Around Fort Worth

It’s Hard Out There for a Gay Republican

Sigh. For the umpteenth time, the Texas GOP has denied Republican LGBT groups the chance to set up info booths at the state party convention, which will happen next weekend here in Fort Worth. Memo to convention planners: Ignor...


The Top 5 Touring Shows

1.) 97.1 The Eagle’s big show Sunday at Gexa Energy Pavilion (1818 1st St., Dallas, 214-421-1111) features a mess of touring metal acts, including Five Finger Death Punch, Steel Panther, Theory of a Deadman, Hellyeah (from Da...


Smart Potatoes To Smarter Kids

Jeff Prince
Don’t underestimate the power of a potato — especially one harvested as part of the “Smart Potatoes” school program. Students at George Clarke Elementary School will be digging up spuds beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday...

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The Amon Carter Screens “Vertigo”

It was never a secret that Alfred Hitchcock had a less than healthy fixation on many of the young, blond, beautiful actresses that he cast as his female leads. Nevertheless, Hitchcock’s reputation as a film professional has b...

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Dez Bryant Goes From Zero To Hero

Jeff Prince
Two years ago, Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was looking like a bust after being selected in the first round of the 2010 draft. He couldn’t run a pattern, meaning his quarterback would throw the ball to the wrong spot, mos...


The Top 5 Shows

1.) The Moz is in town. ’Nuff said. Among underground pop-rock legends, ones who never really cracked the mainstream, Morrissey has to be right up there with the greats (Lou Reed, Paul Westerberg, Alex Chilton). Are there sin...

ZEBRA MUSSEL COLONY (photo courtesy Wikipedia)

Texas Wages All-Out War On Zebra Mussels

Jeff Prince
State officials are telling boaters to start draining their vessels before and after every outing. Texas is trying to prevent the Invasion of the Zebra Mussel. Those little shelled devils are like junior X-Men, tough to beat. B...


#FWMF Day 2 in Photos

Brian Hutson was on the scene again for the second and final day of the Fort Worth Music Festival, catching performances by Jimmy Eat World, The Airborne Toxic Event, Jackopierce, Aaron Behrens & The Midnight Stroll, Dale E...

CHRISTOPHER LIVESAY (courtesy Bank of America)

Fort Worth Army Vet To Get Keys To New Home

Jeff Prince
U.S. Army veteran Christopher Livesay will receive the keys to a mortgage-free house tomorrow in Fort Worth to honor his service overseas. His brother, Jerry Livesay, received a house of his own in Killeen last week. The homes ...

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#FWMF Day 1 in Photos

Thanks to Brian Hutson for these pics of some of last night’s performers, including Lucinda Williams, Billy F. Gibbons, Justin Townes Earle, Quaker City Night Hawks, Uncle Lucius, and Ray Wylie Hubbard.