Matt Martinez is a DFW-lifer who handles the Observer's editorial social media channels when he's not waxing cynical in our news, food and music verticals. Rest assured, he hates your favorite team. Matt studied journalism at the University of Texas and then again, for some reason, at UNT. He has written for the Austin Chronicle, the Denton Record-Chronicle and currently writes sports for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
7 hours ago | Sports
All hands were on deck Sunday at AT&T Stadium for what Dallas Cowboys fans thought was going to be the start of a deep playoff run against the Green Bay Packers. What went down, though, was one of the most heartbreaking ends to a season in team hi...
4 days ago | Festivals
Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller set out to add a little more of a woman's touch to the the band's second annual County Fair, and he has delivered, beefing up the 2017 one-day festival's lineup with two ladies who have combined to win five Grammy Aw...
5 days ago | Texas Legislature
Before the 85th Texas Legislative Session formally opened on Tuesday, state lawmakers had already filed a handful of bills that would curb or strike down the law enforcement practice known as civil forfeiture, which allows law enforcement official...
6 days ago | Barbecue
If there was one good idea for Andy Sedino to bring with him from his corporate gig at Rudy's to his own budding Meat U Anywhere empire, it was barbecue for breakfast.
8 days ago | Barbecue
Jambo's co-owner Ashton Lovato is turning her menu over to, gasp, the comment section in what Jambo's is calling its Hot & Nasty Fatty Competition on Facebook.
10 days ago | Gaming
Six grandmasters recruited to UT Dallas from all over the world by program director Jim Stallings have led the team back to chess' version of March Madness with a chance at a sixth win at the Final Four, a round-robin style event that this year pi...