Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’

Fort Worth Is Meryl; Dallas Is Melanie

Jeff Prince
Dallas-based blog site FrontBurner wrote about ESPN choosing Fort Worth over Dallas as production headquarters for covering the Super Bowl, prompting this classic reader comment: “If cities were aging beauties then Fort W...


Flower Mound Takes On Drillers; FW Not So Much

Jeff Prince
Flower Mound city councilman Tom Hayden had an interesting quote prior to last night’s vote to put a moratorium on gas drilling: “We have a valuable asset that’s underneath our town. We have a more valuable asset that sit...



Big Groove Raps On North Side

Jeff Prince
Big Groove posted a YouTube video in May that I just happened to stumble upon today. “Da Funk” has got some still shots on the North Side, including the new convenience store at North Main Street and Northside Drive...


Tres Jose’s In Lead For My Affections

Jeff Prince
After more than 20 years as a regular customer at Los Alamos Cafe, I have been forced to find a replacement. It hasn’t been easy. Good food, plenty of it, lunch specials at $7 or less, pleasant and casual surroundings, fr...



Joe T’s Gets Kudos From Casey

Jeff Prince
American Idol finalist Casey James flew into Fort Worth to hobnob with fans (all captured by Idol cameras for next week’s show), and his long day began at 7 a.m. with a visit to the Fox Channel 4 news station. One of the firs...


Ultimate Census Competition

Jimmy Fowler
The mayors of Fort Worth and Arlington are in a friendly competition to see which 817 burg returns more U.S. census forms by April 30. This is a dorky, high school-level publicity stunt with very good intentions – to get as m...



More F-Dub at South-by

Anthony Mariani
Two more Fort Worth bands will be down in Austin in a couple of days to play SXSW, bringing the grand total of 817-related bands to play the annual music festival to about 100. The neo-grunge trio Stella Rose has two shows line...


Fort Worth Grill Goes Downhome

The North Fort Worth diner offers many gut-busting delectables.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
The Fort Worth Grill is best described as “classic Southern diner.” If food can be fried, baconated, or covered in gravy, you’ll find it on the menu. The joint in North Fort Worth is co-owned by brothers Weldo...



Mushrooms with a View

Chow, Baby
How often does this ever happen: Something that’s absolutely perfect gets messed with and yet comes out better? For the most part, the new Mamma Mia (1000 W. Magnolia Av., in the former Palermo’s space) hasn’t...


“Fort Wizard” Takes Over SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Lots of Fort Worth artists will be making the scene at the 2010 SXSW Music Festival in Austin from Wed., March 17, until Sun., March 21 –– and a lot of them will be performing. In addition to 817-related artists selected to...