Monthly Archives: June 2012

Halstead Commended in the “Advocate”

Public officials who make stupid remarks about minority groups are often branded with the “bigot” label --- sometimes deservedly so. But the real rarity...
New owners are coming in to take over The Shamrock Tavern, renaming it The Abbey Pub.

Matt’s Pub Coming to West 7th

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...

For First Time, Cities Outgrowing Suburbs (FW catching up)

Most of the country's cities are growing faster than their suburbs for the first time in a century, according to Census numbers released Thursday. It's...
STEVEN POUNDERS CO-STARS WITH A FISH PUPPET IN CIRCLE’S LATEST.

“Mistakes Were Made” at Circle

Circle Theatre’s area premiere of Mistakes Were Made will close this Saturday (June 30). Craig Wright’s comedy about a New York stage producer trying...

Alliterative Attorney Articulates Defense

The next time you run for office, apply for a job, or enthrall a barroom crowd with tall tales, feel free to brag about...

Video game plot manifested by UT professor

In one of the documentary-style trailers for the upcoming video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II, military experts foretell disaster when terrorists hackers...

Romo Gets Backhanded Compliment

  Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre says the quarterback most like him is Dallas Cowboys qb Tony Romo. Ouch. Romo idolized Favre while growing up...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Amazing Spider-Man (PG-13) The series re-starts with Andrew Garfield starring as high-school student Peter Parker as he first becomes the superhero and seeks...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 27 Weren’t the Detroit Tigers supposed to have the best offense in the majors by now? Injuries have reduced last year’s AL Central...

Longshots? Hardly

So our 10th Annual Music Awards Festival has come and gone, and I’m still patting myself on the back for being in all the...