Archive for September, 2014
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FWISD Communications Not As High Paying As Embattled DISD

Jeff Prince
  The City Where The East Peters Out is grumbling about the gonzo salary paid to Jennifer Sprague, the new communications chief at Dallas Independent School District. DISD and other school districts have been slashing jobs...


Night Time Is Not the Right Time

Jimmy Fowler
Dear Modern Science: Please make up your mind about whether I’m supposed to be happy or not. In the past few years, researchers have told me that I’m happier in my current unmarried, childless state, and then corrected that...



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DMN Story: Bush + Abstinence + Condoms = Win

Andrew McLemore
I’ll begin with acknowledging that President George W. Bush is an easy target. Criticizing the cowboy president that embroiled America in the longest wars in its history and deepest recession since the 1930s isn’t a...


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Domingo Garcia Tries To Rally ‘Sleeping Brown Giant’

Jeff Prince
Falling behind Marc Veasey in the race to win the new Congressional District 33 seat, Dallas candidate Domingo Garcia is appealing to fellow Latinos for votes. After all, he helped to draw the district in way that would give hi...



Brad Hensarling Opening New Bar in Old 7th Haven

Anthony Mariani
In the space formerly occupied by the dearly departed 7th Haven (2700 W. 7th St.) will soon open The Gold Standard, the brainchild of former Haven owner Jimmy Moore and Brad Hensarling, owner of The Usual and The Chat Room, bot...


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America To Bush: We Don’t Much Like You

Jeff Prince
From the “tell us something we didn’t already know” department: North Texas’ George W. Bush is the least popular living ex-president, says this CNN poll. In other breaking news, the sky is blue. Bush mig...



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Euro 2012 Preview

Kristian Lin
If you’re craving an international soccer fix this summer after the Women’s World Cup last year and the men’s World Cup the year before, you should settle in front of your TV for the next month for the European Championsh...


Texas Planned Parenthood Continues the Fight

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Today attorneys for Texas Planned Parenthood were in federal court once again to “protect access to preventative health care including cancer screenings, birth control and annual exams” for more than 50,000 women wh...



More Art Films in FW (Courtesy of Cinemark)

Kristian Lin
I spent last night at the opening of the Cinemark Alliance Town Center movie theater near the airport, which will be open to the public starting tomorrow. It’s a new venue for folks living on the north side of Fort Worth....


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Reds Roadhouse Grand Opening

Alex Tyler
The party was in full swing last Thursday night in Kennedale at Reds Roadhouse, a restaurant/bar, live music venue, and soon-to-be catering service celebrating its grand opening. About 600 people piled into the cavernous and ru...