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Morning News Roundup, Aug 21

Jeff Prince
Developers Back In Action The Big Recession hit seven years ago, and now developers are itching to turn dirt and spend money again. WFAA says Fort Worth has had its busiest year development wise since the bottom fell out in 200...


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Fort Worth Star-Telegram Owner Puts Stock In Stocks

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has laid off employees by the hundreds in recent years, decimating its newsroom and severely harming its product. The paper is owned by the McClatchy Co., which is struggling financially in this era...



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Morning News Roundup, Aug 17

Jeff Prince
Six People Shot At Joy Life Center Seems like only yesterday that neighbors in Handley were worried about a developer turning a church into an event center. The developer and Handley leaders pooh-poohed the worries, saying the ...


SEASON TWO OF TRUE DETECTIVE WAS A BLOODY MESS, BUT AT LEAST THE LOVELY RACHEL MCADAMS DIDN'T DIE. (photo courtesy of True Detective)

Morning News Roundup, Aug 14

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Firefighter Arrested In Sex Sting Burning fires of passion swept over a Fort Worth firefighter, who’s been arrested for an alleged involvement in using the internet to solicit teenage girls for sex. Eric Robert...



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Glam-Rock Royalty on Race Street

KEN SHIMAMOTO
As a co-founder of glam-rock pioneers the New York Dolls in the 1970s, Sylvain Sylvain helped make too-small girls’ clothing an acceptable part of male rockers’ wardrobes. The corkscrew-coiffed moppet played the natural foi...


DANIEL BRUMLEY IN HAPPIER TIMES (photo courtesy jessica castillo)

Video Shows Fort Worth Police, Daniel Brumley Prior To Shooting

Jeff Prince
A witness who videotaped Fort Worth police officer Chris Jones after he stopped Daniel Brumley for running a stop sign says the subsequent altercation didn’t go down like police are saying (“Blood on Whose Hands?” Feb. 25...



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A Rick Perry Responds To Fort Worth Weekly

Jeff Prince
The Ricky Perry who tweeted in response to this blog post about the former governor isn’t the real Rick Perry. My first clue was the the pot leaf behind the photo. Second clue: the twitter name RickPerry420. While it woul...


"Trust me, Rick. You haven't heard 'God Made Girls' until you've heard it performed by a 12-piece R&B band at Watters Creek."

The Dadding Hack: Family Fun Ops

ANTHONY MARIANI
Kidstuff from your trusty Weekly editor and the author of a daddy blog that you should definitely (probably?) check out, The Dadding Hack. I finally see the allure of Dallas. After all these years. And all the pro-Fort Worth th...



JON STEWART SIGNS OFF.

Morning News Roundup, Aug 7

Jeff Prince
Jon Stewart Says Goodbye Few people are characterized as the voice of a generation anymore, but Jon Stewart comes close after 16 years of lampooning news media and politics on “The Daily Show.” He’s like Walter Cronkite, ...


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An Appreciation of Satoshi Kon

Kristian Lin
This post was originally published on August 25, 2010 on the occasion of Satoshi Kon’s death and is reprinted below in advance of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s Story, Style, and Character: The Art of Japanes...