Around Fort Worth

Bob Schieffer Is Puking Somewhere

Jeff Prince
Texas Christian University’s The Daily Skiff offers this opinion piece from senior writing major Danny Peters, who might want to consider repeating some of his earlier journalism classes. Under the headline “Air qua...


Dallas Morning News To Charge For Online Content

Jeff Prince
The newspaper tried charging for online access some years back but few people were willing to pay to read the Dallas Morning News on their computer back then. Now, News & Tech says the Dallas daily is planning to try again ...



Does Jeffress Worship Satan?

Jimmy Fowler
If you think Pastor Robert Jeffress of the First Baptist Church of Dallas made a royal ass out of himself when he recently claimed that Islam promotes pedophilia, well, that’s just the latest salvo in a looong history of idio...


Will Killdares Dare To Wear Moo Moos Tonight?

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth-based Celtic rock band the Killdares will throw down their entertaining mix of music and revelry at 6 tonight at Central Market. The Thursday Night Live music series (sponsored by yours truly Fort Worth Weekly) is a ...



The “Coward” Ad: Thoughts

Kristian Lin
By now you’ve probably seen the full-page ad, taken in out in various newspapers across Texas yesterday: Whatever you think of our governor, his tactics, or politics in general, this thing sure is attention-grabbing. That...


Stage West Takes “Steps”

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page features an interview with Jim Covault, artistic director of Stage West and director of their current comic production Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, which opens tomorrow (Thursday). AH39S is...



Palabrazos Festival is Coming

Jimmy Fowler
In the spirit of “it’s never too early to think about the weekend”: Fort Worth spoken word artist Tammy Gomez is producing the 2010 Palabrazos Festival this Friday August 27 and Saturday August 28 at 7pm. The third annual...


Jacksboro Hwy Ain’t Jack Next To China Jam

Jeff Prince
Driving on Jacksboro Highway has been a pain lately because of a repaving job that seems to be dragging on for weeks. But the 10 extra minutes it takes to traverse that Fort Worth roadway ain’t jack compared to the 10-day...



Fort Worth’s Ethics Get Slapped

Jeff Prince
A nonprofit, nonpartisan Florida-based organization that provides advice on local government ethics matters has recently issued a two-part article referencing Fort Worth — and not in a good way. Robert Wechsler, research ...


Fort Worth Bucks Gas Drilling Trend

Jeff Prince
Cities surrounding Fort Worth, including Grapevine, Hurst, Colleyville, Denton, and Flower Mound, are looking at tougher ordinances on gas drilling. In Fort Worth it’s business as usual. The city’s Ethics Review Com...