Jay Betsill, Star-Telegram.com

Jay Betsill


Fort Worth, TX, United States

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Past articles by Jay:

Enter the ‘Horrible Horseshoe’ at your own risk out at the Charles Schwab Challenge

The Horrible Horseshoe was designed by Perry Maxwell prior to the 1941 U.S. Open that was contested at Colonial Country Club as an adjustment to John Bredemus’ original 18-hole layout that had opened in 1936. → Read More

Headed out to Colonial? These are the best places to watch the Charles Schwab Challenge

While the famed Colonial Country Club golf course can set a majestic backdrop for a leisurely stroll, should fans opt to stake out a spot, there are an abundance of options with good views to partake the Charles Schwab Challenge. → Read More

The five coolest things about the new Texas Rangers Golf Club and course

The Texas Rangers Golf Club is the only MLB team to have a branded course. It was a $24 million overhaul of Chester A. Ditto Golf Course that turned it into a resort-style layout. What is the course like? → Read More

A new Cowboy — Concrete Cowboy, that is — is headed to Fort Worth’s Crockett Row

Concrete Cowboy, which has popular locations in Dallas and Frisco, will take over a Crockett Row at West 7th space that’s been home to other restaurants. It’s part of the chain’s ‘Kitchen + Cocktails’ concept. → Read More

Thanksgiving Eve is ‘the biggest bar night of the year’. Here are some places to party

Whether you’re celebrating not having to work Thursday, or showing relatives a night on the town (or avoiding them by having a night on the town), there’s a lot of action at DFW nightspots this Wednesday. → Read More

In 2018, not all the Halloween parties at DFW nightspots are waiting for Halloween

With Halloween falling on a Wednesday this year, there are plenty of Halloween parties scheduled for midweek. But not everyone is waiting, with a lot of Halloween parties scheduled for the previous weekend. → Read More

Attack of the killer potato: Meet Texas Motor Speedway’s latest Hawg Heaven creation

If it’s a Hawg Heaven item, it’s gonna have bacon, but the ‘Taternator’ goes even more whole hog with pulled pork. And then there’s the sausage. And tje brisket. All on top of a Texas-sized smoked potato. → Read More

TMS goes whole Hawg with its new funnel fries (yes, there's bacon)

The latest over-the-top concession item from Chef Lincoln Engstrom includes popcorn chicken nuggets, bacon-infused syrup, maple candied bacon and, oh, yeah, funnel fries. → Read More

Before she was Miss USA or even Miss Nebraska, she was a Horned Frog

Sarah Summers, who's living with the current Miss Universe and in the running to be the next one, has seen a lot of the world. And for her, Fort Worth is a big part of it. → Read More

The party hole, the butler, the Fort Worth landmarks: the scene at Colonial

Sure, the Fort Worth Invitational has big-name golfers playing for a lot of money. But there's more to the tournament than golf. → Read More

Salt or no salt? You can vote for more than that at this Fort Worth margarita festival

Every now and then, Star-Telegram food-and-drink writers — mostly drink, in this case — will tell you where to have, say, a margarita to celebrate National Margarita Day. But on June 16, which isn't even close to National Margarita Day, you'll be able to vote to decide who has the best margarita in Fort Worth.. → Read More

Super Bowl parties for game watching in Dallas- Fort Worth

Here are some good spots to watch the big game in North Texas. Now the tough part: Who to root for? The New England Patriots or the Philadelphia Eagles. → Read More

Fairmount Music Hall to open in old Live Oak space in Fort Worth

The new live music venue/restaurant in Fort Worth, in former Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge space, will open on February 28. → Read More

The Yard to open in former Capital Bar space in West 7th area

Update: the upcoming nightspot, which will open in the former Capital Bar space, will feature a four-hole miniature golf course and a rooftop patio with Fort Worth skyline views. → Read More

New Year's Eve parties, events in Dallas, Fort Worth

From family-friendly to adults-only, here are the best places to see and be seen on New Year’s Eve in North Texas. → Read More

Thanksgiving Eve is the biggest 'bar night' of the year in DFW

Maybe it’s because people need a break from relatives, but Wednesday night will be a big party night in DFW. → Read More

New food item at Texas Motor Speedway to honor Dale Earnhardt Jr.

The ‘JR88’ pretzel honors Dale Earnhardt Jr. during his final Fort Worth race → Read More

Capital Bar to close in Fort Worth

It was part of the area before the area was cool, and although it’s shutting down, it’s not going to go quietly → Read More

Tony Dorsett, other celebrities turn out for 1st ALS Celebrity Bowling Classic

The Cowboys legend headlined the first ALS Celebrity Bowling Classic at Main Event, which also featured former Texas Ranger Michael Young, former Dallas Maverick Derek Harper and more notable names. → Read More

A different kind of net: Mavs Spiked! sand volleyball set for July 22

The Dallas Mavericks’ popular sand volleyball tournament and glow-in-the-dark party returns for its third year → Read More