Monthly Archives: August 2013

Gold Standard Bar to Close September 15

Gold Standard, we barely knew ya. Today, Brad Hensarling, co-owner of the Gold Standard, announced that the last day the year-old 7th Street tavern will...

Miley Cyrus Twerks, Tongues MTV VMA Show

USA Today called it "embarrassingly raunchy." The online community is brutal this morning. Kelly Clarkson, without mentioning names, referred to the "pitchy strippers" on stage at...

Happy 30th, Los Vaqueros

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Los Vaqueros, all three locations –– the Stockyards, TCU, and Weatherford –– are offering “throwback specials,” entrées and...

Condom Nation Tour Offers Free HIV Testing

I can tell you from personal experience that getting an HIV test –– especially your first –– can be a scary experience, indeed. But...

Residents Sue Tarrant Regional Water District

Remember when the Tarrant Regional Water District board in 2012 voted to change elections from even-numbered years to odd-numbered years, which had the effect...

North Texas Bronies Meet Up At Six Flags

For those unfamiliar with bronies, they are male fans of the "My Little Pony" cartoon. (Female fans are called bronettes). The North Texas Bronies are...

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst Yanks Allen Police’s Chain For Relative’s Sake

There is no reality television program on this evening that's more simultaneously entertaining, fascinating, painful, and off-putting than this just-now-blowing-up recording of Lt. Gov. David...

Peter Gorman Versus The Jungle

In addition to being an award winning journalist and author, Peter Gorman is also quite the adventurer. Every year, the Fort Worth Weekly staff...

Cruz Visits North Texas, Isn’t Assailed by Birthers

Does anyone have a cigarette? I know this counts as TMI, but I’m still experiencing an almost post-coital glow over the news that Tea Party...
Blue Jasmine opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Blue Jasmine (R) One of the greatest performances of Cate Blanchett’s career enlivens Woody Allen’s weak rewriting of A Streetcar Named Desire. Blanchett plays...