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

Friday on the Green Is Here

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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...


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...



The grilled ahi sandwich was developed to pair perfectly with beer. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Afternoon Glory

This Near Southside gastropub’s small menu is big on creative, gourmet flavor.
Lauren Phillips
On a sunny spring day, when a brisk, southerly breeze is pushing pillowy white clouds across the Texas sky, even the most conscientious cubicle dweller is apt to feel a rebellious animus stirring in his or her nethers. Fantasie...


Andy Pickett. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

Saved by the Southside

Piano man Andy Pickett may be the only one who doesn’t love his music.
Eric Grubbs
A steady stream of people comes in and out of Avoca Coffee on West Magnolia Avenue. It’s a cool Saturday afternoon, though many of the Near Southside coffee shop’s customers arrive on bike. Sitting on a bench in the parking...



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The house that Leon built

Niles City Sound recording studio is opening soon but may already have one gold record on the wall.
Jeff Prince
The buzzing whine of a power saw and acrid smell of sawdust fill the back part of the century-old building on the Near Southside. A carpenter cuts pieces of reclaimed 4-inch oak wood into short pieces and lays them down in a he...


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Concert Review: Arts Goggle

Jasun Lee
This past weekend presented the people of Fort Worth with no shortage of things to do. From the final Friday on the Green of the year to both the Rangers and Cowboys playing home games on Sunday and The Burrito Project Benefit ...



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Fort Worthology: ArtSouth

Kevin Buchanan
A recent Fort Worth Weekly story discussed a major problem in the local art scene: Our city can’t seem to promote middle level of the arts spectrum. We’ve got casual events like Gallery Night and Arts Goggle that are open t...


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Fort Worthology: Rosedale and Lake Streets

Kevin Buchanan
One aspect of development in the Near Southside that’s somewhat unique among Fort Worth’s revitalizing urban neighborhoods is the preponderance of small, single-lot development projects being built. In contrast to the large...



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South Main Street Development Update

Kevin Buchanan
South Main Street, in the Near Southside, is currently in the early stages of an $8.6 million reconstruction process that will see the street rebuilt with wider sidewalks, street trees and lights, safer pedestrian crossings, an...


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Firing Cannon Chinese Kitchen

Flavors explode at this Near Southside traditional eatery.
Edward Brown
Cannon Chinese Kitchen proprietors Jarry and Mary Ho have had more than their share of successes and setbacks. In June 2014, an accidental fire forced the temporary closing of the duo’s first restaurant, the popular Tokyo Caf...