Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’
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Blue 32 Replay

LAST CALL
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...


Hearsay

Up to Scratch

HEARSAY
Guthrie Kennard, Rick Babb, and James Michael Taylor are local singer-songwriters who sometimes perform as a trio called Buddies. Mostly, though, they blaze individual musical trails. Taylor has received plenty of ink in the We...



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...


BOOKS

Laying Down Their Lives

Written in Blood tells the stories of local lawmen at the turn of a different century.
EDWARD BROWN
Plot twists, murder, and suspense aren’t the territory of fiction alone. Written in Blood: The History of Fort Worth’s Fallen Lawmen, Volume 2 is a vivid recounting of a pivotal Fort Worth era, told through the stories of 1...



MST3K takes on Starship Troopers, Thu.

Bug Zappers

BIG TICKET
The pity of Rifftrax Live: Starship Troopers is that the original 1997 movie was supposed to be funny, but it failed so miserably at that job that now comedians are encouraging us to laugh at  the movie rather than with it. De...


BO BICE AND SKYLAR ELISE (courtesy of Skylar's Facebook page)

(The Next) Taylor Swift To Debut CD Thursday In Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
A multimedia reporter who spent years in TV tipped Blotch to a major scoop — Skylar Elise, whom the news person hailed as “the next Taylor Swift,” is having her debut CD release party in Fort Worth tomorrow ni...



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NASCAR BAR

LAST CALL
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...


The Ridglea Theater is back again

Once Again to the Ridglea

HEARSAY
Ridglea Theater is back. Again. A grand reopening of the Ridglea Club, Ridglea Lounge, and the 1,400-capacity theater is scheduled for September, according to the camp of Jerry Shults, owner of The Gas Pipe, a Southwestern chai...



Cristina de Castro’s Profuso Encanto y Sonido

Gallery

Cristina de Castro’s “Profuso Encanto y Sonido
GALLERY
The nation of Colombia declared its independence in July 1810, and to mark the occasion, the Colombian Association of the Metroplex is holding four shows across North Texas. One of them is in Fort Worth’s Milan Gallery, featu...


Macaluso’s takes a semi-nontraditional approach to Italian cuisine, as this filet with peppercorn sauce and asparagus clearly shows. Adrien P. Maroney

Improving Macaluso’s

The Italian eatery in a seemingly cursed spot seems to have a bright future.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
It’s no secret that one food critic’s treasure is another’s trash. Chow, Baby unreservedly disliked Macaluso’s Italian Restaurant (“Crabby,” April 24, 2013), though probably not without good reason. But thin...