Archive for July, 2014
COURTESY OF KEN & NYETTA

Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit For Atheists? Not So Much

Andrew McLemore
I got very excited when I heard about the Dead Sea Scrolls coming to Fort Worth. I’d heard and read about the world-famous discovery many times. For many reasons, not least of which is a love of the written word in all it...


THIS ISN'T MUCH OF A MUSCLE, BUT IT'S ALL THE COWBOYS GET UNTIL THEY CRACK INTO THE TOP 5 ON THE POWER RANKINGS.

Dallas Cowboys Shine In Power Rankings

Jeff Prince
Brian Billick’s NFL power rankings don’t often embrace the Dallas Cowboys, but the team is currently listed No. 6 and ranked higher than any of its NFC East rivals. Billick, a Super Bowl winning former head coach, w...



MARTELLUS BENNETT. (photo by Shankbone)

New York Loves Former Cowboy Marty B

Jeff Prince
Blotch had mixed feelings after Martellus Bennett ditched the Dallas Cowboys and headed for the more polluted pastures of New York City. The Giants signed the free agent to a $2.5 million one-year contract after the Cowboys mad...


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North Texas Giving Day

Jimmy Fowler
Rose Pearson, executive director of Circle Theatre, recently hipped me to something very cool: This Thursday Sept 13 7am-midnight is North Texas Giving Day. All donations of $25 or more given to the non-profit of your choice at...



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Cutting Edge to the Rescue

Jimmy Fowler
Global warming will continue to trigger increases in catastrophic events from droughts to floods to wildfires that will affect millions of people. But right now, I’m p.o.’ed about getting robbed of another fall weather seas...


Construction of the F-35 in Lockheed's Fort Worth plant. Courtesy of Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed Fort Worth Builds F-16s For Iraqi Air Force… Yay!

Andrew McLemore
The Iraqi Air Force has some sweet new fighter jets built right here in Fort Worth, and boy are they excited about them. And why not? After spending a decade trying to shoot down American planes, the country’s air force w...



TONY ROMO SANK THE EQUIVALENT OF A 90-FOOT PUTT AGAINST THE NEW YORK GIANTS LAST NIGHT. (photo by Keith Allison)

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Giants

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Cowboys rolled into Snookie Town, squared off against the Super Bowl champs in a loud and angry coliseum on national TV, and did the impossible. The Cowboys beat a crew of referees who apparently thought they were of...


Fort Worth Skyline. PHOTO COURTESY OF QUESTERMARK

Okie Official: For Urban Renewal, Cowtown Is ‘Already There’

Andrew McLemore
After an Oklahoma city councilman visited Fort Worth in April to check out the city’s progress on redevelopment of its urban core, the city’s officials have decided to study how Cowtown and Charlotte, N.C., managed ...



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Stage West Announces Contest Winners

Jimmy Fowler
Stage West recently announced the winners of its 6th annual Southwest Playwriting Competition, which awards a $500 first place cash prize and readings at the company’s New Play Festival in February 2013. In addition, the firs...


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San Antonio Newspaper On Guardianship, Tarrant County, FW Weekly

Jeff Prince
The San Antonio Current is examining probate courts and guardianship issues in Bexar County. The article refers to Fort Worth Weekly and our investigation into questionable tactics by Tarrant County Guardianship Services. Here&...