Archive for April, 2014
Mavs uniform

You Can Design the Mavericks’ Uniforms

Kristian Lin
The always-enterprising Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban just announced on his blog that he’s throwing an open contest to design the team’s uniforms for the 2015-16 season. Already people are posting their ideas. T...


Mikey

Doctor Moncrief?

Eric Griffey
Over the weekend, Mike and Rosie Moncrief, the former first family of Fort Worth, each received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from Tarleton State University. A press release quoted Karen Murray, provost and execut...



keegan

Texas Troubadour Abroad: Leaving Philly

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...


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Fort Worth Artist Wins Hunting Art Prize

ANTHONY MARIANI
Native Fort Worthian and TCU alum Marshall Harris’ “Round Up: B.F. Smith & Son Saddlery Circa 1940-1942,” a life-size photorealist graphite drawing, was chosen by judges from Texas, Tennessee, and Delaware from more t...



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Fort Worth, Arlington Land in Top 10 Redneck Cities

JIMMY FOWLER
An Austin-based blogger who writes for a real estate website called Movoto has determined, via some super-scientific and mega-rigorous calculations, that Fort Worth and Arlington are not only the two most redneck cities in Texa...


(flickr photo by howard dickens)

Richard Connor Blasts Water Board (And Star-T In Roundabout Way)

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Business Press chairman Richard Connor threw a hard uppercut at the Tarrant Regional Water District’s board of directors in yesterday’s column. Pow! Among other things, he said the water board has become ...



Lee

Cowboys Rosterbation Part II (Defense)

Eric Griffey
Earlier this week I started the pointless but fun exercise of trying to predict who will be on the Cowboys’ 53-man roster. My crystal ball told me that the front office and coaches would keep 24 players on offense. The team w...


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Two Changes to Cliburn Field

Kristian Lin
This news just in about the upcoming Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: Two new pianists have joined the field to replace two others who have dropped out. Nikita Abrosimov of Russia and Yekwon Sunwoo of South Korea wi...



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Drive-In Culture Returns to North Texas

JIMMY FOWLER
This Friday night (May 10) is the official opening of the Coyote Drive-In just south of Lagrave Field near downtown Fort Worth. This revival of a staple of North Texas pop culture from the ‘50s through the ‘70s couldn’t b...


Architect Tom Galbreath and Christ Chapel's chief operating officer Rick Neves represented the church during negotiations. (photo by jeff prince)

Christ Chapel And Arlington Heights Neighborhood Find Uneasy Truce

Jeff Prince
After a long day of meeting, debating, disagreeing, and, ultimately, compromising, everybody seemed tired if not exactly happy. Christ Chapel Bible Church and homeowners in the Arlington Heights community reached an agreement t...