June 2010

During what would have been a nice quiet morning meal of Chorizo breakfast tacos with miniature Coronita beers, the silence was shattered by an eruption of excitement from USA’s thrilling 92nd minute goal in their World Cup performance against Algeria. See the video here.

Embargo Fort WorthWhat is one to do when you want to catch some matches with a beer and some food, but the games air here in the morning because the World Cup is a half-a-world away? Embargo has a solution to this dilemma: Open at 8am! Starting tomorrow, you can watch the Mexico vs South Africa game (which airs at 9:30am) at Embargo with a Coronita in one hand, a breakfast taco in the other. No word on if red cards are given for bad behavior. We will be posting their breakfast menu details soon.

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The 9th Annual Downtown Fort Worth Scavenger Hunt received 522 entries, but only one managed to find all twenty-six hidden letters. Mike and Donna Hornsby are the sole winners and take in our great Downtown Fort Worth haul worth over $750! If their names sound familiar to readers of this website, they also won the Scavenger Hunt #7 and came in second-place for the Scavenger Hunt #8 last year.

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Posting this year’s results evokes memories of a year ago, when I found myself embroiled in a ridiculous battle that, to this day, continues to astound and bemuse.  When someone at a major media outlet has the ability to defy ethics and unabashedly assert claims at will without fear of retribution, it is assumed the victim of those words typically has little course for any rebuttal, let alone as large of a vehicle to voice a counter-argument.  In that experience I gained thought-provoking lessons in fielding impatient idiots, disingenuous reporters, and the ability to show how the little guy can indeed have their say.
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