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Tanstaafl

Celebrating Tanstaafl

Jeff Prince
Tanstaafl Pub has been serving up cold beers and mixed drinks for four decades, making it one of Arlington’s oldest and coolest bars. Owners Jim and Mary Ann LeRoy opened the little dive on April 21, 1976 at 409 North Bowen R...


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Wild About Fees

Static
Say you’re a mom with two kids, scraping by while working a minimum wage job. A letter shows up in your mailbox one day saying you owe $300 to Tarrant County and you better cough up the dough. If you don’t pay, see, the she...



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Hemphill Street: Irie Times

Now that revitalization is underway, what will happen to Fort Worth’s last culture clash?
PABLO ARAUZ PEÑA
The King of Hemphill just got a job interview for a dishwasher position at a local restaurant. Today he’s getting free food from a group of local activists at the parking lot next to Eddie’s Fried Chicken & Beer, at the...


Bringing back Jill Scott, Mary J., and Lauyrn Hill: Fort Worth's Reagan James.

Friday on the Green Is Here

HearSay
Breaking news: Filthy rich people will do anything short of stash their money beneath their Bergères to avoid paying taxes, leaving the rest of us plebes with the bill, because we working-class types enjoy only raping, robbing...



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White Privilege Taco Binge

Chow, Baby
It strikes me as pretentious and white-privilege-y to say that I “found” a great place to get tacos, because “found” is usually code for “drove to a Hispanic neighborhood and ate at a place where hundreds of people ea...


Courtesy of Museo del Prado, Madrid

Something Borrowed

Titian’s "Entombment of Christ" spends the spring at the Kimbell.
Kristian Lin
When the Kimbell Art Museum announces it has taken a Titian painting on loan, you take notice. However, when it’s one of the 16th-century Venetian master’s greatest works on loan from the breathtaking Museo del Prado in Mad...



Pretty cool for Quakers. Photo by Karlo X Ramos.

Quaker City Night Hawks: Just Weird Enough

Quaker City Nighthawks are poised to be the biggest band in outer space.
Steve Steward
Singer-guitarist and co-frontman Sam Anderson took a breath and recited the band’s latest descriptor, the one that goes out in PR e-mails to writers like me who love it when a publicist does a lot of the creative lifting. “...


An autographed memento from the 1920 concert that will be re-created at Cowtown Coliseum, Thu.

Caruso Sings Again

Fort Worth Weekly
In the days before recorded music was widely available, hard-touring classical musicians regularly gave concerts even in out-of-the-way places in Europe and North America. So it’s no surprise that Enrico Caruso, considered th...



Julia Rhodes looks for love again in Stolen Shakespeare Guild’s Persuasion.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 6 - Composers like Bach and Mozart have associated the key of E-flat major with the Holy Trinity because the scale contains three flat notes. Both of the works that the UNT Symphony Orchestra is playing tonight are in that ...


Zametz: “I’ve found myself to be a connector.” Photo by Eric Griffey.

Keep Fort Worth Funky

Now this local movement has a permanent headquarters and gift shop.
Eric Griffey
James Zametz was standing in the middle of West Magnolia Avenue wearing a panther suit and a purple “Keep Fort Worth Funky” shirt. It was a warm-bordering-on-hot Sunday afternoon. He waved to people as they passed by, liber...