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JAMES MICHAEL TAYLOR (photo by stacey hammons)

Nobody Poor At Poor David’s Pub Thanks To James Michael Taylor

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s James Michael Taylor handed out $100 bills — six of them — last night at Poor David’s Pub in Dallas. Taylor earned $1,000 by winning the 27th Annual BW Stevenson Memorial Singer Songwriter C...


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Survey Says Most Americans Favor Local Control Over Fracking

Jeff Prince
Denton voted last November to just say no to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, inside city limits. The city’s residents spoke at the polls about an issue that impacted their quality of lives. As a result, a new law was m...



CANDY CLARK WAS THE GUEST ATTRACTION AT THE USA FILM FESTIVAL'S RECENT SCREENING OF THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (photo by Jeff Prince)

Fort Worth’s Candy Clark Returns For USA Film Fest Retrospective

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth native Candy Clark (“Graffiti Artist,” July 3, 2013) became wistful after watching last Friday night’s screening of The Man Who Fell To Earth during the USA Film Festival in Dallas. Once the movie e...


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Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
1.) Is there a psilocybin mushroom equivalent for 4/20? If there is, Tidals should be a headliner at that day’s celebratory party. The Fort Worth duo’s ominous sample-based dub and the visuals that often accompany it are en...



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Tony Romo: Dallas Cowboys Will Win Super Bowl

Jeff Prince
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who finally shed his reputation as a choker after a courageous 2014 season, isn’t wasting time creating a new persona for himself. He says the Cowboys will win the Super Bowl this sea...


PHILIP MURRIN (RIGHT) GOES BRIM-DOWN WHILE BILLY MINICK PREFERS HIS CROWN DOWN (photo by Jeff Prince)

More Than One Way To Set Down A Cowboy Hat

Jeff Prince
Former professional bull rider and Billy Bob’s honcho Billy Minick knows a thing or two about cowboying and is obviously well-versed on the proper way to set down a cowboy hat — upside down. (That’s Minick sit...



PRAIRIE FEST FUN (photo courtesy of Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area)

Queen City Of Prairie Lifts Her Veil On Saturday

Jeff Prince
It was 55 years ago today that Fort Worth officials paid $138,250 for 160 acres of prairie land hills just southeast of downtown. Since then, countless motorists have driven along I-30, looked at the rolling terrain, and though...


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Texas Sharon Wilson Still Drilling Drillers

Jeff Prince
A single mom living in the country outside of Fort Worth got bullied by gas drillers years ago and made it her mission to fight against Big Oil’s intrusion into people’s lives. A decade later, Sharon Wilson is still...



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April 15: Time To Pay Taxes More Or Less

Jeff Prince
People paid no federal income tax back in the country’s early days. A hundred years ago, the tax rate for most individuals was a measly 1 percent. The rate stayed in the single digits until the 1940s. Wars aren’t ch...


WATER DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR SEBASTIAN FICHERA LEADS FEDS ON A TOUR OF THE VILLAGE CREEK WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY (photo by Jeff Prince)

Feds Pat Fort Worth On Back For Conserving Energy

Jeff Prince
Remember growing up and dear ol’ dad jumped your ass for not turning off the light when you left a room? Or he turned red and screamed after you left the front door open? Dad wanted/needed to save money. And he expected h...