3 days ago | Festivals
Parading unicorns and bubble-blowing fairies are scattered among the family entertainment at Scarborough Renaissance Festival, but if you look along the fringes, you’ll discover a few saucier acts for mature audiences. We went through the Museum o...
10 days ago | Eat This
If you can get your hands on them, Victor Smith’s pasta roses are a must-eat at Scarborough Renaissance Festival. Smith, 65, has cooked at the medieval festival — open through May 28 — for more than three decades. Before that, he was an electricia...
15 days ago | Books
Although they came from diverse backgrounds, a common thread links the women in Mary Dodson Wade’s latest book, Amazing Texas Girls. “I wanted to call this book Gumption,” Wade says, “because I see that.” Amazing Texas Girls, released Sunday by pu...
21 days ago | Visual Art
Four tiny heads sculpted about 500 years B.C. were just the start of Sam and Myrna Myers’ Asian art collection. The American couple, who moved to Paris in the 1960s, acquired more than 5,000 pieces, about 450 of which are on display in From the La...
29 days ago | Books
It all began with the idea to sell organic 1-pound pumpkins. Although Free Range Pumpkins, Arlington’s newest geek culture warehouse, never sold pumpkins, owners Herb and Amy Kaplan sold lots of other stuff through Amazon. Now they’ve opened their...
1 month ago | Sports
Arlington already has the largest local monopoly on professional sports with Globe Life Park, AT&T Stadium and the University of Texas at Arlington's Maverick Stadium. Now it wants to gain an even greater foothold by making one of the big...