Monthly Archives: September 2012

Royal Pains

Don’t get me wrong; I love my nieces. I just fear for them a little. One is seven and the other is four (I...
Le Freak headlines Grapefest.

Grapefest 2012

Alexander Fleming, the bacteriologist who discovered penicillin, was quoted as saying: “Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.” Since biblical times and well before,...
We’rewolves have an ambitious sound but remain pretty DIY. Matthew McGowan

Lycan Licks

A little over a year ago, in the thick of one of the hottest Texas summers in recent memory, three dudes squeezed into a...
Women golfers tee off in River Crest’s inaugural year, 1911. Gretchen Brants Barrett/RCCC Centennial Book

On the Green

It started out as a vanity book celebrating a historic country club, but River Crest Country Club: the First 100 Years evolved into something...
John Neal Phillips’ “The Acute Fifth”

Gallery

With school back in session, the colleges all have art shows up for September. Among them is the biennial at TCC’s Southeast Campus, which...
Richard Gere thinks hard about evading criminal charges in Arbitrage.

Arbitrage: High-Risk Bonds

One thing about New York City: In no other place on Earth are the very rich, the very poor, and everybody in between thrown...
Alcoholics Anonymous founder William Wilson relaxes in his study in "Bill W."

Bill W.: Demon Drink

The title of Bill W. refers to William G. Wilson, the former Wall Street securities analyst who lost his livelihood to alcoholism and the...
Cover photo by Linus Sundahl-Djerf

K8 in Your Face

For nine days in mid-July, K8 Hardy was marooned. On an island. She made the best of it, taking long walks on the deserted...
Pork ribs and brisket liven up this two-meat plate at Woody Creek. Tony Robles

Q at the Creek

Woody Creek Bar-B-Q has roots in Parker County. The original restaurant in Springtown started on the banks of the creek that gave the restaurant...
The Modern is one of more than 40 beneficiaries of government funding.

Bass Master

So Fall Gallery Night happened last Saturday. Masses of people packed Fort Worth’s multiple galleries and impromptu art spaces, sipping on boxed wine, noshing...