Archive for September, 2014
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School Board Will Consider Censuring Ann Sutherland

Eric Griffey
At tomorrow’s Fort Worth school board meeting her fellow trustees will consider censuring Ann Sutherland. Sutherland said in an email Monday that she believes the motion may be related to the ongoing saga of Joe Palazzolo...


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Love Shack on Bluebonnet Circle to Close

Eric Griffey
Tim Love’s burger empire has been reduced by one. About a year after closing his Love Shack in the West 7th area, a statement released today from the ownership group announced that the Bluebonnet Circle location would  s...



Best acoustic/folk nominees Big City Folk play The Grotto at 10 p.m. as part of an MAF'13 after-party tonight.

MAFter-Parties Tonight

ANTHONY MARIANI
It’s the mooost wonderful tiiime of the yeeeaar. As part of Fort Worth Weekly’s 11th Annual Music Awards Festival 4-10 p.m. today (Sunday), 48 of some of the most progressive bands in town –– including Burning Hotels, Q...


David Dewhurst

Anti-Abortion? Nah, More Like “Pro-Coat Hanger”

JIMMY FOWLER
A historic and deceitful bid by Texas’ fringiest right-wing lawmakers (i.e., Republicans) to shut down the state’s legal, licensed abortion providers was met with appropriate outrage yesterday: Over 700 people –– mostly...



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School Board Executive Session Leaked (Update)

Eric Griffey
A recording of the executive session of last Monday’s special school board meeting was leaked…by the school district. An hour-long recording of the school board trustees talking behind closed doors about the settlement agre...


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Texas Troubadour Abroad: Trieste, Italy

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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Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Brooks Feels Becky Oliver’s Bite

Jeff Prince
Becky Oliver has the most annoying delivery of any TV newsperson in the history of foreverness. But she makes for some interesting newscasts. A tipster notified FOX4 News that Tarrant County employees were told to perform work ...


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R.I.P., James Gandolfini

Kristian Lin
When I heard that James Gandolfini passed away yesterday, I didn’t think about his performance as Tony Soprano. I thought about a much earlier one in True Romance, a 1993 thriller directed by the late Tony Scott and writt...



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Group f.8: Deserts, Seas, and Journeys Opens Saturday

Eric Griffey
Back in 2000, when boy bands roamed the earth and people were stocking up on Twinkies in preparation for Y2K, renowned local installation artist and photographer Christopher Blay formed a super friends experimental photography ...


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The USA Soccer Ladder (June 2013)

Kristian Lin
Remember 2012, when USA’s men’s soccer team lost its opening match in the final round of World Cup qualifying and reports were circulating that coach Jürgen Klinsmann had lost his players? That seems like so long ago now. ...