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An ABC-TV pilot filmed in North Richland Hills. What was that all about?

An ABC-TV pilot filmed in North Richland Hills. What was that all about?

For a few days recently, people who drove by or near a former Ross Dress for Less store in North Richland Hills saw a sign for “M.K. Weaver‘s” on the store and a film crew, complete with catering, outside. A little Googling around led to a post on the explaining what was going on: “Through this Wednesday, April 4, ABC […]

Adopt me! Meet Freya

Adopt me! Meet Freya

Freya ID No. A38121914, 11-month-old, 11-pound spayed female tortoiseshell cat Freya was surrendered after her previous owners had too many animals to care for. She‘s a little shy at first but once you start giving her love, she becomes your best friend. She adores head and chin scratches, and once she starts purring, she keeps on going! She is young […]

It‘s called ‘Boise Boys‘. But it stars an ‘Apprentice‘ runner-up from Fort Worth

It‘s called ‘Boise Boys‘. But it stars an ‘Apprentice‘ runner-up from Fort Worth

It‘s been more than 10 months since the pilot for “Boise Boys,” , aired. But it‘s finally going to air as a series. A brief series — six one-hour episodes — but a series all the same. Robertson and best friend Luke Caldwell will, in the words of a release, “improve Idaho’s capital city with beautiful home transformations.” Robertson is […]

Fast-casual Char‘d adds fusion flair to Mansfield‘s dining scene

Fast-casual Char‘d adds fusion flair to Mansfield‘s dining scene

Asian fusion cuisine continues to blossom in Mansfield, and Char’d is the newest place to find it. Flavors from Vietnam, Thailand, Korea, and Japan comingle in an atmosphere of jovial, family ownership. Opened March 16 in a previously unoccupied space in a strip center dominated by a Life Time Fitness center, Char’d: Southeast Asian Kitchen offers the ultra-efficiency of fast-casual […]

Arlington‘s Tiya Sircar finally finds a tailor-made — i.e. Texan — role in ‘Alex, Inc.‘

Arlington‘s Tiya Sircar finally finds a tailor-made — i.e. Texan — role in ‘Alex, Inc.‘

You can take the girl out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of the girl. That‘s certainly true of Tiya Sircar, the leading lady of “Alex, Inc.”, a new ABC comedy that airs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. “I’m so Texan that all of my non-Texas friends get sick of hearing me talk about home,” says the actress, who […]

Comfy shoes alert: DFW festivals keep top 10 list of things to do moving

Comfy shoes alert: DFW festivals keep top 10 list of things to do moving

1. 21st annual Zoo Run What‘s it like to run with wild animals? Every spring the Fort Worth Zoo lets runners of all different stripes find out. This is an extremely fun-loving, family-friendly event — runners are encouraged to dress in animal costumes — with a 1K fun run at 7:30 a.m. Saturday and the 5K beginning at 8 a.m. […]

Bob Dylan digs singer-songwriter Valerie June. Now you can, too, at Old 97‘s fest

Bob Dylan digs singer-songwriter Valerie June. Now you can, too, at Old 97‘s fest

The Old 97’s return for their third annual County Fair on April 14, and the North Texas alt-country greats aren‘t coming back empty-handed. This year’s lineup for the daylong music festival is headlined by indie folk band Lord Huron. Eclectic country band The Mavericks are also on the bill, along with Valerie June, a fascinating roots music artist with songwriting […]

New show is called ‘Dallas Cakes.‘ Fort Worth, Arlington will take a big slice

New show is called ‘Dallas Cakes.‘ Fort Worth, Arlington will take a big slice

The release for Food Network‘s “Dallas Cakes,” which arrived in the Monday morning email, says that the upcoming series “will follow the best Dallas-area bakers as they transform their clientele‘s wildest imaginations into extraordinary customized confections.” The “Dallas-area” part of that led us to ask if “Dallas area” includes Fort Worth. Turns out that it does — as well as […]

Lockhart barbecue comes to Fort Worth: It‘s a Food Festival event

Lockhart barbecue comes to Fort Worth: It‘s a Food Festival event

OK, I know for barbecue. But the is serving one heck of a combination plate from 18 pitmasters Sunday. Tickets remain for one of the annual festival‘s showcase events: the Pitmasters‘ Picnic at Clearfork. Sure, and are there. Never miss a local story. Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. But look at […]

At this family farm they plant full-grown windmills, for your viewing pleasure

At this family farm they plant full-grown windmills, for your viewing pleasure

Over the last 26 years, Ruby and Chuck Rickgauer have become what some might call big collectors. Their collection is large not only in numbers, but in scale. They’ve amassed over 30 vintage windmills since they brought a windmill to their 26 acre Tolar home from Ruby’s family’s South Dakota farm, adding more each year. With the collection at still […]