Posts Tagged ‘Texas Motor Speedway’
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...


Sports Rush: NASCAR is Semi-Serious Business

Rush Olson
Sports are supposed to be fun, but since the aim is to win, a competitor also has to take certain aspects of them seriously to realize his or her goals. One has to find the right balance between intensity and remembering it’s...

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NASCAR’s Knickknacks

Rush Olson
Breaking fashion news: Bucket hats are in this year. This comes as happy tidings for those of us who have hung to ours waiting for them to re-ascend the style ladder. My source for this apparel assessment, Alex Dean, no doubt c...


The Fast Track to Beer ar Texas Motor Speedway

Rush Olson
Drinking beer and driving your car don’t mix. Drinking beer and watching others drive, on the other hand, have long paired well together. The latter assertion is especially true when those other people drive in a contained en...


Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 4 - When Rutger Hauer’s Roy Batty delivers his famous soliloquy near the end of Blade Runner, he references Wagner’s Tannhäuser, implicitly comparing himself to the hero who falls out of grace with men and God because ...

Jim Covault (top) and Nate Davis collaborate on a 20th-century masterpiece in Stage West’s Red.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 8 - Allison Gregory (see: Monday blurb) has written two plays adapting Barbara Park’s Junie B. Jones books to the theater, but it won’t be one of hers that Artisan Center Theatre puts on this evening. Marcy Heisler and ...


Friday Night Drags at Texas Motor Speedway

Watching cars race around a track isn’t particularly my thing, but the appeal is understandable: speed + a roaring crowd + a Texas summer night x a crapload of beer = a sweet adrenaline rush. However, the Texas Motor Speedway...

Hangman’s House of Horrors is hanging it up .

Night & Day

WED ▪ 30 It’s the last hurrah for Hangman’s House of Horrors. After 25 years, the Fort Worth institution (which has always donated its profits to charity) is staging its last scare this week, as its founder moves on to sc...


“USA Today” Confirms Hugeness of Speedway Screen

You may have heard that Texas Motor Speedway is bragging about its proposed new HD screen. The thing about this particular video board is that it’s really big –– so huge, in fact, officials have nicknamed it “Big Hoss...


Hunka Burning Love

If you’re hankering for kangaroo nachos, elk loin, and white truffle macaroni –– and who isn’t? –– you’re out of luck. Lonesome Dove Western Bistro caught fire this week and will be out of operation for a while, a...