Posts Tagged ‘local’

2016 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards

Fort Worth Weekly
Music Awards For this year’s Music Awards issue, we decided to do something different. Instead of a couple of sentences about each nominee –– all nine million of them –– we thought we’d take the temperature of the s...


Blowing My Cover

Chow, Baby
For the first time ever, I was spotted and unmasked as Chow, Baby while reviewing a restaurant. One of the fun parts of being an anonymous food critic is that I can pretend every dining experience is a secret mission. I take sp...

Parker Gerdes stars in Artisan Center Theater’s The Little Mermaid Jr.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 22 - By the time this issue hits the stands, USA will have already won or lost one semifinal of the Copa América Centenario, but you can catch the other semifinal tonight between Colombia and Chile. These South American ri...

(From left to right) Jim Forrester, Susan Urshel, Ben Davis, Ann Stahl, and Sabine Renz helped their neighborhood get the building they think they deserve. Photo by Madelyn Edwards.

Standing their Ground

A neighborhood association wills its way into a developer’s conscience.
Some folks simply refuse to be overrun by developers. And to be fair, some local developers aren’t above listening to and working with concerned neighbors. In the past couple of years, neighbors around Camp Bowie Boulevard ne...

Papa’s Smokehouse and Cantina offers Tex-Mex and barbecue — or both. Photo by Lee Chastain.


Papa’s Smokehouse and Cantina combines two classic styles into something new.
Tex-Mex and barbecue are the twin pillars of Texas cuisine, but mixing them together can feel about as wrong as kissing your sister. Foods with that much personality and history behind them just don’t seem like they’d get a...


No Smoke, No Problem

A local group is going after all you people on bar patios sucking on cancer sticks and poisoning everyone with your second-hand smoke. City officials banned smoking in restaurants in 2008 but exempted outdoor patios and bars. N...

Bernie supporters gather in Dallas at CWA UNION HALL. Photo courtesy of Timothy Meagher.

Bernie Bros

Divided Tarrant County Democrats head to San Antonio this week to nominate Donald Trump’s presidential challenger.
Tim Meagher is making last-minute preparations for a trip to San Antonio later this week. As one of 875 Tarrant County Democratic Party delegates attending the Texas Democratic Convention, the Fort Worthian will play an importa...

Straight Razor Steve’s ‘65 Chevy C10 will be on display Saturday. Photo by ROWAN LEHR.

Hot Rods and Java

Texas Motor Speedway is the new home for Cowtown Cars & Coffee.
The distinctive monthly gathering in which hot rods and caffeine are combined has gotten so popular that it has –– yet again –– moved to bigger environs. The new home for Cowtown Cars & Coffee is Texas Motor Speedwa...

Case: “I never went into music to make a lot of money.”

Still Swinging

Though semi-retired, legendary pianist Johnny Case has released a new album.
In jazz vernacular, “groove” refers to the pulse of the rhythm section. To have a nice groove, an ensemble has to find the right balance between keeping steady time and swinging –– a pushing and pulling of the rhythm. I...

Fort Worth Museum of Science celebrates its humble beginnings in Hidden Treasures.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 8 - Outdoor movie screenings continue to spread across Tarrant County, and the latest venue to start is Levitt Pavilion. This summer, the Arlington music stage will be holding movies on Wednesday nights, and it starts its s...