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Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: June 6-12, 2014

From NASCAR to George Strait’s farewell concert, and the Rockin’ the River series on the Trinity, there are plenty of things to do under the sun this week. Read more

Brave Combo: Still rockin’ the polka after all these years

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On a mild June afternoon in Lewisville, Brave Combo has just completed its sound check and some of the band members wander off for a preshow drink. After thousands of outdoor concerts together, they’ve got this. Read more

Brave Combo: A polka through history

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The 35-year history of Brave Combo is a little complicated, much like its music. Here’s an attempt to simplify it a bit (and we’re leaving out a few former members to do so). Read more

Brave Combo: An essential song (and video) list

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Longtime Star-Telegram staff writer Bill Hanna is the biggest Brave Combo fan we know, having been a fan since seeing the band at Nick’s Uptown in Dallas in 1982. Brave Combo even played at Bill’s wedding to his wife, Laura. So we asked him to pick some ... Read more

Adopt me: Meet Dobby

The Pembroke Welsh corgi and Australian cattle dog mix was surrendered when his owners moved. Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: May 30-June 5, 2014


From 'Jersey Boys' to Tune-Yards, Jazz Sundays to Burning Bubba, there's a lot to sing about in DFW this week Read more

Adopt me! Meet Chop



Mr. Chop the puppy has got boxer, Samoyed, dachshund and more in his lineage, and he’s got fun on the brain. He needs an active family to call his own. Read more

Fort Worth’s Coyote Drive-In readies its really big show with Jimmy Buffett

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The concert will be broadcast live to more than 80 drive-ins across the U.S. Read more

Where did margaritas get their start?

The inventor of the traditional margarita is in some dispute. Several people have taken credit for it, including Margarita Sames, a Dallas socialite who claimed to have made the drink for friends at her Acapulco vacation home in 1948, according to Smithsonian.com. The frozen version also has an u... Read more

Colonial A to Z: Crowne Plaza Invitational

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Each spring when the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial rolls around, we turn giddy — it’s the golf, the tradition, the party atmosphere and that quintessential Fort Worth feeling of refined rowdiness that we love so much. Read more

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