Around Fort Worth

Sarah Palin A Grand Speaker?

Jeff Prince
The mouse that roared “you betcha!” is coming to Dallas, and people are clamoring to pay $1,000 each to listen to Sarah Palin spew catchphrases about patriotism, conservatism, God — and how much President Obama sucks....


Mother Nature An Expensive Date

Jeff Prince
A fifth day of paralyzed airports in Europe prompted the director of an airport operators association to compare the economic fallout to that of 9/11. Airports over there are losing an estimated $200 million a day because of th...



Virtual Ambulance Chasing Easy As Pie

Jeff Prince
In today’s Anderson Law Firm blog post, Fort Worth-Dallas personal injury attorney Mark Anderson reiterates a news report about a motorcycle accident on Stemmons Freeway that killed a local man. Then he offers condolences...


Throw Support At Glee Hopefuls

Jeff Prince
Glee is the hot new show on TV, and a bunch of hopefuls who are wanting to get their fresh faces and phat pipes on the show will be performing at Grapevine Mills on Saturday. A panel of judges will be listening to 100 preselect...



April 15: Tax Man Cometh

Jeff Prince
In honor of April 15, the deadline to ask for an extension to further delay doing your taxes:


Victory for Kathleen Hicks

betty.brink
Chalk up a victory for the neighborhoods and Kathleen Hicks, city council representative from District 8 — and a resounding defeat for the rest of the council. Rita Vinson, representative of the Brentwood-Oak Hills Neighborho...



Dale Hansen Rants About Jerry Jones Video

Jeff Prince
Sportscaster Dale Hansen showed two things last night on the 10 o’clock news – he’s got balls the size of Dallas, and he’s becoming a dinosaur. He slammed his bosses on air for showing a video of Dallas Cowboys Owner Je...


Samuel Barber: Music, Moody Food

Kristian Lin
UTA Wind Symphony is performing Samuel Barber’s Commando March on Thursday as part of an all-American composers program for Tax Day. Interestingly enough, they’re not playing it to honor the 100th anniversary of Barber’s ...



Bad Waiters Or Diva Critics At Cowtown Diner?

Jeff Prince
Cowtown Diner’s wait staff got blasted in this Dallas Morning News restaurant review. Reviewer Leslie Brenner liked the downtown Fort Worth restaurant’s decadent comfort food. “I swooned over a bacon-wrapped, tempura-...


Ultimate Census Competition

Jimmy Fowler
The mayors of Fort Worth and Arlington are in a friendly competition to see which 817 burg returns more U.S. census forms by April 30. This is a dorky, high school-level publicity stunt with very good intentions – to get as m...