Posts Tagged ‘West 7th’
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Long Dallas Shadow

Hearsay
Maybe my mentality is just different from the average Fort Worthian’s. I’m not from a twin city, and until relocating here 12-plus years ago from Houston (via New York City via Philadelphia via Pittsburgh), I never lived in...


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Rack Your Super Bowl Options

Last Call
It’s hard to believe that the Super Bowl is already upon us, but come Sunday, people will be packed into bars eagerly waiting to see if halftime star Katy Perry has wardrobe malfunction. If her top “accidentally” flies of...



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Color it Meaty, Matey

CHOW, BABY
Growing up, I used up more than a few crayons on those coloring pages that restaurants hand out to keep kids quiet. The one that hung on the Chow, Family fridge the longest was of something called Burger Town, showing a lush ki...


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Mad Hatter: Short and Sweet

LAST CALL
Is February the time to open a new bar? Because there are at least three I’ve been to in the last few weeks that aren’t even a month old. I’m not entirely sold on all them. I’m loath to go to the West 7th corridor anywa...



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Hello, New Pour House

LAST CALL
I remember this one Sunday evening a year or so ago — I’m pretty sure it was in October, but it could’ve been April — when the weather was absolutely perfect. I’d gone to The Gold Standard (R.I.P.) on West 7th Street ...


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Velvet Taco To Take Over Gold Standard Space

Eric Griffey
Addison-based Front Burner Restaurants has finally confirmed the long-standing rumor that its Velvet Taco restaurant will take over the space currently occupied by The Gold Standard. Last month, Gold Standard co-owner Brad Hens...



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Deliciously Deductible

CHOW, BABY
If the Fourth of July is Cowboy Christmas because of all the rodeos going on, then surely April 15 must be Food Writers’ Fright Night. My dining room table looks like Russell Crowe’s wall in A Beautiful Mind. Still, each on...


New owners are coming in to take over The Shamrock Tavern, renaming it The Abbey Pub.

Matt’s Pub Coming to West 7th

Anthony Mariani
In the hot spot of the West 7th corridor sits a mini-hot spot of sorts that we like to call Carroll Corner, a small cluster of bars at the corner of West 7th and Carroll streets that are all within empty beer bottle-tossing dis...



Brewfest Was Awesome

Anthony Mariani
More than 5,000 folks, according to Fort Worth police, showed up last Saturday in the West 7th development for Brewfest on Crockett, an annual celebration of live (mostly local) music and craft beer. Some mighty fine Fort Worth...


Montgomery Plaza Tows 21 Cars

Anthony Mariani
On Friday and Saturday nights, 21 vehicles were towed from Montgomery Plaza in the bustling West 7th Street corridor for being illegally parked, a resumption of a policy that had been suspended in the wake of some controversial...