Around Fort Worth

Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn Ya

Jeff Prince
Those controversial red-light cameras just keep on coming. The city of Fort Worth tell us that nine more red-light cameras will be added to the 25 cameras already scattered around Fort Worth. In the past, cities that wanted to ...


In the City

Jimmy Fowler
This Friday night, UTA is hosting a chat by urban economic theorist Richard Florida. If listening to ideas about regional economies and urban redevelopment sounds like a snoozer of a way to spend a weekend night, well, you don...



Toilt Paper on Fire

dan.mcgraw
Breaking news on the Star-Telegram website: “Burleson Elementary school evacuated after toilt paper set ablaze” It was just one roll of the toilt paper burning at Taylor Elementary School. But it was the first time ...


(Nearly) Free Beer!

Anthony Mariani
Tomorrow night (Wednesday) from 5 to 7 p.m., Rahr & Sons Brewery will open its doors to the unwashed for a tour and sampling. On tap will be some of the Fort Worth brewery’s award-winning beers, including a porter and one...



Soul of City Hall

Jimmy Fowler
The often dreary workaday business at City Hall just got a shot of “Yummy!”: The “Star-T” reports today that Drew’s Place, the popular 22 year old Lake Como soul food establishment run by Drew Thomas, has secured a co...


Historic Fort Worth Exhibit Wrapping Up

Anthony Mariani
Preservation is the Art of the City is an art show and sale whose proceeds benefit preservation programs at Historic Fort Worth, a nonprofit agency devoted to preserving local historic sites such as Thistle Hill and the McFarla...



Weekender, Fri., Sept. 18

Anthony Mariani
Got an un-mastered copy of Stella Rose’s new album (eight tracks, as-yet untitled). It’s badass: heavy, melodic, and a little trippy. (Think: My Bloody Valentine, Bush, Queens of the Stone Age.) I’m sure HearSay will tell...


Another Rainy Weekend

Jimmy Fowler
There are only three more performances in Amphibian Productions’ run of Richard Greenberg’s quietly affecting ”Three Days Of Rain.” Catch it if you can. The play features at least three characters with a grating tendenc...



TNL Canceled, Burning Hotels/Stella Rose Show a Go

Anthony Mariani
It’s Thursday. You know what that means: rain. And you know what that means: Thursday Night Live is canceled. Again. Tonight’s performance by Josh Weathers and the True+Endeavors has been rescheduled for Thur., Oct. 1. Same...


KERA’s New Music Station On the Way

Anthony Mariani
At 7 a.m. on Mon., Nov. 9, KERA’s music radio station, KKXT/91.7-FM, will go on air. “The KXT morning, afternoon, and evening shows will provide nine to 11 hours of weekday local programming,” the station said. “On Frid...