Around Fort Worth

Circle, ‘Phibs Shows to Close

Jimmy Fowler
This will be your last weekend to catch shows by two top Fort Worth theater companies before the productions close. Interestingly, they both deal with the craziness of contemporary education, though from very different angles. ...


Sneak Peek at the Streetcar

Anthony Mariani
Weekly publisher Lee Newquist got a sneak peek of the streetcar model that will be unveiled at 2:15 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Trinity River Vision Authority, 307 W. 7th St. The event will afford the public the opportunity t...



Go Away, Mr. President

Jimmy Fowler
Two years ago I was determined to put my Bush-hating ways behind me — not because I changed my mind about his abominable record, but because hating anyone is bad for the soul. Now Mr. Decision Points has popped up again ...


Modern Streetcar Unveiling

Jimmy Fowler
Wherever you stand on the debate about an urban streetcar system for Fort Worth, proponents of the plan haven’t given up trying to convince people of the project’s virtues. An example of a modern streetcar will be unveiled ...



Hip Tips Vol. … Who’s Counting

Anthony Mariani
Admittedly, Elton John and Leon Russell make for an odd bill. Elton is on fire, and Russell is kind of subdued. Alas, they will be sharing a bill tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Fort Worth Convention Center (1201 Houston St.)....


Local Soccer News

Kristian Lin
No, you didn’t misread that headline. The Texas Outlaws, who spent the past two seasons playing in NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills, today announced via a press release that they won’t be playing this win...



Enthusiasm For Monument Petering Out

Jeff Prince
The proposed gateway monument along I-30 drew a packed house at the East Regional Library on Wednesday, and Mayor Pro Tem Danny Scarth wasted no time trashing a certain alternative weekly for its advance story. I wasn’t a...


The Stones in Fort Worth

Jimmy Fowler
The legendary 1973 concert film Ladies & Gentlemen… The Rolling Stones was recently released on DVD to rave reviews. Critics are declaring it perhaps the best documentary footage ever captured of The Stones in their Exile...



Warm Up Fort Worth

Jimmy Fowler
Temperatures are expected to drop dramatically this weekend. The local project known as “Warm Up Fort Worth” is collecting donations of cold-weather attire for the city’s homeless and needy. “WUFW” needs plenty of soc...


Palin-Perry In 2012 Or In Our Worst Nightmare?

Jeff Prince
Sarah Palin and Gov. Rick Perry were hugging it up in Dallas yesterday. Loved this quote from Palin, who was speaking to a crowd of about 800 and mentioned Perry, who was there peddling books (please imagine Palin’s pierc...