Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’
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Listen Up, Pilgrim

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A city slicker was wondering out loud why people bother to visit the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo since it’s crowded, pricey, and rather hokey when you think about it. Youngsters showing off lambs, pigs, and cows that th...


The cherry-wood smoked bacon, prosciutto, and Eagle Mountain gouda sandwich is available at Magnolia Cheese Company.

Love on a Plank

CHOW, BABY
There are only three things in life that Chow, Baby can count on: death, taxes, and my inability to find a good cheese plate in this town. I love cheese in ways my therapist disapproves of. But it seems like every time I order ...



HOUSTON, YOU'VE GOT A PROBLEM -- YOU'RE NO FORT WORTH (flickr photo by L. Marie)

Cowtown Is Wowtown To Larry McMurtry

Jeff Prince
The notoriously grumpy guy (Larry McMurtry) who wrote the greatest Western novel of all time (Lonesome Dove) has something sweet to say about my favorite city (Fort Worth). The February issue of Texas Monthly shares an essay by...


DALLAS SKYLINE (flickr photo by Ken Lund)

XTO Gets PO’d At Big D

JEFF PRINCE
Dallas is being much more cautious than Fort Worth when it comes to dealing with the natural gas drilling industry. The drillers came first to Fort Worth, where a powerful and persuasive mayor with deep ties to the oil and gas ...



Once Upon a Time in Anatolia is showing at TCU at the KinoMonda.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 16 A scant two weeks after we named Once Upon a Time in Anatolia as one of 2012’s best movies, it’s showing at TCU as the KinoMonda series returns for the spring. The intense beauty of Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s epic is ...


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Days of Gore

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My first experience at a Movie Tavern was in 2002, in Ridgmar, when I saw the original Resident Evil movie. As I recall, the Ridgmar Movie Tavern was the only movie theater where you could get drunk without having to hide somet...



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Museum Maker

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Amon Carter’s name adorns the Fort Worth museum that houses his beloved collection of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell paintings — and rightfully so. Carter’s love of Fort Worth and Western art was unparalleled. ...


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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 9 The term “universal design” applies to designing buildings and environments that provide access to both disabled and non-disabled people. Tonight, Mike Love of Atelier Design Associates will elaborate on the princ...



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Mellow Monday

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I hadn’t seen my friend Ashley, a nurse, in too long, so I called her last Monday to hang out. “Can we go in the afternoon?” she wanted to know. Apparently she had to be at Parkland Hospital in Dallas for her shift the ne...


Yinka Shonibare’s “Odile and Odette” at the Modern.

Double Focus

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We were supposed to have only one new exhibit at the Modern to look at this weekend, but thanks to climate change, we’re getting two. Focus: Gary Simmons was originally scheduled to come to Fort Worth last October, but Hurric...