Archive for August, 2014

More Fireworks at Tonight’s FW School Board Meeting?

betty.brink
                            Tonight’s Fort Worth school board meeting starts at 5:30 in the board room at 2903 Shotts Street.     It could be a long one. There are a number of controversial items...


2011 Taste of Arlington

Jimmy Fowler
How often do you get to tell friends “I’m eating for charity?” The answer is: Once a year, if you attend the annual Taste of Arlington fundraiser at the Arlington Convention Center (1200 Ballpark Way). The 2011 edition is...



Texas Rangers Overcome Triple Hex

Jeff Prince
If you believe in bad signs and omens, then you’d already written off the Texas Rangers before they even played last night’s Game 4 of the World Series. Bad Omen No. 1 — Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton stood in ...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Rams

Jeff Prince
Wonder if Cowboys running back Felix Jones is Googling Wally Pipp this morning? Jones sat out during yesterday’s 34-7 drubbing of the St. Louis Rams. Third-stringer DeMarco Murray — a rookie no less — saw acti...



Another LGBT Issue for Dansby’s Plate

betty.brink
Just as Superintendent Walter Dansby thought the firestorm over derogatory remarks made against Kristopher Franks,a gay faculty member at Western Hills High School, had been tamped out, another one broke out across town. It was...


Alliance Air Show

Jimmy Fowler
Few things are as thrilling as watching aviation acrobats perform their routines in the skies. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are the star attraction at this weekend’s Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, which happens 9am-5pm Sat ...



Red-Clad Hearts Don’t Know Dark Hole

Jeff Prince
Poor St. Louis Cardinals fans. They’re in misery after watching the Texas Rangers pull off a come-from-behind miracle in Game 2 last night. St. Louis Post-Dispatch sportswriter Bryan Burwell’s version of events says...


Dallas Observer Hunting New Music Editor

Anthony Mariani
Like music? Like getting into shows for free? Like being a major source of anger, frustration, disappointment, shame, even hatred for thousands of people you don’t even know? Then the Dallas Observer wants to hear from you. T...



“Searching for Sonny”: Playing Near (and Far From) You

Kristian Lin
We’ve written about Andrew Disney, and we’ve even given him awards, but if you’re in Austin this weekend, you can finally see what the fuss is all about when his feature film debut Searching for Sonny has its ...


What His Drink of Choice Says About Him

Anthony Mariani
In a new MSN story, “What His Drink of Choice Says About Him,” writer Julie Fishman and a couple of allegedly knowledgeable sources go down a list of popular cocktails and describe the type of guy who drinks them. Now, I’...