Monthly Archives: July 2012

Step Rideau brings his Zydeco Outlaws to National Day of the American Cowboy Celebration.

Cowboy Zydeco

The National Day of the American Cowboy started in 2004 as a result of the efforts of American Cowboy magazine, which wound up designating...

On Tacos, Tech, PETA, Poop And Kelly Clarkson

People in my office love Wednesdays -- it’s Taco Day after another late Tuesday night spent putting out your beloved Fort Worth Weekly. My egg...

Another Poster Child For The National Rifle Association?

As gun owners defend their arsenals following Friday's mass shooting in Colorado, here's another guy who is probably not going to be the NRA's...

Ready For the Newbie Riders?

People are understandably praising the city’s recently announced bike-sharing program, to be implemented next April. The benefits seem obvious and salutary: Fort Worthers will...

We Mock Dallas For Mocking Arlington

Those Dallas County writers think they're soooo clever. D Magazine hotshots Tim Rogers and Zac Crain mocked Downtown Arlington's new logo and then had the...

Further Thoughts on Batman

WARNING: MULTIPLE SPOILERS AHEAD Because of deadlines, I only had one hour to write up my review of The Dark Knight Rises last week. I...

Cluck Is One Lucky Duck

Ryan Grant, former owner of the Flashdancer Cabaret strip joint, was indicted yesterday for allegedly trying to hire someone to kill Arlington Mayor Robert...

Breastaurant Owner Buys Texas Town, Names It ‘Bikinis’

Doug Guller, a self-described "breastaurateur" and the owner of Bikinis Sports Bar and Grill franchise, has bought a Central Texas ghost town on Craigslist...

Noisy East Siders Get Chance To Bend Mayor’s Ear

Folks on the east side of Fort Worth aren't shy about speaking their minds. Necessity makes them noisy. Throughout the city's history, the East...

Oink! Oink! Activists Roast ‘Water Hogs’ at Trinity Duck Pond

The journalists almost outnumbered the handful of activists at a Wednesday press conference on water conservation organized by Austin-based Environment Texas. Four local news stations...