Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’
Hensarling: “The days of the mom-and-pop liquor store are gone.” Lee Chastain

Liquor by the Big Box

The booze business is getting chained up in North Texas.
ERIC GRIFFEY
Just a few weeks ago, empty shelves at the Majestic Liquor on Camp Bowie Boulevard gave the long-standing retailer the look of a sad, picked-apart grocery store just before a natural disaster. Now a design crew is hard at work ...


San Antonio mayor Julián Castro.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 27 San Antonio mayor Julián Castro gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention last summer, occupying the same slot that Barack Obama used eight years before as a springboard to bigger things. The ri...



BFF mixes French/Vietnamese, sushi, and some Korean and Thai — the menu might actually be too big. Tony Robles

BFF!

You’ll be best friends forever after one visit to this pan-Asian bistro.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
BFF Bistro offers an eclectic mix of Asian cuisine while also housing an on-site bakery and — wait for it — a disco lounge. On a recent Saturday afternoon visit, said lounge, near the front of the restaurant, was particular...


Fort Worth pop-jazz-blues singer-songwriter D. Anson Brody will release a song a week for a year.

D. Anson Brody: A Song a Week for a Year

ANTHONY MARIAN
Now that major record labels have become the sole province of mega-stars, local musicians are coming up with creative ways to release new music. For example, instead of putting out an album per year or less frequently, the root...



PHILLIP MUSTAPHA KNOCKED DAVID RICHARDS OUT ...

Action Packed Golden Gloves Tourney In Town

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Regional Golden Gloves tournament presented three dozen fights last night at the John Justin Arena in the Will Rogers Memorial Center complex, and most were action-packed. The younger age groups fight 45-second r...


Chow

Beyond the Burger Basics

CHOW, BABY
First let me say that I worship at the counters of cafés like Fred’s and Kincaid’s. Fort Worth has great burger joints, most of which seem to have been here since the Eisenhower administration. Basic burgers are great, and...



Austin Stewart’s “Roadside Seed Bomb”

Gallery

TCU, Moudy Bldg
GALLERY
TCU’s current art show is all about prints — and politics. The artists here use old and new techniques to make statements, such as Annie Bissett’s Japanese wood-block prints that mimic U.S. currency or Austin Stewart depi...


The Magistrate stars John Lithgow and screens Wednesday at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 13 One of Britain’s most famous comic playwrights during his time, Arthur Wing Pinero has since been eclipsed by his contemporaries Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw. National Theatre Live tries to restore his reput...



Last Call

Super Fat Hearts

Fort Worth Weekly
February is already a short month, but it seems even shorter given that it’s crammed with promotional holidays. In the bar business, the Big Three of February represent nice opportunities to pad sales –– if a bar doesn’...


Linda Lucia Santana’s “Rebozos”

Gallery

WoCA Projects
GALLERY
The only Fort Worth gallery devoted especially to present-day female artists of color is WoCA Projects, which unveils its inaugural show this weekend, showcasing works by Linda Lucia Santana, Desha Dauchan, and Joy Ude. The ope...