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Fort Worth 420

HearSay
Look, I’ve smoked weed a couple of times, and I’ve never gotten high, probably because I was also drunk –– I think I heard somewhere at some time that alcohol negates the effect of the THC or something yadda yadda. Hone...


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Papa’s Smokehouse: Old Haunt, New Restaurant

Chow, Baby
Wrap your head around this: I recently had a hamburger with an enchilada and a beef patty between the buns. This wasn’t for some gimmicky, competitive feats-of-eats thing, either. The gluttonous, delicious heart attack of a s...



Thomas Hart Benton’s “Shipping Out” features the face of John Paxton, father of Fort Worth-born actor Bill Paxton. The painting, now on display at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, sold in 2014 at a Christie’s auction for more than $1 million. Private collection, Photo by Chip Cooper.

Benton and the Paxtons

One of America’s greatest art treasures has a long connection with one of Fort Worth’s most popular families.
Jeff Prince
Thomas Hart Benton was such a major American artist and muralist during the 1930s and 1940s that some consider him America’s version of Diego Rivera. Benton’s large, populist images are amazing to see, including the Hollywo...


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Ronnie Heart: Moving on Up

The Fort Worth dance party king’s long-awaited EP is out.
Jasun Lee
A text saying, “I’m on my way!” hits my phone as Neon Indian’s 2010 anthem “Deadbeat Summer” starts playing in a coffee shop on Lower Greenville where I am awaiting the arrival of Ronnie Heart. Five years ago, the 3...



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Beer Here

Fort Worth Weekly
Spring is here, so it’s time for beer drinkers to put away the winter warmers, the barleywines, and the dark beers that you practically have to chew through. The weather’s made for something lighter, juicier, and fresher. P...


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Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 20 - Oscar-nominated actresses don’t often come here to give free concerts, but that’s what Hailee Steinfeld will be doing at Sundance Square today as part of the H&M store’s opening festivities. The Pitch Perfect...



The wall behind Jim Strachan’s house is falling apart and could cost tens of thousands of dollars to replace. Photo by Jeff Prince.

A Large Bill

Fort Worth says residents are responsible for their falling wall.
Jeff Prince
Getting by on a fixed income means Jim Strachan doesn’t have much wiggle room when hit with an unexpected bill –– particularly a bill that could cost tens of thousands of dollars. But if the City of Fort Worth has its way...


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CoyoteHead: Indie-Rock Roots

HearSay
Based on CoyoteHead’s self-titled debut EP from December, you’d never even know the two-year-old quartet has indie-rock roots –– frontman Kyle Barnhill and drummer Jake Webster are from the dearly departed cut*off. All ...



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Re-Dallasification

Chow, Baby
What’s up with all of these new Dallas-based restaurants setting up shop in Fort Worth? Sure, many years back, we were basically Dallas Lite, with heavy hitters such as Uncle Julio’s, Mi Cocina, Pappadeaux, and too many oth...


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Guardianship Gulag

One former nurse was so enraged by Fort Worth’s probate court that she wrote a book about it.
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Few newspapers have published more stories on probate courts and guardianship cases gone wrong than yours truly. Tarrant County’s probate courts, led by Judges Pat Ferchill and Steven King, hear difficult cases, for sure. But...