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Have you ever been curious about the origin of the term “bucket list”? Me neither. I always assumed it came from the title of that 2007 movie about two terminally ill men, played by Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson, who head off on a road trip w... Read more

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Every year, Fort Worth Magazine comes out with its extremely popular “Best Of” issue. Now some of you have written to me about doing a “Worst Of” column, but I haven’t done one for a couple of reasons. Lawsuits and drive-bys. But then I got to th... Read more

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There are some things I’m never going to understand. That would include Bitcoins, why they never gave the “second rule” of Fight Club, and our current health care system. That last one really baffles me. For instance, why do facilities that provi... Read more

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When my editor, Kendall Louis, told me this issue was going to be about “Wild Fort Worth,” I just assumed it was going to concentrate on its early beginnings — the 1800s, the gangsters that frequented Jacksboro Highway back in the ’40s and ’50s, ... Read more

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Have you ever wondered where the term “barbecue” originated? Yeah, me neither. But the truth is, our old buddy Christopher Columbus had something to do with it. While he was wandering around the Atlantic Ocean trying to find India, he happened up... Read more

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As you learned on page 146, about three years ago, a couple of guys named Leonard Firestone and Troy Robertson decided to buy Glen Garden, a legendary country club located in southeast Fort Worth that was built over a hundred years ago. It just h... Read more

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As you probably noticed while standing in the "express" lane at the grocery store the past 30 minutes, this month's issue is honoring the Top Dentists in our area. They are part of the over 200,000 practicing dentists nationwide, with almost 13,0... Read more

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I may have experienced a miracle the other morning. I was northbound on Interstate 35 near downtown, and I actually reached the speed limit. Many of you probably don’t believe that, but it’s true. Sure, it was only for a few seconds, but still. A... Read more

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| illustration by Charles Marsh | We’ve usually been able to spot these people instantly all of our lives. Back in school, he was the voracious reader with horn-rimmed glasses, a pocket protector, greasy parted hair and pants hiked up to his arm... Read more

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  Over the past 40 years, the top of the list of the most prestigious jobs in the United States has never changed. You guessed it. Mall Santa. Wait a minute…I'm sorry. That's the most prestigious job I've ever had. The correct answer is physicia... Read more

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Interested in real estate? Well, you’re in luck because that is the focus of this month’s issue of the magazine, particularly Fort Worth neighborhoods. Now, I always thought the real estate industry, especially when it came to home ownership and ... Read more

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  I'm glad this issue of the magazine is finally paying tribute to my favorite meal of the week. Brunch. Now that hasn't always been the case. I was first introduced to it when I was an 18-year-old freshman college student in New Orleans. My par... Read more

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| illustration by Charles Marsh | Although I’ve heard the term for years, I was never really clear on who was included in the segment of the population known as “millennials.”  But because this month’s issue of the magazine is featuring an artic... Read more

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I think everyone likes the fact that our magazine honors the top teachers in the area every year. There’s no group of people that deserves it more. So I thought it might be interesting to find out how the teaching profession actually developed th... Read more

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  According to Heywood Ep.1 from Fort Worth, Texas magazine on Vimeo. The city’s favorite son, Heywood, is back and weighing in on all things Fort Worth, from local venues, to cowboys and cowgirls. Join him here at Billy Bob’s Texas to ... Read more

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I found out several weeks ago that this issue of the magazine would include a segment about some of the restaurants in Fort Worth that have been around quite awhile. That got me reminiscing about the places I frequented growing up that wound up s... Read more

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    It’s the only time of the year when more than four family members in one room doesn’t necessarily mean there’s going to be an intervention. Most everybody looks forward to taking several days off, but according to a recent article, there is a... Read more

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Several weeks ago, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas attempted to sidetrack the funding of Obamacare with a 23-hour talkathon in the Senate, which included reading a well-known children’s story. He took quite a bit of heat for that, but truth is, he gave... Read more

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\To the sorrow of most children and the relief of all parents, summer is finally over, and another school year is upon us. And once again, questions about how we’re learnin’ our kids will be hot topics in social circles, as well as the state legi... Read more

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