Riley Holloway’s solo exhibit at Fort Works Art. Its crisscrossed brushstrokes and deep, earthy tones convey the solemnity of the figure, an older African-American male, the artist’s u...
The vehicle for singer-songwriter Seth Reeves returns after some time off.
Seth Reeves has lots of things to say about living in Nashville. Some are good. Others, not so much. “It’s the city of shattered dreams,” he deadpanned recently over beers at a Fort Worth bar with the rest of the Siberian...