Pride around North Texas

Pride in the Metroplex doesn’t begin — or end — with the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade on Sunday   James Russell  |  Staff Writer Teen Pride Organizer Amanda Robinson hopes for a big turn out for this year’s Teen Pride. And if the turnout for the Sept. 14 “Inspirational Sunday” event at Cathedral of [...]

Fort Worth City Council backs Police Chief Halstead

The move comes after a local police association calls for Halstead’s  resignation   James Russell  |  Staff Writer Members of the Fort Worth City Council this week reaffirmed their support for Police Chief Jeff Halstead despite calls for his resignation from one local police officers’ association. The move came during the council’s executive session on [...]

Local Briefs • 08-22-14

Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats host female candidates Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats host a Ladies’ Night featuring Susan Motley, Leigh Bailey and Carol Donovan, three female Dallas County Texas House candidates, on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7.30 p.m. at Sue Ellens, 3014 Throckmorton. GALA Youth hosts guest speakers GALA Youth hosts guest speakers Franky Smith and [...]

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Making the SCENE the week of August 1–7: Cedar Springs Merchants Association: Wine Walk on Wednesday evening. 1851 Club: Ninth anniversary party on Saturday. Alexandre’s: Girls Night Out with Peggy Honea on Friday at 10 p.m. Andrea Dawson on Saturday at 10 p.m. Sheran Keeton on Wednesday at 9 p.m. BJ’s NXS!: Magic Sundays with [...]

Best Bets • 07-25-14

Friday 07.25 Saturday 07.26 Cirque du Soleil goes Jacko at AAC More than five years after his death, Michael Jackson still holds a place of fascination among the public, and especially music lovers. Cirque du Soleil tries to capture that appeal with its arena show, the Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour, which turns The Gloved One’s music into [...]

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Making the SCENE the week of July 4–10: Alexandre’s: Girl’s Night Out with Peggy Honea on Friday at 10 p.m. Andrea Dawson on Saturday at 10 p.m. Liz Mikel on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Alicia Silex on Thursday at 9 p.m. Best Friends Club: Barbie Doll Birthday happy hour on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. BJ’s [...]

Speak Out Poll: Has the impact of the Rainbow Lounge raid faded?

Rainbow Lounge raid: Five years later

Impact of the raid on a Cowtown gay bar in 2009 continues to be felt in Fort Worth and beyond TAMMYE NASH  |  Managing Editor It was just after midnight on June 28, 2009 — officially, the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, the 40th birthday of the modern gay rights movement [...]

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Making the SCENE the week of June 6–12: Alexandre’s: Girl’s Might Out with Peggy Honea on Friday at 10 p.m. Andrea Dawson on Saturday at 10 p.m. Sheran Keyton on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Alicia Silex on Thursday at 9 p.m. Barbara’s Pavilion: Voice of Pride on Thursday at 9 p.m. Changes: Cowtown Leathermen meeting [...]

If I haven’t pissed someone off, I’m not doing my job

Last week, we tried something new. We did a photo issue — The Swimsuit Edition. It was fun. It was summery. We hoped to attract some new readers. We certainly did attract some new advertisers, and we brought back some advertisers who hadn’t been in the paper in awhile. Welcome back! And we expected criticism. [...]