Monthly Archives: July 2013

Another truck raises another cloud of dust on East First Street. Mike Phipps

A Problem with Permits

The diesel truck traffic along Oakland Boulevard and Old Randol Mill Road on Fort Worth’s East Side increased dramatically after Chesapeake Energy Corp. established...
Animal Spirit is the Fort Worth scene manifest. Photo by Parker Lunsford

Animal Spirit Rises

Animal Spirit is not only one of the most talented new rock bands around but also a kind of testament to the power of...
James Wan loves him some creepy dolls in The Conjuring.

Conjuring Frights

Having apparently wrung every last drop of blood and cash from the Rube Goldberg-ian torture porn of the Saw franchise, director James Wan has...
Sam Rockwell and Liam James ponder the next stage of life at an oceanside water park in The Way, Way Back.

Duncan in Water

Expanding into Tarrant County this week, the agreeable summer comedy The Way, Way Back begins with Duncan (Liam James), a 14-year-old from Albany, in...
Vidhya Nagarajan

Back to Court

A look of excited relief washed over Joe Palazzolo’s face as he stood in the hallway of the Wise County courthouse. His attorney had...
Chef Nelson serves up some salmon at his new joint. Brian Hutson

Deluxe: Pub Grub

Deluxe Bar & Grille has somewhat of an uphill climb. The new venture is located in a seemingly cursed spot in Montgomery Plaza ––...
Ronald Watson’s sculptures might make your head explode.

Abstraction Engagement

Though Artspace 111 is one of the most progressive and respected galleries in North Texas, its walls don’t see much nonrepresentational work. As a...

Ann Sutherland Posts School District Raises

On her blog, school board trustee Ann Sutherland posted a link to a spreadsheet listing 111 raises given to Fort Worth school district central...

Screw Twinkies, Where’s My Ding Dong?

The national media is dutifully giving today’s Return of the Twinkie a warm hug of celebratory headlines. People say they love Twinkies, but I’m...

Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Video

In case you missed the event, here is a video of the entire Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, recorded by John Rody of the...